Enjoy your buffet breakfast at the hotel then meet with your tour guide to begin your first Cairo trip during your Egypt Easter travel, you will start you day by Giza Pyramids tour to visit the old kingdom necropolis in Saqqara and Giza.
See the impressive buildings that were created by the famous kings of Egypt during the 4th dynasty, Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus. The 3 pyramids are thought to have been built parallel to a group of stars to serve as burial tombs for the half-god kings. The largest one belonged to King Cheops and your tour guide will get into more detail about why and how the great pyramids were built.
Go to the high point to enjoy camel riding in Giza Pyramids (Optional Activity), and your Bedouin guide will take beautiful tricky photos for you.
You'll see the Great Sphinx, the 73-meter-tall man-headed lion figure, and the Valley Temple , another part of the funerary complex of King Chephren.
Your driver will take you to the Saqqara Necropolis, about 45 minutes away from Cairo. The Saqqara Necropolis is home to the oldest stone pyramid in Egypt, the Step Pyramid, which was built by the famous architect Imhotep for his king Djoser of the 3rd dynasty. The pyramid is a fascinating transitional phase in the development of royal burial tombs, and it's a great place to visit.
We have the opportunity to visit the Pyramid of Teti, who ruled the country during the sixth dynasty, and the tomb of his son-in-law, Kagemni. This tomb is one of the most impressive tombs of the nobles, due to its rich offering and hunting scenes inscribed on its walls. It is still very well-preserved, and you would love to see it.
Enjoy your delicious lunch in an Egyptian restaurant.
Then you will be transferred to Memphis, now known as Mit Rahina, to see the open-air museum with its amazing artifacts, especially the alabaster sphinx of Memphis and the colossal statue of Ramses II, the new kingdom pharaoh who is the owner of the impressive Abu Simbel Temples in Aswan.
After your day tour ends, you will be transferred back to your hotel and overnight.
Meals, Breakfast, Lunch