Start your Cairo Day tours right after you finish your nice breakfast at the hotel, meet your certified tour guide, to begin with, the Giza Pyramids tour at the area where the greatest pyramids in Egypt rising in brilliance, the Great Pyramid of King Cheops, his son Chephren and the last one relates to the grandson known as Mycerinus.
The pyramid of Cheops stands at a height of 146 meters and is 230 meters long on each side built by the son of King Snefru who was the founder of the fourth dynasty and owner of 4 important pyramids. Take as much time as you can while your tour guide describes for you the most significant stories happened that made the ancient Egyptian kings decide to construct the pyramids, then we will go to the plateau where you will have a full view of the entire Giza Pyramids area and this will be a great chance enjoying an optional camel ride in Giza Pyramids.
Visit the Valley Temple and the Great Sphinx inside the funerary complex of King Chephren, the mummification temple was built to perform the rituals known as the opening of the mouth, we will transfer the sphinx through a passageway to stand very close to the great statue of a man headed lion that was cut from the bedrock in a figure of a guardian. Your tour guide will also explain to you the logic behind the idea of sphinxes in ancient Egypt.
Have your delightful lunch served in one of the most beautiful restaurants overlooking the pyramids then we will continue your Cairo excursions to visit Saqqara necropolis, the area that holds the first example of stone pyramids, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser that was built by the genius architect Imhotep. The pyramid is composed of 6 mastabas or steps, see also the ruins of the heb-sed court where the king renewed his sovereignty over the kingdom.
We have the possibility to enter the pyramid of King Teti and one of the tombs of the nobles in Saqqara, the tomb of Kagemni who was one of the relatives of the 6th dynasty King Teti, the tomb has a great compilation of animals and offerings scenes of a very well-preserved colors condition.
Your next station will be where the ancient city of Memphis, the first capital of Egypt which is now known as Mit Rahina to visit the open-air museum with many artifacts and statues of King Ramses II and the alabaster sphinx of Memphis.
You will be transported back to your hotel after completing your first day's Cairo trips.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch