Buffet breakfast at the hotel and start your first tour in Cairo, your certified tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby to be transferred to the pyramids of Giza.
You cannot explain in words what one feels when touching the oldest buildings in the world.
The visit lasts about 3-4 hours and has several stops at the Cheops Pyramid, the Chephren Pyramid, the smallest but no less interesting Pyramid from Mycerinus, a very cool view from the high plateau with a great chance of a camel ride in Giza Pyramids (optional) and finally the Great Sphinx, the lion statue with the head of a pharaoh which stood for 4500 years guarding the old kingdom necropolis, your tour to Giza Pyramids continues to the Valley Temple of the mummification for King Chephren which is paved with the finest white alabaster and its stone blocks are among the most enormous in the whole site. This guided tour to the Giza pyramids usually includes full access to all the sights except for the entrance to the pyramid of Cheops from the inside.
(extra ticket on spot).
Now we will move to the Saqqara and Memphis tours, first, you will explore the site of Saqqara, the oldest necropolis including the Step Pyramid complex of King Djoser that was built by the genius architect Imhotep, you will also enter the Pyramid of Teti which is not soo narrow like the other pyramids of Egypt but more elaborate and exciting, King Teti ruled Egypt during the 6th dynasty and his son in law, Kagemni has his own mastaba tombs among the various tombs of the nobles at Saqqara, you will have a tour inside to see the well-preserved scenes of offerings and hunting during ancient Egypt, in addition to numerous types of animals depicted in the perfection of the ancient Egyptian artist.
Now we will have our local-food lunch meal in Saqqara before heading to Memphis to discover the ruins of the ancient capital of Egypt more than 5000 years ago, nothing much remained except for the unique artifacts that were found and especially the colossal statue of Ramses II and the alabaster sphinx of Memphis.
After exploring the area and finishing the Giza Pyramids tour, we will get back to the hotel by private vehicle and make sure you organize with your tour guide if you would like to do something in Cairo by night.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch