After having your tasty open-buffet breakfast in the hotel, you will be met by your tour guide who will escort you through your Cairo day tour to Giza Pyramids, Saqqara, and Memphis.
Start your Cairo day tours by the Giza Pyramids tour, where you will be astonished by the size of these massive structures built during the old kingdom of ancient Egypt history by the most powerful kings and rulers of ancient Egypt to be proof/evidence of the accomplishment they achieved 4500 years ago thanks to the Nile River which contributed with the remarkable/fundamental life requirements to achieve such a tremendous civilization that still surprises history seekers throughout history.
See the Great Pyramid of King Cheops, who was affected by his father's ambitious attempts to build immense burial tombs, King Snefru who was the founder of the 4th ruling family and owner of the 4 pyramids which have a famous reputation as a large-scale, King Cheops (Khufu in the ancient Egyptian language) constructed his pyramid by means of more than 2.3 million limestone blocks to serve as the eternal home from where he would ascend to heaven, the building stood at a height of 146 meters with 230 meters long for each side.
passing by the high plateau to get a scenic view of the 3 pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mycerinus. Chephren, who was the son of Cheops built his pyramid slightly smaller in respect to his father, with a height of 136 meters with some ruins of the outer casing at the apex, you will also see the queen pyramids within the pyramid complex of Cheops pyramid, built for his mother Queen Hetepheres and his darling wife Queen Merite.
See the Great Sphinx in Giza which is a statue of a man-headed lion that is thought to be built by King Chephren himself as it is standing within his pyramid complex, enter the Valley Temple where the mummification process of the king took place as part of the burial process.
Continue your tours in Cairo by moving to the site where the oldest capital of Egypt was, the ancient city of Memphis, now known as Mit Rahina, and see the open-air museum with the second-biggest sphinx made out of alabaster and the colossal statue of King Ramses II who was the most powerful kings during the new kingdom.
Saqqara tours now are your next stop to see the step pyramid which is considered the first-ever stone pyramid built by King Djoser, 2nd king of the 3rd dynasty, the pyramid is sited in the Saqqara Necropolis and is an important stage of the development of pyramids as it consists of 6 steps above each other. You will also see the pyramid of King Teti from the 6th dynasty and enter one of the tombs of the nobles owned by his daughter's husband, Kagemni who was married to Nebtynubkhet Sesheshet and was a great vizier of justice.
You will have a gourmet lunch in a good-quality restaurant overlooking the pyramids of Giza before being transferred back to your hotel.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch