Giza Pyramids - Sakkara - Memphis - Cairo (49 km)
After your breakfast, it'll be time to begin your tour to the Pyramids and Sphinx., the first visit of the day will be to the Pyramids of Giza, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. You will have the chance to explore the wonders of the Great Pyramid and discover the beauty of the Sphinx. After enjoying the view and taking your lovely photos you will move to Sakkara, which includes the step pyramid of king Zoser the oldest pyramid in Egypt. After that you will move to Memphis. Here you'll see the best and the biggest statue of King Ramses the great. Finally, you'll head back to Cairo for another night at your hotel.
Cairo, Egypt's sprawling capital, is set on the Nile River. Nearby, Giza is site of the iconic pyramids and Great Sphinx, dating to the 26th century B.C.E. In Gezira Island's leafy Zamalek district, 187m Cairo Tower affords panoramic city views.
Great Sphinx of Giza
The Great Sphinx rises above the desert majestically as the tallest monolith statue in the world. It was built during the Old Kingdom of Egypt, usually dated between 2558-2532 BCE, under the reign of Pharaoh Khafra.
Pyramid of Khafre
The Pyramid of Khafre is the second largest of the Giza Pyramids. It is estimated to have been built around 2570 BC. It was first fully explored in 1837 AD by John Perring.
Pyramid of Khufu
The oldest, largest, and most famous of the 3 pyramids at Giza, the Great Pyramid was built around 2560 BC in the 4th Egyptian Dynasty. For 3,800 years, it was the largest man-made structure in the world.
Sakkara is a massive ancient burial ground in Egypt. It once served as the Necropolis for the ancient capital of Memphis. Djoser's Setp Pyramid is the oldest stone building complex in known history.
Pyramid of Djoser
Lying in the necropolis to the northwest of the ancient city of Memphis is this step-pyramid, built in the 27th century BC for the deceased Pharaoh Djoser by his vizier, Imhotep.
Memphis was the ancient capital of Aneb-Hetch, the first nome of Lower Egypt. Its ruins are located near the town of Mit Rahina, 20 km (12 mi) south of Giza. According to legend related by Manetho, the city was founded by the pharaoh Menes.
Standard Hotel: Pyramids park/similar
Deluxe Hotel: Mercure Le Sphinx/similar
Breakfast: IncludedLunch: Included