Giza pyramids, Saqqara and Memphis
Our Egyptologist guide will accompany you to an excursion where you will enjoy the sight of the great Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, followed by a stop at the Sphinx; an ancient symbol of the pharaohs’ wisdom and strength embodied in a huge sculpture of a pharaoh’s head on a lion’s body. “Optional” and enjoy an unforgettable Camel or Horse Ride around these great structures.
Then you will go to discover Sakkara home of the first pyramid in Egypt, built by Imohotep for king Zoser in 2650 BC, the famous Step Pyramid is well preserved also you can go inside the pyramid of king Titi. Then you will visit Memphis the first capital in Egypt founded in 3100 BC., now it is open air museum.
Departure Time :
8:00 AM (earlier or later departures are available)
Alexandria is the second biggest city in Egypt with 5 million population and biggest seaport, it was founded by Alexander the Great in 334 B.C. and it remained the capital of Egypt during the Greco-Roman rule till the Arab conquest in 642 A.D.
Start your tour with exploring the Catacombs of Kom El Shoqafa, dating back to the early of the 2nd century A.D., then you will visit tomb of Tigran, Then Pompey’s pillar dating back to the end of 3rd century and the remains of the Serapeum temple, the ancient temple of god Serapis. In the same area scattered monuments dating back to different periods.
The ancient lighthouse (Pharos) was one of the ancient seven wonders before it was completely destroyed. Now in its location stands the fort of Qaitbay dating back to 15th century and represents an excellent example of military fortification during the Mamluk era and you will enjoy a panoramic view from the top of the fort.
We will end our tour by visiting the Modern Alexandria library; the Old library was very famous all over the world for its huge books capacity of different sciences and literature. It was damaged several times during the Greco Roman period. The special shape of the modern library of Alexandria is considered a special architectural germ. New Library was inaugurated in 2002 and it is a must see in Alexandria that you will visit and a have a guided tour inside it.
Departure Time :
10 : 12 hours
Tour Includes :
Egyptologist tour guide.
Pick up service from hotel & return back.
Air Conditioned Private vehicle.
Main Entrance Ticket to all mentioned sites.
Bottled Mineral Water.
2 Lunch meals during your tour.
Tour Excludes :
Extra Entry Ticket to inside the pyramids.
Beverages with meals & soft drinks.
Tips for guides, drivers, etc.
Departure Point :
Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. (Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking)
|Single||From 2 to 3 Persons||From 4 to 7 Persons|
|325 $||255 $||225 $|
Prices are quoted in US Dollars per person per trip, except Peak Period during Christmas, New Year & Easter holidays.
Children Policy :
– 01.99 Free of Charge.
2 – 5.99 pay 25% of tour price.
6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price.
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.