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Cairo Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara

Cairo Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara
 How did the Pharaohs build the massive pyramids?

That's certainly the first question that comes to your mind every time you see the Pyramids. You really wish you could have " a time machine " to travel back in time and find out by yourself.

 Step back in time to the days of ancient Egypt on a private tour of the Great Pyramids of Giza and Sphinx, the necropolis of Sakkara and the former capital, Memphis. With your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the way on this private tour, you can determine the amount of time you'd like to spend at each of the sites you'll visit.

The Giza Plateau is only around 30 minutes from Cairo, where your qualified Egyptologist guide will provide a fascinating introduction to each of the three pyramids: Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. You will have free time to enter one of the pyramids (additional cost), though your guide is not permitted to enter with you, or take a camel ride (additional cost).

After visiting the pyramids, you'll continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands, with the Cairo skyline in the background. A short drive to the city side of the plateau finds you standing at the feet of the Sphinx, for thousands of years the enigmatic symbol of Egypt. Also in Giza you may visit the Solar Boat Museum (optional), home to the remarkably well preserved funerary boat of Khufu.

Your next stop is Sakkara, home of Egypt's oldest pyramid, built in 2650 B.C. Your guide will provide a brief history of the famous Step Pyramid and you'll have free time to walk around.

Your final stop is Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt. Here you will see artifacts from many of the great rulers of Egypt, including the fallen statue of Ramses II. You will also have the chance to visit a Papyrus Institute to see how the famous artwork is made.


Tour Highlight :

 - Pick-up at the hotel (or any other point in Cairo you find convenient).
- Drive to Saqqara. See the Step Pyramid of Zoser.
- Have a camel ride by the pyramid and across the Sahara (optional).
- Proceed to the tombs of the nobles.
- Have lunch in a local restaurant (optional).
- Head for Giza and visit the 3 great pyramids of Egypt.
- Go back to the hotel (or any other place you choose).
- This tour lasts for eight hours.


if you want to spend the evening outside the hotel, you can book sound & light show or have a dinner cruise which is a unique experience in a 5* boat with an interesting program including oriental Egyptian dancing ,folkloric show&open buffet with a delicious Egyptian and international food


Responsible Tourism:
By employing one guide for every two travelers (compared to one guide for 10-12 people at other companies), Egypt Traveluxe Tours has been committed, from inception, to investing in the local people and economy. Today, Egypt Traveluxe Tours has taken this commitment to supporting education for disadvantaged children in the Egyptian 
 

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