Private guided tour to Giza Pyramids and Saqqara as you never seen
Discover the Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara on this private all-day tour with an Egyptologist guide. Visit King Djoser’s complex which contains the first pyramid (known as the Step Pyramid) ever built by the ancient Egyptians and the oldest known ancient Egyptian stone structure.
Giza- Giza pyramids /saqqara Necropolis
Giza Pyramids, Valley temple and Sphinx day tour
Start your tour at 8:00 AM as your private tour guide will pick you up from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza to enjoy your full-day tour by visiting the Giza Pyramids that are the eternal resting places of the pharaohs of the 4th dynasty (2550 B.C.).
One of the most mysterious seven wonders of the ancient world (and the only one that still exists.)
-Pyramid of Cheops :
the construction of the pyramid dates from approximately the year 2560 BC, when it was built as a tomb for the pharaoh khufu, and its construction continued over a period of 20 years.
- Pyramid of Khafre
It is one of the pyramids of Giza in Egypt. it is built by King Khafre. Lower in height than his father's pyramid (Khufu), it is built on an area of 215 square meters and has two entrances on the northern side. It still retains some of its outer covering at the top.
-Pyramid of Menkaure
it is the smallest of the three main pyramids of the giza pyramid complex located on the giza plateau in the southwestern suburbs of cairo, egypt. It is believed to have been built to serve as a tomb for the Egyptian pharaoh Mykarenus.
Explore the most famous sightseeing in the world, the Giza pyramids! In this sightseeing you will learn a lot of stories and secrets about the pyramids from our specialist archeologest tour guide. In this sightseeing you will visit 9 pyramids, three of them belonging to the kings of the 4th dynasty, in addition to 6 smaller pyramids belonging to the queens of ancient Egypt.
Then proceeding to witness:Sphinx- Valley Temple
Known in Arabic as Abu Al Hol (Father of Terror), this sculpture of a man with the haunches of a lion was dubbed the Sphinx by the ancient Greeks because it resembled their mythical winged monster who set riddles and killed anyone unable to answer them. A geological survey has shown that it was most likely carved from the bedrock at the bottom of the causeway during Khafre’s reign, so it probably portrays his features.
Then move to visit Great Sphinx
After visiting the pyramids of Giza you will visit the Valley temple of King Khafre which was built to mummify his body after death. the Vally temple of king Khafre is attached to the great sphinx which belongs to the same king. The statue of the sphinx has the head of king Khfrae and the body of the lion to guard his pyramid.
The Great Sphinx Which is Known in Arabic as Abu Al Hol (Father of Terror), this sculpture of a man with the haunches of a lion was dubbed the Sphinx by the ancient Greeks because it resembled their mythical winged monster who set riddles and killed anyone unable to answer them. A geological survey has shown that it was most likely carved from the bedrock at the bottom of the causeway during Khafre’s reign, so it probably portrays his features.
Our professional Egyptologest tour guide will tell you a lot of stories and secrets about the Vally temple and about the Great Sphinx.
After that, you can stop for lunch in a local Egyptian restaurant
Saqqara Step Pyramid
Then to move to visit Saqqara Step Pyramid
Also known as the "Step Pyramid," Djoser's Pyramid stands in the Saqqara Necropolis.
The pyramid consists of six mastabas and inside the pyramid there are galleries and wells dug directly into the rock, in which a deposit of mummies of the royal family was found.
The white and turquoise ceramics that were found inside the pyramid and the very heavy pink granite slabs that covered the burial chamber are very famous.
Also in Saqqara is the tomb of Mehu, recently opened to the public for the first time since its discovery in 1940. This dignitary of the sixth dynasty was buried with the highest honors in a place which, thanks to its secluded position, managed to survive the raids of looters and to keep its hieroglyphs in good condition.
After that, you will back to your hotel.
All transfers in a private air-conditioned car to/from your hotel.
Professional Egyptologist Tour Guide.
All tours are as mentioned in the itinerary.
Transfers by private air-conditioned car
Entrance fees to the Pyramids of Giza , Giza Plateau , Great Sphinx
Entrance fees to Saqqara Step Pyramid
Visit the Local Egyptian industry museums and shops (Papyrus, Perfume, Cotton)
Bottle of water.
Lunch at very good local restaurant.
All taxes and charges.
Any entrance fees for special places (inside the Great Pyramid)