from $75,00

Day tour to Pyramids, Memphis & Sakkara Day trip From Ain Sokhna Port

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Duration

12 Hours

Tour Type

Daily Tour

Group Size

15 people

Languages

Deutsche, English, Español, Français, italiano, русский, العربية, 中国語, 日本語

Overview

start your historical and fascinating tour to the legendary pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinos, then continue to see the Great Sphinx which consists of human pharaonic head and lion body then to The Valley Temple dedicated to king Chephren.  Than transfer to Sakkara to visit the Step pyramid of Djoser, visit to Memphis.

Cancellation Policy
You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time. This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund. Read more about Private Day Tour to Giza Pyramids & Egyptian Museum and Khan el-Khalili Bazaar
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HIGHLIGHTS

  • Pyramids of Giza
  • Khufu (Cheops) Pyramid
  • Khafren (kaphren) Pyramid
  • Mankawra( Mykerinus) Pyramids
  • Great Sphinx
  • Imhotep Museum
  • Titi pyramid
  • Unas pyramid
  • Memphis

Itinerary

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Pyramids of Giza
Pyramids of Giza

Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from Ain Sokhna Port upon your cruise ship arrival by the exit door, holding a sign with your name. Enjoy a private shore excursion from Ain Sokhna to Cairo, approximately 3 hours by an air-conditioned vehicle with one stop in the middle of the way, in case you need a rest.

visit one of the seven wonders of the ancient world, The great Pyramid of Khufu’s (Cheops),3 small pyramids You will continue to explore the rest of Giza plateau including the sight of Khafre’s (kaphren) pyramid, the second-largest pyramid on Giza site,, the remains of the funeral temple, the pyramid of Mankawra( Mykerinus) and 3 small pyramids. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion's body, which dates from the time of Chephren; and visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the pyramids of chefren This temple served definitely two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy of the king before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king. After visiting the pyramids, you'll then continue across the plateau for a photo opportunity of the three pyramids rising from the sands.

Sakkara (Saqqara).
Sakkara (Saqqara).

Move to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world's oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser, The famous step pyramid of Sakkara is considered the first large-scale carved stone structure in the world. As its name suggests, it is a series of six levels of stones that decrease in size until they reach a height of 62 meters (200 feet). this structure predates them and it is vital to archeologists’ understanding of the development of pyramid construction. the museum of Imnhotep, the tomb of a high official, the pyramid of king Titi, the pyramid of king Unas and Nobles Tombs

The famous step pyramid of Sakkara is considered the first large-scale carved stone structure in the world. As its name suggests, it is a series of six levels of stones that decrease in size until they reach a height of 62 meters (200 feet). this structure predates them and it is vital to archeologists’ understanding of the development of pyramid construction.

Ancient Memphis city
Ancient Memphis city

After that transfer to Memphis, which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, The city reached a peak of prestige under the 6th dynasty as a center for the worship of Ptah, the god of creation and artworks. The alabaster sphinx that guards the Temple of Ptah serves as a memorial of the city’s former power and prestige. The Memphis triad, consisting of the creator god Ptah, his consort Sekhmet, and their son Nefertem, formed the main focus of worship in the city. Memphis declined briefly after the 18th dynasty with the rise of Thebes and the New Kingdom, and was revived under the Persians before falling firmly into second place following the foundation of Alexandria and see the Statue of Ramses II-16 meters high, the alabaster sphinx.

Finally you will be escorted by your guide back to your cruise ship in Ain Sokhna Port.

NB: Departure time from Cairo depends on the departure time of your ship at Ain Sokhna Port.

Included/Excluded

  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Pick up services from Ain Sokhna Port & return.
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • Shopping tours in Cairo.
  • All taxes & service charge.
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Gratuities " Tipping "
  • Personal expenses
Children Policy
  • 0 – 5.99 Free of Charge
  • 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
  • 12 – 99 Full price

 

Cancellation

You can cancel up to 24 hours in advance of the experience for a full refund. For a full refund, you must cancel at least 24 hours before the experience’s start time. If you cancel less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time, the amount you paid will not be refunded. Any changes made less than 24 hours before the experience’s start time will not be accepted. Cut-off times are based on the experience’s local time. This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund.

from $75,00

 

Price/Person
Single 165
2 – 3  110
4 – 6 95
7 -10 85
11 -15 75

Languages

Deutsche, English, Español, Français, italiano, русский, العربية, 中国語, 日本語

Information Contact

Email

info@ancientegypttours.com

Phone

+20-1008888479

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