Start at Giza Plateau, it is around 30 minutes from Cairo where you will visit the 3 pyramids of Cheops, Khafre and Menakaure. Free time to enter one of the pyramids, you may also take a camel ride. Continue to the Sphinx, you may also visit the Solar Boat Museum home to the well preserved funerary boat of Cheops. Drive to Saqqara the extensive ancient necropolis in the Nile Valley to admire Egypt's first pyramid of king Djoser. Proceed to the open air museum in Memphis near the town of Mit Rahina and it was founded by Menes soon after the unification of Egypt, designated a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1979. Transfer back to your hotel
- Expert Egyptologist tourist guide
- Cairo hotel pickup and drop off
- Lunch in good quality restaurant
- Trip transport by modern AC van
- Botteled water & soft drinks
- Entrace fees as per trip itinerary
- All trip taxes and service charges
- Personal expenses
- Tipping kitty
Cairo Quick Facts:
- Cairo is the capital and largest city in Egypt, Africa and Middle East.
- Cairo covers area of 500 sq km & estimated population of 22 millions.
- Cairo time zone is GMT+2 and the city dialing code from abroad is +202.
- Cairo in Arabic is "Al Quahira" means "victorious" and "Masr" by Egyptians.
- Memphis is Cairo first step 3200 BC, officially founded 969 AD by Fatimid.
- Cairo is rich with Pharaonic, Byzantine, Roman and Islamic historic sites.
- Coptic Cairo, Khan Al Khalili & Tahrir Square are places to visit in Cairo.
- Djoser Step Pyramid in Saqqara is the first Egyptian pyramid 4650 years ago.
- Over 130 pyramids been discovered, it has been used as tombs for Pharaohs.
- Sakkara is an extensive burial ground built near the ancient city of Memphis.
- Giza Great Pyramid (Pyramid of Cheops) is the oldest & largest in Giza Plateau.
- Giza Greatest Pyramid of Khufu is the only surviving of ancient world wonders.
- Dashur, Memphis, Abusir and Abu Rawash are among Giza Pyramids known sites.
- All Egyptian Pyramids lie west of the Nile with chambers and passages inside.
- Giza Great Pyramid of Khufu has over 2,000,000 stone blocks (2 to 30) tons each.
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