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Private Tour: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, Sakkara

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    Start your private tour with a hotel pickup in Cairo or Giza, and travel by air-conditioned minivan to the Giza Plateau. Head into the site with your Egyptologist guide and marvel at the pyramids. Take snaps and listen as your guide explains how these monumental tombs were built in around 2,500 BC for three pharaohs.

    Get free time to explore inside one of the pyramids independently (additional cost) — your guide is not permitted to accompany you. Alternatively, take a camel ride (additional cost) and absorb the sweeping views over central Cairo. 

    See the enigmatic Sphinx, and perhaps complete your visit with entry to the Solar Boat Museum (additional cost): home to the funerary boat of Khufu, the pharaoh for whom the largest Giza pyramid was built. Gaze in awe at the wooden boat, and learn how its remnants were discovered and reassembled by archaeologists.
Next, make the short drive to Sakkara, the home of Egypt's oldest pyramid, constructed in around 2,650 BC. Admire this incredible, stepped structure as you learn how it was built for the Pharaoh Djoser, and enjoy time to explore at leisure.
 

    Then, continue to Memphis, Egypt’s ancient capital and administrative center until around 2,200 BC. View the UNESCO-listed sculptures and ruins in its outdoor museum, and behold the star turn: a spectacularly large, fallen statue of Ramses II. 

    During your day’s explorations, break for lunch (additional cost) and visit a papyrus institute to see the ancient craft of papyrus painting in action. Watch the artisans at work and perhaps buy some of the delicate artworks.

    Your day trip finishes with a drop-off back at your Cairo or Giza hotel.
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    Departure Point
    Centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Duration
    6h
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    Inclusions
    • Experience a Private and an expert Qualified Egyptologist guide.
    • Private transportation by air-conditioned minivan ;pick up from hotel and drop off.
    • Lunch (if option selected)
    • Entry/Admission - Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
    • Entry/Admission - Gizeh Plateau
    Exclusions
    • Gratuities
    • Entrance to the inside of the the great Pyramid is 300L.E currently, and liable to change without prior notice.
    • Camel rides at the Giza pyramids.
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Infants must sit on laps
    • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
    • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

    This tour was fascinating! We learned so much about ancient Egypt. Fouyed was a fabulous guide. He was so knowledgeable and even added a stop at a carpet school, so we could see how Egyptian carpets are made.

    Date of experience: September 2019
    Thank MickeyMouseFanatic
    Reviewed 14 June 2019 via mobile

    It has been a lifetime dream for me to visit the pyramids and Egypt in general. We were picked up promptly by a driver and a very enthusiastic guide. On the way to the pyramids he gave us a lot of his background and what...More

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    Roving783437, Public Relations Manager at South Sinai Travel, responded to this reviewResponded 5 August 2019

    Dear Valued Customer, Thank you for taking the time to give us your honest feedback regarding your experience with our company. First of all, we would like to apologize for your unfortunate misunderstanding with the tour guide and that the day did not go according...More

    Reviewed 4 June 2019

    Excellent last day in Egypt before flying home, we had spent most of our time in and around Luxor. We were met promptly from our overnight sleeper train which was above and beyond expectation, which meant our private tour began early avoiding much of the...More

    Date of experience: June 2019
    Thank Stig100
    Reviewed 7 May 2019

    Had a great day with a local guide who was able to give us some great history on sites but was also quite flexible and accommodate. Would highly recommend.

    Date of experience: May 2019
    Thank megfishihde
    Reviewed 27 April 2019

    I didn't have much time in Cairo. I was there for work, but knew I wasn't going to miss the Pyramids. I had to go from Giza to the Airport, so we had a very limited time. Thankfully I got Michael Saad as my guide....More

    Date of experience: April 2019
    Thank TravelingHedgehog
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