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Day 1: giza

Stop At: Pyramids of Giza, Al Haram Str., Giza 12611 Egypt
Around Cairo Your Egyptologist guide will meet you at your Cairo or Giza hotel at 8am in an air-conditioned vehicle Giza Pyramids. Admire the three vast pyramids of the kings and the several smaller pyramids that were tombs of the queens: if you'd like to climb inside the Great Pyramid or see King Khufu's solar boat, your guide can arrange this for an additional charge. Stroll out into the sands and scramble aboard a camel for a 20-minute ride on the famous 'ship of the desert', before discovering the Valley Temple and the iconic Sphinx. lunch at a local restaurant with a view of the pyramids.

Duration: 3 hours

Stop At: Memphis and Sakkara, Cairo 11655 Egypt
you'll drive to Saqqara, to see the Pyramid of Djoser, probably Egypt's oldest pyramid, enter the pyramid of Teti to see the pyramid texts, and admire the stunning reliefs in the tombs of the nobles
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.

Duration: 4 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.

Day 2: Alexandria

Stop At: Alexandria, Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate
Explore the rich history of Alexandria; tracing time from its ancient Egyptian roots, through the Classical period, to Roman times and beyond on an informative full-day tour from Cairo. Enjoy meet-and-greet service pick-up, and drop off from your Cairo hotel, and the comfort of an air-conditioned bus.

Begin the journey with a visit to the Roman theater in Kom El-Deka; a marble theater that once seated 800 spectators with galleries, sections of mosaic flooring, and a pleasure garden, all surrounded by Roman baths and villas.

Continuing, explore the Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa; the necropolis of 3 sub-levels dating from the 2nd century AD merges aspects of Egyptian, Greek, and Roman culture in its features. See the Roman triclinium – a banquet hall to honor the dead, as well as statues, reliefs, and a pillared lobby featuring depictions of Egyptian gods in Roman armor.

See the site of the Alexandria Library. Concluding the tour, walk the ramparts of the 15th century Qaitbay Citadel, built upon the ruins of the ancient Alexandria Lighthouse. End this day of discovery with a relaxed evening drive back to Cairo, and your hotel.

Duration: 10 hours

No meals included on this day.
No accommodation included on this day.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Traveler pickup is offered
Your hotel in Cairo or Giza
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Duration
2 days
Inclusions
  • Entrance fees
  • lunch
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • WiFi during the tour
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Private tour
  • Riding camel for 20 minutes
  • Snacks
  • Transport by air-conditioned minivan with WiFi
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
  • Entry/Admission - Memphis and Sakkara
Exclusions
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Wheelchair accessible
  • Stroller accessible
  • Near public transportation
  • Infants must sit on laps
  • Transportation is wheelchair accessible
  • Surfaces are wheelchair accessible
  • Most travelers can participate
  • 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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By: Upper Egypt Tours
91 reviews
Certificate of Excellence
JacquelineSRogers
10
Jacqueline Rogers
This was the best tour! Our guide Tamer was so knowledgeable and adapted the tour to what we wanted to do and eat.
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WalkaliensEgypt
10
Justin
Tamir was great. He explained everything well and made sure I knew what I was seeing! Had a fun time!
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travellerD8599DP
New York City, New York
60
Really Great Experience!
Our guide was really knowledgeable, the tour was excellent it was amazing to fit all those sites into one day and
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ruubbish
10
tour of cario
The tour guide did not turn up so we had to arrange another tour which at short notice coast us double the
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Hua Yuen H
30
Pyramid Tour with Mohsen
I was initially apprehensive of this tour due to not having confirmation of a pickup point until the morning of
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Stefvera
43
Best of the best!
This tour itself takes you to some of the most fascinating sites in Cairo and Giza, indulges you with the most
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Michael C
10
Excellent choice for a short visit to Cairo
This was an excellent tour and despite the packed list of sites did not feel rushed. Dahlia is very knowledgeable
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AndreaN3394
53
Wonderful Tour
Very knowledgable, and informative tour guide. Tour was very organized, and tour guide, Mervat, was patient, and
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HaHaHoHoHeHeHaHa
Hackettstown, New Jersey
4017
Never Showed Up!!
The tour company never showed up to pick me up at my hotel. They did not answer our calls when Viator or I
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traveller10689
30
Awesome!
The shows were very entertaining and the open buffet was good. Omar, not only our tour guide, but also a good
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Cschuch
12237
Beautiful experience
We had Tamer for our tour guide. Booked this through Expedia. We were a little nervous at first with tight
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dwreimer
Bismarck, North Dakota
43
Ahmed Mohsen
Ahmed is a great tour guide and a great guy. He represents Egypt well and made our tour of the pyramid sites
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Donald C
10
Mr.
Fantastic, informative and exciting trip to the historic pyramids at 4 locations outside Cairo. Our guide was
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AfricanTravelBae
43
My tour guide Mohsen was awesome!
My tour guide Mohsen was punctual, knowledgeable and fun. Very fluent in English. I learned so much. And I had the
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codyb4c
31
Amazing pyramids tour
I highly recommend the private pyramids tour. Everything about it was great. Our driver was very safe and
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