Saqqara and Pyramids Cairo day tour
Saqqara & pyramids &Egyptian museum Cairo day tour starts with pick you up from your hotel joined by your private Egyptologist tour guide by a private air-conditioned car to explore the great ancient Egyptian civilization in Giza plateau:
Step Pyramid of Saqqara
It’s considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction, it dates back to the reign of King Djoser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. Saqqara step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height of 62 m.
1st capital all over Egypt founded by “King Menes”, It occupied a strategic position between Upper & Lower Egypt. Memphis is believed to be under the protection of the god Ptah, the god of creation and artworks.
Giza Pyramids Complex
the complex includes three main pyramids, six little pyramids, the great sphinx, and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid
It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of the Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147 m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built. (Saqqara & pyramids)
Saqqara and Pyramids and Egyptian museum Cairo day tour
Great Sphinx is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m in height. It’s known as a monumental sculpture. In this temple, you will discover the secret of Egyptian mummification. (Saqqara & pyramids)
The Valley Temple
A Granite mortuary temple was used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at the Giza plateau. Proceed to have your lunch at a local restaurant in Cairo, process your day trip to Pyramids from Cairo joining your private guide to visit: