Our Best of Ancient Cairo Tour is the perfect introduction to the ancient wonders of Cairo. From the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx to the original Egyptian capital of Memphis and magnificent temples, you’ll watch history come to life as you explore these incredible feats of a long-gone civilization.
Our Best of Ancient Cairo Tour will take you to explore many wonders of the ancient world, both those you’ve heard about as well as some more obscure, yet equally fascinating sites. Start your morning with pickup from your hotel in Cairo and drive to the Giza Necropolis, where you will visit the Great Pyramid, its two smaller cousins, and the Great Sphinx. One of the largest sculptures on Earth, you’ll no doubt be in awe of the Sphinx, which towers at 20 meters high and 73 meters long. Next, check out the beautiful Valley Temple, where the creator of the Great Sphinx was mummified. Your last stop for the morning will be Saqqara, where you’ll visit the Step Pyramid Complex. There, you’ll have the option to enter the Pyramid of Teti. It may be cramped inside, but it is worth it to get a glimpse of one of the most colorful interiors of any pyramid built at the time.
Finally, enter one of the tombs of the nobles in Saqqara, where you will see many depictions of daily life in Egypt painted on the walls in brilliant colors. After a delicious and authentic Egyptian lunch at a local restaurant, you’ll make your way to Memphis for the last part of your Best of Ancient Cairo Tour. The ancient capital city of Egypt, Memphis is a treasure trove of antiquities and a highlight of Cairo for any history or architecture buff. Make your way through the open-air museum, visiting the alabaster sphinx, the second-largest sphinx in Egypt, as well as the giant broken statue of Rameses II. After a long and fulfilling day, your guide will return you to your hotel with a new wealth of knowledge to bring home. This tour is available every day and leaves with guaranteed departures. Book your spot today!
Best of Ancient Cairo Tour Highlights
Best of Ancient Cairo Tour Itinerary
- Option to enter a pyramid.
- Enjoy an authentic Egyptian meal.
- Learn about the role of papyrus in ancient Egyptian civilization.
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