Private Day Tour to Pyramids Memphis and Sakkara from Alexandria

Highlights

  • Leaving your hotel in Alexandria with your luxury vehicle, you will drive a total of 225 km (around 3 hours) to Cairo, Africa’s largest city. Your first stop will be at the western plateau of Giza, where a panoramic view of the only remaining wonder of the Ancient world; The Great Pyramid of king Cheops that still stands offering great opportunities for photographs. Later you will stop near the pyramids of Kephren and free time to explore the site will be allocated. From there, you will continue down the valley where the mysterious Sphinx lies, guarding this mortuary complex in silence. Afterwards your will be driven through rural areas and cultivated fields towards Sakkara country club to the awaiting 4X4 wheeled air conditioned Jeeps for a drive into the desert, towards a designated place where a camel caravan will be waiting for you. Experienced camel drivers will lead your camel on a trip in a desert caravan formation. Feel the desert wind in your hair and sway to the motion of your camel as it strides in leisurely pace through the naked beauty of desolate and harsh environment. Capture the spirit of the Bedouin as you cross towards Sakkara Country club. Here, a country club style lunch will be served for your enjoyment. Later on you will board your vehicle and proceed to Sakkara, the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis. Saqqara features numerous pyramids, including the world famous Step pyramid of Zoser, sometimes referred to as the Step Tomb due to its rectangular base, as well as a number of mastabas. Return to Cairo and visit the Papyrus institute where a demonstration will introduce you to the art of papyrus making from reeds, a technique discovered by the ancient Egyptian. Free time for souvenir shopping will also be allocated before you commence your return drive to Alexandria.

Summary

Leaving your hotel in Alexandria with your luxury vehicle, you will drive a total of 225 km (around 3 hours) to Cairo, Africa’s largest city. Your first stop will be at the western plateau of Giza, where a panoramic view of the only remaining wonder of the Ancient world; The Great Pyramid of king Cheops that still stands offering great opportunities for photographs. Later you will stop near the pyramids of Kephren and free time to explore the site will be allocated. From there, you will continue down the valley where the mysterious Sphinx lies, guarding this mortuary complex in silence. Afterwards your will be driven through rural areas and cultivated fields towards Sakkara country club to the awaiting 4X4 wheeled air conditioned Jeeps for a drive into the desert, towards a designated place where a camel caravan will be waiting for you. Experienced camel drivers will lead your camel on a trip in a desert caravan formation. Feel the desert wind in your hair and sway to the motion of your camel as it strides in leisurely pace through the naked beauty of desolate and harsh environment. Capture the spirit of the Bedouin as you cross towards Sakkara Country club. Here, a country club style lunch will be served for your enjoyment. Later on you will board your vehicle and proceed to Sakkara, the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis. Saqqara features numerous pyramids, including the world famous Step pyramid of Zoser, sometimes referred to as the Step Tomb due to its rectangular base, as well as a number of mastabas. Return to Cairo and visit the Papyrus institute where a demonstration will introduce you to the art of papyrus making from reeds, a technique discovered by the ancient Egyptian. Free time for souvenir shopping will also be allocated before you commence your return drive to Alexandria.

Tour info

Duration
8 hours
Group Size
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Meeting Point
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Why take this tour?

Pyramids Memphis and Sakkara from Alexandria. A Nasco Tours representative will meet you at the cruise exit door at Alexandria Port, holding a sign with your name on it. Enjoy a private shore excursion and day trip from Alexandria to Cairo in a luxurious air-conditioned vehicle, with a stop for a rest if necessary. A panoramic view of the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus will captivate you. The tour then continues with a visit to the Great Sphinx, a pharaoh's head with a lion's body from the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which is part of the Pyramids of Chephren.

What’s included?

  • Lunch

  • Qualified Egyptologist guide

  • Transport by air-conditioned modern minivan

  • Hotel pickup and drop off

  • Gratuities

  • Entrance to inside of the Pyramids

  • Any thing not mention to itinerary

Frequently asked questions

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Before you book

  • Duration: 8h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

About operator:

NASCO Tours is a leading organization in Egypt, providing integrated services in the tourism and shipping field since 1948, as a promising tour operator, the company sustained continuous growth to become one of the most dynamic Destination Management Companies in Egypt. it operates in Alexandria, Cairo, Luxor, Port Said and Red Sea. NASCO Tours activities are focused in its core leisure travel and destination management business. Services are continuously evaluated and reviewed, and actions are taken in order to satisfy at all times the most demanding international quality, safety standards and specifications. NASCO Tours is ISO9001 and OHSAS18001 certified. NASCO Tours is here to fix for you the most outstanding and unique experiences on a private or group basis. Whether you are a traveler visiting Egypt, or you are attending a cruise and you need to plan and organize your shore excursion, we are here to assist you and create for you the unique traveling experience.

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