Approx. 8 hours
English, Espanol, Francais
Discover some of Egypt’s greatest antiquities on a private tour of Giza Pyramids and Sphinx. Explore the pyramids of Saqqara and Memphis with an Egyptologist guide.
Your tour guide and A/C vehicle will pick you up from your hotel. Discovery of the Giza plateau and the famous pyramids: Cheops (the largest built circa 2650 BC. JC.), one of the 7 wonders of the ancient world and the only one that has stood the test of time. It was for over 40 centuries the highest monument made by the man with a height of 146 meters. The Sphinx (lion head of Pharaoh and body of a man), guardian enigmatic tombs and temple, it is turned towards the east to protect the tombs of the looters. It measures 73 meters long, 20 meters high and was carved from a single block of stone. Following by Visit the necropolis of Sakkara, used as a cemetery for thousands of years, and still hides many secrets in the desert sand. The Pyramid at Sakkara is one of the oldest stone structures in the world. It was built during the Third Dynasty (about 2630 BC) for King Djoser and its construction was overseen by his vizier Imhotep. Then visit Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt. You will discover objects that belonged to many great rulers of Egypt, including alabaster recumbent statue of Ramses II. Back to your hotel after visit.
Egypt is very safe to visit and the police, tourist police, and army are in prominence wherever you go, giving you a feel of being in secure surroundings. Egypt prides itself on its high safety record for tourists and will do all it can to maintain this.
In order to visit Egypt for touristic purposes, eligible travelers will need to apply for and receive an approved online tourist visa for Egypt. Since 2017, citizens of 75 countries including the United States, the United Kingdom, Canada, Japan, and Germany, have been able to get tourist visa upon arrival in Egypt.
A tourist visa can be extended if required. To do this you have to apply to Mogamma, in Tahrir Square, or to the equivalent offices in Alexandria, Luxor or Sharm El-Sheikh.
Face masks required for travelers in public areas. Face masks required for guides in public areas. Face masks provided for travelers. Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival.
The policies on sanitization are: Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas Gear/equipment sanitized between use Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized.
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