During your stay in Cairo, check out all the Egyptian capital’s ancient highlights and the pharaonic relics at Sakkara and Memphis on this private 2-day tour, accompanied by an informative guide.
beside Sakkara and Memphis you'll visit Giza pyramids and Spinx.
Sphinx: Known in Arabic as Abu Al Hol, this sculpture of a man with the haunches of a lion was dubbed the Sphinx.
Giza Pyramids: the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Pyramid of Khafre, and the Pyramid of Menkaure, along with their associated pyramid complexes and the Great Sphinx of Giza.
Memphis: According to legend, as related by Manetho, the city was founded by the pharaoh Menes. It was the Capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom and remained an important city throughout ancient Egyptian history.
Saqqara: Sakkara or Saccara in English, is a vast, ancient burial ground in Egypt, serving as the necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis.
Lunch, entrance fees and air-conditioned transport, including Cairo hotel pickup and drop-off, are included on both days. Hotel accommodation and additional entrance fees, to attractions such as the Solar Boat Museum at Giza and the Royal Mummy Room at the Egyptian Museum, are not included.
Egyptian Museum: The most famous Antiquities museum in Egypt located in the heart of Cairo at Al-Tahrir Square. It houses the world's largest collection of Pharaonic antiquities. There are a variety of statues, tables, and coffins in addition to an extensive collection of papyrus and coins. The museum contains 42 rooms; two of them contain a number of mummies of kings and other royal family members of Ancient Egypt.
Khan El Khalili: Khan El Khalili is considered one of the most authentic markets in Cairo. It is a major Souk (market) located in the heart of the Islamic Cairo.
Cairo Citadel: The Saladin Citadel of Cairo was built between 1176 and 1183 to protect the city. It was the seat of the king and his government in Egypt for many years since built till the Ottoman era.
The Mosque of Mohamed Ali: The Mohamed Ali Mosque, or the Alabaster Mosque, is one of Egypt's most interesting mosques. It stands proudly on the highest point inside the Citadel of Saladin's courtyard. The architect, Yousif Boushnaq, was a Turkish man who had come over from Istanbul, solely to build this great mosque for Mohamed Ali, the ruler of Egypt from 1805 until 1849.