After having your breakfast, we will transfer you to Hurghada airport to catch your flight to Cairo and upon your arrival; you will meet your fluent English speaking tour guide who is going to take you in one of the most magical tours in your life where you will visit:
The Majestic Pyramid of Khufu
It is one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World that was built by King Khufu, the son of the amazing king Snefuru and the father of another king Khafre. This impressive pyramid has been accomplished around 2560 BC and originally standing 481 feet tall.
The Spectacular Giza Sphinx
Egyptians call it Abu El-Hol which means in English “Father of Terror” and it is a true masterpiece as it is a sculpture of a man “King Khafre” with the haunches of a lion. It was mainly carved from the bedrock at the bottom of the causeway during the reign of Khafre and that is why it portraits his features.
The Valley Temple
Now you will head to the best-preserved valley temple all over Egypt that was built of local limestone and it was partly covered with fine Tura limestone. Surprisingly, it has been buried under the desert sand until the 19th century. It has two main functions:
- It was used for the purification process of the mummy of the king before its burial.
- It was also used for the mummification process of the king.
We will drive you to a fantastic restaurant with a Nile / Pyramids view restaurant to have a tasty lunch meal and then you will proceed to visit:
Saqqara Step Pyramid
Saqqara is a fascinating notable necropolis site near Cairo and it offers many impressive sights and holds great archeological significance. Among the most magnificent attractions that you can witness there, you will find Djoser’s Step Pyramid that was the first stone complex to be ever built on earth. It contains several mastabas stacked on top of one another to form a step pyramid.
This breathtaking city is located 20 km south Cairo and it was the location where rulers from the 3rd millennium up through the present day have been able to exert their power in both Upper & Lower Egypt. The most impressive thing you will witness there is the statue of Ramses II that measure over 30 feet. Finally, we will transfer you to check-in a 5* Hotel in Cairo to spend your night.