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Full-Day Tour from Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara

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The Giza pyramid complex contains the fabled relics of Egypt’s Old Kingdom, constructed a whopping 4,500 years ago. Get a peek at one of the world’s top historical attractions, which includes the Valley Temple, the Saqqara necropolis, and the mysterious, timeless Sphinx. First-time visitors to Egypt—or travelers short on time—will be able to tick off all the sights during this in-depth, full-day guided sightseeing tour from Cairo.
  • An in-depth, full-day sightseeing tour of the Giza pyramid complex from Cairo
  • Tick off all the top sights: Visit Saqqara and Memphis on the same trip
  • Enjoy round-trip transportation from your Cairo or Giza hotel
What to Expect
Ancient Lower Egypt’s great rulers marked their territory with timeless monuments, larger-than-life relics of their once-mighty reign. In this in-depth, full-day guided visit to the Giza pyramid complex, get a firsthand glimpse of one of the world’s most powerful kingdoms. After front-door pickup from your Giza or Cairo hotel, travel back to the time of the pharaohs as you admire the massive blocks of the world-famous limestone pyramids. Learn about their hidden temples and chambers, witnesses to complex funeral rites. From there, head to the Valley of Temples, ruled by the mysterious, legendary Sphinx. Get a chance to snap unforgettable photos of the famous seated lion, whose head resembles the ancient King Chephren. After a savory lunch at an authentic local restaurant (own expense), visit the Step Pyramid of Saqqara, which marked a new style of monument, and the powerful statues of ancient Memphis, built in 3100 BC.
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Important Information
Departure Point
Your Cairo hotel
Departure Time
8:00 AM
Return Details
Returns to original departure point at approximately 4pm
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Bottled water & snacks
  • Transport by private vehicle
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Lunch
  • Entry/Admission - Great Sphinx
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Giza
  • Entry/Admission - Memphis and Sakkara
  • entry inside any of the Pyramids Requires additional ticket can be bought during the visit Ticket of inside the great Pyramid 22.50 $ Ticket of the Middle Pyramid 7.50 $ Solar Boat Museum 7.50 $ 1 Hour camel ride around the pyramids 20$ 30 minutes Camel ride 10 $ 1 hour quad bike trip at the wide desert of Giza Pyramids 25
  • Gratuities
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Additional Info
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
Cancellation Policy
For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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Very good tour. I would have liked more time at the Sphinx, it was only a 10 mins stop there. Overall, good experience. We got to ride the camel and entered the solar boat museum. Our guide was average but overall enjoyable. We did a private tour. Highly recommend to do it this
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This was a great tour, especially thanks to the wonderful guidance of Ahmad. The only thing I suggest is that they include more in Saqqara, and possibly also Dahshur. The fact is that this is not exactly a full day tour - we were done with Giza pyramids in the morning, and I
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Response from Resort28504041233, Guest Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour from Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara
Responded 1 week ago
Dear our valued customer Thank you for your outstanding detailed review , and your positive comments about our service, we are so happy that you spent a lovely time in our beloved country with us . Your positive feelings about Egypt and our devoted company, mean so much to us, and that is what we always aim for. You should definitely come back for another visit to our country . there's more for you to see. So, get ready for your next trip to explore more treasures of the marvelous Egyptian Civilization. Sincerely Emo Tours Egypt
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We booked a full day tour and we're very excited to learn about the history. Sadly I am no more educated about the history of Egypt and the pyramids than when I arrived. In my opinion the tour guides should all be certified " Egyptologists" and not burn outs from other
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Response from Resort28504041233, Guest Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour from Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara
Responded 1 week ago
Dear our valued customer First of all I would like to apologize for the bad experience that you have got from that day tour . Some times our listed guides are busy with their tour with us that is way we support the extra tours we have with a guides who are not from our list who did not know our rules well and those stops at shops are not from our priorities as the most important rule of company that the satisfaction of our customers . For the shops , they optional places for you , you could skip them and you are not obligated to buy at all . Its not from our priority to make you buy anything but it is a mark of our culture which alot of our guests asking for it an we have to send them to a certain trusted ones that is why they have got a high quality pieces which more expensive than the cheaper low quality ones of the street. So sorry again .. Sincerely, EMO TOURS EGYPT
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I started with Sakara, went to Memphis and ended at Giza. The historical remains are amazing. They also included three short stops to sell carpets, perfume and paper which was annoying but that is the nature of tours. I’m traveling solo as a female so having a tour guide made
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Response from Resort28504041233, Guest Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour from Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Jeezy1028 Kindly accept our apologize for whatever went wrong with you during your tour. I would like to thank you for your positive and negative points of view which are highly appreciated and help us to improve our service by rewinding the good ones and taking a serious action with the bad ones as our priority is the satisfaction of our guest . Sincerely, Emo Tours Eygpt
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Great trip!!! AMAZING tour guy Sayer Manhmoud!!!!! We recomend him for your next trip to Egypt..Sayed knows every little detail about ancient Egypt!!! Memphis incredible, Sakkara breathtaking, The pyramids no word to describe it. Mustafa Koty the best deiver ever!!! Thanks
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Response from Resort28504041233, Guest Relations Manager at Full-Day Tour from Cairo: Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis, and Saqqara
Responded 2 weeks ago
Dear Valued Guest, In this time of gratitude, we give thanks for you. We value your patronage and appreciate your confidence in us. Counting you among our customers is something for which we are especially grateful. So On behalf of all of us at EMO TOURS EGYPT, We wish you a good day ,Thank you so much. Sincerely, EMO TOURS EGYPT
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