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Day Tour to Giza Pyramids & Sakkara

Day Tour to Giza Pyramids & Sakkara

Approx. 12 hours
Private Guided Tour
Everyday
While your ship waits in Port Said, escape to Cairo to see the pyramids. This day trip will take you to see the Pyramids of Giza, guarded by the Great Sphinx, and then to the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara. It is the perfect way to get a quick glimpse of Egypt’s ancient past.
Included:
  • Pick up services from Port Said port & return (by the cruise exit door)
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Lunch meal at local restaurant in Giza
  • Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour
  • All service charges & taxes
Excluded:
  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Tipping Kitty
Itinerary:

LA VIE Tours Representative will pick you up from Port Said port by the cruise exit door, holding a sign of your name. After that you will be transferred by an air-conditioned vehicle to Cairo, approximately 3 hours, joining a police convoy till arriving cairo. Enjoy a tour to Egypt’s Great Giza Pyramids. Get excited by a camel caravan ride in the desert. Continue your excursion down to the Valley Temple, then visit the great Sphinx.
After lunch at a local restaurant, move to Sakkara, Egypt’s oldest ancient cemetery where you can see the world’s first monumental stone building, the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, built by the engineer Imhotep. Enjoy also visiting one of the magnificent Mastabas (burial chamber) of either Ptah Hotep, Idut or Mereruca. Before beginning your return trip to Port Said a short stop will be made at a Papyrus Institute where you will have the opportunity to shop for souvenirs.

 

  2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
Prices $ 195 $ 150 $ 125

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  • Sites in Lower Egypt:

    The Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx

    Among the major tourist sites.

    The Step Pyramid at Sakkara

    is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt!

    The Open Air Museum of Memphis

    The Open Air Museum at Memphis is one of the “must see” sites in Egypt

    The Pyramids of Dashur

    is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments

    The Pyramid of Meidum

    It is one of those sites that had, and still keeps, lots of secrets!!

    The Egyptian Museum

    is considerd to be one of the oldest, most famous, and largest museums in the world.

    The Pharaonic Village

    The Pharaonic Village was founded by Dr. Hassan Ragab Ph.D.

    Pyramids of Giza

    Among the major tourist sites.

    Pyramids of Sakkara

    is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt!

    Pyramids of Dashur

    is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments

    Pyramids of Abu sir

    In Abu sir there are total of about 14 pyramids in this site.

    Pyramid of Meidum

    It is one of those sites that had, and still keeps, lots of secrets!!

    Pyramids of eleisht

    is built by Amenmehat I who changed the governing system of Egypt.

    Pyramids of Hawara

    one of the wonderful Egyptian destinations.

    Pyramids of Abu Rawash

    is belongs to Djedefre who reigned at the fourth dynasty after king khufu.

    Pyramids of EL-Lahoun

    The site of El – Lahoun is the southernmost pyramid structure in Egypt.


    Sites to see while visiting Cairo:

    The Pyramids of Giza & the Sphinx

    Among the major tourist sites.

    The Step Pyramid at Sakkara

    is one of the most extensive archaeological sites in Egypt!

    The Open Air Museum of Memphis

    The Open Air Museum at Memphis is one of the “must see” sites in Egypt

    The Pyramids of Dashur

    is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments

    The Pyramid of Meidum

    It is one of those sites that had, and still keeps, lots of secrets!!

    The Egyptian Museum

    is considerd to be one of the oldest, most famous, and largest museums in the world.

    The Castle of Saladin

    The citadel was used as the seat of the king.

    The Old Market of Khan El-Khalili

    one of the most interesting bazaars.

    The Cairo Tower

    This city looks quite different from above than what one see from bellow

    The Hanging Church

    is considered the oldest church in the area of Al-Fustat (Old Cairo).

    Santa Barbara

    The church of St. Barbara is one of the oldest and the most remarkable churches in Cairo. .

    St. Sergious Church

    was built in the centre of the Ancient Roman fort of Babylon.

    Ben Ezra Synagogue

    In the Encyclopaedia Britannica, a Synagogue is described as “A prayer place for the Jews”.

    The Coptic museum

    an area which is full of Coptic Churches and chapels.


    Old Islamic Cairo:

    Refai Mosque

    is considered one of the remarkable Islamic structures in Cairo.

    Mosque of Mohamed Ali

    is amongst the most interesting Mosques in Egypt.

    Mosque Sultan Hassan

    is one of the extraordinarily wonderful Islamic Monuments In the Islamic World.

    Mosque of EL Hakim

    has started since the Moslems first opened Egypt in 641 AD.

    Mosque of Ahmed Ben Tulun

    is the oldest intact functioning Islamic monument in Cairo.

    Mosue of Amro Ibn Elass

    is the first mosque built in Egypt and Africa .

    The Pharaonic Village

    The Pharaonic Village was founded by Dr. Hassan Ragab Ph.D.


     Sites to visit in Luxor:

    Luxor Temple

    is among the most beautiful Temples in Egypt.

    Karnak Temple

    is the largest Temple in the World!

    The Colossi of Memnon

    The Greeks gave them their name, after the Trojan hero Agha Memnon.

    Valley of the Kings

    was the royal cemetery for 62 Pharaohs and is located on the west bank at Luxor.

    Hatshepsut Temple At Deir El-Bahri

    is one of the most characteristic temples in the whole of Egypt.

    Medinat Hapu Temple of Ramses III

    is one of the largest memorial Temples in Egypt.

    Valley of the Queens

    It contains about 70 tombs.

    Valley of the Nobles

    is locatThe site has rock cut tombs of Nobles

    Temple of Dendera

    is very famous for the manufacture of water pots

    Temple of Esna

    It was the ancient city of Senat, called Latopolis by the Greeks.

    Temple of Abydos

    is located to the west of El-Baliana.


    Sites to visit in Aswan:

    Temple of Kom Ombo

    is situated on the East side of the Nile.

    The Temple of Edfu

    is located 60Km to the north of Aswan.

    Philae Temple

    It was also known by the Greek “Elephantine”.

    The Unfinished Obelisk

    The Unfinished Obelisk lies, in its original location, in a granite quarry in Aswan.

    The High Dam

    is one of the most important achievements of the in the last century in Egypt.

    Tomb Chapels of the Nobles

    situated near the West Bank of Aswan in front of the Northern section.

    Aswan Botanical Island

    the famous visits in Aswan is to see the botanical gardens of Aswan.

    Abu Simbel Temples

    are amongst the most interesting Pharaonic Temples.


    All Temples of Egypt:

    Temple of Karnack

    is the largest Temple in the World.

    Temple of Luxor

    is among the most beautiful Temples in Egypt.

    Temple of Hatshepsut

    is one of the most characteristic temples in the whole of Egypt.

    Temple of Abydos

    is located to the west of El-Baliana.

    Temple of Dendera

    is located about 4KM from the River Nile.

    Temple of Madinat Habu

    is one of the largest memorial Temples in Egypt.

    Temple of Esna

    It was the ancient city of Senat.

    Temple of Edfu

    was a flourishing city in Ancient Times.

    Temple of Maharraqa

    Small temple that goes back the end of the Greco-Roman period.

    Temple of Dakka

    was built by the Nubian Agher Amon who ruled at the time of king Ptolemy II.

    Temple of Abu Simbel

    are amongst the most interesting Pharaonic Temple.

    Temple of Kiosk of Qertassi

    is dedicated to goddess Hathor goddess of love Music and maternity .

    Temple of Ramesseum

    was built by Ramses II the as a funerary Temple in 1304-1207 B.C.

    Temple of Derr

    is located 208 KM south of Aswan.

    Temple of Wadi es-Sebua

    It is located 150 km south of Aswan.

    Temple of Amada

    is located 20 KM to the south of Wadi es-Sebua.

    Tomb of Aniba

    belongs to one of the officials who lived at the time of Ramses II and was called Pennut.

    Temple of Kalabsha

    is located 65 KM south of Aswan dam.

    Kaser Ibrim

    is located 235 KM to the south of Aswan.

    Temple of Amada

    is located 20 KM to the south of Wadi es-Sebua.

    Tomb of Aniba

    belongs to one of the officials who lived at the time of Ramses II and was called Pennut.

    Ancient Egypt Temples

    Temples were very important in ancient Egypt and people

    Temple of Kalabsha

    is located 65 KM south of Aswan dam.


    Sites in Alexandria:

    The city of Alexandria

    The city created by Alexander the Great in 333BCEn.

    The Catacomb of kom el-shoukafa

    in which the bodies of the deceased were lowered.

    The Memorial of Diocletian (the Pompey’s Pillar)

    is the biggest memorial column in Egypt.

    The Castle of Quaitbay

    is considered one of the most important defensive strongholds.

    Roman amphitheatre in Alexandria

    is one of the most popular monuments located in the city.


    Sites in Lake Nasser and Nubia:

    Temple of Abu- Simbel

    are amongst the most interesting Pharaonic Temples.

    Temple of Amada

    is located 20 KM to the south of Wadi es-Sebua.

    Temple of Derr

    is located 208 KM south of Aswan.

    Tomb of Aniba

    one of the officials who lived at the time of Ramses II.

    Temple of Wadi es-Sebua

    is located 150 km south of Aswan.

    Temple of Dekka

    was built by the Nubian Agher Amon who ruled at the time of king Ptolemy II.

    Temple of Mahraka

    Small temple that goes back the end of the Greco-Roman period.

    Temple of Kalabsha

    is located 65 KM south of Aswan dam.

    Kaser ebrim

    is located 235 KM to the south of Aswan.


    Other Sites:

    Saint Catherine Monastery

    a great attraction for the Christian monks.

    monastery of st. paul

    is about 40 Km to the south of the monastery of St. Anthony.

    monastery of st. Anthony

    this church is rectangular in shape and measures 20 metres by 10 metres.

    The Kharga oasis

    is one of the most beautiful places in the world.

    The Bahayia oasis

    is the northernmost oasis of Egypt.

    The Farfra oasis

    hosts many monuments, including a number of unique pyramids.

    The Siwa Oasis

    is one of the most beautiful places in the world.

    City of Rosetta

    is situated on the western bank of the branch of the Nile called “Rashid”.

    Wadi el natron

    is located 100 km to the north west of Cairo.


    Egypt Museums:

    The Egyptian Museum

    is considerd to be one of the oldest, most famous, and largest museums in the world.

    The Coptic museum

    an area which is full of Coptic Churches and chapels.

    The Islamic Museum

    is considered to be one of the largest and oldest museums in the world.

    The National Museum of Alexadria

    is located in the Horeya Street .

    The Nubian museum

    is located between Aswan to the North and the city of Debba in Sudan to the South.

    Mahmoud khalil modern art museum

    The most interesting and remarkable art museums.

    Luxor Museum

    is located on the East Bank of the River Nile in the city of Luxor.


    Egypt FamousTombs:

    Amenhotep I

    Amenshotep I was the second Pharaoh who ruled in the 18th Dynasty in ancient Egypt

    Horemheb

    Horemheb, the successor of Ay, served in the courts of Amenophis IV

    Inherkhau

    This valley was inhabited by painters, laborers, craftsmen and cravers

    Irunefer

    Irunefer’s tomb no 290, referred as TT 290 is located at the far end of the Western Cemetery

    Khaemhat

    Khaemhat or Mahu was a Royal Scribe and the “Overseer of the Granaries of Upper

    Khaemwaset

    Khaemwaset was one of the sons of Ramesses III, and the prince held the title of the Eldest Son of the King

    Kheruef

    TT 192, which is the private tomb of Kheruef

    Khonsu

    Khonsu, also known as To, with the title First Prophet of Menkheperre

    Menna

    It’s believed that Menna worked at Karnak at the Temple of Amun and supervised field measurement

    Merneptah

    Throne of Merneptah was named as Ba-en-re Mery-netjeru

    Nakht

    Nakht, who held the title of Astronomer of Amun, or Observer of the Hours

    Neferrenpet

    Neferrenpet or Kenro was a Scribe and an officer of the Treasury at Thebes

    Nefersekheru

    Scribe of the Divine Offerings of all the Gods’ and ‘Officer in the Treasury

    Nefertari

    Valley of the Queens, also known by the names Biban el-Sultanat

    Pashedu

    Pashedu, whose father was Menna, is believed to be the first member in his family

    Ramesses-i

    KV 16, the tomb of Rameses I, is located opposite to the tomb of Horemheb

    Ramesses-ii

    KV7 tomb in the Valley of the Kings is the burial place of the Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh

    Ramesses-iii

    The tomb of Ramesses III, designated as KV 11, is a complex system

    Ramesses-ii-sons

    The tomb is a subterranean, rock-cut tomb located in the main wadi

    Ramesses-iv

    Tomb number KV2 in the Valley of the Kings is the burial place of Ramesses IV

    Ramesses-vi

    KV9, which is said to be the tomb of Ramesses VI, is located in the main wadi of Valley

    Ramesses-ix

    Ramesses IX was perhaps the most successful who helped in returning Egypt

    Ramesses-vii

    The tomb KV1 is the burial place of Ramesses VII and it’s a small tomb

    Ramesses-x

    Used during the New Kingdom, twentieth dynasty, Tomb KV 18 in the Valley of the Kings

    Ramesses-xi

    Tomb KV4 which is the final resting place of king Ramesses XI

    Ramesses-Mentuherkhepshef

    Mentuherkhepshef, who was the son of Ramesses IX

    Ramose

    Ramose was a Vizier during the eighteenth dynasty

    Rekhmire

    Rekhmire was a Vizier during the reigns of Tuthmose III and Amenhotep II

    Roy

    Roy was a royal scribe and a steward in the estate of the King Horemheb

    Sennedjem

    Sennedjem who lived during the reign of Seti I

    Sennefer

    Sennefer was an important Egyptian official during the rule of Amenhotep II

    Seti I

    Tomb of Seti I, referred as KV17, is located in the southeast branch

    Seti II

    The son of King Merenptah and Queen Isonofret, Seti II Userkheperure

    Shuroy

    Shuroy who lived during the Ramesside period in the 19th Dynasty

    Siptah

    The tomb of Siptah referred as KV47 is located in the Valley of the Kings

    Sitre In

    The tomb number KV 60 in the Valley of the Kings at the west bank of Luxor

    Tausert & Setnakht

    The tomb KV14 in the Valley of the Kings at the west bank of Luxor in Egypt

    Tutankhamen

    Tutankhamen the meaning of which was the Living image of Amun

    Tuthmosis I

    Thutmosis I was the third Pharaoh who ruled in the 18th dynasty in Egypt

    Tuthmosis I & Hatshepsut

    The tomb KV 20 at the Valley of the Kings on the west bank of Luxor

    Thutmosis III

    KV34 in the Valley of the Kings is said to be the final resting place

    Tuthmosis IV

    Located in the east valley, the tomb of Tuthmosis IV

    Tyti

    Tyti is believed to have been the wife of Ramesses III

    Userhat (TT51)

    Userhat lived during the 19th dynasty and had an unusual post of grave

    Userhat (TT56)

    Userhat who lived during the eighteenth dynasty in Egypt

    Yuya & Tjuyu

    Yuva ad Tjuyu, who lived during the 18th dynasty in Egypt


    Egypt Main Cities:

    City of Cairo

    It is located on both banks of the River Nile.

    City of Alexandria

    the city created by Alexander the Great in 333BCE.

    City of Luxor

    Located in Upper Egypt Luxor has been described as the world’s biggest open air museum.

    City of Aswan

    Egypt’s 3rd largest city, and the largest in Upper Egypt.

    City of Hurghada

    The area has two of the oldest and most famous monasteries in Coptic Egypt.

    City of Sharm El shiek

    the finest city in the world for peace and beauty.

    City of Port Said

    Portsaid is considered to be the third most important city in Egypt.

    City of Ismailia

    is one of the most beautiful Egyptian destinations.

    City of Marsa Matrouh

    is an excellent place for shopping.

    City of Rossetta

    is situated on the western bank of the branch of the Nile called “Rashid”.

    City of Elfayoum

    is located about 70Km southwest of from Cairo.

    City of Al menia

    s considered to be one of the most important governorates of Upper Egypt .

    City of Al arish

    is the largest city in the Sinai Peninsula and the administration capital of the governorate.

    City of Suez

    is the capital of a governorate that holds the same name located to the East of the Nile.

    City of Belbies

    is considered to be among the important historical cities in Egypt.

    City of Damietta

    is the capital of the governorate that holds the same name.

    The City of Zagazig

    is one of large cities of the Eastern section of the Nile Delta in Egypt.

    City of Fayed

    is situated on banks of Lake Bitter between Ismailia and Suez.

    City of Manzala

    lies near Port Said and is in northeastern Egypt.

    City of Akhmim

    is only 10 km from Sohag, which is connected to many cities of Egypt.

    City of Al Badari

    s a tourist place which is known for its Predynastic cemeteries.

    City of Al-Baliyana

    is a major city of the governorate spread over an area of 160 square km.

    City of Asyut

    s largest town of Upper Egypt and houses the third largest university of the country.

    City of Beni Mazar

    is also known by the names Beni-Hassan and Bani Hassan in some areas.

    City of Bilqas

    a metropolis in Egypt, is a place that has something in its arsenal for every traveler.

    City of DARAW

    is a place in Aswan, Egypt and is mainly known for its camel market.

    City of El-Kanater al-Khiria

    often spelled as El Kanater El Khairia, is among the major cities.

    City of El-Matareya

    also known as Mataria or Matariyyah is a region located in the Dakahila Governorate of Egypt.

    City of Faqous

    is a town in the Ash Sharqiyah Governorate in Egypt.

    City of Girga

    a city in the country famous for its desert.

    City of Kafr el-Dawwar

    is a large town in Egypt located near Alexandria between Cairo.

    City of Kafr Shukr

    is an administrative centre in the Qalyubiya governorate of Egypt

    City of Manfalut

    in Egypt is a populated place located in the Asyut Governorate in Upper Egypt.

    City of Mit Ghamr

    is located between 4 governorates and shares boundaries with all of them.

    City of Naj Hammadi

    The town is situated in the Qena governorate on west bank of river Nile.

    City of Qalyub

    The town lies to the north of the metropolitan area of Cairo.

    City of Sadat

    in Egypt is a markaz located in the northern part of the country.

    City of Tahta

    is located in Upper Egypt along the west bank of the River Nile.

    City of Tall Al Kebir

    is situated at a distance of 75 km to the south from Port Said.

    City of Zifta

    lies in the Al Gharbiyah region and is located in the continent of Africa.

    Kafr Al-Zayat

    is very well-connected with many towns, cities and other places.