Morning time, you will be picked up by your private tour guide from your hotel to start your Cairo and Nile cruise holiday by paying a visit to the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus: they were built during the 4th dynasty (2575 to 2465 BC). Do you know why they built the pyramids? The ancient Egyptian built the pyramids as tombs, as they believed in the afterlife so they cared about saving their bodies for the next life. Next, you will see the sphinx nearby you besides the pyramids.
The Sphinx is the most wonderful example of the great art of ancient Egypt, it's an amazing sculpture with a lion’s body and a human head. There is no evidence that a worship of the Sphinx was active during the Old Kingdom. Afterward, continue your Cairo and Nile cruise holiday by visiting the valley temple:-
The ancient Egyptians believed in life after death, so they used the Valley Temple to mummify their dead in order to preserve it. There were large chambers in the valley temples, some of them have been used in the embalming and sanctifying of the king’s body. It's time to rest and enjoy Lunch that will be served at an oriental food restaurant. Then move to visit:-
Although The Great Pyramid of Khufu in Giza is considered the most famous of all the pyramids in Egypt, it wasn't the first one built by the ancient Egyptians, the first pyramid in Egypt and in the world was Saqqara Step Pyramid of Zoser: It was built during the 27th century BC.
End your visits to Giza heading to:-
Memphis was the capital of ancient Egypt during eight sequential dynasties during the Old Kingdom.some of the monuments remain at the great city, like the statue of Ramses II, and the Sphinx which is much Smaller than the Great Sphinx at Giza. It was also the center of rule and culture for over 3000 years. Then your tour guide will Transfers you to the train station where you will enjoy your dinner and spend the overnight on board the train to Aswan.