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Day Tour from Cairo to Pyramids, Sakkara, and Dahshour

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Day Tour from Cairo to Pyramids

Enjoy a private day tour from Cairo to Pyramids, Sakkara, and Dahshour to discover ancient Egyptian civilization in the Giza pyramids complex which contain one of the seven wonders of the world “The Great Pyramid of Khufu“, joined by a private tour guide and discover the other pyramids in Saqqara and Dahshour area, then we will return you back to your hotel in Cairo.

Day Tour from Cairo to Pyramids is More Than Enough to Explore The Living Wonders of Egypt

The beauty of Egypt cannot be measured or quantified by any means. The video does a great job of reflecting the enchanting immortal wonders of Egypt but nothing beats the real thing. Listen to the true calling of destiny and cast your eyes on the purest definitions of ancient, allure and natural.
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Tour Location Will Be In Giza, Saqqara, and Dahshour.

Tour Duration for 1 Day.

Tour Availability Every Day.

Pickup Point and Drop Point will be at Your Hotel.

Pyramids Tours from Cairo Landmarks You Will Visit:

  • The Three Pyramids of  Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure.

  • The Magical Sphinx.

  • The Valley Temple.

  • Saqqara Step Pyramid.

  • Dahshour Pyramid.

  • The Red Pyramid.

  • The Bent Pyramid.

Our Tour Guides

All of our tour guides are the finest group of professional Egyptologists with academic and vocational qualifications who gained positive reviews and recommendations about the majority of our valuable guests which you can check on TripAdvisor and explore their experience through their comments. We have the best operating & guiding team in each city who dedicates all their skills to make your dream vacation in the Land of Pharaohs a reality.

Vehicles Used

All of our vehicles are air-conditioned and handled by a professional driver. We pick the most suitable modern vehicles during all of our tours with different sizes and shapes which depend on the number of travelers and the type of the tour. All our vehicles are in the process of continuous updating to live to the highest expectations.

Payment Policy

Day Tours: 25% is required as a deposit by credit card, Western Union or Wire Bank Transfer.

Methods of Payment: The company accepts all kinds of secure payment methods such as Visa, Master Card, Direct Bank Transfer, PayPal, Western Union and we can provide you with the details about each one of them if ever needed.

Note: Please inquire about the current pricing over Christmas, New Year, Easter, and the Upcoming Holidays to get the best possible rate.

Children Policy

0 - 01.99 Free of entire Charge for all tours.
0 - 05.99 free of entire Charge (For the tours that don’t require domestic flight tickets).
2 - 05.99 pay 25% of the entire tour price (For the tours that require domestic flight tickets).
6 - 11.99 pay 50% of the entire tour price.
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.

Useful Links Answers the Most Common Questions

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Egypt Travel Tips & Hints

In the morning, our representative and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo by a private A.C car to start an incredible day trip from Cairo to Pyramids, Sakkara, and Dahshour starting with:

Giza Pyramids Complex

The three main pyramids of Giza (Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure) are sufficient enough to build a 2-meter-long wall and span 100,000 square kilometers around the globe along with the equator.

The Great Pyramid of King Khufu is considered largely represents the spirit of ancient Egypt, King Khufu who built this Pyramid as a cemetery has left little information about his reign. Khufu ruled for about twenty-four years. Ironically, despite the enormity of his pyramid, the only statue of King Khufu himself is really small statue carved from ivory, about three inches long. Afterward, head to visit:

The Magical Sphinx

Who among us when mentioning the name of the Sphinx does not think about this stone sculpture that carved in the form of the human head and lion body, which is located in the Giza plateau in Egypt! the Sphinx is one of the oldest and the largest sculptures in the world, it's about 73.5 meters long and 6 meters wide.

There have been many and different opinions about the symbol represented by the Sphinx, Old views said that it represents the wisdom of man and the strength of the lion together and these qualities were applicable to "King Khafre".

After that, continue your day tour from Cairo to Pyramids by paying a visit to:

The Valley Temple

It was used as a place for the embalming process. This temple constructed definitely for two functions: First, it was used for the purification of the mummy before its burial. Second, it was used for making the Mummification process of the king.

Enjoy your lunch and it will be served at a local restaurant before heading to enjoy an excursion to:

Saqqara Step Pyramid

Saqqara step pyramid was built in the era of the third dynasty in Sakkara, Egypt. Designed by the Architect Imhotep, it consists of six layers, it is considered the first royal tomb and one of the oldest stone buildings in Egypt.

Complete your experience in by a tour to Dahshour Pyramid including:

The Red Pyramid

The red pyramid is called that due to the color of its red-brown stone. The pyramid was not red at first. it was covered with a white layer of limestone. When this layer was removed, the red stones appeared, it's located a short distance from Saqqara built in Dahshur by Pharaoh Sinifro, the father of Pharaoh Khufu. The Red Pyramid is the second-largest base among all Egyptian Pyramids.

End your day tour from Cairo to Pyramids by visiting:

The Bent Pyramid

The Bent Pyramid, A wonderful example of early Pyramid development in Egypt. It was built by the great pharaoh Snefru and it was actually the second pyramid built by him. Bent Pyramid appears a transitional form between smooth-sided and steep-sided pyramids.

Finally, After finishing your interesting tours, we will transfer you back to your hotel in Cairo.

Note: If you didn't find what you are looking for, then check our Cairo day tours and choose your trip.

Tour Inclusions

  • Pick up services from your hotel& return .
  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private Egyptologist guide .
  • Mineral water on board the vehicle during the tour .
  • Lunch during your day trip at local restaurant .
  • Shopping tours in Cairo.
  • Entrance fees for all Sightseeing mentioned.
  • All service charges and taxes.

Tour Exclusions

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.

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General Tips:

  • The Egyptian pound is the currency of Egypt, and all types of Credit cards are used in Egypt.
  • The metro is one of the fastest methods of travel within Cairo but a private car is more safe & comfortable.
  • Stay Hydrated during the summer at all time and don't drink any tap water.
  • Keep your tour Guide by your side to fully enjoy your time in Egypt.
  • Wear comfortable shoes like a closed toe shoes to easily travel across Egypt terrain.

Quality Measures:

  • Behold the great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx and valley temple.
  • Explore the allure of Luxor in Hatshepsut temple, Valley of the Kings, Luxor Temple, Karnak temple and more.
  • Tour across the captivating wonders of ancient history at the Egyptian Museum.
  • Discover the Natural magic of Egyptian oases like Siwa or Bahariya
  • Swim, Dive and snorkel in mesmerizing Hurghada or cities situated on the Red Sea.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ):

  • You should wear whatever you want. It is advised to wear something light from cotton or linen, comfortable and put on sunblock during your time in Egypt in the summer and wear comfortable footwear like a closed-toe shoe to sustain the sandy terrain.

  • You should bring a brimmed hat and sunglasses if you not used to the Egyptian sun &pack everything you could ever need and put in a small bag so you could move easily between your destinations.

  • Yes, it is available all years. as the Nile from Aswan to Luxor takes three to four days of sailing on Monday, Wednesday and Friday for the total cost of 600$ and the Nile cruise from Luxor to Aswan take four to five days in Saturday, Monday and Thursday for the coast of 650$.

  • We have experience in vacation planning for more than 10 years & our staff consists of the most professional operators, guides and drivers who dedicate all of their time & effort create the perfect vacation. All of our tours are customized by Travel, Financial & Time advisors to fit your every possible need during your time in egypt. we always keep in mind that your safety & comfort are our main priority until you return home.

  • Yes, it is absolutely safe to travel to egypt, You will feel secure in Egypt as the current atmosphere of the country is very peaceful after the government took powerful measures like restructuring the entire tourist police to include all the important and tourist attractions in Egypt and construct an entire environment dedicated for ensuring the lives of all tourists.

  • They are very simples, If you want to apply for a Visa On Arrival that lasts for 30 days then you should be one of the eligible countries(check the link), have a valid passport with at least 6 months remaining and pay 25$ USD entry fee in cash. As for the E-Visa for 30 days, you should have a valid passport for at least 8 months, complete the online application, pay the e-visa fee then print the e-visa to later be presented to the airport border guard. You could be one of the countries eligible for a free visa for 90 days.

  • The temperature of Egypt ranges from 37c to 14 c, Summer in Egypt is somehow hot and winter is cool and mild but sometimes it becomes cold at night. The average of low temperatures vary from 9.5 °C in the wintertime to 23 °C in the summertime and average high temperatures vary from 17 °C in the wintertime to 32 °C in the summertime while the temperature is moderate all along the coasts.

  • It is totally up to you, but if you choose to you can tip the servers at your restaurant 5-10% by handing it to them directly and 5 Egyptian Pounds as a general tip of anyone.

  • It is known the best time to travel to Egypt is in the winter from September to April as the climate becomes a bit tropical, a warm atmosphere with a winter breeze. You will also be notified a week before your trip if the weather is unsafe or if any changes have been made.

  • Yes, you can enter the pyramids for the small fee of 20$.

  • Ramadan is a special time of year for Muslims that should be celebrated by non-Muslims and feel the essence of the Islamic culture. You can fast with the Muslim or just observe but you are always welcome to join the celebrations and festivals.

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