This is the best way to witness the beauty and allure of Giza for just a single day; while you are in El Gouna, you will cover the best monumental sites, and the most popular wonders dated back to more than 4000 years. You will fly to the heavenly Pyramids of Giza and the majestic Sphinx, enjoying a large collection of marvelous appearances then you will head to the remarkably Saqqara Step Pyramid which is dedicated to King Djoser and before you leave for El Gouna, you will impress Memphis City, the ruling center and the capital city of the ancient Egyptians. You will enjoy many more luxury service including one of the best highly qualified tour guides and air-conditioned vehicles so don’t miss the chance.
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|Pickup & Drop Off||Your Hotel in El Gouna|
|Tour Duration||1 Day|
|Tour Type||Historical Tour|
Tour to the Pyramids of Giza
A formal employee from our "Trips in Egypt" will transfer you from your hotel in El Gouna to Hurghada Airport to catch an hour's flight to Cairo. You will be received by your fluent speaking tour guide at Cairo Airport then both of you will take a private air-conditioned car to start your day tour by witnessing:
Giza Pyramids Complex is regarded as one of the most incredible sites in history and the site is still full of many hidden mysteries especially those which are related to the process of the three Great Pyramids construction; how they selected the suitable site and prepare it and how they raised the massive blocks of stone. The site has three precious pieces of diamonds of Khufu, Khafre, and Menkaure, which dates back to the period of the 4th dynasty which still remains the most popular man-made pyramid on Earth.
From the first moments of its construction, it served as the loyal guardian of the cemeteries at Giza Pyramids Complex and it's amazing to know that the word "Sphinx" is a Greek item means the living image which is a mixture between physical power and the mental power that's why the statue was carved with a lion's body and a human's head to combine between strength and wisdom.
It was used as a burial temple for the rulers of the 4th dynasty as well as for their family members. It's situated to the East of Kharfe's pyramid and it's devoted to King Chephren. The main purpose of the Valley temple is for the process of mummification and purification and it's enough to know that the Valley Temple is one of the best-preserved contents at Giza Plateau. Your lunch will be served at a good quality restaurant then proceed to visit
Saqqara Step Pyramid is the first pyramid built in Ancient and it's also the first known stepping stone pyramid constructed on Earth which towers 203 feet tall. It was set up during the ruling period of the 3rd dynasty and it was attributed to King Djoser which consists of six distinctive layers or steps.
It's the center of power to the Old Kingdom and the first capital of the country which witnessed the construction of most pyramids built in Ancient Egypt. It was founded in 3200 BC by King Narmer to be a part of the legacy of an ancient legendary civilization. The world "Memphis" is a Greek word of the Egyptian item "Men-never" and the word "Memphis" itself means "the White Wall" indicated to the palace of the king which made from the whitewashed bricks. At the end of the day, you will get ready to fly to Hurghada and transfer back to your hotel in El Gouna.
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My friend & I have just returned from a fab week in Hurghada. We wanted to book a day trip to Luxor at £94, but ended up booking a the overnight trip to Luxor as it was only £10 more! The trip exceeded our expections because of the fascinating temples, the overnight stay on the Nile & our fabulous & very knowledgeable tour guide (Mahmoud A-B).