Pyramids of Giza & Sakkara, Memphis Museum and More

Pyramids of Giza & Sakkara, Memphis Museum  and More

Pyramids of Giza & Sakkara, Memphis Museum and More

Once you debark from your cruise ship you will begin your journey to Cairo. Stopping at the Sakkara step pyramids you will be able to view the Black Pyramid of pharaoh Amenemhat III who ruled from 1855 to 1808 BC. This pyramid is only one of three remaining of the original eleven that were constructed at Dashur. The Black Pyramid has collapsed on the exterior due to the elevation being close to sea level. The interior passages ways and rooms are still intact.

The Red Pyramid located at Sakkara was the second pyramid to be built and is the third tallest ever built, the only two taller are at Giza.

Your journey will continue on to Giza where you will view the pyramids and the Sphinx. The tallest of the pyramids reside at Giza. The region of Giza is one of the largest burial grounds in Egypt and it is unknown how large it actually is. After which there will be a break for lunch.

Your final stop will be to visit the old Egyptian capital - Memphis. Memphis was founding in 3100 BC and is the legendary city of Menes. King Menes united Upper and Lower Egypt. Memphis is located at the midpoint of the country on the Nile. It became the administrative and religious center of Egypt. Most of Memphis is buried today beneath the silt of the Nile and the fields of the farmers.

At the conclusion of your tour, you will be transported back to your cruise ship.

Departures (Local Time)

7:30 AM (Hours: 12)

Duration:

Hours: 12

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Adult

$193.00

Total Cost
$193.00

Activity Level:

4

Inclusions

  • Lunch
  • Air conditioned transportation
  • Entry fees for included stops
  • Beverages on board transportation
  • Egyptologist tour guide

Tips

Remember to bring your camera. Beverages are not included in the restaurants. Note: the Coptic museum has extra entry fee of $12. Not included in your tour: tips and entrance to the solar boat museum and mummy room. The drive to Cairo is approximately three hours each way.

Departure Location

At the cruise ship pier. The specific meeting location at the pier will be listed in your confirmation email and voucher for this shore excursion. See the 'Redemption and Voucher Details' section below.

Redemption and Voucher Details

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  3. Your tour is completely refundable if your ship is unable to get into port or due to weather cancellations. See our terms and conditions for complete details.
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