Go back in time to the days of the pharaohs and spend a full day among the largest and oldest pyramids in the world, the pyramids of Giza, Sakkara
Start your private tour with your own Egyptologist guide who will meet you at the exit door of the cruise at Alexandria port. A drive for 3 hours in an air-conditioned vehicle will take you to the amazing wonders of Egypt,to the Giza plateau. Once you enter the area, you will be able to go very close to the Great Pyramid of Cheops, staring at that massive structure, you will realize that your dream of visiting the only surviving wonder of the ancient world came true. Your guide will provide you with full history of those 4600 years old tombs, giving you enough time to take as many photos as you wish. You may like to enter the burial chamber of one of the pyramids (optional).
Passing through the pyramids of Chephren and Menkaure, you will stop at the area of the panorama where you can take some photos of all the pyramids together. In that part of the Sahara Desert area ,you will have the chance to ride a camel, take nice shots and have a lot of fun(optional).then you may like to visit the sun boat museum(optional).A short drive ,you will find yourself at the feet of the fascinating statue of the sphinx. The largest monolith sculpture in Ancient Egypt. This mysterious monument was carved to symbolize the pharaoh’s power and wisdom.Lunch will be served in a local Cairo restaurant.
Feeling excited and overwhelmed with what you saw, more pyramids, colored reliefs and hieroglyphics are still waiting for you in Sakkara. This is your second destination where you will see the step pyramid of king Zoser designed by the great architect Imhotep 2800 B.C the oldest world stone structure. Then, you can visit one of the Mastaba tombs of the nobles to see how the daily life activities of the Egyptians were presented on the walls of those tombs. On the way to Alexandria,you will stop at the papyrus institute to see how this ancient genuine paper was produced in the old times.