Day Trip to Pyramids & Sakkara Start From $200
While your ship is in port in Alexandria, escape to Cairo to see the pyramids. This day trip will take you to see the Pyramids of Giza, guarded by the Great Sphinx, and then to the older Step Pyramid at Sakkara. It is the perfect way to get a quick glimpse of Egypt’s ancient past.
Sun Pyramids Tours representative will pick you up from Alexandria Port by the cruise exit door, holding a sign with your name. Enjoy a private shore excursion & day trip from Alexandria to Cairo, approximately hours by a luxurious air-conditioned vehicle, with a stop if needed to have a rest. Get excited by a panoramic view of the Pyramids of Cheops, Chephren, and Mykerinus. Then proceed to visit the Great Sphinx, the head of a pharaoh with a lion’s body, which dates back to the time of Chephren; the tour also includes a visit to the Valley Temple, which belongs to the Pyramids of Chephren.Lunch will be served at a local restaurant. Continue to Sakkara, Egypt’s oldest ancient cemetery. Then pay a visit to the world’s first monumental stone building, the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, built by the engineer Imhotep. Moreover; you will see one of the magnificent Mastabas (burial chamber) of either Ptah Hotep, Idut or Mereruca. Before beginning your return trip to Alexandria, you will stop at a Papyrus Institute where you will have the opportunity to shop for souvenirs of Cairo & Egypt.