Pyramids and Saqqara Day Trip From Sokhna Port

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Pick up 07:00 AM
Duration 10 Hours
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Highlights

Itinerary
Time
Activity
06:00
Pick up by our private car from your cruise ship
06:10
Transfer to the Pyramids of Giza
08:00
Meet with your private English speaking guide at the Pyramids of Giza
08:15
Tour of Giza Pyramids
10:00
Visit to the Sphinx and its Valley temple
10:30
Transfer to Saqqara
11:00
Saqqara necropolis visit
13:30
Lunch in a local restaurant
15:00
Transfer back to you Sokhna cruise ship

Full Description

One day tour from Ain Sokhna port or your cruise ship to the famous pyramids in Giza with a tour to Saqqara, Step pyramid, Royal tombs and Serapeum of Saqqara.

How far are the pyramids from Sokhna?

The city of Sokhna is situated relatively close to central Cairo. Just 140 km far from the capital of Egypt, 2,5 hours drive by a modern AC vehicle and you are at the Pyramids of Giza. So your day tour from Sokhna port to the Pyramids will not be tiring.

What is included in a day trip to the pyramids from Sokhna port?

A day trip the pyramids of Giza from Sokhna port includes the following visits:
- The Great Pyramid.
- The pyramid of king Khafre.
- The 2nd largest pyramid in Egypt and the smallest of the three Giza pyramids.
- Pyramid of Menkaure.
- the Great Sphinx and its valley temple.
- Saqqara Step pyramid.
- Optionally you can visit Pyramid of Unas, Pyramid of Teti and up to three opened tombs.

Lunch after the tour will be offered in a local restaurant, some oriental shopping and transfer back to your Sokhna port cruise ship.

After the tour you can request a complementary transfer to Cairo International airport if you depart on the day of your excursion.

What do you see in Saqqara?

The tour from Sokhna port to Pyramids includes a visit to Saqqara, it is useful to know what gems you can see there. The main attraction in Saqqara is no doubt the Step pyramid of king Djoser. Now it is opened for the general public, you can enter inside it as well as go under and visit its burial chamber (a separated ticket will require for each entry, not included in the tour price).

Next Serapeum of Saqqara - a mysterious place where sacred bulls were buried (required a separated ticket, not included in the tour price). Numerous beautifully decorated workers and nobles tombs (some requires separated ticket to be purchased at the entrance), Pyramid of Teti and the Pyramid of Unas with its beautiful pyramids texts.


Includes
  • Pick up from your cruise ship
  • Private transfer to the Pyramids
  • Private English speaking guide
  • Entrance tickets to the Pyramids area
  • Entrance tickets to Saqqara area
  • Lunch in a local restaurant
  • Transfer back to Sokhna port
  • Upon request transfer to Cairo International airport
  • Drinks in the restaurant during lunch time
  • Optional activities at the pyramids
  • Entrance tickets inside the burial chamber of the pyramids
  • Entrance fee inside paid tombs in Saqqara
  • Entrance fee inside Serapeum
  • Any extras not mentioned in the program

Prices
  • 1 Person £186
  • 2-3 Persons£107
  • 4-6 Persons£107

What to take with you
  • Extra bottle of water
  • Some snacks
  • Extra cash
  • Documents or ID card

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Published: 09 May 2024 Last update: 09 May 2024