The pyramids are among the most famous and oldest preserved buildings of humanity and are considered the most famous sight in the world – they are the main goal of all Egypt travelers!
We offer a private shore excursion from Sokhna Port to the Pyramids of Giza, led by your a private Egyptology tour guide who will explain the history and culture of the pharaohs to you.
Egypt Holiday Service representative will pick you up from Sokhna Port upon your cruise ship arrival by the exit door, holding a sign with your name. Enjoy a private shore excursion from Sokhna Port to:
Giza Pyramid Complex:
The complex includes three main pyramids of Cheops, Chephren and Mykerinus, six little pyramids, the great sphinx and the Valley Temple. The complex dates back to the 4th dynasty 2400 years B.C.
The Great Pyramid:
The Great Pyramids belongs to “King Khufu” It is the oldest and largest of the three pyramids of Giza plateau and the only one to remain intact from the 7 Wonders of the Ancient World. The height of the great pyramid is 147m, the number of stones used in construction is 2,300,000 and it took twenty years to be built.
The Great Sphinx:
It was built by “King Chephren“, it is the largest statue in the world, standing 73 m. long, 19 m. wide, and 20 m height. It is the oldest known monumental sculpture.
The Valley Temple:
A Granite mortuary temple used by Ancient Egyptians for the mummification process and this is the only remaining one at Giza plateau.
Lunch will be served at a quality local restaurant and continue to:
Sakkara Step Pyramid:
It is considered to be the earliest large-scale cut stone construction; it dates back to the reign of King Djeser who ruled Egypt during the 27th century B.C. The step pyramid consists of 6 steps built atop one another with a height 62m.
At the end of your tour you will travel back to your cruise ship in Sokhna Port.
NB: Departure time from Cairo depends on the departure time of your ship at Sokhna Port.
|Individual||2-3 persons||4-6 persons||7-10 people||11 and more|
|250 $||150 $||125 $||105 $||On demand|