Giza Pyramids & Sakkara Excursions From Alexandria Port

Shore Trips Info
Giza Pyramids & Sakkara Excursions From Alexandria Port
Trip duration
Approx. 12 Hours
Starting from
$115
  • Trip Port: Alexandria Port
  • Trip Type: Private Guided Tour
  • Trip Activity: Sightseeing Tour
  • Trip Schedule: Every Day

Cruise ship passengers calling at Alexandria port can explore the most of Giza historic structures. Travel for 3 hours visiting the great pyramids of Giza, famous Sphinx & Saqqara Step Pyramid of king Zoser in private sightseeing journey from Alexandria port.

Excursion Itinerary

Pick you up from Alexandria port to explore the famous Giza Plateau; lies in a suburb at the outskirts of Cairo, it is one of the most durable prehistoric monuments in world where the kings of the fourth dynasty erected 3 large pyramids with other prominent buildings including great Sphinx & the Valley temple. The Pyramids of Giza are the only enduring member of the original Seven Wonders of ancient World.

Lunch will be served in good quality restaurant then transfer to Saqqara; also spelled Sakkara is one of the most outspread archaeological sites in Egypt, it represents one side of the great necropolis of Memphis.

Sakkara includes numerous pyramids, best known for the Step Pyramid erected 2700 BC for King Zoser by his genius architect "Imhotep", as well as a number of mastabas (benches) devoted to the High officials, Saqqara is located some 30 km of Cairo.

Stop at a Papyrus Institute to learn the techniques used by anciet Egyptians and have the opportunity to shop for souvenirs then transfer back to Alexandria port.

Excursion Includes

  • Pick up from Alexandria Port & return
  • All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English Egyptologist tour guide
  • Entrance fees to mentioned all sites
  • Lunch meal in local restaurant in Cairo
  • Bottled water on board vehicle during trip
  • All taxes & service charge.

Shore Tripping Tips

Options are not included and available upon request:

  • Geetting inside the small Pyramid: 06$ per person
  • Getting inside the great pyramids: 20$ per person
  • Visiting the Solar Boat Museum : 10 $ per person

Travelers Safety Terms:

  • Stay assured that we monitor the departure time of the cruise to return in the suitable time.
  • Entry visa to Egypt is obtainable on board cruise by the Egyptian Immigration to all passenger.
  • Security is provided equally for all tourists arriving to Egypt through cruise line or local operator.

What to bring with me during this trip??

  • Sunscreens or sun block for the hot sun in desert areas like Giza, Saqqare, Dahshour and Memphis.
  • Sunglasses especially in summer times.
  • Light and colorful clothing for high temperature in Cairo and Egypt in general.
  • Light and comfortable shoes if you are visiting the pyramids or desert areas.

Interesting Facts

  • Egypt Official name is the Arab republic of Egypt with recent population of about 90 millions.
  • Egypt spans across Africa & Asia. Bordered by Israel - Libya - Sudan - Mediterranean - Red Sea.
  • Mount Sinai is the highest mountain 2275 M high & the world longest Nile River ends in Egypt.
  • Egypt is a dry country as Sahara - Eastern Desert - Libyan Deserts represent most of the surface.
  • Arabic is the official language & Cairo is the capital city with the largest population of 20 million.
  • Egyptian Pound is the official currency. It is about 0.14 USD or 0.11 Euro and 0.08 British Pound.
  • Egyptians are linked to soccer as French are to wine. Al Ahly & Al Zamalek are top football teams.
  • Egypt is known for ancient civilization 3150 B.C & they made up lots of things we still use today.
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in about 2000 deities & their alphabet contained over 700 hieroglyphs!
  • Bread & beer were of top products of ancient Egypt. Christian cross is the Egyptian symbol "Ankh".
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in afterlife and the pyramids were built as tombs for pharaohs & VIPs.
  • Egypt is home of Giza Pyramid the lasting Ancient World Wonder & other 130 pyramids are there.
  • Alexandria is Egypt second largest city and it is often called "The Pearl of the Mediterranean".
  • Alexandria is only 225 Km from Cairo but its heritage is slightly different from the rest of Egypt.
  • The population of Alexandria is about 5 millions and enjoy mild winter and hot summers climate.
  • Alexandria was established 331 BC by Alexander the Great as the Graeco-Roman capital of Egypt.
  • Alexandria was known learning center & its lighthouse was one of the Wonders of ancient World.
  • Alexandria today become an Egyptian commercial and maritime important center for the country.
  • Alexandria has been historically referred in E M Forster - Cavafy writings and many other writers.

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Excursion Cost

2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
195 (USD) 145 (USD) 115 (USD)

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