In the morning you will meet by our tour guide and visit;
Giza plateau where the 4th dynasty pyramids were constructed Khufu (Cheops) pyramid, it is the oldest of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World and the only one that stands until now, it is the most attractive monument on the plateau 146.59 meters high and its sides at the base reached 230.37 meters in length. The tilt of their faces was 52 degrees. It is the greatest monument in Egypt and has almost 2,300,000 stone blocks. As an Arab proverb says: "man fears time, but time fears pyramids."
Khafra (Khefern) pyramid is 136.4 meters high, each side measures 215.25 meters and the inclination of its faces is just over 53 degrees. Its estimated volume is more than 1.6 million cubic meters. On its vertex remains of the old original shiny limestone covering can still be seen.
The pyramid of Menkaura (Mykerinos) whose base measures 103.4 meters on each side and its original height was 65.5 meters, with a slope on all four sides of 51 degrees. It conserves at the base 16 courses of red granite that corresponded to the lower cladding of the monument. We will continue to visit the Valley temple and the Great Sphinx built by Pharaoh Khafra (Khefern) it is 73 meters long, and almost 20 meters high.
Saqqara necropolis, there you visit the Pyramid of Djoser the earliest stone building in Egypt built in the 27th century BC during the III Dynasty for the burial of Pharaoh. The pyramid structure rises above the plateau in a series of six stepped ‘mastabas" and was built in several stages, beginning with an initial square mastaba and that its plan was changed several times during the construction and finally was surrounded by a complex of dummy buildings enclosed within a niche limestone wall over 10 m high, all this was designed by the genius architect Imhotep. The burial chamber has been closed for restoration for decades but recently was opened
Memphis, the capital of Ancient Egypt founded by king Menes or Narmer during the old kingdom, and lasted for more than eight dynasties as a center of art and architecture, once again during the new kingdom became the military capital of the Egyptian empire. The city reached a peak of prestige under the sixth dynasty as a center for the worship of Ptah, the god of creation and artworks, His consort Sekhmet, and their son Nefertem. The alabaster sphinx that guards the temple of Ptah serves as a memorial of the city's former power and prestige, also the recumbent statue of Ramses II is the most beautiful carved statue in all Egypt
Lunch in a local restaurant
After the tour, you go back to your hotel
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