Departs: Daily 8:00 am from customer's location in Cairo or Giza
Duration: 6 Hours (Approx)
Type: Half day Cairo sightseeeing excursion
Highlights: Memphis and Sakkara, Serapum, Imhotep museum, Djoser Pyramid, Dahshur Bent Pyramid Red Pyramid
Step back in time to the days of ancient Egypt on a private tour of the the necropolis of Sakkara and the former capital, Memphis and Dahshur. With your own private Egyptologist guide to lead the way on this private tour, you can determine the amount of time you'd like to spend at each of the sites you'll visit. Visit Sakkara, with its Imhoteb museum and Seapum, Dahshur with the Bent pyramid and red pyramid and Memphis
home of Egypt's oldest pyramid the step Pyramid of Djoser, built in 2650 B.C. Sakkara, about 25 km south of Cairo.
Visit the famous Complex of king Zoser, specially the Step Pyramid from the 3rd dynasty. The Step Pyramid of Sakkara is considered the first pyramid appeared in the ancient time and built out of limestone. The Pyramid in Sakara is 60 m.high and consists of 6 large steps. Then after, You will visit two Mastabas of the nobles from the Period of Sakkara, known for its beautiful decorations and scenes such as; Mastaba of Idut and Mastaba of Petah-hotep. And visit the Pyramid of king Titi. Continue to visit the Serapeum, located near the Step Pyramid. It is underground galleries that were discovered by Auguste Mariette in 1851. The Serapeum is a long corridor contains 24 large side chambers that have huge granite sarcophagi, most probably for “sacred bulls”. Finally you will visit the elegant Museum of Imhotep which houses many varieties of Antiquities discovered in Sakkara Area.
Stop is Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt. Here you will see artifacts from many of the great rulers of Egypt, including the fallen statue of Ramses II. Proceed further north there is Dahshur with it's red pyramid. Dahshur about 15 km from Sakkara, where lie two important pyramids of King Senefru in 4th dynasty: The Bent Pyramid with its two angels and the Red Pyramid the 1st complete Pyramid in the history of Man kind.
Tour should be booked preferably before commencement of your trip to Egypt or 24 hours before your intended day tour during your stay. It is better to select the language by which the tour will be conducted we provide multilingual Egyptologist tour guides.
Coaches are wheelchair accessible.
Pick up of the tour is from most centrally located hotels in Cairo and Giza and you are only required to indicated your hotel name in advance.
✓Hotel Pick up and drop off
✓Transfer by deluxe air-conditioned vehicle
✓Professional qualified Egyptologist guide
✓All taxes and service charges