Saqqara step pyramid and Memphis Tours

Cairo Day tours, Sightseeing Trips
from/per person $ 45
50 $


Relish our tour to Scout Memphis and Saqqara pyramids and complex, Memphis opened museum where you will see Ramses II statuesthe alabaster Sphinx, Visit Saqqara step pyramid and Heb Sed building, Teti and Unas pyramidsMastaba of Mereruca, Kagemni and Imhotep museum, Tour to explore the unusual pyramids in Egypt, Saqqara pyramids tour with Worldtouradvice introduce you to an extremely unique example of early pyramid development in Egypt.


Memphis and Saqqara Pyramid Tour Itinerary

Take in Cairo west side ( Al Giza)  unsurpassable beauty on this one-day trip , Relish our tour to Scout Memphis and Saqqara Complex Where you will see other form of pyramids constructions ( The Step pyramid) , Early morning a private masterly English speaking private tour guide will pick up you from your hotel in Cairo, then drive to Memphis, Memphis was the ancient capital of Egypt which was erected by Narmer Mena about 5000 years ago, Narmer Mena was the first king to unify Upper and Lower Egypt, before unification there were 2 different capitals of Egypt and also there were two kings, one king ruling North Egypt and the other was ruling in South Egypt, Then Narmer was able to unify Upper and Lower Egypt, He erected Memphis ( Mn Nefer ) to be the first capital of all Egypt, and now unfortunately most buildings and monuments n the area were damaged because of the Nile flood, so You will see only the ancient Memphis ruins collected in its opened museum, During your tour in Memphis you will see the alabaster Sphinx belonging to Amon Hotep II, the huge statue of Ramsses II weighting about 24 , and many statues and ruins from different periods, After your tour to Memphis, Stir tour to scout Saqqara complex and pyramids, During Saqqara tour you will be introduced to the ancient Necropolis of Memphis, The first pyramid ever erected in Egypt is the step pyramid of Saqqara complex,  Saqqara step pyramid is belonging to king Zoser, During your tour to Saqqara step pyramid you will have a good idea about the different stages of building a pyramid, as the step pyramid is unusual form of  pyramids and the first form of an Egyptian pyramid but not the last form ,Worldtouradvice introduce you to an extremely unique example of early pyramid development in Egypt during your tour to visit the step pyramid, Erecting pyramids in Egypt started 5000 years ago by the step pyramid in Saqqara, then Maydoum pyramid, then the Bent pyramid in Dahshur, and finally the real pyramids (the red pyramid in Dahshur ) and after it were built the famous pyramids in Giza, You will visit also the Heb Sed building, and you will enter inside a pyramid,Teti pyramid is opened for visitors from 8:00 am till 16:00 pm, and Unas pyramids is opened from 8:00 Am till 13:00 pm, You will know more about the first known engineer in all the world ( Imhotep), you will visit his museum and you will visit one or two mastaba, mastaba is a rectangular building built of stones and was dedicated for important persons and their families, there you will see different stunnig scenes representing the ancient Egypt daily life, fishing, markets, sports, offering, parties and more, the most famous mastaba in the area are Mastaba of Kagemni  Mereruca, Kagemni is included, Mereruca with extra  ticket, There is optional thing to add to the tour it is  the Serapium which are huge tunnels under ground containing huge coffins for ( The bull ) Apis , Then relish a delicious lunch meal in the area, drive to your hotel.

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    Saqqara and Memphis day tour includes

    - Pick up and drop off service from your hotel by Worldtouradvice Representative
    - Private transfer by modern AC van
    - Private expert English speaking tour guide
    - Tickets of the area of Memphis  and Saqqara  complex  ( Imhotep museum, The step pyramid, Entry in Teti and Unas pyramids
    Entry in mastaba of Kagemni are included.
    - Tasty traditional Lunchmeal at good quality local restaurant
    -  Mineral water on board
    - All taxis


    Saqqara step pyramid and Memphis tour Excludes

    - Any item not mentioned above

    - Beverages not mentioned

    -  Optional tours such as entry inside Mereruca mastaba or in the Serapium

    - Tipping, recommended but not obligatory


6 - 11.99 Children policy: Pay 50% of the Nile cruise price
0 - 05.99 is 100 % Free of Charge

What to carry with you?

Passport valid for More than 6 months
Cotton or linen clothes in summer and Warm clothes in winter
Hat, Sunblock, Sunglasses
Comfortable shoes
Camera / Video CameraMobile phone is better if you have whatsup application to be easier to contact you

Note: There will be extra during the peak periods ( New Year, Easter & Christmas

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