Cairo Half-Day Tour to Memphis City

Price Starting From : $35

Cairo Half-Day Tour to Memphis City 

Memphis used to be the capital of Egypt, while Cairo is now acknowledged as the official capital; it was formerly located in Luxor and is regarded as the biggest capital in Egypt's history.

Now you have the chance to learn more about the great History of Egypt by booking this Cairo half-day tour to Memphis city, known as Mit-Rahina with its wide diversity of artifacts at the open-air museum and the largest broken colossal statue of King Ramses II.

Memphis Ancient City Trip 

Memphis was founded by King Narmer who is also known as Menes, in the year 3200 B.C, and was considered in the time of the ancient Egyptian Empire as the capital of the country, specifically during the rule of the 3rd dynasty and continued until the sixth family, and the rituals of worship in it were specific to the gods called (Ptah).
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Cairo Top Tours Egyptologist guide will meet you at the hotel lobby in Cairo or Giza to start your Cairo half-day tours to Memphis city which is considered the oldest established capital in the history of Egypt and the history of mankind. Memphis is located on a vast plain in the place where Upper Egypt meets Lower Egypt, and it is located 25 km from Ras Delta in the south of central Cairo, and 35 km south-central Cairo on the west bank of the Nile. You will begin by driving to the area where the ancient city of Memphis used to be standing as an administrative center to rule the large kingdom of upper and lower Egypt from the pre-dynastic period, passing through the old kingdom (pyramids era) and the middle kingdom.

By accessing the monumental open-air museum you will see impressive statues and artifacts dating back to the early times and among the most remarkable of them is the 2nd biggest among all the sphinxes in Egypt, the alabaster sphinx, and the statues of King Ramses II. Continue your Cairo Day Tours to enter the area where you will see the huge broken-legged statue of Ramses II and how it has been created in a genius way to indicate the strength and glory of art during that time competing with the new laser-cutters. You will have an interesting time at one of the papyri-authorized institutes to learn how ancient Egyptians used papyrus plant reeds to create the earliest example of writing paper sheets in history. Transfer back to your hotel or any requested drop-off location by your tour guide after you finish this amazing Day Tour to Memphis from Cairo.



1 Person

$95 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$54.98 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$45 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$34.98 Per Person

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Its ruins are located near the modern city of Mit Rahina, 20 km (12 Mi) south of Giza in Greater Cairo, Egypt.

You can visit many places like Memphis city, Old Cairo, Egyptian Museum, Giza Pyramids etc...

Yes, Memphis City offers guided tours. At the location, you can hire a local guide, or you can sign up for scheduled tours that take you to Memphis City and other adjacent sights. A guide may make your trip more enjoyable and give you insightful information on the background and significance of the old city.

It will be more enjoyable to venture out and begin experiencing Egypt on your own to discover more about its culture and interact with Egyptians, therefore you are not required to stay at the hotel. Try going shopping to purchase presents and souvenirs from Egypt that you can bring home with you to always remember your fascinating trip. A fantastic meal on a Nile cruise with musical and belly dancing performances is another option.


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