Saqqara Tour from Cairo

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Saqqara Tour from Cairo

Known mostly for housing The Step Pyramid is like a giant staircase that was built a long time ago. It is made of big blocks of stone stacked on top of each other, getting smaller as they go up. People used to climb up the steps to reach the top of the pyramid. It was a special place where important people were buried., a well-liked tourist attraction during trips to Egypt, Saqqara is said to be the earliest pyramid ever constructed among those attributable to Egyptian culture. Up to the third dynasty, it functioned as the royal necropolis of the ancient Kingdom.

According to ancient Egyptian tradition, the Pharaoh was not just a ruler on earth, but also a deity or son of the Sun God Amun-Ra who acted as the servant of God´s will and the mediator between the Gods of ancient Egypt and the people. So building such huge pyramids was a majority demand To guarantee a better life for them and their children after them.

Looking for a great way to see Cairo? Check out our Cairo Day Tours from Airport! Our tours include round-trip transportation from the airport, so you can relax and enjoy your time in Cairo worry-free! We'll take you to all the must-see sights, like the Great Pyramids and the Sphinx, as well as some hidden gems that you might not have known about otherwise

  • Transportation services from and to your hotel in Cairo.
  • Entrance fees to Saqqara necropolis during the tours in Cairo.
  • Transportation is privately done by a modern air-conditioned vehicle.
  • An expert English-speaking tour guide will be with you during your Cairo Day Tours.
  • Bottled water and a soft drink during Egypt Day Tours.
  • Shopping trips in Cairo.
  • All taxes and service charges for Egypt tours are included.
  • Any extras not specified in the detailed itinerary.
  • Tipping is not included during your Day Trip to Saqqara Necropolis.


Your Private tour guide will meet you at the hotel lobby to start one of the most amazing Tours from Cairo, The Day Trip to Saqqara Necropolis, which is about 30 kilometers north of the capital where the first-ever known pyramid in history persists, Djoser Step Pyramid, the pyramid that signifies the development of the mastaba tombs till it gets to be the perfect-shaped pyramid that we know nowadays, whose secrets still need to be discovered, did not get popular because it was the first large stone pyramid in ancient Egypt, but because of its construction of primitive materials such as clay bricks only., you can go inside one of the pyramids in Saqqara which don't require the booking of an extra ticket, like the Pyramid of King Teti or the Pyramid of Unas, the last King of the fifth dynasty also is open to visitors where you can visit one of the Tombs of the Nobles at Saqqara, like the tomb of Kagemni. 

You will see the different carvings of all kinds of daily life scenes in ancient Egypt with all its activities clearly seen like harvesting, fishing, hunting, and animal sacrificing scenes, painted in bright colors on the walls and burial chambers of those rock-cut tombs that some of them still retain the original colors.

Continue Cairo sightseeing tours to explore the museum of Imhotep. The museum is one of several halls with more than 500 rare artifacts extracted from the Saqqara archaeological site.  The exhibition includes a model of the Zoser funerary collection, and one of the museum's halls is created in the form of a complete cemetery featuring a mummy, a wooden coffin, and a number of pottery and pasteurized pots.

You can ask your private Egyptologist to take you to government-authorized bazaars to learn about ancient Egyptian handicrafts and to buy souvenirs that will remind you of your lovely Tours to Egypt.



1 Person

$100 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$65 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$55 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$45 Per Person

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When you arrive in Egypt, you can take a day trip. With Cairo Top Tours you can visit the Saqqara area, which includes the pyramid of Djoser. This area is considered among the most anticipated sites in egypt. on the other hand, you should not miss the opportunity to visit the pyramids of Giza, which is considered among the 7 wonders of the world.

We need an hour more or less with our private car.

Saqqara is famous for its ancient Egyptian pyramids, particularly the Step Pyramid of Djoser. The Step Pyramid is one of the earliest large-scale stone structures in Egypt and represents a significant milestone in the development of pyramid construction.

In many of Egypt's tourist destinations, specific considerations are not required. It is advised to dress somewhat modestly in less visited areas. 

Women should avoid wearing clothes that is too tight and should cover their shoulders and knees. Since most Egyptians dress more modestly than many people in America and Europe do, men should likewise refrain from wearing anything too exposed. 

For example, Egyptians do not wear shorts very often. Respecting the local culture can be achieved by dressing somewhat modestly.

They found some old statues of the goddess Isis and a baby god called Harpocrates. They also found special jewelry, small pots, and pieces of pottery with special writing on them. If you want to learn about another cool thing they found, you can read about it in a list of the top discoveries of 2019.

The Grand Egyptian Museum is a big museum in Egypt that has old things from a long time ago. It has stuff from when the Egyptians first started making things to when the Romans were in charge.


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