Cairo Day Tour to Saqqara and Memphis

Price Starting From : $50

Cairo Day Tour to Saqqara and Memphis 

On this Memphis, and Saqqara trip with an expert tour guide, you will know more about the history of Egypt and visit the ruins south of Cairo. Spend 6 hours exploring sites such as the ruins of Egypt's first metropolis, 

Memphis Saqqara Tour

Listen to your guide discuss the archaeology of sites such as the Step Pyramid of Zoxer at Saqqara. This special trip is one of the most interesting things to do in Cairo and on a private tour, you can enjoy the individuality and flexibility that comes with it.

Cairo Day Tour to Saqqara and Memphis guarantees you the best excursions in Cairo with the top service by Cairo Top Tours!



Cairo Day Tours includes daily transport from any hotel in Cairo or in Giza.

All tickets and entrance fees for your Cairo Day Tour to Saqqara and Memphis.

A delicious lunch in a good quality local restaurant during your Egypt Tours.

All transports are privately done by a modern air-conditioned vehicle.

Certified tour guide to accompany you.

Bottle of mineral water and soft drink during Egypt Day Tours.

Shopping Tours in Cairo. (upon your request).

All service charges and taxes are included.


Any extras not listed in Cairo Trips itinerary.

Beverage during meals after your Memphis and Saqqara Day Trip.

Tipping or gratitudes are not included in the prices of your tours in Cairo.

During Ramadan, tourist sites close at 3:00 pm, so the tours usually start one hour in advance.

Prices are valid during Christmas and New Year tours in Egypt or Egypt Easter tours.


Our Cairo Top Tour representative will welcome you and transfer you from your hotel to start your Cairo day tour to visit Saqqara and Memphis city, the first stop will be Saqqara where you will see King Zoser's complex and its step pyramid, which is considered the first pyramid in Egypt and the first rock-cut structure in history.

There are several other monuments in the same place, including the pyramid complex of Unas and Userkaf, as well as many tombs belonging to high officials of the Pharaonic era, with many well-preserved colorful scenes. In addition, you will see wonderful monuments inside the museum of Imhotep, the famous architect who designed the step pyramid of King Zoser.

After that, we will head to Memphis, which was one of the ancient capitals of Egypt until about 2,200 BC. After the union of Upper and Lower Egypt, it became the first capital of ancient Egypt. In this open-air museum, you will find many temples and monuments dedicated to the god Ptah, the god of creation and works of art. You will have a yummy lunch at Saqqara in a good quality restaurant before being transferred back to your hotel or any other drop-off location after you enjoyed our Egypt day tours.


Yes, you can take a camel ride during a Giza Pyramids tour. Camel rides are a popular and iconic activity for visitors to the Giza Plateau, offering a unique perspective on the pyramids and the desert landscape. Here are some things to consider:

  •    Camel Ride Duration: Camel rides at the Giza Pyramids are typically offered for various durations, ranging from short rides of 15–30 minutes to longer rides of 1 hour or more. The duration of the ride can impact the overall experience and the areas you'll be able to explore.
  •    Guided Rides: Camel rides are usually guided by experienced handlers who lead the camels and ensure the safety of the riders. It's important to follow the instructions of the handlers for a safe and enjoyable experience.
  •    Viewpoints: Camel rides often include stops at viewpoints where you can take in breathtaking panoramic views of the pyramids and the surrounding desert. These stops provide excellent photo opportunities.
  •    Cost: The cost of camel rides can vary based on the duration and negotiation skills. Be prepared to negotiate the price with the camel handlers. It's a good idea to have small denominations of Egyptian currency for payment.
  •    Safety and Comfort: While camel rides can be a memorable experience, it's essential to prioritize safety and comfort. Wear comfortable clothing and footwear, and consider bringing a small cushion or pad for added comfort during the ride.
  •    Camel Interaction: If you're interested in getting close to the camels and taking photos with them, ask your guide or handler if it's allowed. Some camels may be friendly and approachable.
  •    Tipping: Tipping the camel handlers is customary, so budget accordingly. A small gratuity is appreciated for their assistance and guidance.
  •    Timing: Consider the time of day when you plan your camel ride. Early morning or late afternoon rides can be more comfortable, as the sun is less intense.
  •    Combine with a Tour: Many tour operators offer combined tours that include a camel ride along with a visit to the pyramids and the Sphinx. This allows you to make the most of your visit to the Giza Plateau.
  •    Camel Care: Show concern for the welfare of the camels. Make sure they are well cared for and not overburdened.


1 Person

$130 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$90 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$60 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$50 Per Person

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The tour that ensures an unforgettable journey through Egypt includes visits to the captivating ancient city of Memphis and the intriguing archaeological site of Saqqara.

Cairo is usually okay to be out at night, but it's still important to be careful. It's better to not walk alone and stay in places with lots of lights and people. Also, pay attention to what's happening around you and don't carry too much money or valuable things.


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