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.

The tour, including a visit to Memphis, offers a rich and unique historical experience for visitors, while allowing them to enjoy the beauty and diversity of Egypt's heritage. During the tour, local guides provide in-depth guidance on Egyptian culture and history, enhancing the visitors' experience and providing a deeper understanding of the landmarks they visit. Explore the historical significance of Memphis with the insights offered by knowledgeable guides, ensuring a comprehensive exploration of Egypt's rich heritage


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

$125 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$80 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.

Saqqara is a famous archaeological site in Egypt known for the Step Pyramid of Djoser and other ancient structures. You can find various tours that include a visit to Saqqara, as it's a significant historical and cultural attraction. Here are some types of tours and tour operators that often include visits to Saqqara:

Cairo Historical Tours: Many tours that focus on the historical and archaeological sites of Cairo will include Saqqara as part of their itinerary. These tours typically encompass multiple ancient sites within the Cairo area.

Private guided tours: You can arrange for a private guided tour to Saqqara, which can be tailored to your specific interests and schedule. Private tours provide more flexibility and one-on-one attention from the guide.

Pyramids and Sphinx Tours: Tours that visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Great Sphinx often include Saqqara as a stop on the same tour, as it's relatively close to Giza and part of the pyramid complex in ancient Egypt.

Archaeological Tours: Some tours specialize in exploring archaeological sites in Egypt. They tend to include lesser-known sites like Saqqara, which may not be covered in more general tours.

Customized Tours: Some tour operators allow you to customize your own tour itinerary. If Saqqara is a place you'd like to visit, you can request it as part of your customized tour.

Given the quality of service provided, Egypt offers one of the best hotel pricing. In comparison to other nations, you may stay in a 5-star hotel for a relatively inexpensive price. Most of the time, we can offer lower rates than those found online. Please contact us with your preferred hotel dates and location. If you like, you can stay in one of the following Cairo neighborhoods: Nile Corniche, New Cairo, 5th Settlement, Rehab, Heliopolis, Zamalek, or Maadi.


Yes, tourists can visit Saqqara and Memphis in Egypt. Both locations hold significant historical and archaeological importance:

Saqqara: Located near Cairo, Saqqara is home to the famous Step Pyramid of Djoser, one of the earliest pyramids in Egypt, built during the Third Dynasty. Tourists can explore the vast necropolis, which includes numerous tombs, mastabas, and other ancient structures.

Memphis: Once the capital of ancient Egypt, Memphis is situated near Saqqara. While the city itself is mostly in ruins, tourists can visit the open-air museum that showcases statues, artifacts, and remnants of colossal statues, including the famous statue of Ramses II.

The main sites are the Saqqara Necropolis, which includes the famous Step Pyramid of Djoser, and the ancient city of Memphis, where you can see the colossal statue of Ramesses II.


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