Have you been to the great pyramids in Giza? then you still have much to see, this Cairo Day Tour to Saqqara and Memphis will give you the chance to see the first stone pyramid in history, the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, you will also visit the ancient city of Memphis, Egypt's 1st capital from 4700 years ago!
Price : 45.00 $
This exceptional trip is one of the most interesting things to do in Cairo, Memphis and Saqqara trip will give you even more information about the history of Egypt as you will get to try a different experience, Cairo Day Tour to Saqqara and Memphis.
See the oldest and most ancient capital in the history of Humanity, Memphis city which was the center of administration since the dynastic period started after King Menes united the two lands of upper and lower Egypt, the city now known as Mit Rahina and full of artifacts that date back to different epochs from the old kingdom, middle kingdom, and even the new kingdom as you will see the massive statue of King Ramses II along with other sarcophagi and broken capitals from ancient pillars from the city.
Visit the oldest stone monument in history, the Step Pyramid of Djoser which was built almost 200 years before the great pyramid of king Cheops which is located in Giza Necropolis. Cairo day tours guarantee you the best excursions in Cairo with the top service by Cairo Top Tours!
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The Grand Egyptian Museum ( or the 1 billion dollar museum ) is located in Giza governorate not far from the Great pyramid and the sphinx. It is going to be one of the best things to do in Cairo as the largest museum in the whole world that displays the antiques of a single civilization like the great Pharaonic civilization. The new museum will be inaugurated soon in an international event that will be attended by the world's leaders and it is expected to be on top of things to do in Egypt's list!
Your tour leader assigned from Cairo Top Tours will meet you anywhere in Cairo or Giza to accompany you through your Cairo day tour to visit Saqqara and Memphis city, begin with Memphis, the oldest ever capital of Egypt which was the center for the government which controlled upper and lower Egypt since the early dynastic period after the unification of the two lands, upper and lower Egypt took place, the city has ruins of artifacts that are displayed in the open-air museum, you will see the statue of Ramses II, the famous pharaoh from the new kingdom along with the alabaster Sphinx which is much smaller than the Great Sphinx of Giza, and other interesting artifacts that you will feel like getting back in a time of the kings and pharaohs of ancient Egypt.
Resume your Memphis and Saqqara tour from Cairo to visit the most sacred place during the old kingdom of ancient Egyptian history, Saqqara Necropolis which is granted with the first pyramid to be built entirely out of stone, which is Djoser's Step Pyramid that was built for king Zoser who ruled Egypt during the 3rd dynasty, the pyramid is built by the method of putting 6 steps (mastabas) above each other in which the burial is below, along with one of the two tombs of the nobles at Saqqara, built for one of the husbands of the king's two daughters, inside, you will see the most well-preserved wall paintings depicting the ancient Egyptians daily-life scenes like the offerings for the Gods of ancient Egypt, Egypt's animals used for food, and hunting scenes that still preserve their original colors.
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.
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