Day Tour to Dahshur, Memphis, and Meidum from Cairo

Price Starting From : $50

Day Tour to Dahshur, Memphis, and Meidum from Cairo

Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, and you will get back in time for about 200 years before the era of King Cheops, proprietor of the Great Pyramid at Giza which still amazes explorers with its glory now. Our Cairo day tours allow you to visit the sacred necropolis of the Old Kingdom capital of ancient Egypt. See the first perfect-shaped Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid at Dahshur, then the Pyramid of Snefru known as Meidum Pyramid, and keep your eyes stretched wide for the striking structures built 4650 years ago to endure the names of Kings and rulers of ancient Egypt who started the golden era of the Egyptian history. 

Continue to see the most interesting artifacts displayed in glory at the most ancient capital in the world, Memphis City, which is known now as Mit Rahina and has an open-air museum with huge statues of King Ramses II from the New Kingdom. Then our lunch is served during Egypt Day Tours or after you finish your Cairo Trips. Important Note: you can view these sites in any sequence. We began in Dahshur, the site farthest away from Giza, and worked our way back towards the city.

The Egyptian Museum in Cairo has a large collection of artifacts and antiquities dating back to ancient Egypt and beyond.

This tour gives participants a unique opportunity to explore places of great historical importance in Egypt. It is always best to check tour details and facilities offered with the organizing travel agency to ensure an excellent travel experience.

Inclusion

Being met and assisted by our representatives.

Transports from/ to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.

Admission fees for all the sites mentioned in our Egypt Day Tours itinerary.

Bottle of water or a soft drink during Cairo Trips.

Certified English-speaking Egyptologist guide to accompany you

Lunch meal in a good quality restaurant with a variety of tasty Egyptian cuisine.

Shopping tours in Cairo. (if we have sufficient time)

All services charges and taxes are covered within Egypt Tours prices.

Exclusion

Any extras not specified in the itinerary.

Personal spending.

Tipping is not included in our Cairo Day Tours price.

Beverage during meals.

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

 

Cairo Top Tours representative will meet you to explore the ancient monuments and the fabulous Pyramids of Egypt other than the Great Pyramids in Giza Necropolis, now you have the chance to see the three Pyramids built for King Snefru, father of King Cheops the owner of the Great Pyramid at Giza. First, you will visit the first pyramid at Meidum which is a step pyramid, then you will be transferred to the area of Dahshur where you will see another two pyramids for the same Pharaoh from the early 4th Dynasty during the Old Kingdom of the ancient Egyptian history.

The Bent Pyramid is slightly bent in the middle due to the wideness of its base, and the Red Pyramid is the third pyramid in size after the two pyramid tombs of King Cheops and King Chephren. Continue your Day Tour to Dahshur, Memphis, and Meidum from Cairo to see the most interesting artifacts displayed in glory at the most ancient capital in the world, Memphis City, which is known now as Mit Rahina and has an open-air museum with huge statues for the King Ramses II from the New Kingdom. Enjoy your lunch served during Egypt Day Tours or after you finish your Cairo Trips.

 

Price

1 Person

$100 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$65 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$55 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$50 Per Person

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Yes, it's possible to visit both sites on a day trip from Cairo, with a perfect arrangement by our representative Cairo Top Tours.

There is typically no specific age limit for participating in Cairo day tours, as it largely depends on the nature of the tour and the activities involved. Cairo offers a wide range of day tours, from cultural and historical excursions to outdoor adventures and family-friendly activities. Here are some considerations:

Family-Friendly Tours: Many day tours in Cairo are suitable for participants of all ages, including families with children. These tours often focus on cultural and historical sites, museums, and attractions that can be enjoyed by visitors of various ages.

Adventure Tours: If you're interested in adventure activities such as camel rides, horseback riding, or hot air balloon rides, it's advisable to check with the tour operator regarding age and height restrictions. Some activities may have minimum age requirements for safety reasons.

Educational Tours: Educational tours that focus on historical and archaeological sites can be informative and engaging for older children and teenagers. However, it's essential to assess whether the tour content is suitable for the age group.

Customized Tours: Some tour operators in Cairo offer customized tours that can be tailored to the preferences and needs of your group, including age-appropriate activities and sites.

Health and Mobility: While there may not be age limits, consider the physical demands of the tour. Some sites may involve walking, stairs, or uneven terrain, which could affect the suitability of the tour for individuals with mobility issues or very young children.

Safety and supervision: If you're traveling with young children, ensure their safety and supervision throughout the tour. Some tours may provide child-friendly amenities or guides with experience accommodating families.

Special Requirements: If anyone in your group has special requirements or medical conditions, communicate these needs to the tour operator in advance to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience.

Beloved of Atum' is a special place in Egypt with old buildings. There is a big pyramid and some smaller buildings made of mud. The pyramid used to have straight sides, but it fell down a long time ago. It is about 45 miles away from the city of Cairo.

Yes, you can explore the ancient city of Memphis from Cairo. Memphis is one of Egypt's most historically significant archaeological sites, and it's located not far from modern-day Cairo. Here's how you can explore the ancient city of Memphis:

Independent Visit: Memphis is situated in the modern town of Mit Rahina, approximately 20 kilometers (12 miles) south of Cairo. You can plan an independent visit by taking a taxi or using a ride-sharing service to get there. Once you arrive, you can explore the open-air museum and its exhibits.

Memphis Open-Air Museum: The Memphis Open-Air Museum is the primary attraction at this site. It houses various statues, sphinxes, and artifacts from ancient Memphis. The most notable exhibit is the colossal statue of Ramses II, which is carved from limestone and lies in an open courtyard.

Statues and Reliefs: While at the open-air museum, you can admire other statues and inscriptions that provide insights into Memphis's history and the New Kingdom period of Egypt.

Visit Nearby Attractions: If you have time, consider visiting nearby archaeological sites such as Saqqara, which is famous for the Step Pyramid of Djoser and a vast necropolis. Saqqara is relatively close to Memphis and can be explored on the same day.

Guided Tours: Joining a guided tour can provide you with historical context and in-depth information about Memphis and the surrounding sites. Many tour operators offer guided tours that include transportation, guiding, and entrance fees.

Photography: Capture the historic and architectural beauty of the open-air museum. However, check the museum's photography policy, as some areas may have restrictions.

On this excursion, we communicate all of your dietary needs to the hotel and the vessel, and we make every attempt to satisfy your wishes.

Tourists can explore some ancient Egyptian tombs and pyramids independently, while others might require guided tours or access under supervision. Here's a breakdown:

  • Pyramids of Giza.
  • Valley of the Kings and Queens
  • Luxor and Karnak Temples
  •     Abu Simbel.
  • Saqqara and Dahshur Pyramids
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