Day Tour to Dahshur, Saqqara, and Meidum from Cairo
Learn all there is to know how the great Pyramids of Giza were built, but first go back in time to some 200 years before the reign of King Cheops, the architect of the Great Pyramid of Giza, which continues to amaze scientists with its majesty. The sacred necropolis of ancient Egypt's Old Kingdom capital can be visited on this Day Tour to Dahshur, Saqqara, and Meidum from Cairo, one of our new Cairo Day Tours. Keep your eyes open for amazing monuments created 4,650 years ago to endure the names of Kings and rulers of ancient Egypt, such as the Step Pyramid of King Djoser at Saqqara, the oldest perfectly shaped Red Pyramid at Dahshur, and the pyramid of Snefru known as the Meidum Pyramid at Snefru.
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Transports from/ to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.
Admission fees for all the sites mentioned in our Egypt Day Tours itinerary.
Bottled water or a soft drink during Cairo Trips.
Certified English-speaking Egyptologist guide to accompany you
Accredited English-speaking Egyptologist to accompany you through your tours from Cairo.
Egyptian cuisine lunch meal in a good quality restaurant with a variety of tasty Egyptian cuisine.
All service charges and taxes are covered by Egypt Tours prices.
Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
Tipping is not included in Cairo Day Tours price.
Beverage during meals.
During Ramadan, tourist sites close at 3:00 pm, so the tours usually start one hour in advance.
Cairo Top Tours representative will meet you at your hotel or anywhere else in Cairo or Giza to accompany you with an exclusive vehicle to start your Cairo Day Tour to Dahshur and Saqqara Necropolis, and Meidum sacred tomb. Start Cairo Trips with a visit to Dahshur where you will see the first perfect-shaped Pyramid, the Red Pyramid of King Senefru who was the father of King Cheops and the owner of the famous Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza Necropolis, Snefru ruled upper and lower Egypt at the early fourth Dynasty during the Old Kingdom. His Bent Pyramid at Dahshur is open for visits as well, it was his second attempt to create a full-size pyramid but the base was wider than the peak so it got its bent shape. The Meidum Step Pyramid was also created by Senefru and it is one of the earliest Pyramids of Egypt.
Then we will have a delicious lunch meal before continuing our tours in Egypt by visiting the oldest and richest site, Saqqara Necropolis, where we will witness the first tomb ever built entirely out of stones, King Djoser built this Step Pyramid with the help of his genius architect, Imhotep, who was famous enough to be worshipped by ancient Egyptians. We will stop to see the place where the Pharaoh used to celebrate the hep-sed every 30 years, and visit the Pyramid of Teti of the sixth dynasty with the facing tomb of Ka Gemini, his daughter's husband to see how beautiful the carvings of the daily life scenes are still well-preserved. After finishing this amazing Day Tour to Dahshur, Saqqara, and Meidum from Cairo you will be transferred back to your hotel, and this will be the end of our services.
This Tour is available in the Cairo Half-Day Tours section also.
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In Egypt, you can enjoy a variety of activities, including exploring the famous Giza Pyramids, discovering the historical Sakkara Pyramids
Yes, you can visit both Memphis and Saqqara as part of a Cairo day tour. Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, and Saqqara, known for its Step Pyramid, are historically significant archaeological sites located in close proximity to Cairo. Combining both on a tour allows you to explore Egypt's rich history and architectural wonders.
Saqqara is like a big museum outside where you can see everything about ancient Egypt. It is where important kings and noblemen from a long time ago were buried. There is also a special pyramid called the Step Pyramid of Djoser there.
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