Spend a magnificent Cairo day tour with us to visit Cairo’s most memorable sights of the ancient capital Memphis, Saqqara, and Dahshur, with its Bent Pyramid and the red pyramid of king senfru, the father of King Cheops who is the owner of the great pyramid at giza.
Price : 50.00 $
Cairo Day Tour to Memphis Sakkara Dahshur Pyramids
Cairo Top Tours have created some shocking Egypt Day Tours and Cairo Day Tour to Saqqara necropolis, Memphis, and Dahshur Pyramids are among the top suggested things to do in Cairo, see one of the most ancient sites, which are chosen by the master architect Imhotep to build the first Pyramid in history made out completely of stone, Djoser's Step Pyramid that he built in Saqqara Necropolis. Discover the City of Memphis, the first Capital of Egypt before beginning the Dahshur Pyramid Tour to see the Red Pyramid, the biggest pyramid after Cheops and Chephren pyramids in Giza and considered the hugest of the 3 main pyramids of Dahshur, and the Bent Pyramid of Sneferu who was the father of King Cheops and grandfather of Chephren.
Cairo Top Tours professional tour guide will meet you to start your Cairo Day Tours to Saqqara, Memphis, and Dahshur Pyramids. You will be transferred to visit Saqqara, the largest necropolis in ancient Egypt and the home of eleven royal pyramids, and explore the Step Pyramid Complex, which is thought to be the first building entirely made out of stone all over the world built by the third dynasty king Djoser.
The tour covers entering the pyramid of Teti or the pyramid of king Unas which have the most brilliant burial chambers among all the pyramids that you can enter today, you will also visit one of the Mastaba Tombs of the Nobles at Sakkara to see the daily life scenes in ancient Egypt with all its activities carved like harvesting, fishing, hunting and animal sacrificing, painted in bright colors on the walls and corridors of the tombs.
We will stop for a lunch break then you will be transferred to the modern village of Mit-Rahina to explore the open-air museum of Memphis, the display includes the alabaster sphinx which is not known for whom it was created, as well as displays and Sarcophagi that were found in Mit-Rahina ( the modern village where Memphis was standing ) including the enormous laying of Ramses II.
Then you will be transferred to Dahshur, one of the most impressive archeological sites from ancient Egypt where you will see the pyramids of king Senfru the founder of the fourth dynasty the Red Pyramid, the first true pyramid in Egyptian history popular for the rusty-reddish color of its local stones and the Bent Pyramid which enjoys the most preserved outer-casings and considered a bizarre example of early pyramid development in Egypt both are located at Dahshur, the famous royal cemetery that houses 2 of the pyramids of king Snefru, The site is about 40 km south of Cairo.
Then you will head back to your hotel in Cairo.