on this day tour in the capital of Egypt, you will see part of the historical sites around Egypt, we will take you to Saqqara, the first capital of Egypt, the step pyramid of Saqqara and its surrounding funerary complex, Unas pyramid, the Tomb of Princess Idut, Pyramid of Teti, the tomb of Serapeum, Tomb of Mereruka, and Imhotep Museum.
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we offer to you a lot of things to do in Saqqara, the famous necropolis of the ancient Kingdom up to the third dynasty also the Step Pyramid of Djoser, the oldest pyramid ever built among those attributed to Egyptian civilization that attracts many tourists to visit during their Egypt tours, then you will discover The Pyramid of Unas the Egyptian pharaoh Unas, the ninth and last king of the Fifth Dynasty.
The Tomb of Idut (Idu), The tomb is famous for its colorful scenes depicting daily life activities, including fishing, scribes, a statue of the Princess, agricultural activities, papyrus harvest, livestock, and butchers.
The pyramid of Teti at Saqqara, the founder of the Sixth Dynasty who ruled Egypt after Pharaoh Unas, followed the example of Unas: the central masonry was made of tightly packed blocks of stone, enclosed in fine limestone. and a lot of kings
our representative will meet you anywhere in Cairo or Giza to enjoy your Day Tour in Saqqara.
will meet you at your hotel or anywhere else in Cairo or Giza to accompany you with an exclusive vehicle to begin your Cairo Day Tour to Saqqara and its variety of Historical sites.
you will visit the first tomb ever built entirely out of stones, King Djoser built this Step Pyramid with the help of his genius architect, This building clearly shows how the pyramid building developed. It is the initial pyramid constructed in Egypt and while it is not a ‘true pyramid’ with smooth sides, like the Giza Pyramids and the Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid of Dahshur. it is the first large-scale cut-stone structure in the world that consists of six steps.
the pyramid of Unas, The Fifth Dynasty saw the construction of the Unas Pyramid. Despite its modest size, this pyramid is significant because it contains the first example of the Pyramid Texts on the walls, the earliest documentation of a written Semitic language is found in some writings in a Semitic dialect that is written in ancient Egyptian characters.
The tomb of Idut is one of the most significant tombs at the location. The princess who owned it belonged to the Royal Family and lived from the end of the Fifth Dynasty to the start of the Sixth. The tomb is renowned for its vibrant scenes of daily life, which include fishing, scribes, a statue of the Princess, agricultural activities, the harvesting of papyrus, livestock, and butchers.
The Pyramid of Teti, the founder of the Sixth Dynasty who ruled Egypt after Pharaoh Unas, followed the example of Unas, the Pyramid was made of tightly packed blocks of stone, enclosed in fine limestone.
As a result, the pyramid today resembles a natural hill little as a result of earthquakes and natural changes, But the substructure is still there.
despite the fact that in antiquity the majority of its blocks were robbed. The location of His valley temple is still unknown. In front of Teti's pyramid is a sizable cemetery where the bodies of his officials are buried. The mastaba of the viziers Mereruka and Kagemni is one of the largest and most exquisitely decorated tombs of the Old Kingdom.
the Tomb of Mereruka, Mereruka was the minister during the reigns of Kings Teti, he is buried in the mastaba of Teti pyramid. This tomb is decorated with numerous exquisite scenes that offer insight into life during the Old Kingdom. also, you will visit the tomb of Serapeum, The Serapeum, which consists of two lengthy corridors and once housed the mummified remains of the bulls, is reached via an avenue of sphinxes.
the museum of Imhotep The museum, which was named for the ancient Egyptian architect Imhotep The museum displays masterpieces from Saqqara, archaeological finds, Egyptian art contains vessels, statues, and stelae made of wood and stone, as well as the ancient tools used to build the monuments, architectural elements, and objects used in burials from the 6th Dynasty through the New Kingdom.
Finally, you will return to your hotel in Cairo or Giza.