Discover the monument that was built 200 years before the construction of the great pyramid at Giza, the step pyramid of Saqqara of King Djoser, and the oldest capital of Egypt during this Layover Saqqara and Memphis Tour from Cairo Airport.
Price : 55.00 $
Now you have the opportunity to discover the monuments that were built 200 years before the Great Pyramid was built to the King Cheops in Giza, the Saqqara Step Pyramid of King Djoser, and the most ancient capital of Egypt during the old kingdom 4800 years ago with this Saqqara and Memphis tour from the Airport.
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Cairo Top Tours representative will meet you anywhere in Cairo or Giza upon arrival at Cairo International Airport during your layover in Cairo to accompany you through your Cairo day tour to visit Saqqara and Memphis city, start with Memphis, the oldest ever capital of Egypt which was the center for the government which controlled both upper and lower Egypt since the early dynastic period after the unification of the two lands, upper Egypt 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 the 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, the Necropolis of Saqqara which is blessed 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 underneath, 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 retain their original colors.
You will have a tasty lunch at Saqqara in a good quality restaurant before being transferred back to your hotel or any other drop-off location by your tour guide after you enjoyed our Egypt day tours.