Saqqara and Memphis Tour from the Airport

Price Starting From : $60

Saqqara and Memphis tour from the Airport 

Start your Egypt trips with a touch of magic from Cairo Top Tours! As you land at Cairo International Airport, our welcoming representative is ready to guide you on an enthralling Cairo day tour. Get ready to explore the captivating wonders of Saqqara and Memphis city during your layover in Cairo.

Our journey of Egypt Day Tours commences in Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt, where history comes alive. This hub of ancient governance held dominance in both upper and lower Egypt after their unification. Discover this treasure trove of history at an open-air museum. Immerse yourself in the world of kings and pharaohs.

But the fun doesn't end yet! Let's continue our adventure to a special place called Saqqara's sacred necropolis. This is a really important spot in ancient Egyptian history. In the middle of it all is a pyramid called Djoser's; The Step Pyramid. It's super cool because it was the very first pyramid made out of stone. It was built for a king named Zoser a really long time ago. This pyramid has six steps that look like big stairs, and inside there's a secret room where they buried important things.

Step into the past, relive history and explore ancient Egypt's treasures effortlessly. Let Cairo Day Tours from the Airport be your doorway to a layover in Cairo. Ancient Egyptian pharaoh Djoser ruled the 3rd Dynasty of the Old Kingdom. Reportedly, he held the throne for over 18 years. We have a lovely diorite statue that King Khafre left for us.
 

Inclusion
  • Cairo Day Tours includes daily transport from any hotel in Cairo or Giza.
  • All tickets and entrance fees for your Cairo Day Tour to Saqqara and Memphis.
  • A tasty lunch in a good quality local restaurant during your Egypt Tours.
  • all transports are privately done by a modern air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Certified English-speaking Tour guide to accompany you through your tours from Cairo.
  • Bottled mineral water and soft drinks during Egypt Day Tours.
  • Shopping Tours in Cairo  (upon your request).
  • All service charges and taxes are included.
Exclusion

 

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, starting 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.

Price

1 Person

$150 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$100 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$80 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$59.99 Per Person

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Yes, a professional guide is usually included in the tour to provide insights into the historical context, architecture, and significance of the sites

You can choose when to depart during layovers, but seasoned travelers advise staying away from airports for no more than six hours. Considering that airports themselves aren't often in busy
 

Find the Saqqara pyramid, one of the first pyramids ever built, as well as numerous other nearby tombs. In addition to visiting Memphis, the ancient Egyptian capital and home of the country's kings and queens. a novel experience that brings scenes from antiquity to life.

The exact tour package you select will determine how long the Cairo day tour from the airport lasts. When the travel time to and from the airport is taken into account, the duration usually spans between 6 and 8 hours.

The outside of the pyramid was shiny and smooth, but the steps on the inside were not straight. They sloped outward instead. This made the pyramid very unstable, and it likely fell during a big rainstorm while people were still building it.

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