Let’s have a full-day trip to the richest sites of ancient Egyptian artifacts: the Great archeological iconic pyramids, Saqqara the place of the first pyramid in Egypt, and witnessed the building of other great pyramids and Pharaonic tombs from Cairo Airport.
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Saqqara, the well-known necropolis of the ancient Kingdom up to the third dynasty, and the Step Pyramid of king Djoser, the oldest pyramid ever built among those attributed to Egyptian civilization, are both included in this tour. You'll also learn about The Pyramid of Unas, which belonged to the Egyptian pharaoh Unas, the ninth and final king of the Fifth Dynasty, after which you'll visit Saqqara.
The Idut Tomb (Idu), The tomb is renowned for its vibrant scenes of everyday life, which include fishing, scribes, a statue of the Princess, agricultural pursuits, the harvesting of papyrus, livestock, and butchers.
The Saqqara pyramid of Teti, the first pharaoh of the Sixth Dynasty to rule Egypt after Pharaoh Unas, mimicked Unas' design for the central chamber. masonry was made of tightly packed blocks of stone, enclosed in fine limestone. and a lot of kings.
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 from the airport to Saqqara and its variety of Historical sites.
You will first visit will be the first tomb made entirely of stone. King Djoser constructed this Step Pyramid with the aid of his gifted architect, and it amply illustrates the evolution of the pyramid. Although it lacks smooth sides like the Giza Pyramids, the Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid of Dahshur, it was the first pyramid built in Egypt. It has six steps and is the first significant cut-stone building of its kind in the world.
the pyramid of Unas at the second location, The Unas Pyramid was built during the Fifth Dynasty. This pyramid, despite its small size, is significant because it houses the first instance of the Pyramid Texts on the walls, some writings in a Semitic dialect written in ancient Egyptian characters provide the earliest evidence of a written Semitic language ( language that was widely spoken in this specific period ).
third-place site Among the most important tombs, there is the tomb of Idut. From the end of the Fifth Dynasty to the beginning of the Sixth, the princess who owned it was a member of the Royal Family. The tomb is renowned for its vibrant depictions of daily life, which include fishing, scribes, a statue of the Princess, agricultural pursuits, the harvest of papyrus, animals, and butchers.
the fourth place, where you will be the Pyramid of Teti, which established the Sixth Dynasty and ruled Egypt after him Pharaoh Unas, was constructed from closely spaced stone blocks encased in fine limestone.
As a result of earthquakes and other natural occurrences, the pyramid today barely resembles a natural hill, but the substructure is still present.
despite the fact that most of its blocks were looted in antiquity. His valley temple's exact location is still a mystery. The remains of Teti's officials are interred in a sizable cemetery that is located in front of his pyramid. One of the Old Kingdom's largest and most lavishly decorated tombs is the mastaba of the viziers Mereruka and Kagemni.
The fifth site is the Tomb of Mereruka, who served as Kings Teti's minister and is interred in the mastaba of the Teti pyramid. Numerous exquisite scenes that provide an insight into life in the Old Kingdom are used to decorate this tomb. You'll also go to Serapeum's tomb. An avenue of sphinxes leads to the Serapeum, which consists of two lengthy corridors and once housed the mummified remains of the bulls. The bodies of his representatives are interred in the pyramid, a sizable cemetery. One of the Old Kingdom's largest and most lavishly decorated tombs is the mastaba of the viziers (minister) Mereruka and Kagemni.
at the end of this Tour, we will take you to the museum of Imhotep The museum, which was named for the ancient Egyptian architect Imhotep museum displays masterpieces from Saqqara, archaeological finds, Egyptian art containing 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.