Cairo is a bustling metropolis and the largest city in Egypt. It's also the country's political and cultural center. With so much to see and do, it can be overwhelming for first-time visitors. That's why we've put together this Cairo day tour from Cairo Airport. This tour will take you to all the must-see sights, including the Great Pyramid of Giza, the Sphinx, the Egyptian Museum, and more. you can visit it through our Egypt day tours
On this tour, you will fall in love with the ancient Egyptian civilization, you will have a great chance to visit very unique monuments and sites, guided by one of our professional tourist guides and Egyptologist, you can enter into more pyramids and tombs and discover its secrets in Saqqara the land of treasures, and the most unique experience to walk underground at the Serapeum and see the Huge sarcophagi of the god Ibes. plus having more photos - here we offer an admission ticket to all available tombs and pyramids at Saqqara. (2-3 pyramids,3-5 tombs, serapeum )
Your private tour guide will pick you up from the Cairo airport in a luxurious air-conditioned car or van in the morning and transport you to the World of the Pharaohs where you may explore the exhibits and learn about their lives.
One of the primary cemeteries for the ancient Egyptian capital city of Memphis existed for thousands of years on the desert plateau above the modern settlement of Saqqara. As a result, it drew several royal and high-status burials, the remnants of which are visible in pyramids and elaborate tombs.
Numerous pyramids may be found in Saqqara, including the well-known Step Pyramid of King Djoser, the earliest pyramid in Egypt, with its stunning temple, columns way, and the house of the north and the south.
Other magnificent painted tombs of high officials in ancient Egypt include the tomb of vizier Kagemni with its distinctive decorations and scenes and the tomb of the ancient doctor Ankhmahor. You can also see and enter the pyramid of King Unas, which is famous for the amazing Texts inside it, as well as the small pyramid of King Titi.
The largest Old Kingdom tomb at Saqqara, which also happens to be Meriruka's most stunning monument, emphasizes the king's crucial role as a rival with its wall relief of the interior courtyard and entrance gateway.
You will also see the colored sceneries in the tombs of the nobles, including that of the two brothers Niankhnom and Khnomhotep, and Irukaptah, which features well-known representations of daily life in ancient Egypt.
Saqqara's Necropolis was also utilized by the new dynasty, allowing visitors to see further painted and embellished tombs of Maya, who oversaw the Treasury under Pharaohs Tutankhamun and Horemheb.
including a trip to Imhotep's museum, which was the architect of the step pyramid in ancient Egypt.
The museum has six enormous halls filled with works of art from the Saqqara region.
Finally, a truly fantastic trip to the Serapeum! It was novel to traverse a lengthy underground tunnel that led to a burial area for Apis, sacred bulls, and numerous enormous old sarcophagi.
Afterward, you'll board the Felucca, a traditional Egyptian boat, at the pier and have a leisurely ride along the Nile, where you can take in Cairo's amazing nightlife or soak up the sun during the day and enjoy a BBQ lunch. After that, we'll take you back to the airport.
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Saqqara offers a captivating historical and archaeological experience. You can explore ancient tombs, visit the renowned Step Pyramid of Djoser, marvel at intricate hieroglyphics, and immerse yourself in the rich history of ancient Egypt.
If you take your time and examine each of the monuments you've named, you can end up staying at Saqqara for two to three hours.
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