Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City

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From USD 28.57

Visit the Dahshur pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara on a half-day tour from Cairo with an Egyptologist guide, and explore an ancient city and two of its poignant necropolises. See the evolution of pyramid building in weathered stone; take in Djoser’s distinctive step pyramid and the ‘Bent’ and ‘Red’ Pyramids at Dahshur. Stand beneath the millennia-old colossus of Ramses II, and follow the footsteps of pharaohs as you explore an open-air museum of statues and ruined palaces.


Departure Point

Customer Hotel in Cairo

Departure Time

8 am

Return Details

Returns to original departure point


Additional Info

 

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult

 


Languages Offered: English, Arabic, French, German, Japanese, Spanish


Prices Quoted Per Person in U.S.D ($)

  • From 2 to 3 People =  28.57 $
  • From 4 to 9 People = 24.29 $
  • Single Person = 38.57 $
  • Child from 6 to10.99 Y = 14.29 $

From USD 28.57

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Start your tour with a morning pickup from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza by our expert guide. Fist head to Sakkara Pyramid, located only 27 km southwest away from Cairo; see the Step Pyramid which was built for king Zoser. It is considered an important development in the process of the pyramid evolution, which were made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form.

Then visit Dahshur Pyramids, Bent and Red Pyramid. Dahshur area is a royal necropolis located in the desert on the West Bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Cairo. It is known chiefly for several Pyramids, two of which are among the oldest, largest and best preserved in Egypt, built from 2613–2589 BCE.

Then Visit Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, where the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx are, this City Dates back to 3100 B.C.

In the afternoon you will be transferred back to your hotel where you tour ends.

Highlights

  • Family friendly
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a qualified Egyptologist
  • Perfect introduction for first-time visitors

Inclusions

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entrance fees
  • Snacks
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Transport by private vehicle

Exclusions

  • Gratuities (optional)
  • Lunch

Route

  1. Cairo