Saqqara, Memphis, and Dahshur Private Tour

1 Day


This is often a journey to find out about the evolution of the ancient Egyptian pyramids throughout ancient history.
Start with the Bent Pyramid of Dahshur, climb inside the Red Pyramid, then proceed to the ancient capital of Egypt, Memphis.
Enjoy a visit to Saqqara Necropolis, for the step pyramid of Djoser and tombs.


Day 1 :
  • Enjoy a visit to Dahshour necropolis

  • Following your breakfast, our tour guide will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy an incredible guided tour off the beaten path to the Dahshur necropolis, which harbors a number of Egypt’s oldest and most well-preserved pyramids were built for king Sneferu, father of King Cheops (around 2600 BC). The Bent Pyramid was the primary attempt at building a smooth-sided pyramid, while the nearby Red Pyramid represents the world’s first truly smooth-sided, and free-standing pyramid.

  • Explore the step pyramid of Saqqara

  • Move on to go to the oldest complete stone complex known in history, the famous Step Pyramid of Zoser. Built for King Djoser, around 2678 BC.

  • Lunch in an authentic restaurant

  • Lunch is going to be served at a neighborhood restaurant, before moving on to enjoy your excursion to Memphis.
    Enjoy an incredible guided tour off the beaten path to the ancient capital of Egypt, Memphis, which harbors a number of Egypt’s oldest and most well-preserved artifacts were built for different kings throughout ancient history. In Memphis, you are going to see an open-air museum highlighted by a giant statue of Ramses II.

    After your tour is done, you'll be transferred back to your Hotel.

Please note that our itinerary is flexible, and it doesn't have to be applied as it is in the same order mentioned above. places can be switched during the time of the tour. Your tour guide is able to change the order of the places and sites you visit. However, he is not able to skip or change a visit included in the itinerary. This can be done upon a special request from all members of the group.
Optional activities:
  • Inside The Step Pyramid 100 EGP per person

If you opt to go inside the step pyramid of Djoser, you have to buy a ticket in advance. Ask your tour guide to buy it for you or to show you where you can purchase one. Remember, tickets prices are subject to change every year in November. So make sure you have the updated info about the entry fees.

What's Included

  • All transfers from/to sites are included(a private air-conditioned vehicle)
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
  • Bottled water per person during the tour
  • Shopping tours in Cairo
  • All service charges & taxes
  • Lunch at an authentic restaurant
  • Professional tour guide
  • All taxes

What's Excluded

  • Any extras or optional activities not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entry fees inside the step pyramid
  • Entry fees to Mereruka Tomb
  • Tipping

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Saqqara, Memphis, and Dahshur Private Tour
From $115
/ Adult

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