April 24, 2020
Tour to Saqqara, Memphis, Dahshur
Written By Mohamed Abdel Nasser
Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza and the Sphinx and then the older Step Pyramid at Saqqara, and Memphis, the first ancient capital of Egypt to Witness the greatest ancient sites near Cairo in one day.
Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy an excursion to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser, the museum of I mhotep, the tomb of a high official, the pyramid of king titi, the pyramid of king unas
After that transfer to Memphis, which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, The city reached a peak of prestige under the 6th dynasty as a centre for the worship of Ptah, the god of creation and artworks. The alabaster sphinx that guards the Temple of Ptah serves as a memorial of the city’s former power and prestige. The Memphis triad, consisting of the creator god Ptah, his consort Sekhmet, and their son Nefertem, formed the main focus of worship in the city. Memphis declined briefly after the 18th dynasty with the rise of Thebes and the New Kingdom, and was revived under the Persians before falling firmly into second place following the foundation of Alexandria and see the Statue of RamsesII-16 meters high, the alabasrar sphinx
You will continue to explore Then transfer to the south and visit the Red Pyramid and Bent pyramid at Dahshur, Dahshuris a famous royal necropoils in Egypt holds many famous Pyramids includes the red and bent Pyraimds of king snefru. The site is about 40 km from Cairo, the city. Then proceed to have your lunch at local restaurant. you will be transferred back to your hotel.
- Pick up services from your hotel / air port & return.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private English Egyptologist guide.
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- Lunch meal at local restaurant in Cairo.
- Bottled water on board the vehicle during the tour.
- Shopping tours in Cairo.
- All taxes & service charge.
- Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary
- Tipping Kitty.
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