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Memphis, Saqqara & Dahshur Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch

by Elegant Voyage Duration 6h Free cancellation available No booking or credit card fees
per adult Price is C$176

Uncover the history behind one of the world's oldest civilisations with a full-day tour to Memphis and Dashur. Explore the site that was the centre of Egyptian rule and culture for 3,000 years, see the pyramid tombs of its rulers and benefit from the expertise of your own Egyptologist guide.

Begin at Memphis, founded by Pharaoh Menes in 3,000 BC, and wander among its archaeological remains. Hear how its strategic location on the Nile Delta allowed it to remain a regional hub for trade, religion and commerce for many thousands of years. Adjoining it is the site of Saqqara, the cemetery of Memphis and home to many pyramids. Discover which members of the nobility were entombed here and marvel at its stepped Pyramid of Djoser.

Then discover the illustrious sights at Dashur, a royal necropolis lying on the edge of the desert. Here, find some of the oldest and best-preserved pyramids, including the unique Bent Pyramid and the very first smooth-sided one. Benefit from your guide's expertise as you gain a fascinating understanding of life in ancient Egypt, particularly of those who ruled over it.

Uncover the history behind one of the world's oldest civilisations with a full-day tour to Memphis and Dashur. Explore the site that was the centre of Egyptian rule and culture for 3,000 years, see the pyramid tombs of its rulers and benefit from the expertise of your own Egyptologist guide.

Begin at Memphis, founded by Pharaoh Menes in 3,000 BC, and wander among its archaeological remains. Hear how its strategic location on the Nile Delta allowed it to remain a regional hub for trade, religion and commerce for many thousands of years. Adjoining it is the site of Saqqara, the cemetery of Memphis and home to many pyramids. Discover which members of the nobility were entombed here and marvel at its stepped Pyramid of Djoser.

Then discover the illustrious sights at Dashur, a royal necropolis lying on the edge of the desert. Here, find some of the oldest and best-preserved pyramids, including the unique Bent Pyramid and the very first smooth-sided one. Benefit from your guide's expertise as you gain a fascinating understanding of life in ancient Egypt, particularly of those who ruled over it.

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9:00 AM, Private Memphis, Sakkara & Dashur Full-Day Tour in English, includes Food Only

Duration 6h No booking or credit card fees

Live Commentary in English.

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C$175.64

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Memphis, Saqqara & Dahshur Full-Day Private Tour with Lunch

Activity Location

Memphis

Memphis

Meeting/Redemption Point
  • Cairo City Center (Hotel Pickup)

    Cairo


Highlights

  • Ancient ruins of Memphis—Egypt’s Old Kingdom capital

  • Step pyramid—impressive prototype for those at Giza

  • Excellently preserved pyramids at the Dashur necropolis

  • Cultural insight into the lives of royalty in ancient Egypt

  • Personal guide to maximise your tour experience


Inclusions

  • Private guided tour of Memphis, Saqqara and Dashur

  • Admission fees

  • Lunch

  • Roundtrip transport to and from your central Cairo hotel via air-conditioned car or minivan

  • Live tour commentary is provided in English


Exclusions

  • Drinks


Know Before You Book

  • Children aged 1 and younger are complimentary.

  • Roundtrip transport is available from most centrally located Cairo hotels. Please arrange pick-up from your hotel or a nearby location when you call to confirm your reservation.

  • Please be ready and waiting in your hotel foyer 15 minutes prior to your scheduled pick-up time.