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Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: 5 Hrs
  • Departure Time :
    8:00am (earlier or later departures are available until 8:30am if required, please advise at time of booking)
  • Departure Details :
    , Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels
  • Return Details :
    Return details: Tour returns to original point of departure
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund


If you got some free hours in Cairo, we offer you a short tour to some important and untrodden places such as DAHSHOUR and MEMPHIS. This type of tour focuses on sites usually not included in classical tours .Enjoy visiting Memphis, the first and oldest capital of Ancient united Egypt, then visit the site of Dahshour where the first true pyramids were built: the Red pyramid and the Bent pyramid.

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On time scheduled, your Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour with Memphis or Men-Nfr which means the beautiful place.3100 BC. The pharaoh Narmer united Upper and Lower Egypt and built this city as the capital of the kingdom. Once it was the most prosperous city in the whole kingdom until the capital was moved to other cities. Memphis has a lot of monuments which reflect its glory such as the 2nd largest Sphinx known as the Alabaster Sphinx, the giant colossus of Ramses II, and many other statues, columns bases,false doors that date back to different dynasties.

The next stop will be at Dahshour, 15 minutes drive away from Memphis. This site contains three of the important pyramids in Egypt. Two of them were built for the pharaoh Snefru,founder of the 4th dynasty. Your Egyptologist guide will explain the history of both  and why the Bent pyramid has this strange form. He is ready for answering all your questions. You will have the chance to go inside the Red pyramid (included) and explore the interior of this first true and complete form of the pyramid. The third pyramid belongs to queen Htp- Hres, mother of King Cheops, the owner of the Great pyramid.

After having comprehensive idea about the development of the Egyptian history in the old kingdom and the royal tomb structure, you will drive back to the hotel


  • Bottled water
  • Snacks
  • Qualified Egyptologist guide
  • Entry to the red pyramid
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Transport by air-conditioned private vehicle


  • Entrance fees.
  • Gratuities (recommended)

Additional Info

Confirmation will be received at time of booking

The duration of transfers are approximate, the exact duration will depend on the time of day and traffic conditions