Half Day Of Excitement To Memphis And Sakkara - Cairo

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Tour Information

Key Details

  • Mobile Voucher Accepted
  • Hotel pickup Available
  • Duration: Flexible
  • Departure Time :
    8 A.M All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.Hotel pickups commence approximately 30 - 60 minutes prior to this time, exact pickup tim.. read more
  • Departure Details :
    Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels
  • Return Details :
    Tour returns to original point of departure
  • Cancellation Policy :
    Cancel up to 2 days in advance for a full refund

Overview

With Youregypttours.com Discover Memphis and Sakkara, two of Egypt's most important archaeological treasures. Sakkara is home to the oldest pyramid in Egypt, and Memphis was the ...

Highlights

  • All entrance fees included
  • All taxes, fuel surcharges and service fees included
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included

Know More about this tour

Discover Memphis and Sakkara, two of Egypt's most important archaeological treasures. Sakkara is home to the oldest pyramid in Egypt, and Memphis was the former capital founded in 3,100 BC. Memphis, bulit around 5100 years ago is the legendary city of Narmer, the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt. Early on, Memphis was more like a fortress from which Narmer controlled the land and water routes between Upper Egypt and the Delta. Having probably originated in Upper Egypt, from Memphis he could control the people of Lower Egypt. A 20 - 30 minute drive away from the Pyramids of Giza, Sakkara, home of Egypt's oldest pyramid. Built by Imohotep for pharaoh Zoser in 2800 BC, the famous Step Pyramid is well preserved. Youregypttours.com qualified tour guide will give you a brief history of the site before allowing you free time to walk around the perimeter of the impressive structure. Sakkara is one section of the great necropolis of Memphis, the Old Kingdom capital and the kings of the 1st Dynasty as well as that of the 2nd Dynasty. are mostly buried in this section of the Memphis necropolis. Three major discoveries have recently been made at Sakkara, including a prime minister's tomb, a queen's pyramid, and the tomb of the son of a dynasty founding king. This is a tour allowing you to determine the amount of time spent at each site during the tour. In addition you will have the chance to visit a Papyrus Institute to see how this famous artwork is made and have the chance to purchase genuine items if you wish. If you do not want to include this visit, just inform your guide on the day.

Inclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Bottled water
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

Exclusions

  • Food and drinks

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

Not recommended for child aged XX and under

May be operated by a multi-lingual guide