Half Day Tour To Memphis And The Necropolis Of Sakkara With An Egyptologist - Cairo

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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

Overview

Have an amazing experience with our Egyptologist to explore the necropolis of Sakkara with its oldest pyramid of  king Zoser 4800 years old, enjoy the colored reliefs that still survive after many millennia. Then drive to Memphis, the oldest capital of Egypt with its unique statues and monuments

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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 upon a time, 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 fascinating experience will carry on with your visit to Sakkara, the necropolis of the old kingdom where the oldest pyramid of king Zoser  known as the step pyramid, was built 2800 BC.Enter the complex and explore the oldest columns in Egypt. Enjoy the colored wall paintings that date thousands of years ago by entering one of the tombs of the nobles. The tomb of a noble is called a Mastaba and the walls of this type of tombs were covered with colored scenes that reflect the daily life activities in ancient Egypt.Bend down to enter the pyramid of king Titi to see the oldest holy texts on a pyramid walls.(included) On top of a little mount in Sakkara, you can have a panoramic view of 12 pyramids around.

 

Inclusions

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

Exclusions

  • Entrance fees
  • Food and drinks, unless specified
  • 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