Saqqara is the biggest burial ground in Ancient Egypt, serving as the Necropolis for the Ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis in the Old kingdom the Era of the Pyramids.
Sakkara Necropolises is considered as an open book for the ancient Egyptian history Sakkara it was used as a burial place form the early Dynastic period and then became the main Burial place for the old kingdom and it was used through the ancient history till the Greco-Roman time.
You will start your day when your guide pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza in a
Private air conditioned vehicle to start your tour in Sakkara.
During your tour you will start with Imhotep Museum :
It was founded in 2006, a site museum designed to house artifacts from local excavations this museum house many great artifacts and mummies and statues.
Also this museum house the only statue of Imhotep was returned back from the Louver museum.
Then you’ll visit the Step Pyramids of king Zoser which is the oldest pyramid in Egypt and the first stone construction in the history.
Sakkara also has many unique Pyramids the most Important is The Pyramid of king Unas
Pyramid of king Titi.
You’ll have the chance to discover the pyramid texts , Which is a group of spells to protect the Dead king in his afterlife Journey.
You can get inside these Pyramids and enjoy amazing text and colors still exist till now.
Then you’ll move to visit the tombs of Sakkara
Sakkara Necropolises has countless number of Tombs from the old kingdom till the Greco-Roman time
1- Tomb of Ti fifth Dynasty:
This tomb belongs to a high official from the Fifth dynasty is considered one of the biggest tombs in Sakkara.
2- The Mastaba of Kagemni:
This Mastaba tomb belongs to an official who was appointed as a chief of justice, the highest governmental post in old Egypt, in the reign of the king Teti the first king of the 6th dynasty
3- The Tomb of Ankh Mahor (the Physicians tomb)
His tomb known by (the Physicians tomb) because the medical scenes and circumcision scenes.
4-The Mastaba tomb of Mereruka:
The size of this tomb and the colors and the scenes of offerings, fishing, Scenes showing the milking and herding of cattle the tomb of Mereruka is one of the best tomb you should visit in Sakkara
After finishing your tour you’ll have your lunch in a local restaurant then you’ll get back to your hotel holding many unforgettable memories for a day to remember
Sakkara needs a full day tour to explore all the attractions of Sakkara pyramids, tombs and more.