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Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City

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  • Family friendly
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
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Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City
From US$ 24.29
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from 2 to 3 PeopleMost Popular
Prices Quoted Per Person for Private tour includes all pickup and drop off transfers,entry fees,expert tour guide water and snacks
US$ 28.57
Single Person
Prices Quoted Per Single Person for Private tour includes all Pickup and drop off transfers, Entry fees, Lunch and Expert tour guide
US$ 38.57
From 4 to 9 People
Prices Quoted Per Person for Private Tour includes all Pickup and drop off transfers,Entry fees,Expert tour guide,Snacks and water
US$ 24.29
Overview

Visit the Dahshur pyramids, Memphis and Sakkara on a half-day tour from Cairo with an Egyptologist guide, and explore an ancient city and two of its poignant necropolises. See the evolution of pyramid building in weathered stone; take in Djoser’s distinctive step pyramid and the ‘Bent’ and ‘Red’ Pyramids at Dahshur. Stand beneath the millennia-old colossus of Ramses II, and follow the footsteps of pharaohs as you explore an open-air museum of statues and ruined palaces.

What to Expect
Start your tour with a morning pickup from your hotel in either Cairo or Giza by our expert guide. Fist head to Sakkara Pyramid, located only 27 km southwest away from Cairo; see the Step Pyramid which was built for king Zoser. It is considered an important development in the process of the pyramid evolution, which were made from the simple mastaba to its widely known form.

Then visit Dahshur Pyramids, Bent and Red Pyramid. Dahshur area is a royal necropolis located in the desert on the West Bank of the Nile approximately 40 kilometres (25 mi) south of Cairo. It is known chiefly for several Pyramids, two of which are among the oldest, largest and best preserved in Egypt, built from 2613–2589 BCE.

Then Visit Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, where the colossal statue of Ramses II and the great Alabaster Sphinx are, this City Dates back to 3100 B.C.

In the afternoon you will be transferred back to your hotel where you tour ends.
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Reviews (16)

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile
Great pyramid tour

We had a great day today with Ibrahim, we were picked up on time and the driver made us very comfortable. Ibrahim is very knowledgeable and is easy to talk to. We had a laugh together and felt very comfortable with him and the driver....More

Thank Joanne P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Informative tour and guide!

Our tour guide Ahmed Yassin was both very knowledgeable and very fun to be with. He devoted more than enough time to each of the stops and kept us informed throughout. The driver Eissa was also very courteous and quickly got us from place to...More

1  Thank ellison95
Reviewed 10 August 2018
Great sights, Ask for Gouda as a Tour Guide

We did 2 tours: This one (half-day to Memphis, Sakkara, Dahshur) and we did a half day tour to the Giza pyramid complex + sphinx. Both trips were excellent, and were made better by our tour guide, Gouda. He is so knowledgeable about the sights,...More

1  Thank karn272018
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile
Crazy Cairo and Amazing Pyramids in Giza, Sakkar, Memphis

Ehab is a wonderful and knowledgeable guide. We had an awesome trip to Giza, Sakkara, Spynx, and Memphis. Amazing Egyptian food (veg/non-veg). Thank you Ehab for creating a beautiful Egyptian memory for life time.

Thank 588ajitm
Reviewed 15 May 2018 via mobile
Best tour in Cairo!!!!

Ehab was a great tour guide spending plenty of time explaining the history of the pyramids. Enjoyed his no rush approach. He also is an excellent photographer capturing many great shots of my adventure. I highly recommend seeking him out if you plan adventures in...More

Thank zerodoca
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Response from borafam | Reviewed this property |
The guide picked us up at 8 am from Le Meridien Pyramid and brought us back by 3 pm. I think that much time was more than enough for visiting Sakkara, Memphis and Dahshur. However, you can request some extra time if you wish... More
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