Marvel at the impressive pyramids at Memphis and Sakkara on this day tour from Cairo led by an Egyptologist guide. Learn about the earliest burials, ancient capitals, and a breakthrough in ancient design. Deluxe transport and entrance fees are included.
What to Expect
Learn about the earliest civilizations of Egypt on this full-day tour from Cairo. Get an insight into the earliest royals, and visit some of the most exciting pyramid complexes in world history, told to you by a professional Egyptologist guide.
The tour begins with a visit to the Step Pyramids of Zoser in Sakkara. This is the world’s oldest major stone structure, and the earliest burials here can be dated back to the First Dynasty.
Continue to Memphis, the first capital of Egypt and a place considered to have been a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years. Also take note of the Statue of Ramses II.
On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur. The Red Pyramid is the 3rd largest pyramid after the Giza pyramids, and is believed to have been the first successful attempt at building a smooth sided pyramid. Learn about how this structure has gone through major changes in the modern period, and take a look around.
Air-conditioned transportation, entrance fees, and taxes are all-inclusive in this tour, and you will be dropped off at your hotel in Cairo at the end of the day.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
- English-speaking Egyptologist guide
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites
- All service charges and taxes
What's Not Included
- Personal expenses
- Entry visa to Egypt