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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
From 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
From US$38.57
From 4 to 9 People
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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.
Reviews (22)
1 - 5 of 19 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile
Best Tour Guide EVER

My sister and I did the half-day tour to Dashur, Sakkara and Memphis with Emo Tour’s guide Nesam for our first day in Egypt and it was an amazing way to start our trip. Nesam was very friendly, incredibly knowledgeable and an amazing photographer. My...More

Thank MsWorldWide1986
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile
Great Egypt day with a great guide: Ahmed Tonsi

This was a great experience getting beyond the big three pyramids at Giza. The sights are impressive and with many fewer people much easier to appreciate. The Red pyramid is amazing and much easier to get in and out of compared to Giza. Our guide...More

Thank Flamenco64
Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile
Unforgettable tour for all the right reasons

We thoroughly enjoyed the half day tour to Memphis, Sakkara and Dahshur. We immediately warmed to Hussein our tour guide. He was friendly and welcoming as was our driver Abdul. Hussein explained our timetable as we set off on our tour. Hussein was very knowledgeable...More

Thank sandraaQ8961BY
Reviewed 4 November 2018 via mobile
Good Tour with Ehab and Abdullah

This private tour is amazing, the guide and driver are friendly and informative and he delivered tons of egyptian history to me. If you don’t have a lot of time, this compact half day tour is a good choice to explore dashur and saqqara quickly....More

Thank 122chiuc
Reviewed 10 October 2018
Great time with Adel and Hani

We were picked up on time at our hotel at 8am and started out with our tour guide Adel and driver Hani. They were very pleasant and professional. Adel was very knowledgeable on the sites we visited and Egypt in general. He answered all our...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tjtorain
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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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