We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

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

  • Family friendly
  • Step back in time on a history tour
  • All entrance fees included
Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City
From US$24.29
Check Availability
  • Overview
  • What to Expect
  • Important Information
  • Reviews
  • Q&A
Select Date and Travellers
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
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 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

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 (18)
1 - 5 of 15 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
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

Thank tjtorain
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great way to spend a day in Cairo!

What a wonderful experience! My tour guide, Ahmed Mohamed Hamed, was an expert in ancient history of Egypt. He was able to give a me a short overview to the history of Kings of Egypt. After the historical sites he took me to tour in...More

Thank G9259QEanneh
Reviewed 4 weeks 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 20 August 2018
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
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
5 April 2018|
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