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Pyramid of Djoser

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From Cairo: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Saqqara & Memphis Tour

1. From Cairo: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Saqqara & Memphis Tour

Embark on a tour of Giza from Cairo or Giza in an air-conditioned vehicle. Enjoy commentary from your guide as you visit ancient wonders, including the Great Sphinx, the Giza Pyramids, and Valley Temple followed by lunch and some shopping. Be picked up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza. Visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, Egypt's oldest existing colossal stone building (2630 BC) built for King Djoser. Next visit Memphis, the first capital after Upper and Lower Egypt's unification in 3100 BC, and witness the Colossal Statue of Ramesses II. Enjoy lunch at a local restaurant and visit the pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus. Next, see the Great Sphinx, a limestone statue of the mythical creature with a Pharoah's head and lion's body. Explore the Valley Temple, a funerary complex with a mortuary temple and the Pyramids of Chefren.  There will be free shopping time to enjoy the experience on your own, discussing the price directly with the vendors. After, return to your accommodation in Cairo or Giza.

Cairo, Giza: Sakkara Dahshur Pyramids & Memphis Private Tour

2. Cairo, Giza: Sakkara Dahshur Pyramids & Memphis Private Tour

Experience the mighty history of ancient Egypt and visit Sakkara Step Pyramid on a guided day trip from Cairo or Giza. Explore the ancient capital of Memphis with its monuments to Ramses II and its patron god, and watch the alabaster Sphinx. Visit the less known but Magnificent Dahshur Pyramids. Start the day with pickup at your accommodation in Cairo or Giza. Then head to the Saqqara necropolis to see the oldest pyramid in Egypt: the Pyramid of Djoser, known as the Step Pyramid. See the oldest stone funerary complex in Egypt and walk through its corridors. Discover the incredible details on the painted walls of ancient Egyptian tombs, describing the details of their daily life. From there it’s on to Memphis, the first Egyptian capital, built in 3150 BC. Explore its wonders, including the colossal statue of Ramses II, the alabaster Sphinx, and the statue of Ptah, the patron god of Memphis. See these exceptional monuments, learn the history, and take lots of photos. Finally arrive to Dahshur to visit the Bent and the Red Pyramids of the 4th dynasty. you have the opportunity to step inside one of them. At the end of the day, you’ll be driven back to your accommodation.

Cairo: Djoser, Bent Pyramid & Memphis Day Trip

3. Cairo: Djoser, Bent Pyramid & Memphis Day Trip

Begin by visiting Sakkara and the Step Pyramid of Djoser, which dates back to 2600 BC under the 3rd Dynasty. It is considered the oldest stone structure and it was built for king Djoser. Proceed to visit Memphis, which was the first capital city of Old Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II at Memphis. On your way to the south you will visit the Red Pyramid and the Bent Pyramid of Dahshur. Travel in comfort back to your hotel. Cairo has so much to see, feel, eat and buy, so if you have time and want to add more to your itinerary, let the local operator know if there is anything you would like to add to your itinerary.

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What people are saying about Pyramid of Djoser

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 506 reviews

It was a great trip, my tour guide Mohsen, driver and Photographer Eslam are are really friendly and kind. they took me too many amazing spot in Egypt from Pyramid, to ride camel, quad bike drive, paper place and place to buy jewelry. Mohsen are really knowledgeable and I learned alot from him about history of pyramid, and King Ramses Statue etc. Eslam know that I love mangos so driver and him driving around to buy me mango as a gift before drop me at the hotel. I recommended everyone book this tour if want to have a perfect photographer and tour guide and enjoy Cairo.

We have done the tour with Ra, he has been concerned and attentive to us since the pick-up, he has made the tour super enjoyable and fun, we have not had to wait for anything between destinations. The tour is highly recommended, and if possible with Ra. Unforgetable experience.

Great excursion allowing to see the main places of Cairo. Our guide Omar and our driver Fares were awesome and responsive. Intense and unmissable day.

This was of the best tours I’ve ever been on. Our guide was absolutely the best. I would recommend if your in Cairo to go on this tour.

Day at the top, the guide is very impatic and competent I recommend 100%