Visit Saqqara in Cairo for a full-day tour of the iconic pyramids, combined with a camel safari through the golden desert. Admire Zoser’s Funerary Complex, the Pyramid of Teti, the Tombs of the Nobles, and see these impressive pyramids from outside.
What to Expect
Spend the day visiting the pyramids in Cairo and enjoying a camel ride through the desert on this full-day tour. The program will cover all the major sites you ought to see when visiting this part of Egypt. Visit Zoser’s Funerary Complex, aslo known as the Step Pyramid. It is made out of 6 steps at a height of 60 meters.
You’ll also get the chance to visit the Unas Pyramid Complex, built especially for the pharaoh Unas. Admire the pyramid of Teti, the Tombs of the Nobles, the Philosopher’s Circle, and the Tomb of Kagemni.
Take rest for lunch and savor some delicious Egyptian food of falafel or grilled meat (not included). Lunch usually consists of lots of small appetizers so you can taste quite a few new foods if you are new to Egypt. Afterwards, climb aboard a camel for a desert safari of about 2 hours. You’ll get to see the pyramids from outside and capture some pretty impressive shots as you marvel at them from afar.
- Tour guide fees
- Private transport in new model A/C private van
- Bottled water
- Hotel pick-up and drop-off
- 2-hour camel ride
What's Not Included
- Entrance tickets for Serapeum, Tia, Maya, and Horemheb Tombs
Know Before You Go
Allowed: Zoser’s Funerary Complex, Pyramid of Teti, Unas’s Funerary Complex, and the Philosophers’ Circle
Not allowed: inside Pyramid of Teti, Imhotep Museum, Serapeum, and the Private Tombs
Suggested dress: comfortable walking shoes
For women: long-sleeved shirts, trousers or modest skirts, and a scarf
For men: long-sleeved shirts and trousers
Lunch is available on site from a small restaurant serving Egyptian food. The cost of lunch can vary from EGP 10 per person for take away Egyptian food such as Falafel and Shawirma sandwiches, to EGP 70 for a big meal of mixed grill or grilled chicken served with Egyptian appetizers. There will also be options for vegetarians or vegans. Alternatively, you can bring your own snacks or packed lunch.
Kids under 6 go free. Child prices apply to those between 6 and 12.