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  • Cairo: Pyramids of Giza, Sphinx, Saqqara, Memphis & Lunch

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

    Be collected from your accommodation in Cairo or Giza by your guide. Drive south and visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the oldest existing colossal stone building of Egypt, which were built around 2630 BC for King Djoser. Continue your tour and visit Memphis, the first capital of Egypt after the unification of Upper and Lower Egypt in 3100 BC and witness the amazing Colossal Statue of Ramesses II. Have lunch at a local restaurant then head to the famed pyramids of Cheops, Chefren, and Mykerinus. Next, see the Great Sphinx, a limestone statue of the mythical creature the Sphinx with the head of a Pharaoh and the body of a lion. Explore the Valley Temple, a funerary complex including a mortuary temple and the Pyramids of Chefren. Once you have finished exploring the rich history and the iconic landmarks of Egypt, you will be transferred back to your accommodation in Cairo or Giza. There w...

    The outing was great and our guide was very knowledgeable about the areas we visited, great excursion

  • Cairo: Djoser, Bent Pyramid & Memphis Day Trip

    2. 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.

    A lot to see in a say but very do-able. Starting in Memphis with some time to meander around pieces and parts and then to Dashur for the Red and Bent Pyramids. Enter both and take a good look. Finally to Saqqara for Step Pyramid and surrounding structures. Also worth a look inside. Our guide was Michael and very informative. He moves fast for old folks but he’s great with questions. Farouk was driver and maneuvered around with ease. A great day and a good value. We finished early and ended up at both essence shop and papyrus shop but really no pressure at either place and I’m sure these add ons could be politely declined. A great educational day.

  • From Sharm: 2-Day Guided Tour of Cairo with Flights

    3. From Sharm: 2-Day Guided Tour of Cairo with Flights

    Day 1: You'll be picked up from your hotel in Sharm and transferred to Sharm El-Sheikh Airport in time for your flight to Cairo. Upon arrival in Cairo, you'll be met and will start your sightseeing tour to visit Memphis City, the oldest capital in ancient Egypt. Next, visit the Saqqara Step Pyramid, followed by lunch at a local restaurant. Then, proceed to visit the three famous pyramids of Gaza: King Cheops, Chephren and Mycerinus. After taking photos of the pyramid from a viewpoint, continue your tour by visiting the Sphinx and the Valley Temple, before arriving at your hotel in Cairo.  Day 2: After breakfast at your hotel, start your day by visiting the Egyptian Museum, which includes the treasures of  Tutankamoun treasures. If you like, you can choose to add on a visit to the Mummy room. Afterwards, proceed to visit the Citadel of Salah El Din, t...

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What people are saying about Dahshur

Overall rating

4.8 / 5

based on 188 reviews

We had a wonderful tour with Amina, beyond our expectations! Everything was perfect from the pick up at the hotel to the drop of. She provided us with a great service. We really appreciated her deep knowledge of Egypt history, her kindness, sens of humour, and availability even after the tour, to advice us all along our road trip in Egypt. We definitely recommand this company for your tour, ask for Aminea, you will not regret it! ;)

This trip went far beyond my expectations. Everything was so perfect since the first moment of my meeting with the guide and the driver. They did everything to make me feel comfortable and they treated me really nice with full respect. The guide is absolutely fantastic! He is very well educated in history and he knows how to communicate so easily.

Our tour guide Maged was amazing!!! He was so knowledgeable about the history and pleasant to be around. He went out of his way to make sure we had a great time!! He took beautiful pictures of us and made us extra special!!! We totally recommend this tour with Maged!!! Thank you so much

The outing was great and our guide was very knowledgeable about the areas we visited, great excursion

Great guide, interesting program, comfortable car, everything went well! Thanks a lot!