Day Tour from Cairo to Dahshur Pyramids, Sakkara & Memphis
Anciemt Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel to start your tour by visiting Sakkara to see the step Pyramid of Zoser, the oldest stone building in the history built by king Djoser. Transfer to visit the ancient city of Memphis and the ancient capital of Egypt originated by the King Menes around 3000 BC where you will see ancient temples of the pharaohs, royal palace and Ramses ll statue. Proceed to Dahshur to visit the Red pyramid built by the reddish stone and the Bent pyramid dedicated to king Sneferu. Finally, return to your hotel at the end of the day.Pick up services from your hotel & return
Day 1: Dahshur Pyramids, Sakkara & Memphis
Ancient Egypt Tours representative will pick you up from your hotel, to enjoy an excursion to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty (around 2630 BC) for King Djoser, the museum of I Imhotep, the tomb of a high official, the pyramid of king titi, the pyramid of king Unas.
Then transfer to the south and visit the Red Pyramid and Bent Pyramid at Dahshur, Dahshur is a famous royal necropolis in Egypt that holds many famous Pyramids includes the red and bent Pyramids of the king snafu. The site is about 40 km from Cairo, the city.
After that transfer to Memphis, which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Old Egypt during the, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, The city reached a peak of prestige under the 6th dynasty as a center for the worship of Ptah, the god of creation and artworks. The alabaster sphinx that guards the Temple of Ptah serves as a memorial of the city’s former power and prestige. The Memphis triad, consisting of the creator god Ptah, his consort Sekhmet, and their son Nefertem, formed the main focus of worship in the city. Memphis declined briefly after the 18th dynasty with the rise of Thebes and the New Kingdom and was revived under the Persians before falling firmly into second place following the foundation of Alexandria and see the Statue of Ramses II-16 meters high, the alabaster sphinx, you will be transferred back to your hotel or airport.
Tour Details: Day Tour from Cairo to Dahshur Pyramids, Sakkara & Memphis
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- 0 - 05.99 Free of Charge
- 6 - 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
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