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Ancient Egypt Explored: Memphis, Sakkara, and Dahshur Archaeological Tour

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Dive deep into the heart of ancient Egypt with our comprehensive tour that takes you to three significant archaeological sites: Memphis, the ancient capital; Sakkara, known for its step pyramid; and Dahshur, home to the unique Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid. This tour is an excellent choice for those interested in the evolution of pyramid construction and ancient Egyptian history.

Book your Journey Through Ancient Egypt tour today and step back in time to explore the incredible legacy of Memphis, Sakkara, and Dahshur!

Morning Pickup from Your Hotel: Your archaeological adventure starts with a pickup from your hotel in Cairo or Giza. Travel in comfort in our air-conditioned vehicle as your Egyptologist guide shares insights into Egypt’s fascinating history.

Memphis: Your first stop is Memphis, founded around 3100 BC and once a flourishing capital of ancient Egypt. Visit the open-air museum that houses an impressive collection of statues, including the colossal statue of Ramses II and the alabaster Sphinx, which highlight the grandeur of ancient Memphis.

Sakkara: Next, visit Sakkara, the vast, ancient burial ground serving as the necropolis for the city of Memphis. Here, explore the Step Pyramid of Djoser, one of the world’s oldest stone structures, built in the 27th century BC by architect Imhotep. The pyramid marks a significant advance in architectural design, being the precursor to the later and more famous pyramids of Giza.

Lunch at a Local Restaurant: Enjoy a traditional Egyptian lunch at a local restaurant, where you can sample a variety of authentic dishes.

Dahshur: The tour continues to Dahshur, a royal necropolis located in the desert on the west bank of the Nile. Less crowded than Giza, Dahshur offers a more serene and intimate experience. Here, you will see the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid, both built for Pharaoh Sneferu. The Red Pyramid is notable for being Egypt’s first successful attempt at constructing a “true” smooth-sided pyramid.

Return to Your Hotel: After a day of exploring these cornerstone sites of ancient Egyptian history, relax as we drive you back to your hotel. This tour not only enriches your knowledge of ancient Egypt but also provides a unique perspective on the architectural innovations that shaped the ancient world.



Why Choose Our Memphis, Sakkara, and Dahshur Tour?

  • Historical Depth: This tour offers a deeper understanding of ancient Egyptian architecture and history beyond the more frequently visited Giza Pyramids.
  • Expert Guidance: Benefit from the expertise of a knowledgeable Egyptologist who can provide detailed historical context and answer all your questions.
  • Cultural Significance: Visit some of the less-traveled sites in Egypt, allowing for a more thorough and intimate exploration of the country’s ancient past.

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts and those looking to explore the beginnings of one of the most fascinating civilizations in human history. Discover monumental sites and learn about the architectural advancements that have intrigued scholars for centuries.


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