If you are in Cairo whether for business or entertainment and looking for the best day tours in the city, Flying Carpet Tours offering Memphis and Sakkara Tour where you will get the chance to visit the oldest structure in the world, known as Sakkara Step Pyramids which was built around 4,700 years ago and then explore the old capital of the Pharaonic Period Memphis city which was constructed approximately in 3000 B.C.
Flying Carpet Tours guide will escort you to go deep into the ancient civilization and culture by a fascinating Private Tour to Memphis and Sakkara. Start your trip visiting Memphis City was the kings’ primary residence and the ancient capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom (2686—2181 BC), constructed by the Pharaoh Menes approximately in 3000 B.C. Memphis city is 20 km far from Cairo and considered a beautiful open air museum in Cairo. You will have the opportunity to watch the beautiful streets, buildings, gardens and of course temples, you will also get delighted by many monuments such as the stated of Rameses II which weights approximately 29 tons and more with Memphis and Sakkara Tour.
Entertain yourself in Memphis and Sakkara and move to explore Sakkara Step Pyramid which was constructed by King Djoser 4,700 years ago, its height is 60m and it includes temples, chapels and courtyards. The Step Pyramid of Djoser was the first pyramid constructed by the Ancient Egyptians around 2700 B.C. It is a part of a fabulous mortuary complex that was constructed during the King Djoser in the third century, as it was built by the famous architect Imhotep, the structure of the pyramid consists of six layers which are gradually decreasing in size to the top and that’s the reason why it was called the Step Pyramid. Moreover you can try other amazing tours such as our Tour to Pyramids of Giza, Memphis and Sakkara where you will get the chance to discover the great Pyramids of Giza besides visiting Memphis city and Sakkara Pyramid.
Unleash your inner with Memphis and Sakkara Tour or you can try other optional tours to visit the Giza Pyramids; the last remaining wonder of the ancient seven wonders of the ancient world. The most common theory about building the pyramids was that; it was constructed by teams of workers tens of thousands strong as massive tombs of the Pharaohs but some still don’t accept that the ancient Egyptians were capable of such achievements. Try Dahshur, Sakkara and Memphis Tours and visit Bent Pyramid which was built during the end of 27th century BC by Sneferu, the father of Khufu, who built the Great Pyramid at Giza, this pyramid presents the penultimate phase of the royal cemetery’s evolution phases till the final pyramid shape, The Bent Pyramid is also known as the South Pyramid because it is situated in the southern side of another north pyramid, its construction in containing local limestone and covered by white limestone and then move to explore the Red Pyramid which was also built by pharaoh Sneferu in the 4th Dynasty and considered the first successful attempt to construct a true pyramid. Get delighted by the remaining monuments of the first capstone that ever discovered and the mortuary temple which are located at the Eastern side of this pyramid and more.
Flying Carpet Tours guide will escort you to go deep into the ancient civilization and culture by a fascinating Private Tour to Sakkara and Memphis City at Mit Rahina, beguile your eyes with the huge Statue of Ramses II at the Open Air Museum in Memphis City, Next tour to the step Pyramid of King Zoser, Sakkara Pyramid, Visit the Step Pyramids of Djoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It’s height is 60 meters and It was built as a step pyramid consequently it’s structure consists of six layers which is gradually decreasing in size. It was constructed by Imhotep, Egypt’s most famous architect, finally flying Carpet Tours guide will escort you back to your hotel in Cairo.
- Pick up and drop off to your hotel in Cairo
- Excursion to Memphis and Sakkara as mentioned at the above program
- Entrance fees to the above mentioned sites
- English speaking guide at the sites mentioned above
- Bottle of Mineral Water during Cairo Excursion
- All transfers in Cairo by air-conditioned Van
- All service charges and taxes
- Visa to Egypt
- Any optional tours required
- Prices are per person quoted in U.S. American Dollars