The step design is the ancestor for the following pyramids. Drive from Giza takes about an hour but this pyramid is a must see
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We contracted a tour guide who took us to Giza, Memphis & Saqqara in the same day!. Saqqara Pyramids are less visited than Giza Pyramids but they are fantastic also. I recommend visiting bot during the same day as early as possible to avoid heat!.
Love it So historical no one can blame. Full of things you never thought to explore. Hot but it's worth it. Dreams come true it you can make it happen
You can´t go into the step Pyramid of Djoser but you can see a lot of interesting tombs, paintings , pyramids etc around Sakkara. Don´t miss this when watching the Pyramids in Gaza .
This is a whole site that consists of more than just a couple of pyramids. There are far fewer touts than Giza but there are still one or two. I preferred the remoteness of the location to suburban Giza and would recommend it strongly on...More
Sakkhara has been dismanteled, and there is not much to see for public. Many items from here are in the Egyptian museum. You get to enter in a small pyramid (not the step one), wich is pretty nice, and a small temle. The heat makes...More
the pyramids of saqqara are a hidden gem, along with dashur. you get to see how the practice of building pyramids evoled to how they look in giza. there is also one you can go into if you want, but seeing the different building styles...More
As the oldest of the pyramids this is worth the time to visit. Not the most impressive of sites but it's undergoing major restoration so should improve.
If you are going to visit Egypt, please don't turn down this tour to visit the Sakkara Pyramid. This is one of the places that tourists don't usually go, so you have the place all by yourself. Said that, take your time, contemplate the area...More