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Memphis and Sakkara

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Explore Memphis and Sakkara - Private 6-Hour Tour from Cairo
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Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City
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Private Tour to Saqqara and Memphis and Dahshur with Tour Guide
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Hours Today: 9:00 AM - 11:00 PM
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Cairo 11655, Egypt
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Reviewed 4 days ago

My hotel organised a private guide to visit Giza, and the guide included Saqqara on the itinerary. Wow. The entrance is grand, the stepped pyramid unique, but it was the tombs on the left that made for the most memorable experience. So much colour and...More

Thank CodyMav
Reviewed 4 days ago

Memphis is still being unearthed and the structures of Ramses II dominate here. Sakkara provides the boundary view of the Nile Valley & Sahara. The very first stepped Pyramid was built around 4500 years ago and a near-perfect work of limestone masonry can be found...More

Thank ShekG
Reviewed 1 week ago

Touring ancient Memphis and Saqqara was our first sites visited during our trip to egypt. Highlight included the Step Pyramids and the Colossus of Ramses

Thank George818
Reviewed 1 week ago

The pyramid was awesome and we were intrigued as our guide described the ancient processes that occurred here. She also explained that there was an underground maze of tunnels carved out of stone to deter and confuse any intruders or grave robbers from reaching the...More

Thank Dao1949
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We were with a tour group specializing in Egyptian Archeology. We stayed over one and one-half hours. Beautiful day...dry...take water. Visited a number of burial chambers. It really helps to have a knowledgeable guide of Egyptology with you.

Thank johnbarbaram2016
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

After the morning at Giza, we drove on into dry rural areas to get to Saqqara. This was also a very worthwhile optional tour. It was very impressive, the oldest stone building in Egypt. The wall art was very clear. (If you plan to go...More

Thank Penny Y
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

You have to pay the ticket fee depending on your nationality, starting from 100 LE. Most of it were under construction and hence couldnt see all of it

Thank JincyVarghese
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Get a taxi out and see Cairo life on the way. A guide is useful but not essential. Allow 2 - 3 hours for the whole trip.

Thank Leishia2014
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Not a good choice to visit. Some relics to see but it would be good if some of the guards begging took some time to clean up the place a bit. Wouldn't visit again or recommend this spot.

Thank ThaiFamilyExperience
Reviewed 4 November 2017

The step pyramids in Sakkara are older and smaller than the great pyramids. It is from a historic perspective very interesting to see.

Thank Andries M
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Response from Mo-Alice | Reviewed this property |
Whichever tour company or guide you use make sure that you are firm about what YOU want to see and do not be rushed around the sites then be taken to a relative`s bazaar,shop or workshop.There are carpet factories on the... More