Private Tour: Memphis and Sakkara

Private Tour: Memphis and Sakkara

Discover Memphis and Sakkara, two of Egypt's most important archaeological treasures. Sakkara is home to the oldest pyramid in Egypt, and Memphis was the former capital founded in 3,100 BC.

Itinerary
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Stop At: Memphis and Sakkara, Saqqara 12919 Egypt

Memphis, founded around 3,100 BC, is the legendary city of Menes, the King who united Upper and Lower Egypt. Early on, Memphis was more like a fortress from which Menes controlled the land and water routes between Upper Egypt and the Delta. Having probably originated in Upper Egypt, from Memphis he could control the conquered people of Lower Egypt.


Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, Al Giza Desert, Saqqara 12919 Egypt

Sakkara is one section of the great necropolis of Memphis, the Old Kingdom capital and the kings of the 1st Dynasty as well as that of the 2nd Dynasty. are mostly buried in this section of the Memphis necropolis. Three major discoveries have recently been made at Sakkara, including a prime minister's tomb, a queen's pyramid, and the tomb of the son of a dynasty founding king.

This is a private tour allowing you to determine the amount of time spent at each site during the tour. In addition you will have the chance to visit a Papyrus Institute to see how this famous artwork is made and have the chance to purchase genuine items if you wish. If you do not want to include this visit, just inform your guide on the day.

Duration: 1 hour



Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"
"Infants must sit on laps"
"Transportation is wheelchair accessible"
"Wheelchair accessible"
"Stroller accessible"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Social distancing enforced throughout experience"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"
"COVID-19 vaccination required for guides"



Start Time: 9:00 AM
Duration: 3 Hours
Start location: Traveler pickup is offered
Private transportation by air-conditioned minivans; pick up from the hotel and drop off.
There will be a supplement for transfer to/from hotels on (the 6th of October City– New Administrative Capital – The Settlement)

Airports

  • Cairo Intl Airport, Cairo Egypt



Cancellations and refunds: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Included

  • Experience a Private and an expert Qualified Egyptologist guide.
  • Private transportation by air-conditioned minivans ; pick up from hotel and drop off.
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Entry/Admission - Memphis and Sakkara
  • Entry/Admission - Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

Not Included

  • Gratuities

Facilities


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