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Full Day Tour in Saqqara, Memphis and Dahshour with Lunch

5 (11)
Saqqara, EG

Full Day Tour in Saqqara, Memphis and Dahshour with Lunch

5 (11)
Saqqara, EG
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Embark on a captivating journey through ancient Egypt on the Full Day Tour in Saqqara, Memphis, and Dahshour with Lunch. This tour will transport you back in time to when legendary kings ruled and architectural marvels were born. Begin your adventure in Saqqara, where you'll explore the first freestanding structure in history and witness the finest tombs of nobles. Then, venture to Memphis, the ancient capital of Egypt, and marvel at the sculpted statues and the famous Sphinx. Finally, immerse yourself in the heart of the desert in Dahshour, where you'll admire two of Egypt's best-preserved early pyramids, including the unique Bent Pyramid and the majestic Red Pyramid. This tour is led by Egypt's best guide, ensuring an expert and unforgettable experience. With a locally based company and 24/7 customer support, this tour offers a truly authentic and immersive experience of Egypt's rich history.

About this experience

  • Free Cancellation For a full refund cancel at least before the start of your booking
  • Admission Included
  • 6 hours - 7 hours
  • Suitable for 2-10 Participants
  • Private Tour
  • Guided Experience
  • Immerse yourself in the rich history of Saqqara
  • Explore the ancient capital of Egypt, Memphis
  • Marvel at the well-preserved pyramids of Dahshour
  • Experience the first freestanding stone structure in history
  • Learn about the daily life of Ancient Egypt through exquisite tombs
  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private expert Egyptologist.
  • Entrance fees to all mentioned above visiting sites.
  • Bottled water throughout your trip.
  • Lunch served in a local restaurant.
  • Gratuities
  • Extra expenses,entering inside the step pyramid 150 L.E,bent pyramid,the red pyramid ,noble tombs
  • Drinks
  • Camel Ride

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Experience the wonders of ancient Egypt on a captivating full-day tour of Saqqara, Memphis, and Dahshour with Lunch. Explore the depths of this legendary civilization and witness the architectural revolution that marked the beginning of mankind's history. Uncover the secrets of Saqqara, where the first freestanding structure in the world was built, and immerse yourself in the rich history of Egypt's oldest capital, Memphis. Marvel at the fascinating pyramids of Dahshour, a testament to both failure and success in pyramid construction. With the expertise of the best guide in Egypt and our commitment to supporting the local community, this tour offers a truly authentic experience for small groups.

What to expect?

During this full-day tour, you can expect to be transported back in time as you explore ancient Egyptian sites of great historical significance. Visit the Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, the oldest and largest cemetery in the world, and discover the exquisite tombs of nobles with walls adorned with depictions of daily life in ancient Egypt. Next, journey to Memphis, the ancient center of culture and authority, where you'll encounter captivating statues and monuments dedicated to the kings they represent. Finally, venture to Dahshour and encounter the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid, remarkable examples of early pyramid architecture. Immerse yourself in the wonders of ancient Egypt and gain a deep understanding of its rich heritage.

Who is this for?

This tour is perfect for history enthusiasts, culture seekers, and anyone with a curiosity for ancient civilizations. Whether you're a first-time visitor or a seasoned traveler, this experience offers a unique opportunity to delve into Egypt's fascinating past. Suitable for small groups, this tour ensures an intimate and immersive journey through the heart of ancient Egypt. Whether you're traveling solo, with friends, or as a couple, this tour will captivate and educate, providing a deeper understanding of the world's most iconic ancient civilization.

Why book this?

By booking this tour, you'll gain access to the unparalleled expertise of the best guide in Egypt, ensuring an informative and immersive experience. Additionally, your support of a locally based company guarantees that all payments stay within the local community, contributing to the preservation and sustainability of Egypt's heritage. Our commitment to new experiences for small groups means you'll enjoy an intimate and personalized journey through ancient Egypt's most iconic sites. With our expert guides, you'll have the opportunity to connect with the people and places you visit, adding a unique and authentic dimension to your adventure.

Good to know

During this full-day tour, expect a duration of 360 to 420 minutes, providing ample time to explore the incredible sites of Saqqara, Memphis, and Dahshour. Comfortable walking shoes are recommended as you'll be traversing ancient grounds and historical landmarks. Please note that lunch is included in this tour, ensuring you can refuel and recharge during your adventure. With customer support available 24/7, you can rest assured that your needs will be attended to throughout your journey. Immerse yourself in the sights, sounds, and stories of ancient Egypt, and create memories that will last a lifetime.


Reviews from individuals who have embarked on this tour highlight the exceptional knowledge and passion of the guides. Travelers were fascinated by the intricate details and historical context provided during each visit. The opportunity to explore lesser-known sites like Dahshour left a lasting impression, giving visitors a deeper understanding of ancient Egyptian architecture. Overall, participants were highly satisfied with their experience, praising the professionalism and friendliness of the guides and the immersive nature of the tour. Embark on this captivating journey through ancient Egypt, and discover the wonders that await you.

How long before the event do I need to book?

  • You can book at any time before the event

Vouchers accepted in the following formats

  • Mobile

Is an adult required for the booking?

  • At least one adult or senior required per booking

Your Itinerary

Step Pyramid of Djoser

Saqqara: Your Egyptologist will pick you up in the morning to experience the impeccably rich history of Saqqara, which has been the largest and oldest cemetery in the world! Consisting of over 85,000 tombs including the latest discoveries in October 2020 of 59 fresh coffins. You will be professionally guided through the finest tombs of the nobles, whose exquisitely rich walls depict the daily life of Ancient Egypt. First, you will enjoy the scent of the past by wandering around the marvelous Step Pyramid of King Djoser, which was the very first freestanding stone structure in history! Imhotep, this structure’s renowned architect had honored his Pharaoh with such a magnificent tomb, whose pyramid features six steps resembling the Pharaoh’s ascension to heaven!

Admission Included

Memphis and Sakkara

Memphis: Next, you will visit the ancient center of culture and authority, Memphis. It is where the craftsmen community required all the sculpted statues to honor the kings they represented. Memphis was home to the second largest Sphinx, and the giant legendary, King Ramses II’s statue.

Admission Included

Pyramids of Dahshour

Dahshur: Then, you sink deep into the heart of the barren desert in Dahshur, gazing upon and admiring two of Egypt’s ever best-preserved early pyramids, which were built during the reign of King Sneferu (2,613-2,589 BC), the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid! These two monuments are yet considered to be an undisputed evidence of the architectural development preceding the proclaimed great pyramid. The Bent Pyramid having the angle of its sides changed abruptly, hence getting its title, archeologists attribute this outstanding anomaly to an engineering crisis during construction. Where the Red Pyramid, on the other hand, was the first smooth-sided pyramid ever built!

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5 (11)


This was thr best tour we could have asked for! Rasha was the best guide ee could have asked for, she made us feel like family. Thr tours were exceptional, we learned so much! It was really the best experience, I would recommend this tour to everyone. Especially using Rasha.


Rasha was great! We booked our entire Egypt tour through her agency and it was great! Although she only accompanied us in Cairo, the other guides she arranged for Luxor, Aswan and Alexandria were super knowledgeable as well. Highly recommend touring with Rasha, her English is perfect and she’s extremely knowledgeable about ancient and modern Egypt!


Egypt is one of our top travel destinations. We have traveled to every continent. Rasha made the Egypt tour enlightening and memorable. We especially appreciated that the tour was tailored to our specific interests and the interests of our grandchildren. The itinerary was jam packed, yet there was no information overload. Rasha was the very best tour guide among the many places we have visited across the globe. She is clearly a world class guide.


We have travelled quite a bit and had many tours…. This was by far the best. We spent 4 days on private tour with Cherif & Heny in Cairo. The communication for the booking and throughout the 4 days was exceptional. The air conditioned cars were fantastic and the drivers were very friendly and helpful. Cherif was the best tour guide we have ever had. His knowledge was astounding, he was great at getting the information across in a way that was interesting for us and our 2 kids (10 years and 8 years). Cherif took us to the best sites, museums, pyramids, bazaars, Christian areas, mosques and restaurants. We felt safe and enjoyed our whole trip thanks to Cherif and his team. I strongly recommend group or private tours with the Egypt tour specialists. We will certainly be back in the coming years to check out other parts of Egypt + Jordan and we will do this as a private tour with Cherif and his team.


Our tour was amazing! Learned so much. A very pleasant, private tour. Our tour guide Fady was awesome and very knowledgeable. Worth every penny! Thank you Fady for an awesome time!


We visited a farm in Dahshour. One of the farmers met us and showed us the lettuces and vegetables in the field. They served us roasted sweet potatoes and herbal tea. Everything was very delicious. We also watched two women weave baskets from the reeds that grow by the water canals. That was enjoyable! As we were leaving the farm, we could see some pyramids in the distance, one being the Bent pyramid.


I dont know whether to rate Sherif an A+ or an A++? this was one of the most life changing experiences anyone can ever have. the fact that we had someone like Sherif taking us around only added to the experience. I dont think there was a more thorough, patient, friendlier guide out there. the service was top notch. The history that he spoke of and how passionate he was made it feel like we made one of the best decisions ever. Sherif was always available day and night, he didn't mind repeating himself, and he was happy to talk about everything. I don't think you can come to Egypt without going through Sherif. When we come back to Egypt, we will definitely be going right back. I don't think you can pick a better guide.


Fabulous tours! A group of us were in Cairo for a wedding and did three days of amazing tours. The Pyramids, Sphinx, Museum, Churches, Mosque, lunch, and shopping. It was wonderful! Sherif was our guide. He was exceptionally knowledgeable with Egypt today, the history, culture,and, the religions. He brought in humor ex: Egyptian driving. The bus driver had water and hand sanitizers, there was a photographer, a clean bus. I would highly recommend The Egypt Tour Specialist!


We have had the best tour ever. I was in Egypt with my fiancé, and Semsem took care of us from the moment we arrived to the airport until we took our flight back to Hurghada where we stayed the rest of our holiday. Semsem is extremely knowledgeable about the Egyptian history and culture. He explains everything in an easy fun language that made us enjoy listening to his speeches and learn a lot. Thank you for such an amazing tour. We will definitely recommend your tours to all our friends.


“Sem Sem,” as he is fondly known to his tourist friends, is an excellent tour guide. I have traveled many countries in the world and met many tour guides but no one else has been more memorable than this man. He is kind, knowledgeable, and funny. I would go on any of his tours again in a heartbeat. On top of it all, he is a gem of a person and one that you will not forget soon. Highly recommend to everyone.
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2024-04-23 17:26