Discover the archaeological site at Meidum with our Cairo Half Day Tours and see one of the earliest pyramids of Egypt, The pyramid of Meidum, built by Pharaoh Snefru, Khufu's father, stands alone in a desert corner, near a large number of small mastabas.
Price : 30.00 $
Our Egypt Day Tours offers you a unique experience that you will never find with any other Egypt tours except with Cairo Top Tours services which allow you to explore the archaeological site known as Meidum, that was constructed for King Snefru who was the founder of the fourth dynasty during the old kingdom of Egypt history. The pyramid is one of 4 pyramids for the same king who was the father of King Cheops owner of the great pyramid at Giza Necropolis.
The Pyramid of Meidum is located in the town of Meidum, Al-Wasiti, Beni Suef Governorate, about ninety kilometers southwest of Cairo. It is a strange monument, whose construction was completed by Senefru, the founding father of the Fourth Dynasty (whose construction had begun at the end of the last kings of the previous family), it has a very special shape that looks like a step pyramid but is covered from the outside
You will be met by our representative to begin one of our special Egypt Day Tours to visit the Pyramid complex at Meidum area, not very far from the Giza Necropolis, Tombs of the Nobles at Saqqara or Dahshur Necropolis. Your private Egyptologist guide will accompany you with an exclusive deluxe vehicle to the area of Meidum where you will see one of the four pyramids built for King Snefru as attempts to achieve the perfect-shaped pyramid standing in Dahshur and known as the Red Pyramid, but today, you will see an example of the mastaba pyramids (stepped pyramids) as the one for King Djoser at Saqqara, this pyramid (Meidum) is the first Egyptian pyramid to have a mortuary at the level of the foundations, with splendid and innovative arched walls. Today, we can only admire the three upper steps, which emerge from the sand and the heaps of ruined stones. The pyramid of Meidum, built by Pharaoh Snefru, King Cheop's father, stands alone in a desert corner, near a large number of small mastabas. The pyramid of Meidum, built by Pharaoh Snefru, King Cheop's father, stands alone in a desert corner, near a large number of small mastabas. The pyramid was originally built in the form of a staircase, but during the reign of King Senefru, they tried to change the shape of the pyramid, to become from step pyramid to an entire pyramid, by filling the distances between the steps with a limestone cover After finishing your Cairo Day Tours you will stop at one of our government-authorized papyrus institutes to have a quick tour about how early examples of papers were made by ancient Egyptians at the dawn of history, the thing that helped this ancient civilization to rise and develop soo fast during the time when other civilizations were struggling to find the basics for living like food, shelter, and security.