Try our new Cairo Day Tours to visit the sacred necropolis of the Old Kingdom capital of ancient Egypt. See the first stone pyramid at Saqqara, the first perfect-shaped Red Pyramid at Dahshur and the Pyramid of Snefru known as Meidum.
Price : 45.00 $
Learn all about the story of how the great Pyramids of Giza started, but to do that you have to get back in time for almost 200 years before the time of King Cheops, owner of the Great Pyramid at Giza which still astonishes scientists with its grandeur till today. Our new Cairo Day Tours gives you the chance to visit the sacred necropolis of the Old Kingdom capital of ancient Egypt. See the first stone pyramid at Saqqara known as the Step Pyramid of King Djoser, the first perfect-shaped Red Pyramid at Dahshur and the Pyramid of Snefru known as Meidum Pyramid and keep your eyes wide open for the extraordinary structures built 4650 years ago to endure the names of Kings and rulers of ancient Egypt who started the golden era of the Egyptian history.
Cairo Top Tours representative will meet you at your hotel or anywhere else in Cairo or Giza to accompany you with an exclusive vehicle to start your Cairo Day Tour to Dahshur and Saqqara Necropolis, and Meidum sacred tomb. Start Cairo Trips with a visit to Dahshur where you will see the first perfect-shaped Pyramid, the Red Pyramid of King Senefru who was the father of King Cheops the owner of the famous Great Pyramid of Khufu at Giza Necropolis, Snefru ruled upper and lower Egypt at the early fourth Dynasty during the Old Kingdom. His Bent Pyramid at Dahshur is open for visits as well, it was his second attempt to create a full-size pyramid but the base was wider than the peak so it got its bent shape. Meidum Step Pyramid also created by Senefru and it is one of the earliest Pyramids of Egypt.
Then we will have a delicious lunch meal before continuing our tours in Egypt by visiting the oldest and richest site, Saqqara Necropolis, where we will witness the first tomb ever built entirely out of stones, King Djoser built this Step Pyramid by the help of his genius architect, Imhotep, who was famous enough to be worshipped by ancient Egyptians. We will stop to see the place where the Pharaoh used to celebrate the hep-sed every 30 years, and visit the Pyramid of Teti of the sixth dynasty with the facing tomb of Ka Gemini, his daughter's husband to see how beautiful the carvings of the daily life scenes are still well-preserved. After finishing this amazing tour to Dahshur, Meidum and Saqqara you will be transferred back to your hotel, and this will be the end of our services.
N.B* if you're booking this Cairo Day Tours from the airport you will be dropped-off at Cairo International Airport with an extra charge for the Cairo Layover Tours.
This Tour is available in the Cairo Half Day Tours section also.