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Saqqara and Memphis Tour
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Travel back in time with this Egypt walking tour. On this Egypt tour, youíll visit two historic sites, Saqqara and Memphis. Both locales promise breathtaking views, and your knowledgeable guide will share plenty of interesting anecdotes about their history. Get ready for the ultimate half-day excursion.

Your Saqqara and Memphis tour begins with a trip to Saqqara via private car. After a 90-minute drive, youíll arrive at your destination. Saqqara is an ancient burial ground thatís home to a number of famous pyramids, including the Pyramid of Djoser. This particular pyramid is one of the oldest step pyramids in the world, dating back to around 2600 BC. Saqqara was used for more than 3,000 years for non-royal burials and cult ceremonies. Itís also seen its share of news coverage in recent years; the site was damaged by looters during the Egyptian Revolution of 2011.

Following your Saqqara tour, youíll have a chance to explore Memphis, the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom. Located 12 miles south of Cairo, Memphis was the epicenter of Ptah worship. Ptah is the god of craftsmen and architects in Egyptian mythology, and youíll see the remains of his various temples during your time in Memphis. Meanwhile, your guide will provide you with stories and facts about the culture and customs of both ancient and modern Egypt. Conclude your pyramids tour by heading back to the Cairo. Looking for a nice half-day getaway? Hereís your chance to embark on an enriching Memphis tour and guided trek through Saqqara. Reserve your spot now.

Tour Size
Small
Tour Type
Cultural, Scenic, Active
Tour Duration
4 Hours
Tour Departs From
Central Cairo. (Full details will be provided in your electronic ticket upon confirmation.)
Activity Level
Moderate
Food/Beverage Provided
Not Included
Recommended Dress
Comfortable, modest clothing and sensible flat-soled walking shoes are recommended. Shoulders and knees should be covered, and light fabrics like cotton are advisable due to the heat.
Restrictions
Children must be a minimum of 6 years of age. There is a maximum of 12 people allowed for this tour. Guests must be able to walk on paved, as well as cobblestone surfaces. There are steps and steep curbs in some areas.


Item# Item Name Price: Number of Individuals Add
LMEEGCI955SAQMEM-EC Saqqara and Memphis Tour-Children (Ages 6 - 11)
$60.00
LMEEGCI955SAQMEM-EA Saqqara and Memphis Tour-Number of Adults
$60.00
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