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Private full day tour to Memphis , Saqqara and Dahshure including lunch

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USD 80.00
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    What to Expect
    You will be met at your hotel in Cairo at 8 : 30 AM by our professional Egyptologist who will accompany you to start the day by going to Memphis ( the first pharaonic capital 3200BC ) which established by the first King of the the first pharaonic dynasty ( king Menes ) , during our visit to this great ancient city will visit the opened-air museum of king Ramses II and will see :- the most huge statue of king Ramesess II ( almost 13 meters high ) and the second big Sphinx we have ( the Alabaster Sphinx ), plus some another interesting masterpieces ,
    - Then will go to Saqqara ( the first pharaonic necropoli in the world ), in Saqqara there are around 15 Pyramids including the Step Pyramid of King Zoser ( the first Pyramid was built in Egypt 3000 B.C ), so you have a chance to see them and to go inside one of them , We recommend King Unas Pyramid because of the Pyramid Texts are carved in fine detail into the stone and filled with blue pigment. They cover all the available wall space, plus 2 Nobles' tombs ( amazing high reliefs in these tombs for fishing scene, agriculture, hunting, farmers while working in farms of animals and birds, the market , parties and girls dancing ), Then you will go to Imhotep museum , it's very little museum but very rich important objects for example ( a part of the interior wall of the Step Pyramid which decorated by blue faience porcelain tiles , 2 Royal mummies, lots of statues for the important employees such as a Judge and Scribe, Imhotep statue ( the Vizier , architect, private doctor of king Zoser ) , coffins and very well hand made jars , cups , dishes which made out of Alabaster stone ),
    - Then will go afternoon  to Dahshur site to visit the 3nd and the 4rd Pyramids were built in Egypt 2700 B.C, both belong to king Snefru, you have also a chance to go inside the Red Pyramid to watch the reddish limestone of the Pyramid. Then back to the hotel by 4 PM. 
    - Lunch between visits at a local restaurant  ( Shish Kabak and Shish Chicken )
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    Reviewed 21 April 2018 via mobile

    Our tour guide was Haitham, and our driver was Tolbert and they exceeded our expectations. Haitham was very informative and attentive. Tolbert was just plain fun to be with. We had an amazing experience and thank you Emo Tours for everything...you guys are the best

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    • Egypt Best Day Tours
    • Duration: 7h
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    • Hotel Pickup
    • Languages Offered: English
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