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Explore Memphis and Sakkara - Private 6-Hour Tour from Cairo
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Half-Day Tour from Cairo: Dahshur Pyramids Sakkara and Memphis City
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Discover Cairo: Old Capital of Memphis and Step Pyramid of Sakkara Private...
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Cairo 11655, Egypt
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Amazing when you consider that you are walking among 5000+ year old site. Right nearby are some excellent tombs as well with really well preserved hieroglyphics.

Thank cgin2200
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Saqqara and Memphis are only a short drive between them. Unfortunately the step pyramid at Saqqara is undergoing restoration and there are scaffolds on 2 sides of the Pyramid. This has been ongoing for 2 years and unsure how much longer the scaffolding will be...More

Thank Rodman100
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This area is the home of the necropolis of the capital of ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom. Don't miss seeing the Step Pyramid and the Imhotep Museum. Also, if you were uncomfortable going into the pyramids at Giza, try the pyramids of Teti and...More

Thank Thutmose
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

memphis was once the capital of egypt but now only a few exhibits in the open air museum dont do justice to its status. the sphinx here has a nose but has no other details. the giant lying down statue of Ramses 2 is worth...More

Thank babuchNashik
Reviewed 22 May 2017

Good locations and history but you will need a guide for explanation and get in and out without any problems. More to be seen in a single visit. Currently scaffolding on one side of step pyramid

Thank Mickey J
Reviewed 11 May 2017

Must visit this place once in your life. You need to appreciate the fact this is almost 5000 years old!

Thank Pankaj50
Reviewed 7 May 2017

These are also worth visitng when you compare the experience with Pyramids of GIZA.. Sakkara has a lot of history and better to get a guide. Memphis is worth seeing the lying down statue of Ramses..

Thank Arjuntheworldshuffle
Reviewed 1 May 2017

There is so much history here ... oldest standing pyramid thousands of years old ... this is a must do!

Thank Jeff T
Reviewed 28 April 2017

I booked a half day tour of Sakkara and Memphis on the recommendation of Mamdouh a tour guide from Youregypttours who I had used on an earlier tour. We arrived early at the site, which we had almost to ourselves! An extensive site with a...More

Thank t0ny0710
Reviewed 26 April 2017

If you have the time I would definitely recommend a trip to both these places. Memphis has a small museum with some really well preserved statues and Sakkara has some unusual pyramids and tombs. They are both a bit out of the way but make...More

Thank Caz C
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Hello TNX Good reading about your trip- sounds quite informative particularly the video Information in the car. Can you remember the name of the tour company? I am bringing my kids 19-24 out to Cairo at the ed of my offshore trip in 3 weeks time Regards Graham
21 March 2015|
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Response from Mo-Alice | Reviewed this property |
Whichever tour company or guide you use make sure that you are firm about what YOU want to see and do not be rushed around the sites then be taken to a relative`s bazaar,shop or workshop.There are carpet factories on the... More