Full Day Sakkara Memphis & Egyptian Museum
When: Tour starts Mon-Fri.
Duration: Full day
Highlights: Sakkara, Egyptian Museum
Language: The tour is originally in English.
- Egyptologist guide
- Entrance fee
- Taxes and service charges
- Personal expenses
You will be picked up from your hotel by Sun Pyramids Tours representative to visit the Step Pyramid of Zoser, the world’s oldest major stone structure. It was built in the 3rd Dynasty for King zoser. Then Proceed to Dahshur to get inside the Red Pyramid (the oldest true pyramid in history) and see the Bent Pyramid (the most preserved pyramid). After that transfer to Memphis city which was founded by King Menes, and was the capital of Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it was considered to be a center of rule and culture for over 3000 years the first capital of Egypt, and see the Statue of Ramses II and the alabaster Sphinx of Memphis. Then Move to visit the Egyptian museum is the oldest museum in Egypt and Africa continental it was built between 1897 until 1901 the total number of the artifacts was published at the museum in 1901 was about 5000 master pieces nowadays the total number is over than 150,000 pieces The best the section at the Egyptian museum is the Golden treasures of king Tut and the golden mask. When you are there you can have the chance to visit the royal mummy room or you can get a photography ticket. Those two activities requires extra charge not included in the itinerary. At the end of your Cairo guided tour you will be driven back to your Hotel. Note: If customer required different drop off point than pick up point like airport or other Hotel. it is a matter of extra charge At the end of your private guided tour you will be driven back to your Hotel.