Explore Saqarra , Dahshur Pyramids Tour for History Lovers

Tour Number

Activity Level

452479


Categories

Museums / Culture, Day Trip / Out of Town, Adventure / Active

Details

Kid Friendly: Yes.

Friendly: Yes.

Maximum travelers: 2

Language(s)

explanation

French (conversational), English (fluent), Arabic (fluent)

Tour Step Pyramid , Serapeum , Tombs , Red and Bent Pyramids


Join me on this special tour for History lovers and Pyramids Fans to Explore some of Egypt's Hidden Treasure site of Saqarra and Dahshur ,
They may not be as famous as the Pyramids of Giza , but Saqarra and the surrounding pyramids of Dahshur and Abu Sir The Step Pyramid, the Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid are some of the Old Kingdom's most dazzling treasures, and for history lovers, a journey here is a must-do on any Cairo tourist itinerary.
The most conspicuous landmark of Saqqara is the Step Pyramid, the tomb of the third Dynasty ruler Djoser or Zoser, Southwest of the Step Pyramid is the Pyramid of Unas , Double Tomb of Ni-ankh-khnum and Khnum-hotep , Mastaba of Kagemni , The Serapeum houses the rock-cut underground burial chambers of the Apis bulls.
then proceed The Pyramids of Dahshur lie about two kilometers from the south side of the Saqqara .

Itinerary

In The morning I will pick you from your hotel to take a ride 22 km of Giza to Saqarra Necropolis , to Explore the unique and mesmerizing Tombs , pieces of art survived more than 5200 years of wear and tear .
the most famous are Double Tomb of Ni-ankh-khnum and Khnum-hotep This tomb is unusual because The association of these two men in the same tomb can be explained by their close relationship: they were brothers. One suggestion is that they were twins, but there is no actual evidence for this. A more recent suggestion is that were conjoined twins. Others have speculated that there was a homosexual relationship
The Step pyramid had been closed down due to the ongoing restoration work and only allowed to see it from the outside. if you are interested to go inside this would need a special permission fro the authorities for extra fees .
we will also visit the Serapeum to try to understand The mystery of the 100 ton 'boxes' at the Serapeum of Saqqara . then we proceed to Dahshur to climb inside the Red Pyramid

Meeting Location + Tour Duration

Meeting location: Your Hotel Lobby

End location: Your Hotel Lobby

Duration: 6 hours

What’s Included

Hotel pick up and drop off
Private transfer in deluxe van
Private Egyptologist Guide

What’s Extra

Entrance fees
Food and Beverage .

Private tour guide Nahla E.

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