Sakkara and Dahshur Trip in Cairo

Sakkara Tours

In this article, we will choose Saqqara as a famous place to discuss. First, we will give an introduction to this place. Then, we will show how you can get to it from different destinations. Also, we will provide a link to Sakkara (Saqqara) tour booking and reservation. Sakkara tours are unique and informative! Also, we will show what tips we can make in this historic place.

History of Sakkara

Sakkara lies 30 south of Cairo Governorate; it is a vast, ancient burial in Egypt. It served as the necropolis for the ancient Egyptian capital, Memphis. Also, it contains numerous pyramids, including the world-famous Step pyramid of Djoser. This Step pyramid is the oldest comprehensive stone building complex known in history. The ancient Egyptians built the Pyramid of Djoser during the Third Dynasty. Also, another sixteen Egyptian more kings built pyramids at Saqqara. High officials added private funeral monuments to this necropolis during the entire Pharaonic period. It remained an essential complex for non-royal burials and cult ceremonies for more than 3,000 years. This importance lasted till Ptolemaic and Roman times.

Sakkara Tours from Cairo

Certainly, Giza is the nearest destination to get to Saqqara and see its monuments. In general, tourists stay in Giza and Cairo hotels. It provides them with an excellent chance to see Sakkara. Typically, tour operators organise a full-day tour to Pyramids, Dahshur and Sakkara together. On this tour, you can see the three pyramids in Giza, the Valley Temple (Mummification Temple), the Great Sphinx in the pyramid complex. Besides, you can explore the Step Pyramid of Djoser in Sakkara necropolis; and the pyramids of Dahshur. The trip price includes Lunch.

The following is a link to this tour:

Tour to Dahshur and Sakkara

There is also another tour which can fulfil the same purpose. This tour allows you to visit the three pyramids in Giza, the Valley Temple (Mummification Temple), the Great Sphinx in the pyramid complex. Also, you can explore the Step Pyramid of Djoser in Sakkara necropolis; and the statue of Ramses II in Memphis. The trip price includes guiding, entrance tickets and lunch.

The following is a link to this tour:

Tour to Sakkara and Memphis from Cairo

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