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Exclusive tour of the Saqqara necropolis.

Overview

Immerse yourself in the rich history and culture of ancient Egypt as you investigate these captivating archaeological sites with an expert guide. Explore the marvels of the Saqqara necropolis and enhance your comprehension of this esteemed UNESCO World Heritage Site. This special day tour offers the opportunity to visit the significant landmarks in the Saqqara Necropolis. You will have the chance to explore the 6-step pyramid, the pyramid of Unas, the pyramid of Teti, the tombs of Mereruka and Kagemni, the tombs of Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum, the Serapeum of Saqqara, the Butchers tomb, and other notable sites. This experience will enhance your knowledge and appreciation of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
 

Tour Info
  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Departure time and location: At 08:00 AM, from the lobby of your hotel.
  • Return time and location: At 05:00 PM to at the lobby of your hotel.
Tour Highlights
  • Visit the 6-steps Pyramid from inside.
  • Visit the Unas Pyramid from inside ( the text's Pyramid)
  • Visit the Teti pyramid from inside.
  • Visit the important tomb of Mereruka.
  • Visit the tomb of the vizier, Kagemni.
  • visit the Serapeum of Saqqara.
  • Visit the tomb of Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum
Complementary
  • Mineral water will be provided for you free in the vehicle.
More About Exclusive tour of the Saqqara necropolis.
  • Tour Guide will be waiting in the hotel lobby with sign with your good name on it , and he will contact your good self with whatsapp if it is available .
  • Dress Code: Smart Casual closes is recommended.
  • Comfortable shoes for walking, sunglasses and sunhat are important in summer time.

Itinerary

Day General Information
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At 08:00 am you will be met with your tour guide in the lobby of your hotel, to pick you up and transfer you by a private A/C vehicle to start your day tour.


Activity - 1
Meet, pickup and transfer to Saqqara.

As per the scheduled pickup time, you will be greeted by your tour guide and transported to the Saqqara necropolis to begin your expedition.

Activity - 2
6 Step Pyramid Visit.

You will get the opportunity to explore the inside of the Step Pyramid. The Step Pyramid is regarded as the first monumental cut stone structure in Egypt, with a height of 204 feet. The design of this structure established the basis for subsequent pyramid building in Egypt, exerting a lasting influence on the evolution of grand architecture for many years. Additionally, you will explore the remaining parts of the compound, including the open courtyard, both temples, and the serdab.

Activity - 3
Unas Pyramid Visit

Unas constructed his pyramid in the vicinity of the Sekhemket and Djoser complexes, located in North Saqqara. Connected to the valley temple at a nearby lake, you will get the opportunity to explore the inside of the pyramid. Inside, you will be fascinated by the ancient Egyptian sacred books and their unique style of writing. The manuscripts found in the pyramids and the Book of the Dead were derived from this same pyramid.

Activity - 4
Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum Tomb Visit

Subsequently, you will go to the Khnumhotep and Niankhkhnum site. Tomb denotes two male people who acted as royal attendants in ancient Egypt. Thomas Dowson and Greg Reeder both served as Overseers of the Manicurists at the court of King Nyuserre Ini, the sixth pharaoh of the Fifth Dynasty. They are regarded as the first recorded same-sex couple in ancient history.

Activity - 5
Serapeum of Saqqara Visit

The Serapeum of Saqqara is an ancient necropolis situated in close proximity to Memphis, Egypt. It is widely thought to have been consecrated to the veneration of the revered Apis bulls. The subterranean passageways and rooms house colossal granite sarcophagi that once contained the embalmed corpses of these venerated creatures. The website provides an intriguing insight into the ancient Egyptian religious customs and beliefs related to death and the afterlife. 

Activity - 6
Visit Mereruka Tomb.

Next, you will get the opportunity to see and examine the highly esteemed and well-preserved tomb of Mereruka, located in Saqqara.This tomb is renowned for its exquisite reliefs and elaborate decorations, offering a look into the lifestyle and beliefs of ancient Egyptians. The tomb at Saqqara is widely regarded as one of the most well-preserved, providing a rare chance to intimately engage with the art and history of this ancient culture.

Activity - 7
Visit the Teti Pyramid and the tomb of Kagemni

The purpose of this stop is to see the pyramid of King Teti and the tomb of his vizier, Kagemni. The pyramid of King Teti is among the most ancient pyramids in Egypt, dating from the Sixth Dynasty. Visitors may also see the elaborate hieroglyphics and murals inside Kagemni's tomb, offering insight into the customs and beliefs of ancient Egyptian civilisation. 


Inclusions & Exclusions

Inclusions
  • Entrance Fees & Tickets to the Listed Attractions 
  • Private & Qualified Tour Guide
  • Transportation to all Locations
  • Pick up and Drop Off to and from your hotel.
Exclusions
  • Any Extra Attractions Not Listed
  • Food and beverage
  • Any Private Expenses
  • Tipping

Current Season Price Details

20%
Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 224 /per adult $ 280
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 128 /per adult $ 160
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 124 /per adult $ 155
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 120 /per adult $ 150
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 116 /per adult $ 145
Child [age:6-11] $ 68 /per child $ 85
Infant [age:0-5] $ 0 /per infant $ 0
Deposit

35 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

Extra 15 USD per Head pick up from Airport Hotels, New Cairo, Nasr City 6th of October Heliopolis.

Lunch (Optional to be selected)

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