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Day Tour To Saqqara Step Pyramid From Cairo

Day tour to visit the oldest pyramid in the world, the step pyramid of Saqqara, daily private guided tours from Cairo to visit it.

Saqqara Pyramid Tour In Cairo : 4 hours Trip

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Day Tour To Saqqara Step Pyramid
Our tour representative will meet you in Cairo, at any destination you want such as at train station or Cairo airport
or Cairo hotels, then transfer to Saqqara pyramid complex, where you will start a day tour to discover ancient Egyptian
history and religion, your tour guide will introduce you to the first known engineer in all the world ( Imhotep ), who was the
first man in the history to use stones to build something, Before Imhotep Ancient Egyptian were using mud and wood to 
build their tombs ( Mastaba ) or their temples, but Imhotep was the first engineer to make a project to build a pyramid to be
the tomb of the king, and more and more he erected this first pyramid in all the world from stones, it is thes step pyramid of
 Saqqara.
Your tour guide will take you first to visit Imhotep museum in Saqqara, then proceed your tour to visit Saqqara complex, enter 
from the Heb Sed entrance, the Heb Sed is one of the oldest feasts of Ancient Egypt, celebrated by the Egyptian king after 30 
years of ruling Egypt, The Heb Sed feast was in a nature of a Jubilee, during this festival the Egyptian king has to show to the
 people that after 30 years of ruling Egypt, he is still young and strong, so he show them how he can kill lions or strong bulls by
 his hand.
from the court used during the Heb Sed feast, you will see Saqqara pyramid, the first pyramid ever built in all Egypt and the first
building erected of stones in all the world, proceed the tour to see the false tomb of king Zoser, you will see other pyramids in the
area such as Unas pyramid, other mastabas ( tombs with colored daily life scenes )
drive to visit other area in Saqqara, Teti pyramid, enter Teti pyramid, then accompanied by your tour guide visit Kagemni mastaba
, if you want to visit Mereruca tomb , it will be with additional ticket , but please inform your tour guide from the beginning of the tour
 to buy it to you, after visiting the Mastaba, you can proceed the tour to see the Serapium entrance, and if you like to enter it, it is 
also with additional ticket.
Mereruca ticket is 50 Egyptinan pounds, about 7 American dollars, Serapium ticket is 100 Egyptian pounds, about 14 American 
dollars
The Serapium of Saqqara are underground tombs, discovered in 1850 by the French archeologist August Mariette, it was used to
 burry the sacred bulls.

NB:
You can make the same tour to Saqqara pyramid and add more pyramids
 to visit during your Pyramid day tour, such as Giza pyramids or Dahshur 
pyramids or all of them ( In this case the price will be from 75 to 90 $ per person in private day tour )

Tour Includes

Saqqara Step Pyramid Day Tour Includes
- Pick up you from any destination in Cairo or Giza ( hotel, airport, train station etc )
- Transfer to Saqqara pyramids and return to any destination in Cairo or Giza by modern
   A/C vans
- Transfers during Saqqara complex tour by private modern A/C van
- English speaking tour guide ( Egyptology tour guide ) during the day tour
- Entrance fees to the complex area, including visiting, the Heb sed building,
  and court, the false tomb of Zoser, one colored Mastaba, Imhotep museum
  ( but in case you want to visit Mereruca mastaba or enter in the Serapium ), it will be with
  additional tickets , you buy it there
- Lunch meal in traditional restaurant
- All Saqqara day tour taxes
NB:
You can make the same tour to Saqqara pyramid and add more pyramids
 to visit during your Pyramid day tour, such as Giza pyramids or Dahshur 
pyramids or all of them ( In this case the price will be from 75 - 90 dollars per person per private day tour )

Tours Excludes

Tour To Saqqara Step Pyramid excludes
- Anything not mentioned in our Saqqara pyramid tour itinerary
- Beverages not mentioned in the tour itinerary
- Optional tours such as going inside Mereruca tomb or inside the
   Serapium of Apis in Saqqara 
- Tipping Kitty
NB:
You can make the same tour to Saqqara pyramid and add more pyramids
 to visit during your Pyramid day tour, such as Giza pyramids or Dahshur 
pyramids or all of them ( In this case the price will be different )