Explore the oldest pyramid in history, the Step Pyramid of Djoser at Saqqara, and the Bent Pyramid, and the Red Pyramid of Senfru at Dahshur, with our professional licensed tour guide and will talk to you about every aspect of Egypt day tours.
An enjoyable Egypt trips with Happy Egypt gives you the opportunity to get to know Memphis, the capital of ancient Egypt, and to know.
Explore the landmarks of ancient Egypt during your Cairo day tours. Happy Egypt’s highly experienced tour guide will accompany you to provide you with a lot of information that will interest you.
Your guide will meet you at your hotel’s reception to commence your Egypt tour :
Saqqara lies on the west bank of the Nile. It is a very vast burial ground, was serving as the cemetery of Memphis, the first capital of Egypt. It includes the famous step pyramid of Djoser and some other mastabas.
The step pyramid complex is the oldest stone structure in history. Enjoy one day trips in Egypt and enjoy every moment of it. Some pyramids were built at Saqqara by the kings of the 5th and 6th dynasties, such as Userkaf, Unas, Pepi I, and Pepi II.
Some private tombs of the Old Kingdom were built there. The best-known tombs are those of Ti, Kagemni, Ptah Hotep, and Meruruka.
Dahshour is about 40 km south of Cairo on the west bank of the Nile. Dahshour is famous for (by) the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid which were constructed by King Senfru ( 2613- 2589 BC ), the father of Khufu ( Cheops).
There is also a pyramid was built by Amenmehat II ( 1929 – 1895 BC ), the 12th dynasty, which is now badly damaged. Several tombs of royal women were built there as well.
King Senusert III built two pyramids there. The Black Pyramid was built by King Amenmehat III, it remains the most imposing monument at the site after the two Senfru pyramids. Several other pyramids of the 13th dynasty were built at Dahshour.
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