Memphis, Sakkara & Dahshour Tours From Alexandria Port

Shore Trips Info
Memphis, Sakkara & Dahshour Tours From Alexandria Port
Trip duration
Approx. 12 Hours
Starting from
$115
  • Trip Port: Alexandria Port
  • Trip Type: Private Guided Tour
  • Trip Activity: Sightseeing Tour
  • Trip Schedule: Every Day

Step back to the times of Pharaohs and uncover the secrets of ancient Egypt. Explore the most impressive monuments in the world touring a collection of ancient Egyptian royal mortuary & attractions. Visit Dahshour Pyramids, Memphis & Saqqara From Alexandria Port.

Excursion Itinerary

Our guide will meet you by the cruise exit to spend few hours in Cairo, approximately 03 hours drive by a luxurious air-conditioned vehicle.

Visit Dahshure; it is the the southernmost edge of the Memphis Necropolis in the desert 40 Km close to Cairo on the west bank of the Nile. It is now opened to public as it was a military zone until 1996.

It is recognized mainly for the pyramids erected in this area, 2 of which are among the oldest, biggest and best conserved in Egypt, the Red & Blak Pyramids. I also features the pyramids built by Sneferu, including Meidum and the Stone Pyramid.

Continue to Memphis, the capital of Old ancient Egypt during the Old Kingdom, it is belived to be to be center of rule and culture for over three thousand years and had great architectural contribution and it is believed to be the largest city in world from its establishment until 2250 BC.

Get your lunch in local restaurant then move onto the Step Pyramid of king Zoser in Saqqara; also spelled Sakkara which is one of the most prolonged archaeological sites in Egypt and represents one ise of the memphis necropolis.

Sakkara includes numerous pyramids, best recognized for the Step Pyramid erected 2700 BC for King Zoser by the genius architect Imhotep, as well as a number of mastaba tombs (bench) devoted to the High officials from various pharaonic periods. Transfer back to port in Alexandria to join your Cruise.

Excursion Includes

  • Pick up from Alexandria port & return
  • All transfers in private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned sites
  • Lunch meals in local restaurant
  • Bottled water on board vehicle during tour
  • All taxes & service charge.

Shore Tripping Tips

Options are not included and available upon request:

  • Geetting inside the small Pyramid: 06$ per person
  • Getting inside the great pyramids: 20$ per person
  • Visiting the Solar Boat Museum : 10 $ per person

Travelers Safety Terms:

  • Stay assured that we monitor the departure time of the cruise to return in the suitable time.
  • Entry visa to Egypt is obtainable on board cruise by the Egyptian Immigration to all passenger.
  • Security is provided equally for all tourists arriving to Egypt through cruise line or local operator.

What to bring with me during this trip??

  • Sunscreens or sun block for the hot sun in desert areas like Giza, Saqqare, Dahshour and Memphis.
  • Sunglasses especially in summer times.
  • Light and colorful clothing for high temperature in Cairo and Egypt in general.
  • Light and comfortable shoes if you are visiting the pyramids or desert areas.

Interesting Facts

  • Egypt Official name is the Arab republic of Egypt with recent population of about 90 millions.
  • Egypt spans across Africa & Asia. Bordered by Israel - Libya - Sudan - Mediterranean - Red Sea.
  • Mount Sinai is the highest mountain 2275 M high & the world longest Nile River ends in Egypt.
  • Egypt is a dry country as Sahara - Eastern Desert - Libyan Deserts represent most of the surface.
  • Arabic is the official language & Cairo is the capital city with the largest population of 20 million.
  • Egyptian Pound is the official currency. It is about 0.14 USD or 0.11 Euro and 0.08 British Pound.
  • Egyptians are linked to soccer as French are to wine. Al Ahly & Al Zamalek are top football teams.
  • Egypt is known for ancient civilization 3150 B.C & they made up lots of things we still use today.
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in about 2000 deities & their alphabet contained over 700 hieroglyphs!
  • Bread & beer were of top products of ancient Egypt. Christian cross is the Egyptian symbol "Ankh".
  • Ancient Egyptians believed in afterlife and the pyramids were built as tombs for pharaohs & VIPs.
  • Egypt is home of Giza Pyramid the lasting Ancient World Wonder & other 130 pyramids are there.
  • Alexandria is Egypt second largest city and it is often called "The Pearl of the Mediterranean".
  • Alexandria is only 225 Km from Cairo but its heritage is slightly different from the rest of Egypt.
  • The population of Alexandria is about 5 millions and enjoy mild winter and hot summers climate.
  • Alexandria was established 331 BC by Alexander the Great as the Graeco-Roman capital of Egypt.
  • Alexandria was known learning center & its lighthouse was one of the Wonders of ancient World.
  • Alexandria today become an Egyptian commercial and maritime important center for the country.
  • Alexandria has been historically referred in E M Forster - Cavafy writings and many other writers.

Excursion Cost

2-3 Persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
195 (USD) 145 (USD) 115 (USD)

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