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Memphis the open air museum, Sakkara, and Dahshur

Memphis the open air museum, Sakkara, and Dahshur

By nonaegypt
This is more of historical itinerary. You will travel in time to when ancient Egyptians used to live. In this tour you will learn about Egyptian history, ancient Egyptian life, and get to see the step pyramid, and the bent pyramid. And if you want, you can enjoy some activities like 4-wheeler.

Ages 5-100
Duration: 4h
Start time: Check availability
Mobile ticket
Live guide: German, Arabic, English

  • Private transportation
  • All Fees and Taxes
  • Bottled water
  • 4-wheeler (when choosing the including option)
What's not included
  • Tickets to the Saqqara
  • Drinks and Lunch
  • Tickets to Memphis
  • Entry/Admission - Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
  • Entry/Admission - Pyramids of Dahshour

Start:Multiple pickup locations offered.
  • Saqqarah, Saqarah, Badrshein, Giza Governorate 3352001, Egypt
    We won't meet at the starting point. Instead, I will pick you up from the hotel.
Pickup details
  • We pick up from any hotel in Cairo and/or Giza. The end point is where your hotel/hostel (or any sort of accommodation) is located in Cairo/Giza.
Hotel pickup offered
During checkout you will be able to select from the list of included hotels.
    End:This activity ends back at the meeting point.

      • Not wheelchair accessible
      • Infants must sit on laps
      If you have questions about accessibility, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 102344P3

      • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
      • Pickup from any hotel/hostel (or pretty much any accommodation) in Cairo and/or Giza is available.
      • Most travelers can participate
      • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
      • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

      • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

      If you have questions about this tour or need help making your booking, we’d be happy to help. Just call the number below and reference the product code: 102344P3

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      • 1
        Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
        Stop: 3 hours - Admission excluded
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      • 2
        Pyramids of Dahshour
        Stop: 60 minutes - Admission excluded
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      • You'll return to the starting point
      About the operator
      Don’t take it from us – here’s what people have to say about this operator:
      • nonaegypt
        Cairo, Egypt
        Joined in October 2018
      • ykiran77
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Egyptian Museum, Cairo
        Excellent historical museum, good for children and family, located in the city itself. This is a very huge museum, will couple of hours to see everything.
        Written March 17, 2024
      • DMH70
        0 contributions
        3.0 of 5 bubbles
        faded glory
        still an amazing place, but some of the items allready moved to new museum has the air of faded glory. lots of dust and tatty cabinets. the death mask of tut still there. but still a little disapionted
        Written January 27, 2024
      • GlobeTrotting809621
        0 contributions
        4.0 of 5 bubbles
        King Tut
        The Egyptian Museum in Cairo is where you can see King Tut's gold burial mask -- though you can not take pictures of it. There is actually a guy standing beside it who will make you delete any images of it on your camera. When we visited with our tour group it was very busy with many people strolling about.
        Written December 22, 2023
      • angelnurse52081
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        So much History
        We enjoyed visiting the Museum, there‘s so much history there. Come early because there‘s no air conditioning in the building.
        Written December 11, 2023
      • 844zorant
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Amazing collection
        One of the biggest museum in Africa. Amazing collection especially, so much history and mystery....highly recommended.
        Written September 2, 2023
      • Karen B
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        The Egyptian Museum V the museum of civilisation in Cairo.
        If like us you are wondering about the Egyptian museum V the museum of civilisation then 100% the Egyptian museum. We went to both and the museum of civilisation is within a spacious area and very modern but fairly sparse really. The Egyptian museum is atmospheric and full of archeological wonders such as Tutankhamen and many artefacts.
        Written July 22, 2023
      • Antonina G
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        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        5***** the most knowledgable and lovely guide.
        Thank you so much to Hannah for the most wonderful trip to Cairo. Travelling as a woman alone with a child so made us feel so welcome and safe even when we had some trouble over tips. I wouldn’t travel with anyone else. Thank you so much Hannah.
        Written July 4, 2023
      • Melissa B
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Absolutely stuffed with artifacts, history, stones--everything you could want to see and learn about Egyptian history. Unexpected bonus was King Tut sarcophagus and artifacts--made my brother-in-law's day! Many areas where you are allowed to take photos--only disappointment was the disrespect some tourists showed when requested NOT to take photos, and they did. Huge place--take your time as not to miss anything!
        Written June 27, 2023
      • Martin H
        0 contributions
        4.0 of 5 bubbles
        An Impressive Display
        An excellent collection of Egyptian artifacts. However, at the time we visited, thousands of pieces had been transferred to the new, soon to be opened, Grand Egyptian-Museum. That said, there was still more than enough to see. What was slightly disappointing was the fact that the museum is starting to show its age and a number of display cases were in poor condition. The crowds with their tour guides were a bit overwhelming on times so you need to pick your time if you can. The artefacts from the tomb of King Tutankhamun are of course stunning but there are some other wonderful pieces from the Royal Tombs at Tanis.
        Written March 13, 2023
      • wcaire
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        A week in Egypt!
        Hanan was a great contact and guide for our week in Egypt including Cairo and Luxor. She was professional and knowledgeable, and most of all she was fun to be around. We went to Saqqara, the Pyramids, Coptic Cairo, the bazaar, camel rides, ATV trips along with other experiences. We had a great time. She was always on time and took care of all the work of buying tickets and making sure we had a good experience. We were tired from our flight and she willingly changed our schedule at our request so that we could rest on our first day. She was recommended to me by a friend who had used her previously, and I have to agree that she does a very good job!
        Written December 11, 2019
      • DianBa
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Reading about the mummies displayed here and seeing them displayed, are very different. You can tell that the Egyptians value this museum.
        Written December 8, 2019
      • neringal2017
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Excellent guide lovely person
        The guide were informative, engaging, very helpful and friendly. A really amazing experience in Cairo would recommend anyone. Amazing guide and a person.
        Written October 20, 2019
      • Sightseer568903
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        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Wonderful tour guide and a lovely lady.
        Our tour of the pyramids and museum were greatly enhanced by the friendly and knowledgeable Habiba. She got us through the queues and crowds quickly and really looked after us with lots of information and tips.
        Written October 15, 2019
      • Mamwyn
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        This lady knows how to do all the best bits
        We visited the museum and Giza plateau on Saturday 14/09 and we could not have asked for a better tour guide Hannah has the exact mix of knowledge, understanding and humour that you could wish for in a guide. Not only did she explain the history and the culture and the meaning of everything we saw she took time to correctly advise us on what was worth paying the extra on what was not worth it and if there was a way to achieve the experience without paying extra for it she knew that too. We also took in the Papyrus institute and a perfume place but fear not there was no hard sell and it was quite interesting . In a nutshell this little lady is a gem ,thank you so much Hannah
        Written September 17, 2019
      • ilyasashfaq
        0 contributions
        5.0 of 5 bubbles
        Excellent Tour Guide
        Hannah was absolutely amazing. She was very knowledgeable and a great guide. Very helpful, extremely friendly. A great guide who I would highly recommend anytime. Thank you so much for the trip, you made our day!! You were our tour guide on 3rd August. I was with my wife, daughter and son and they both absolutely loved it too. Wish you all the best and will definitely see you again when we come to Egypt again!
        Written August 7, 2019
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      1.0 of 5 bubbles1 review
      Very good

      Christian M
      Copenhagen, Denmark4,149 contributions
      1.0 of 5 bubbles
      Nov 2023 • Couples
      The drive from Cairo to Memphis can be quite time-consuming due to constant traffic jams. In Memphis, there is a small open-air museum, which might be a bit underwhelming compared to the grand pyramids and the Sphinx in Giza.

      However, we decided to drive to Memphis, only to be told at the entrance that the electronic ticket system had broken down. No option to pay with a card.

      Fortunately (or so we thought), we had cash with us, so we could just pay the entrance fee that way, right? But no - it HAD to be with a card.

      So the whole drive was in vain. As we looked through the fence surrounding the area, to our "delight," we could see that we hadn't missed much. What a waste of time - thanks for nothing!
      Written November 7, 2023
      This review is the subjective opinion of a Tripadvisor member and not of Tripadvisor LLC. Tripadvisor performs checks on reviews as part of our industry-leading trust & safety standards. Read our transparency report to learn more.

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