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Address: Cairo, Egypt
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Private Guided Day Trip to Dahshur, Memphis and Saqqara from Cairo
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Full-day Amazing Tour of the Pyramids in Egypt
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Private Guided Day Tour to Giza Pyramids, Sphinx, Memphis and Dahshur

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The highlight of my visit to Cairo

Dahshur is further from Cairo than Saqqara, so there are correspondingly fewer tourists there. In fact, I was the only one at the bent pyramid. The Red Pyramid is also at Dahshur... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Ken N
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Bedfordshire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Dahshur is further from Cairo than Saqqara, so there are correspondingly fewer tourists there. In fact, I was the only one at the bent pyramid. The Red Pyramid is also at Dahshur and the sight of it in the desert, alone makes the trip worthwhile. It is also possible to descend into the Red Pyramid.

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Thank Ken N
Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I prefer Dahshur to the Pyramids of Giza due to its exclusivity and simplicity. You can stop at MEMPHIS on the way as well.

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San Francisco, California
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This pyramid was not on my original itinerary, but our guide insisted on taking us. I'm so glad he did! It was a bit off the beaten path, and we were the only tourists there at the time! (Just myself, my boyfriend and our guide!) It was an incredible experience to enter this pyramid, with such interesting architecture on the... More 

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Thank Kim M
Southern California
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Went to Dashur to see the Bent and Red Pyramids. Incredible structures, my guide and driver took me there at about 0845, very few visitors, I was the only one at the Bent Pyramid till another party of 6 arrived later. No entering into the Bent since it is considered a safety risk. However the Red Pyramid near by is... More 

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Doha, Qatar
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This site is separate to the main pyramid site in Giza and hence has less tourists and vendors. Worth going with a guide who can explain the history of this site. I enjoyed exploring this site more than the main one.

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Brookline, Massachusetts
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The quite unfrequented site at Dahshur is dominated by a pyramid so large that a photograph from the parking lot had to be so wide-angle as to distort its shape completely. You can, by paying small tips along the way, climb up into and then down into the pyramid. The crouchéd journey is somewhat arduous, and the walls are featureless.... More 

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Thank NicJBoston
brussels
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Reviewed April 14, 2017

We visited Dashur with our tour guide and learned that the building of this oldest pyramid went wrong (as you can see) and was never used as burrial place. I recommend visiting Djoser pyramid, Memphis museum and old sakkara during the same daytrip south of Cairo. These visits combined make it worth to mahe the drive which also gives a... More 

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Thank Luc T
Istanbul, Turkey
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Reviewed April 13, 2017

No tourists, no annoying so called guides. Visit the tomb althoug colombiano therei results in serious muscle pain!

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Chester, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 6, 2017

Wonderful to be able to get so close (I mean really close :) ) to these pyramids and to have them to yourself more or less is special....

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 5, 2017

So amazing to see the Dahshur pyramids - so much nice than giza which is full of thousands of people. Turn up at 8am and you'll have the place to yourself!

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