Memphis, Saqqara, Saladin Citadel & Bazaar Private Day Tour

Price

$65

Duration

8 hours

Max People

8

Min Age

18+

Tour Type

Historical Immersion Tour

Reviews

6 reviews

Overview

Memphis, Saqqara, Saladin Citadel & Bazaar Private Day Tour: Embark on a comprehensive exploration with our “Memphis, Saqqara, Citadel & Bazaar Day Tour”, designed to showcase some of Egypt’s most historical and vibrant locations in one thrilling day. Begin your adventure in the ancient city of Memphis, the first capital of united Egypt, where history echoes through ruins and monumental statues. Continue to Saqqara, home to the Step Pyramid, and witness the evolution of pyramid construction. The tour then leads you to the iconic Citadel of Saladin, offering panoramic views of Cairo and a deep dive into medieval fortifications and mosques. Conclude your day with a sensory stroll through one of Cairo’s lively bazaars, a perfect place to absorb the local culture and perhaps pick up a few souvenirs. This tour offers a rich blend of history, architecture, and the bustling life of Cairo.

Note:

  • Comfortable Footwear: Prepare for extensive walking during tours, especially at archaeological sites.
  • Sun Protection: Equip yourself with sunglasses, sunscreen, and a hat to enjoy your excursions under the Egyptian sun.
  • Cultural Respect: Dress modestly when visiting religious sites and be prepared to remove footwear when required.
  • Connectivity: Wi-Fi may be limited at some locations, ensuring you have all necessary apps and information downloaded beforehand.
  • Hotel Pickup: Be ready in your hotel lobby 15 minutes before your scheduled departure for each day’s adventures.

Included

  • Personalized Airport Welcome: Start your Egypt adventure with a warm greeting from our friendly representatives at the airport. They will ensure a seamless beginning to your exploration of ancient wonders.
  • Private Transfers: Travel in comfort with private, air-conditioned transfers to and from the airport and between your accommodations and tour sites.
  • Expert English-Speaking Guides: Our professional guides are fluent in English and possess deep knowledge of Egyptology, ensuring you receive a rich educational experience as you explore.
  • Comprehensive Entrance Fees: Gain seamless access to all sites listed in your itinerary without any hidden costs. We handle all entrance fees so you can focus on enjoying your journey.
  • Refreshments Provided: Stay refreshed and hydrated with bottled water provided during your tours, ensuring your comfort throughout your adventures in the Egyptian sun.
  • All-Inclusive Pricing: All service charges and taxes are included in your tour price, guaranteeing a transparent and hassle-free travel experience with no unexpected fees.

Excluded

  • Optional Tours: Any tours outside the itinerary, including special excursions and personal explorations, are not included and can be booked at an additional cost.
  • Personal Spending: Expenses for personal items, souvenirs, extra beverages, and other individual purchases are not included.
  • Tipping: Gratuities for tour guides, cruise staff, and drivers are not included and are at your discretion based on the service received.
  • Travel Insurance: Travel insurance isn’t included in your package, but it’s super important to get a comprehensive plan. It will cover you for unexpected events, medical emergencies, and any trip cancellations. Stay safe and travel worry-free!

Memphis, Saqqara, Citadel & Bazaar Day Tour Plan

Journey Through Egypt’s Heart: From Ancient Capitals to Bustling Bazaars Tour

  • Memphis: The Ancient Capital: Your exploration begins at Memphis, the cradle of Egyptian civilization, established by King Menes. Tour the open-air museum featuring the alabaster Sphinx and the colossal statue of Ramses II, symbols of the city’s ancient grandeur and the opulence of the New Kingdom.
  • Saqqara: The Royal Necropolis: Next, venture to Saqqara, the extensive burial site for ancient Egyptian royalty during the Old Kingdom. The highlight here is the Step Pyramid of Djoser, an architectural pioneer among other significant pyramids and tombs, illuminating the burial traditions and architectural advancements of the era.
  • The Citadel of Saladin: Proceed to the Citadel of Saladin, a medieval fortress constructed by Saladin El Ayouby. Explore the majestic Mosque of Mohamed Ali within the complex, known for its impressive architecture, and visit the military museum. Enjoy panoramic views over Cairo, underscoring the Citadel’s historical and strategic significance.
  • Khan El-Khalili Market: Conclude your tour at the vibrant Khan El-Khalili bazaar. Established in the 14th century, this bustling market is a hub for traditional Egyptian handicrafts, spices, and souvenirs, offering a lively glimpse into the heart of modern Egyptian culture.

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