Full-day discover the treasures of Saqqara
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Attractions & guided tours

Full-day discover the treasures of Saqqara

Free cancellation
Language: English , Italian , French , Spanish , Arabic , German , Russian
Availability: Daily
Mobile voucher accepted
Duration: 8 hours
Safety measures applied
Do this because
  • Explore the Step Pyramid of King Zoser
  • Vist to the Museum of the genius Engenuer at that time called Imhotep who designed the Step Pyramid
  • Don't miss a chance to visit the Mastaba of Mereruka, which is considreed as the largest and most elaborate of all the non-royal tombs in Saqqara
What to expect

This is a discocery tour to the treasures of Saqqara Necropolis. Actually, Saqqara area is lying on a sea of Ancients Egyptian treasures and the discoveries have no end:

- On 3 October 2020, was announced the discovery of at least 59 sealed sarcophagi with mummies more than 2,600 years ago.

- On 19 October 2020, was announced the discovery of more than 2,500 years of colorful, sealed sarcophagi.

- In November, 2020, Archaeologists unearthed more than 100 delicately painted wooden coffins and 40 funeral statues.

Your visit includes the first complete Pyramid till now called the Step Pyramid of King Zoser, followed by a vist to the Museum of the genius Engenuer at that time called Imhotep who designed the Step Pyramid. After that, we guide you to the Serapium, which was a burial place of Apis bulls, sacred bulls that were incarnations of the ancient Egyptian deity Ptah. Continue visiting the Mastaba of Mereruka, which is considreed as the largest and most elaborate of all the non-royal tombs in Saqqara with 33 rooms or chambers in total. Mereruka was the vizier to king Teti, who was the first pharaoh of the 6th dynasty old kingdom period of Egypt.

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COVID-19 information
The following health and safety measures are in place, so you can relax and enjoy your experience.
  • Visitor numbers are limited to reduce crowds
  • The experience complies with government regulations
  • Social distancing is enforced
  • Areas frequented by visitors are regularly disinfected
  • Hand sanitizers are provided for staff and visitors
  • All gear/equipment is sanitized between use
  • Visitors are required to bring and wear masks
  • Guides and all other staff are required to wear masks
  • Temperature screening is compulsory for all visitors
  • What's included
    • Entrance fees
    • Guided tour
    • Transportation in air-conditioned vehicle
    • Hotel pick-up and drop-off
    What's not included
    • Food and drinks
    • Tips (optional)
    Reduced price
    • Children (age 6-12): Reduce
    • Infants (age 0-5): Free

    Where

    Cairo, Egypt

    Meeting point:

    During booking, you will be asked to provide your pick-up address. Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

    What to remember
    • For your maximum enjoyment, please take your sun hat, sunglasses, sun cream, cameras, and small bottles of water and money for tipping.
    • Preferable casual outfits
    • At least 2 people are required for this activity to take place
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    When
    • Tours operates daily
    • Tour start at 07:30 am
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    Provider
    Travco Group for Tourism
    Booking fee
    Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
    Cancellation policy
    Receive a 100% refund if you cancel up to 24 hours before the activity begins.

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