As the bustling capital of Egypt, Cairo is a city rich in history and culture. From its ancient pyramids and temples to its vibrant bazaars, there is no shortage of things to see and do in this vibrant city. And with our Full Day Saqqara, Memphis, Mosque and Bazaar Tour, you can experience the best of Cairo in just one day.
Our tour begins in the morning with a visit to Memphis, Egypt’s ancient capital. Here, you will have the chance to explore the ruins of this once-great city, including the Temple of Ptah, the Serapeum, and the statue of Ramses II. As you walk through the ruins, your knowledgeable guide will provide insight into the history of Memphis and its significance in ancient Egypt.
After exploring Memphis, we will head to Saqqara, where you will see the famous Step Pyramid. Built by King Djoser, the first Pharaoh to have his tomb built in monumental dimensions, the Step Pyramid stands as a symbol of strength and power. As you tour the pyramid, your guide will explain the intricate details of its construction and the significance of its design.
After a delicious lunch at a local restaurant, we will continue on to the Citadel, a fortress built in 1183 AD. Here, you will have the opportunity to visit the Mosque of Mohamed Ali, one of Cairo’s most iconic landmarks. As you explore the mosque, you will learn about its history and significance in Islamic architecture. You will also have the chance to visit the Al-Gawahara Palace, which was once the residence of the Ottoman viceroy of Egypt.
Finally, we will end our tour with a visit to the Khan el Khalil Bazaar. As one of Cairo’s most famous bazaars, the Khan el Khalil is a must-see destination for any visitor to the city. Here, you can browse the stalls and shops, where you will find everything from traditional handicrafts to modern souvenirs. You can also sample some of the delicious local cuisine and bargain with the merchants for the best prices.
Whether you are a history buff or simply looking for a fun and educational way to experience Cairo, our Full Day Saqqara, Memphis, Mosque and Bazaar Tour is the perfect choice. With our knowledgeable guides, delicious meals, and convenient transportation, you will have an unforgettable day exploring the best of Cairo’s history and culture. Book your tour today and discover the magic of Egypt!