Dahshur Pyramids: Step Pyramids, Teti Pyramid, Kagimni Tomb


Exploring the pyramids of Dahshor, including the Bent Pyramid and the Red Pyramid, offers a unique opportunity to witness the early architectural evolution of pyramid construction in ancient Egypt. Visiting the 6 Steps Pyramid and the Sakkara Necropolis will provide additional insights into the rich history and culture of ancient Egypt.

Of course, the Pyramids of Giza are a must-see attraction, and standing before these colossal structures is an unforgettable experience. The panoramic view of the pyramids and the surrounding area will surely leave you in awe.

After your exploration, enjoying an authentic taste of Egyptian cuisine at a local restaurant is a delightful way to immerse yourself in the local culture.

Overall, your tour promises to be a remarkable journey through Egypt's ancient past, filled with historical marvels and cultural richness. Enjoy every moment of your adventure!

Tour Info
  • Duration: 8 Hours
  • Departure time and location: 8:00 AM from your hotel
  • Return time and location: 4:30 PM to your hotel
Tour Highlights
  • The majestic Great Pyramid of Cheops.
  • A panoramic view capturing the three iconic pyramids.
  • The Temple of the Valley and the enigmatic Sphinx.
  • The complex of King Zoser, featuring the intriguing 6-Step Pyramid.
  • A visit inside the King Teti II Pyramid.
  • Experience the unique opportunity to explore the interior of the Bent Pyramid in Dahshur.
What to Expect
  • Dedicate two hours to the exploration of Giza's ancient pyramids.
  • Journey to the Dahshur necropolis, where two significant pyramids await your visit.
  • Explore the 6-step pyramid and the Sakkara Necropolis.
  • Delight in a satisfying meal at a local restaurant during your excursion.
  • Complimentary bottled water will be provided to keep you refreshed throughout the duration of the tour.
More About Dahshur Pyramids: Step Pyramids, Teti Pyramid, Kagimni Tomb
  • As summers in the region can be quite warm, it's advisable to bring along a hat and sunscreen for your tour.
  • Ensure you wear comfortable shoes since both Saqqara and the Pyramids of Giza are situated in desert terrain, which can be challenging to traverse in inappropriate footwear.


Day General Information

Exploring the 6-step Pyramid, the Red Pyramid, the Bent Pyramid, and the Pyramids of Giza in a single day offers travelers an incredible opportunity to witness the evolution of pyramid construction and marvel at the architectural achievements of ancient Egypt. With a special Egyptian lunch included, this tour promises to be both educational and delicious. Travelers will undoubtedly leave with a deeper appreciation for Egypt's historical and archaeological treasures.

Activity - 1
Pyramids of Dahshur tour

Embark on an exceptional day trip with a visit to the remarkable Dahshur, a site housing not just one, but two extraordinary pyramids commissioned by King Sneferu. Marvel at the distinctive architecture of the Bent Pyramid, named for its unique shape, and explore the Red Pyramid, renowned as the first true pyramid characterized by its smooth, imposing sides.

Activity - 2
6 Step-Pyramid Tour

Following your visit to Memphis, your knowledgeable tour guide will accompany you to the Saqqara Necropolis. Here, you'll encounter the iconic Step Pyramid and the awe-inspiring Colossi of Memnon. Delve into the Zoser complex, explore its open court, and witness the both south and north buildings symbolizing the country's regions. You'll also visit the mortuary temple and the pyramid's entrance, the earliest stone construction of its kind with six steps. This monument, constructed during the 29-year reign of King Zoser, retains its historical significance despite the passage of time.

Activity - 3
Teti Pyramid visit from inside and Kagimni tomb exploring

Following your exploration of the Zoser complex, your journey continues to two prominent sites within the Saqqara Necropolis. First, you'll venture into the Pyramid of King Teti 2nd, where you'll uncover astonishing ancient Egyptian inscriptions. Then, you'll enter the tomb of Wazer (Kagimni), a structure adorned with vividly colored scenes that have endured through the ages, providing a captivating glimpse into the past.

Activity - 4
Pyramids of Giza Tour

After your meal, you'll head to the renowned Giza Pyramids. Here, you'll have the opportunity to capture photos while standing beside one of the Seven Wonders of the World, the Pyramid of King Cheops, which held the title of the world's tallest structure until the early 1800s. As you bask in the shadow of the grand pyramid, you'll also spot the three smaller pyramids that belong to King Cheops' family. Your journey will then proceed to the next stop.

Activity - 5
See the 3 Pyramids in Panoramic view

Prepare to witness the Three Pyramids of Giza from an elevated vantage point, providing the perfect panoramic view of these ancient wonders. This location is highly recommended for photography enthusiasts, as it affords the best chance to capture the Pyramids in their entirety.

Note: Within the Pyramid Sahara, you'll have the chance to photograph camels and even partake in an optional camel riding activity.

Activity - 6
The Great Sphinx and the Temple of Valley

Conclude your journey in the valley, where you will delve into the Temple of the Valley, the site where the mummification process was conducted. Additionally, you'll have the opportunity to capture an outstanding photograph of the Sphinx from a close vantage point.

Day Extra Information

Commence your journey by meeting your experienced tour guide promptly at 8:00 a.m. in the hotel lobby.

Inclusions & Exclusions

    • Enjoy comfortable transportation throughout the city with our private vehicle service.
    • Benefit from hassle-free hotel pick-up and drop-off at your preferred times.
    • Be accompanied by a dedicated Egyptologist for your tour, providing valuable insights.
    • Access admission prices and tickets to the specified locations.
    • Savor a delicious lunch at a local restaurant during your excursion.
    • Beverages
    • Any additional items or services not explicitly mentioned as part of the attraction.
    • Personal expenses
    • Gratuity (tipping)

Current Season Price Details

Please Note that price changes per season, so the price will depend on the date you pick when check out
# Price
Solo Adult $ 185 /per adult
Group of (2-3) Adults $ 95 /per adult
Group of (4-6) Adults $ 85 /per adult
Group of (7-10) Adults $ 75 /per adult
Group of (11-more) Adults $ 70 /per adult
Child [age:6-11] $ 55 /per child
Infant [age:0-5] $ 0 /per infant
Student $ 80 /per student

20 % of the total booking amount

Extra Fees

It's important to note that the ticket prices for inside access to the pyramids are not included in the tour package, but your tour guide can help you purchase them if you wish to visit the interior of any of the pyramids. Additionally, there may be additional charges for pick-up and drop-off depending on the location of your hotel. Please keep these details in mind as you plan your tour of these incredible historical sites.

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