Tour : Cairo - Half day Dahshur

Get out of the city and head south into the desert and the ancient Memphite Necropolis of Dahshur. Learn about the architectural evolution of the pyramid at this fascinatng location.


Dahshur forms the southernmost area of the Memphite Necropolis and contains a number of pyramid complexes and monuments. Dahshur has only recently been opened to the public, having been a military zone until 1996. It is most noteworthy for being the site that best demonstrates the change from the "step" pyramid to the "true" pyramid that occurred during the Third and Fourth Dynasties.

Duration:  Approx. 5 hours
Departure time:  9 AM