Pyramids of Saqqara
Walk like an Egyptian through the ancient Pyramids of Saqqara, 30 miles south of Cairo. Saqqara is packed with pyramids, including the Step Pyramid of Djoser, and some of its tombs are over 5,000 years old! Indulge your passion for history and whet your appetite for adventure as you explore the great necropolis – the city of the dead. Visit the tombs of King Hotepsekhemwy and King Nynetjer, the oldest in all of Saqqara. Do not leave before exploring the mastabas, many of ancient Egypt’s most important citizens, including king Shepseskaf, are buried in these rectangular, flat-roofed tomb complexes.