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"Great Pyramids of Giza
"Day Trip Visiting The Pyramids of Sphinx Sakarra and Memphis ""You will be picked up from your hotel at 8:30am and start a full-day tour with first stop at Great Pyramids of Giza - Cheops Chefren Macarinos which date back to 4500 years ago. You will make is inside of one of the Queens pyramids visit the panoramic view for some awesome photos of Giza pyramids and visit the great Sphinx and the Valley Temple (The mummification temple).Next
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Blue Hole Snorkeling Trips from Dahab
"Start at 9.00 am 10.00 am or 11.00 am and spend the day snorkeling and taking in the atmosphere of one of the world famous area. It is ideal place for swimming and snorkeling while the more adventurous can swim out to the reef wall to see the amazing marine life of the red sea. The local restaurants offer opportunities for refreshment and relaxation. You can also venture up into the mountains for a fantastic view of the area or along the shore to see the ancient fossilized reef exposed here.Return when you are ready and you can else choose to go by car or by camel."""The world Famous “Blue Hole” is a unique and beautiful geological formation. You will go in the morning and return whenever you choose.title=Highlights&1=Choice+of+several+departures+throughout+the+day&2=Enjoy+a+day+away+from+the+hustle+and+bustle+of+the+city&3=Hotel+pickup+included
From $12.00
 
Quad Biking in Dahab
"This activity is perfect for those who desire more speed and control than being steered by a camel or horse to explore the splendid desert areas around Dahab.You can choose from three destinations: 2 hours Wadi Qunai and Blue Lagoon 2 hours Wadi Connection and Wadi Towaylat 3 hours Blue Hole (Snorkeling) No experien"""Experience the thrill of riding a quad bike on desert trails that take you on a journey through the beautiful Sinai Wadis and Mountains; a trip that you won't forget in a hurry."title=Highlights&1=Get+off+the+beaten+track+in+a+4x4Flexible
From $25.00

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Complex of Djoser - Great South Court

The Hypostyle Hall leads into the Great South Court. It is a large open area at the footsteps of the Pyramid of Djoser. While the courtyard is now nothing but a barren desert, it was once surrounded...
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House of the South & House of the North

Located just east of the Step Pyramid, the House of the North and House of the South are shrines representing Upper and Lower Egypt. The House of the North is decorated with papyrus, while the South...
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Complex of Djoser - The Hypostyle Hall

The Hypostyle Hall leads into the Great Courtyard of the Complex of Djoser. The Hall consists of 40 columns, each carved to resemble bundles of papyrus plants, and statues were once placed between the...
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Complex of Djoser - The Entrance

The vast funerary complex of Djoser was once entirely surrounded by a high wall. The entrance into the complex was through a door in the south east corner. Only small sections of this wall have...
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The mastaba of Mereruka

The mastaba of Mereruka is really worth a visit. It's the largest one in Saqqarah with it's 32 (!) rooms. Mereruka was the the son in law to Pharao Teti, who was the first pharao of the 6th dynasty....
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Pyramid of Unas

South of Djoser's Pyramed is Una's Pyramid from the fifth dynasty. Nowadays this pyramid is now ruined, and looks more like a small hill than a royal pyramid. It was investigated by both Perring and...
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Djoser's Pyramid

During the Third Dynasty of Ancient Egypt (27th century BC), the architect Imhotep built Egypt's first step pyramid, the Pyramid of Djoser, by building a series of six successively smaller mastabas...
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other pyramids , and tombs

The necropolis at Saqqarah was used throughout the thousands of years of Egyptian history. The oldest pyramids dating to the Old Kingdom are fairly dilapidated like those of Sekemkhet, Unas and...
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The step pyramid and its enclosure

The step pyramid of Djoser was the first man-made stone structure. It began as a typical mastaba tomb until the architect Imhotep had the idea of extending the mastaba , and then turning it into a...
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The tomb of Mereruka

One of the tombs, and the largest at Saqqarah , if not in the whole of Egypt, is that of Mereruka who married into the royal family. There are many rooms, fine wall pictures depicting many aspects of...
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Go into the pyramid of Teti

The pyramid of Teti is nothing much to look at- a heap of rubble, but go down into the tomb and you will see a chamber with a sarcophagus. The ceiling is painted with six-pointed stars, and the walls...
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Go by yourself with a private guide.

There is probably more to see at Saqqarah than any of the other pyramid fields in Egypt. However, if you go on a big coach tour you may see the mortuary temple and the Step Pyramid and off to other...
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Heb Sed Court

Heb Sed Court is the place where Heb Sed Festival took place. It was a Jubilee of 30th year of the reign, sometimes celebrated in a shorter period rather than in 30 years. The idea was to demonstrate...
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Pavillons of the North and South

(aka Palaces or Houses)Some of the archaeologists believe both pavilions had no practical meaning but rather symbolic one and symbolize the Upper and the Lower Egypt. They are located next to the...
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