MEMPHIS, SAKKARA STEP PYRAMID & DAHSHOUR
- I will pick you up from the hotel to enjoy an excursion to Memphis the first capital of unified Egypt 3200 B.C. Memphis used to house the palace of the king and the top officials. It was the most important religious center during the entire Egyptian history for almost 5500 years. Also, it was the a very strategic city due to being situated in the center of Egypt which makes it easy to send the army anywhere to defend the boundaries of Egypt. in Memphis you will see the colossi of King Ramsses the Second the most famous king in Ancient Egypt. King Ramsses ruled Egypt for 67 years (1279 B.C – 1213B.C).