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Four of the best day trips from Cairo

6 min readPublished Feb 25, 2019

While Egypt’s ancient capital has more than enough dusty charms to fill a traveller’s playbook, the country’s top natural sites stretch far out from Cairo…

It is the most remarkable construction of the necropolis of Saqqara, south of the city of Memphis. Some tourists walk next to the pyramid.
Saqqara, Egypt. March 27, 2008