Al Minya

About 16 Hours


Private Tour



Pick-up Time:

06:00 AM

Day Trip to Al Minya from Cairo

Experience one of the beaten tourist path day trip to al Minya from Cairo. This is a tour to get away from the crowds and see an ancient site that is off the beaten track. Drive to El Minya, south of Cairo along the Nile River to see Tell Al Amarna, the capital city founded by Akhenaton and Bani Hassan tombs.

Included / Excluded


  • Pick up and return services from your hotel in Cairo

  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle

  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place

  • Late Lunch meal at local restaurant

  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide

  • Bottled water during tours and transfers

  • All services charges and taxes


  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Tipping

Tour Itinerary

At 06:00 am Nile Holiday representative will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo and transfer you to Minya (about 4 hours’ drive). Upon arrival at Minya you will visit the tombs at the Tell El Amarna contains the ruins of the city constructed by Akhenaton and his wife Queen Nefertiti. The Pharaoh is known for his revolutionary religion that worshiped Aten.

Move on to visit Bani Hassan rock cut tombs dates back to the 11th- and 12th-dynasty. Beni Hassan Tombs are carved into the high limestone cliffs of the east bank of the Nile. The painted scenes depict the daily lives of the rulers and their families including scenes of desert hunting, weaving and spinning, fishing, country living, gathering crops and catching birds. You can see Bakhet tomb (Bakhet III was the Governor of the Oryx Nome), Khnumhotep tomb (Khnumhotep was a governor under Amenemhat III in the 12th dynasty ) and Khety tomb (It belongs to a governor in the 11th dynasty ). Enjoy late Lunch will be served in a good quality local restaurant in El Minya. Later on, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Cairo.

Meals: Lunch

Notes: -

Tour price currency is set to US Dollars per person per trip and can be paid in US$, Euro, GBP or EGP.

Cancellation: Nile Holiday does not charge a cancellation fee for any cancelation due to ‘force majeure’ reasons such as volcanoes, earthquakes, or reasons beyond control.

Children policy: –

Child (0 – 05.99) free of Charge

Child (6 – 11.99) Pay 50 % from the tour price

12+ Pay full tour price as per adult person

Price (Per Person)


$ 249 Per Person

2 Persons

$ 139 Per Person

3 Persons

$ 115 Per Person

4 Persons

$ 105 Per Person

5 Persons

$ 95 Per Person

6 Persons

$ 85 Per Person

From $ 85

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