Duration:

2 Days / 1 Night

Type:

Private Tour

Run:

Everyday

Pick-up Time:

06:00 AM

Overnight Tour to El Minya from Cairo

This adventure tour will take you off of the traditional tourist track to el Minya, south of Cairo in Upper Egypt almost 4 hours’ drive. Enjoy two day touring the historical sites in the area, you will visit Tel El Amarana tombs and the Royal tomb of King Akhnaton, Bani Hassan, Tuna El Gebel and El Ashmunein.

Included / Excluded

Included

  • Pick up and return services from your hotel in Cairo

  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle

  • Accommodation at 4* hotel including bed and breakfast

  • Entrance fees to all the sights in Minya

  • Two lunch meals during tours in El Minya at local restaurant

  • Qualified Egyptologist tour guide

  • Bottled water during tours and transfers

  • All services charges and taxes

Excluded

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary

  • Tipping

Tour Itinerary

Day 1: Cairo drive to El Minya - Tuna El Gabal & El Ashmunein

At the morning, your private guide and driver will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo or Giza and transfer to El Minya (almost 4 hours drive). Arrive El-Minya and start to visit the city’s site, including Tuna El Gabal village where you can see the tomb of Petosiris, Ibis catacombs and Tomb and chapel of Isadora (This tomb goes back to the 2nd century AD and belongs to Isadora the renown for her beauty in the city of Hermopolis).

Proceeds to El Ashmunein, a provincial capital since the old Kingdom of ancient Egypt, to the Roman period in Egypt. It was the main center of worship of the Ibis-headed god Thoth. Today, the ruins of a Greek temple, similar to the Parthenon, can be still found. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in El Minya, then transfer to your hotel & Overnight

Meals: Lunch

Day 2: Beni Hassan & Tel El Amarna - Drive back to Cairo

Breakfast at your hotel in el Minya and then your tour guide will escort you to Beni Hassan; where you can see the rock-cut tombs of 11th- and 12th-dynasty officials of the province. Bakhet III 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).

Continue to Tell el-Amarna, the ruins and tombs of the city of Akhetaton Horizon of Aton. It was built by Akhenaton (Amenhotep IV) about 1348 BC as the new capital of his kingdom when he abandoned the worship of Amon and devoted himself to that of Aton. Where you can see the northern tombs among of which Ahmose tomb and Huya tomb. Lunch at a local restaurant. Later, drive back to your hotel in Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast, 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)

Single

$ 525 Per Person

2 Persons

$ 345 Per Person

3 Persons

$ 315 Per Person

4 Persons

$ 275 Per Person

5 Persons

$ 245 Per Person

6 Persons

$ 215 Per Person

From $ 215

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