Are you ready to explore the unusual treasures of El Minya? Don't miss the chance to enjoy our overnight Trip to El Minya that will take you off the traditional tourist track. Enjoy two days tour to experience El Minya's ancient Egyptian rock-cut tombs at Beni Hassan and Tel Amarna, where Akhenaten with his beautiful queen Nefertiti catacombs as well as Tuna El Gabal.
Price : 190.00 $
Cairo to El Minya
Cairo Top Tours offer a variety of exceptional Egypt Day Tours, one of them our Two days trip to El Minya from Cairo. Our Cairo tours and excursions to El Minya will take you to know more about one of the most important historical sites in ancient Egypt. El Minya was the capital of Egypt between (1373 – 1390) B.C when Akhenaten founded the city and lived there with his queen Nefertiti in the small village of Tel El Amarna. It was the worship of the god Aten.
See the capital of the Sun-God Aton or the horizon of Aton as known anciently and well-known in the modern times as El Minya province in Upper Egypt. Enjoy the maximum fun with our two days tour to see rock-cut tombs at Beni Hassan and Tel Amarna and the baboons and Ibis birds catacombs at Tuna El Gabal. Learn more and get a full explanation of the sites. Book your guided Cairo Day Tours now and enjoy one of our amazing Vacations in Egypt:
Our knowledgable guide will meet you at your hotel in Cairo or Giza and transfer you by a private air-conditioned vehicle to enjoy your privately guided Cairo Day Tours to El Minya from Cairo. It takes almost four hours driving through the modern road to El Minya. When you reach your destination you will start visiting the great plain where Akhenaton received his divine inspiration to build his city Aketaten to be the center of the worship of the god Aten, then proceed to Tuna El Gabal, in which there are burial homes and characterized by unique wall paintings because it was designed with a mixture of Roman and ancient Egyptian art. Resume your El Minya tours from Cairo as you can see the tomb of Petosiris, Ibis, and baboons catacombs and Isadora tomb (This tomb goes back to the 2nd century AD and belongs to Isadora the renown for her love story in the city of Hermopolis.
After visiting these sites, Stop to enjoy your lunch in an oriental restaurant, then you will go to the Hotel and check-in.
Overnight in El Minya.
On the 2nd day of your Two days trip to El Minya from Cairo, enjoy your breakfast then your private Egyptologist guide provided during your Cairo Day Tours will accompany you to experience the sightseeing in Beni Hassan, which contains around 300 tombs that belong to the middle pharaonic era and some of them are opened for tourists, to visit the tombs of the noblemen and rulers of the region during the middle kingdom starting by the tomb of the high ranked official called Bakhet III who served as the Governor of the Oryx Nome during the middle kingdom, Khnumhotep tomb (Khnumhotep was a governer under Amenemhat III in the 12th dynasty) as well as the tomb of Khety, the governor of the region in the 11th dynasty.
After that, we will take lunch in a good quality local restaurant, then continue to Tel El Amarna where Akhenaten and his queen Nefertiti used to live. On arrival to tell Amarna you will see the northern tombs including tombs like Ahmose tomb and Huya tomb, you will also visit the site of the royal palace in Amarna.