Overnight Tour to El Minya from Luxor

Price Starting From : $250

Overnight Tour to El Minya from Luxor

 El Minya is one of the Egyptian cities in the higher regions. The fascinating excursion to the lesser-known but historically significant city of El Minya, located in central Egypt, is provided by the Overnight Tour to El Minya from Luxor. El Minya offers a wealth of archaeological sites and cultural artifacts that can be explored on this tour.

The fascinating Overnight Tour to El Minya from Luxor lets visitors discover the lesser-known but no less amazing historical places in El Minya, Egypt. This two-day, one-night tour gives you a thorough overview of the area's cultural and archaeological treasures. A visit to the Tell Amarna archeological site, which served as Pharaoh Akhenaten's capital in the past, is frequently included in the itinerary. In general, Luxor's Overnight Tour to El Minya offers

Tour to El Minya is a full-day excursion that takes visitors to the city of El Minya, located in Upper Egypt. This tour offers a unique opportunity to explore lesser-known ancient sites and experience the local culture of this historic city. Highlights of the tour include visits to the Tuna El Gebel necropolis, which houses numerous tombs and temples dating back to the Pharaonic era, including the Tomb of Petosiris.

From the New Empire until Late Antiquity, Tuna el Yebel served as Jmun's (Hermopolis Magna) necropolis. Situated in the governorate of Menia, Middle Egypt, it is situated approximately 9 km west of el-Ashmunein in a desert region on the western bank of the Nile.

 Visitors will also have the chance to explore the Beni Hassan necropolis, known for its rock-cut tombs adorned with colorful and well-preserved wall paintings. Additionally, the tour includes a visit to the Tell Amarna archaeological site, the capital city of Pharaoh Akhenaten, where visitors can see the ruins of the ancient city and the Great Royal Palace.

 

 

Inclusion

Pick up services from your hotel in Luxor and return.

Accommodation for 1 night in El-Minya hotel including bed and breakfast.

All your transport is by a private air-conditioned vehicle.

English-speaking Egyptologist guide during all of our Egypt Day Tours.

Entrance fees and tickets to all the sights in El-Minya city.

Delicious lunch meal during the tours in El Minya from Luxor at a good local restaurant.

Bottle of water and cold drinks during the overnight tour to El Minya from Luxor.

All service charges and taxes of Egypt Tours.

 

Exclusion

Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary of Luxor Sightseeing tours.

Tipping during Tours and Excursions from Luxor is not included.

Prices do not apply during Christmas and New Year tours in Egypt or Egypt Easter tours.

 

Get the adventure with the Cairo Top Tours Egyptologist guide that will pick you up from your hotel in Luxor at 6:00 am and drive for about 402 km north of Luxor to El Minya City for about 6 hours driving from Luxor. Starting your Overnight Tour to El Minya from Luxor by visiting the site of Tal El Amarna, which is a huge Egyptian archaeological site that contains the remains of ( Akhetaten ) the capital city that has been founded in 1346 B.C the Pharaoh Akhenaten who ruled Egypt during the late eighteenth dynasty new kingdom and is believed to be the father of the golden King Tutankhamen.

Akhenaten, whose old name was Amenhotep IV, ruled Egypt from 1352 B.C for 16 years. He replaced his name and prevented the older religion by cherishing the monotheistic devotions of God Aten, the sun god. He established a new capital that was declared as (ikt itn) or the horizon of God Aten, now known as Tel El-Amarna or Amarna hill, and located roughly 30 miles south of the present Minya. Even the artwork presented during the reign of Akhenaten was pretty different, as for the first time the royal family members were represented in realism not in the ideal form as it used to be before the cult of Aten.

then you will transfer to have your oriental lunch in a good quality local restaurant before being transferred to your hotel in El Minya for overnight.

A lunch meal is included

Have your breakfast at the hotel and continue your Egypt Day Tours in El Minya, you will meet your guide and he will transfer you to Beni Hassan tombs that date back to the middle kingdom, about 20 km south of El-Minya, the tombs serve as the burials of the provincial rulers and the high officials during this old era. The tombs show all friezes of the daily life scenes in ancient Egypt, focusing most on the wrestling moves which appear to have been a very famous sport to be practiced in this era.

you will start by visiting the high official Bakhet III tomb that dates back to the eleventh Dynasty who was a governor of the Oryx Nome, Khnumhotep tomb who was under Amenemhat as a governor, and Khety tomb, then visit the Northern tombs before having lunch and drive back to your hotel in Luxor.

 

Price

1 Person

$695 Per Person

2 - 3 Persons

$415 Per Person

4 - 6 Persons

$275 Per Person

7 - 10 Persons

$250 Per Person

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El Minya, a city in Upper Egypt, is known for its archaeological sites and historical significance. Despite its lack of a bustling nightlife scene, there are activities to enjoy at night. One can explore the city's markets, such as Souq El-Minya, which comes alive in the evening, and the waterfront promenade, which offers serene views of the Nile River. Local cafes and restaurants offer traditional Egyptian cuisine, while cultural events like live music performances and dance shows provide an opportunity to immerse in the local arts scene. Nighttime photography offers unique opportunities to capture the city's landmarks and architecture in a different light.

Minya is accessible by road and train from Cairo, as well as other major cities in Egypt. It takes approximately 3-4 hours by car from Cairo, depending on traffic conditions

Yes, Minya can be included as part of a larger itinerary when exploring Egypt. It is often combined with visits to nearby cities such as Luxor, Asyut, or the archaeological sites along the Nile River. You can customize your itinerary based on your interests and the time you have available.

El Minya is approximately 245 kilometers (around 152 miles) north of Luxor. The distance can vary slightly depending on the exact start and end points.

This place is known for its caves where important people from a long time ago were buried. Some of the caves have pictures and writing on the walls showing what their lives were like.
 

Yes, you can choose between joining a group tour, which is generally more cost-effective, or booking a private tour for a more personalized experience.

Yes, it’s possible to visit Luxor on a day trip from Cairo. Many tour operators offer packages that include round-trip flights between Cairo and Luxor but be prepared for a long day.

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