El Minya Overnight Tour from Cairo

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Explore El Minya!
Explore El Minya!
Discover and be amazed
Discover and be amazed
Discover El Minya
Discover El Minya
Explore El Minya!
Explore El Minya!

What To Expect

Explore El Minya! On the first day, go on a sightseeing tour and visit the great plain where Akhenaton received his divine inspiration to build his city as well as the tomb of Petosiris, Ibis catacombs and Isadora tomb. On your second day, visit the tombs of various governors during the early dynasties.


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Day 1 - Tuna El Gabal

Your tour will start with a four hour drive to El Minya, Upon arrival, you will go on a city sightseeing tour, including the great plain where Akhenaton received his divine inspiration to build his city. After lunch at local restaurant, you will head to Tuna El Gabal where you can see the tomb of Petosiris and Ibis catacombs. You will also visit Isadora tomb, which goes back to the second century AD and belongs to a woman from Hermopolis known for her beauty. Overnight in El Minya.

Day 2 - Beni Hassan

In the morning, our representative will pick you up and take you to Beni Hassan. Here you will visit the tombs of Bakhet III (the governor of the Oryx Nome), Khnumhotep (the governor under Amenemhat III in the 12th dynasty) & Khety (the governor in the 11th dynasty). After lunch at local restaurant, you will proceed to Tel El Amarna to see the northern tombs such as those of Ahmose and Huya. At the end of the tour, you will be driven back to your hotel in Cairo.


  • Pick up services from your hotel in Cairo and return

  • Accommodation in Minya for one night at 4-star hotel on bed and breakfast basis

  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle

  • Private English speaking tour guide throughout tours

  • Entrance fees to all the sights in Minya

  • Two lunches in El Minya at local restaurants

  • Mineral water and one soft drink on board the vehicle

  • All services charges and taxes


  • Personal expenses

  • Tips and gratuities

  • Optional activity costs

Please Note

  • Italian, Spanish, German and French tour guides are available upon request.

  • For larger groups, please inquire.

Cancellation Policy

  • 25% Cancellation Fee (75% reimbursement): 45 days prior to date of activity.
  • 50% Cancellation Fee (50% reimbursement): between 16 to 44 days prior to date of activity.
  • 100% Cancellation Fee (no reimbursement): 15 days or less prior to date of activity.

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