What To Expect
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.
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
Tips and gratuities
Italian, Spanish, German and French tour guides are available upon request.
All our card payments are protected by thawte to give you peace of mind.