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From Cairo: 2-Day Guided Private Guided Trip to El Minya
Get off the traditional tourist track on a 2-day trip to El Minya with lunches, accommodation, and breakfast included. Step back in time at the tombs at Tuna El Gabal, Beni Hassan, and Tel El Amarna.
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DescriptionDay 01: El Minya – Tuna El Gabal In the morning you will be picked you up by your private guide and driver from your hotel in Cairo or Giza to El Minya, about 4 hours. Arrive El-Minya and start to visit the city’s site, including the great plain where Akhenaton received his divine inspiration to build his city. Lunch will be served at a local restaurant in El Minya, then proceeds to Tuna El Gabal where you can see the tomb of Petosiris, Ibis catacombs, and Isadora tomb (This tomb goes back to the 2nd century AD and belongs to Isadora renowned for her beauty in the city of Hermopolis ), overnight in El Minya. Day 2: Beni Hassan – Tel El Amarna – Cairo In the morning, your tour guide will escort you to Beni Hassan, where you can see Bakhet III's 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). Lunch at a local restaurant then proceeds to Tel El Amarna where you can see the northern tombs, which are Ahmose tomb and Huya tomb. Later, drive back to your hotel in Cairo.
IncludesAccommodation at 4* hotel (Aton Hotel or Siva Nefertiti Hotel) including bed and breakfast Pick up services from your hotel in Cairo and return All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle Private All Languages speaking Egyptologist guide throughout tours Entrance fees to all the sights in Minya Two lunch times during tour in El Minya at local restaurant Bottled water on board the vehicle All services charges and taxes
- This tour will take place rain or shine.