From Cairo: El Minya, Tell El Amarna & Beni Hasan Day Tour

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Discover El Minya hassle-free on a private day trip from Cairo. See the archaeological site of Tell El Amarna, the ancient cemetery of Beni Hasan, and the Christian church of Deir al Adhra.


  • Discover El Minya hassle-free with our private van and expert guide
  • see the newly established capital city of Tell El Amarna
  • Discover Christian church of Deir al Adhra visited by the Holy Family


Explore Tell el-Amarna on a full-day tour from Cairo or Giza. Your tour guide will pick you up from your hotel and accompany you on the 222 kilometer (138 mile) drive to El Minya. During the drive, your guide will provide interesting commentary about the tour and the sights along the way. Once you arrive, visit the archaeological site of the newly established capital city built by Pharaoh Akhenaten in 1346 BC. Then, head to Beni Hasan, an ancient Egyptian cemetery primarily used during the Middle Kingdom. Stop for lunch at a local Egyptian restaurant before visiting Deir al Adhra, a Christian church that the Holy Family reportedly visited. Finally, return to your hotel in Cairo or Giza. Your expert guide will provide you with interesting information throughout the tour.


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