Book El Minya day tour from Cairo and spend a day with personal tour guide explring Beni Hassan, Tuna El Gabal and Tel Amarna. 4 hours drive from Cairo with expert Egyptologist guide, lunch meal and return transfer included.
Al Minya is provincial capital city also known as the 'bride of Upper Egypt, approx. 245 km south of Cairo on the western bank of the Nile River in the halfway between Cairo and Luxor. Our expert Egyptologist guide will pick you up from your hotel in Cairo to travel to El Minya. Upon arrival you will visit the great plain of Akhenaton where he received his divine inspiration to set up his city. Proceed to the Royal tomb of Akhenaton, wander some of Beni Hassan famous tombs (Bakhet III, Khnumhotep & Khety) they were governors of the city during the 11Th & 12Th dynasty. End the tour driving back to your hotel in Cairo.
- Cairo hotel pick up & drop off services
- All trip transfers by modern private van
- Expert personal Egyptologist tourist guide
- Entrance tickets as per trip itinerary
- Lunch meal in local restaurant
- botteled Mineral water and soft drinks
- All trip charges and taxes
- Personal expenses
- Tipping kitty
El Minya Quick Facts:
- El Minya city is the capital of the upper Egyptian Governorate of Minya.
- El Minya is about 245 Km, 4 hours driving south of Cairo along the Nile.
- El Minya name came from the ancient Egyptian meaning Khufu nursing city.
- El Minya known the Bride of Egypt due to it location in the Middle Egypt.
- El Minya most visited sightseeing are Beni Hassan tombs and Tel Amarana.
- Beni Hassan "Bani Hassan" is an ancient cemetery site 20 Km south of Cairo.
- Beni Hasaan has Old and Middle Kingdom burials and a subterranean temple.
- In Beni Hassan there are 39 tombs, only 4 tombs are accessible to public.
- Beni Hassan opened tombs; Amenemhat, Khnumhotep II, Baqet III & Khety.
- Amarna is the site of Akhetaten capital 1353 BC then abandoned shortly.
- Amarna is located 58 Km south of El Minya at the east bank of the Nile.
- Tel Amarna name comes from an Arabic trib of Beni Amrana lived in region.
- Amarna site has ruins of residential, administration and religious city.
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