Take the opportunity to discover, the third richest city with monuments after Cairo&Luxor, the bride of Upper Egypt ‘El Minya’ where you can visit the Beni Hassan, the northern tombs at Tell El Amarna and many more in an astonishing 2-day tour from Luxor.
Pick up Time
||Around 5:30 am
Distance from Luxor to Minya
Site opening time
||About:390 km(6hours driving)
||7:00 am to 5:00 pm
Day 01: Luxor / Al Minya Tour
At 5:30 am, Egypt Gift Tours representative will pick you up from your Hotel/Nile Cruise in Luxor by air-conditioned vehicle and transfer you to Al Minya, about 6 hours driving from Luxor.
Upon arrival at Al Minya, you will visit Tell El Amarna,the capital city, founded by Akhnaton, including the great plain where Akhenaton received his divine inspiration to build his city. Lunch will be served in a quality local restaurant in Al Minya. Then you will be transferred for overnight in a hotel in El Minya.
Day 02: Beni Hassan and Tell El Amarna Tombs Tour / Luxor
In the morning, after your breakfast you will be driven to Beni Hassan; the site of almost 40 tombs from the 11th and 12th dynasty with the fabulous inscriptions, where you can see Bakhet tomb (who was the governor of the Oryx Nome ), Khety tomb (who was the son of the owner of the first tomb) and Khnumhotep tomb (who was a governor under Amenemhat III in the 12th dynasty).
Then, proceed to Tel El Amarna, the ancient capital founded by Akhnaton, where to visit the northern tombs among of which Ahmose tomb and Huya tomb. Lunch in a good quality local restaurant in El Minya.
Travel in comfort back to your hotel in Luxor.
- Pickup service from your Hotel/ Nile cruise and return.
- All transfers by a private A/C. vehicle.
- Professional English speaking Egyptologist Tour guide.
- Two lunchtimes during the 2-day tours in El Minya at a local restaurant.
- One night in a 3-star Hotel with breakfast in Minya.
- bottle of water during the tour.
- All services and charges.
- Entrance fees to the above-mentioned sightseeing.
- Any Extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
- Tipping (recommended).
- Drinks during lunch time.
- Single: $
- 2-3: $
- 4-6: $
- 7-10: $
- 0 – 05.99 Free of Charge.
- 6 – 11.99 pay 50% of the tour price.
- 12+ pay full tour price as per adult person.
Day 01: Luxor / El Minya Tour
At 06:00 am Egypt Gift Tours representative will pick you up from your Hotel/Nile Cruise in Luxor by air-conditioned car and transfer you to Minya, about 6 hours driving from Luxor.
Upon arrival at Minya you will visit the city’s site, including the great plain where Akhenaton received his divine inspiration to build his city. Lunch will be served in a quality local restaurant in El Minya. Then you will be transferred to your hotel at Minya. Overnight in El Minya.
Day 02: Beni Hassan & Tombs Tour / Luxor
In the morning, you will be driven to Beni Hassan, where you can see Bakhet 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 ).
Proceed to visit the northern tombs. Lunch in a good quality local restaurant in El Minya before driving back to your hotel in Luxor.