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2 Day Day Trip From Luxor to Al Minya

2 Day Day Trip From Luxor to Al Minya


Trip Itinerary

Day 01 : El Minya City Tour

We will pick you up from Luxor hotel then transfer privately and guided personally to wander the city of Al Minya or the "Pride of Upper Egypt". Visit the great plain where Akhenaton received the divine inspiration to establish his city before we transfer you to your hotel, get the dinner there and overnight in El Minya.

Day 02 : Beyond The city

Breakfast in hotel then pickup and transfer to explore Beni Hassan tombs. Visit The tomb of Bakhet III the Governor of the Oryx Nome, then head to spend some time at Khnumhotep tomb one of the 12th dynasty governors & sop also at Khety tomb belongs to another 11th dynasty governor of the city.

Finally admire the northern tombs before et your lunch meal and and travel back to your Luxor hotel.

Trip Includes

  • Luxor hotel pick & drop off service
  • 01 Night in El Minya hotel basis BB
  • All transport by modern private AC van
  • Experienced personal Egyptologist guide
  • Entry fees as per itinerary
  • Lunch meals in local restaurants
  • Mineral water & soft drink
  • All services charges & taxes

Itinerary Highlights

  • Tell El Amarna

    The Capital of Ikhnaton, 100 km on the east bank of the Nile north of Asyut in Upper Egypt. Built 1348 BC by Amenhotep IV (Akhenaton) to be his capital and devoted to god Aton. Horizion of Aton was the name given to the city.

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  • Beni Hasan

    Egyptian archaeological site carved into limestone tombs 20 Km south of El Minya, 245 Km south of Cairo Egypt. It consists of 39 tombs with daily life scenes for the military ‎leaders and local rulers of the XII dynasty Middle Kingdom between 2055 until 1650 BC.

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  • Al Minya

    Ikhnaton capital 1390 BC, 245 km south of Cairo halfway between Cairo and Luxor. El Minya covers an area of 32,279 sq with 4 million population. Named after King Khufu (the nursing city of Khufu), home to various archeological sites like Beni Hasaan & Tel Amarana.

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FAQs

Is Egypt safe to travel?

Egypt is safe country to visit with notable low crime rate, tourist attractions are well secured and there is no common negative attitude towards foreigners, with some sensible precautions and preparations you will feel at home and as safe as you'll ever be.

What to wear when visiting Egypt?

There is no special dress code when visiting Egypt tourist sites, modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites and there is no special concern for women traveling alone.

How to get visa to Egypt
Visitors to Egypt must obtain a visa from one of the Egyptian diplomatic missions or apply and pay online for one month visa to Egypt through Egypt E-Visa Portal. Valid Passport with 6 months validity beyond your travel schedule is a must, visitors from Australia, Canada, Croatia, European Union, Georgia, Japan, New Zealand, Norway, Macedonia, Republic of Korea, Russian Federation, Serbia, Ukraine, United Kingdom and United States can purchase a one month visa upon arrival.
What language is spoken in Egypt?

Egyptian Arabic is the most commonly spoken language in Egypt, it is also the national language in the country but Egyptians speak and understand English as they study it in school. Fewer Egyptians can speak other languages like French, Italian, Spanish, and German. Egyptians working in tourism sector are accustomed to speak enough English and other languages to fulfill the needs of most travelers.

What airlines fly to Egypt?

Egypt is very connected to the world, it has many direct flights with Africa, Asia, European Union and United States. Visit Cairo Airport website for a full list of Airlines that fly to Egypt.

What is the duty free allowance for Egypt?

Duty free allowances on arrival to Egypt are 1L alcohol, 1L perfume, and either 200 cigarettes, 25 cigars or 200g tobacco. Duty free shops are available in Egypt airports and major tourist cities (Cairo, Luxor, Hurghada, El Gouna and Sharm El Sheikh).

What time does the Pyramid open?

Giza Pyramids and most monuments and Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm. During Ramadan, the holy month of the Islamic calendar, be aware that these hours will change significantly.

What are the opening hours for shops in Egypt?

Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm however in major cities it opens much later and some are open 24 hours.

Can non Muslim go inside mosque in Egypt?

Visitors are welcome in most mosques throughout the year. Modest dress is recommended, women should cover their hair, arms and legs. Both Women and men will remove their shoes before entering.

Can you take pictures in Egypt?

Taking pictures for people and streets is fine after people permission While Taking pictures for official type or army structures is not permitted. In most historical sites and museums in Egypt it is allowed to use camera,  some of them may charge you for camera but at the Egyptian Museum and some similar historical sites it is prohibited and you will be asked to leave camera at reception before entering.

What type of hotels are there in Egypt? check-in time?

Egypt enjoys big hotel variety from world class luxury to simple hostel accommodations; Check in time in most hotels in Egypt is around midday, 12 or 1 PM.

Do you need any vaccinations to go to Egypt?

There in no health concerns or vaccinations required to visit Egypt but we recommend to check with your own doctor, he knows you and your medical history best.

What currency is used in Egypt?

The currency in Egypt is the Egyptian pound (LE), it is about ,06 to USD. Money exchange is widely available, Credit cards are largely used in Egypt major cities and tourist spots.

How to get around in Egypt?

We do not recommend the public buses in big cities. Taxi and limousine service are fine every where but price is negotiable. Trains go to all big cities in Egypt except Sinai and the Red Sea. Flights from / to tourist cities are always available.

How much to tip in Egypt?

Tipping in Egypt is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory. Generally 5 to 10 EGP for small favors is fine for carrying luggage, parking a car or to guys who clean bathrooms. 10 % is fine in restaurant and spa. Tipping your tour guide and vehicle driver should be considered if you're provided with good to great service, feel free to give what you think your experience was worth.

Booking Terms

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    • Price does NOT include fees of any special archaeological sites.
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    • Children under 6 years old are free of charge in all similar tours.
    • Children between 6 and 11.99 years would pay half price of adults.
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    • Cancellation fees are applied in personal & business conditions.
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