Egypt Excursions and Day Tours
/ The Attractions of El Minya (Amarna) One Day Tour
El Minya Tours
Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels.
Tour returns to the original point of departure.
If you are interested in visiting a great archeological site but not widely visited among traditional and classical attractions, Your Egypt Tours offers you this great chance. Go for one day tour to El Minya, which was the capital of Egypt during the reign of Akhnaten and Nefertiti and their so Tut Ankh Amun. Upon arriving there after 4 hours’ drive south, you will get on a motorboat to cross the Nile. Your Egyptologist tour guide will accompany you to explain all about Tel Al Amarna, the capital city during the time of Akhnaten, Nefertiti, and King Tut.
After having a full idea about Monotheism and why the capital was moved from Luxor to Amarna, you will go to Beni Hassan, where many nobles' tombs were discovered there such as the tombs of Bakhet, the tomb of Khaty and Khnumhotep. Those are the Middle Kingdom tombs. Then, you will have lunch in a local restaurant before driving back to Cairo.
Price quotes are in US dollars per person per trip and are valid until April 30th, 2020. Please inquire for pricing over Christmas, New Year’s, and Easter holidays.
Reservations should be made as early as possible to book the desired holiday. Space on a given tour will be secured upon receipt a deposit of 25% of the full price. This payment will be 50% during the Christmas and New Year holidays and on packages including airfare. This deposit counts as part of your final payment. Deposits can be made by bank wire transfer or sent via Western Union or paid using a credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Payment should be received within 7 days of booking.
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