Day trip from Cairo to El Minya Egypt, visit ancient Egypt

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Are you enjoying sometime in the Egyptian capital? Do you wish to maximize your delight? A day trip from Cairo is a great idea for you. This is an opportunity for you to explore more of the land of the Nile in a perfectly tailored package.

Have you ever thought of discovering the secrets of an off track, yet startling destination? This is for sure El Minya in Egypt. You would get the chance to visit the ancient town of Tell El-Amarna where Akhenaten established a new capital for ancient Egypt dedicated for the worship of Aten, the sun god. This was before the priests of God Amun tried to destroy his city.

You would watch this amazing story and legend reflected in the historical sites you would visit in this charming day trip from Cairo to Al Minya.

This is marvelous trip to ancient sites like Hermopolis and the impressive tombs of Beni Hassan. Are you a fan of ancient Egyptian history and arts? This one-day trip from Cairo is designed for you!


Day 1:


This marvelous day-tour from Cairo to El Minya is would begin right at the reception area in your hotel.

Our professional multilingual tour guide would greet you for a marvelous trip to El Minya.

You would ride in one of our modern air-conditioned cars to begin this journey to El Minya.

Located around 250 kilometers to the South of Cairo, the ride would take around 3 to 3.5 hours.

Upon arrival to the jewel of Upper Egypt, you would begin your visits by exploring the ruins of Tell Al-Amarna. You view the remains of this once glorified city that was established by famous ancient Egyptian King Akhenaten. There are many places to discover within the site. 

You would continue this amazing day-trip from Cairo to visit Hermopolis. You would feel it’s a journey into the ancient history of Egypt. You would explore this ancient city that belongs to ancient Egypt, then a Roman town, and afterwards a hub for early Christians in Egypt. 

You would be enjoying lunch in one of the most recommended local restaurants in Al Minya.

Resuming this enjoyable day-trip from Cairo to Al Minya, we would be discovering the secrets of the Tombs of Beni Hassan. You would be going on an adventure in one of the rare examples of the necropolises of the Middle Kingdom of Egypt.

At the end of this marvelous day-trip from Cairo to Al Minya, you would return to your hotel in Cairo. 

Book this day-trip from Cairo today

  • Pick up services from hotel & return
  • Entrance fees to the mentioned historical place
  • Transfer by a private air-conditioned vehicle
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
  • Late Lunch meal at local restaurant
  • Bottled water during your trip
  • All taxes & service charges
  • International Airfare
  • Visa, we can provide you with your visa upon arrival at your request.
  • Any optional tours
  • Tips and personal expanses
  • Drinks and any other expenses
  • Tipping


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