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Overnight Trip to El Minya

Tel Amarna
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Highlights:

  • El-Minya archaeological sites
  • Tuna El Gabal
  • The catacombs of God Tehot/Jehoty
  • Tomb of Bet Osiris 
  • Tomb of Izadora
  • Bani Hassan area
  • Nobles Tombs of the Middle Kingdom era
  • Famous Tel Amarna ancient city
  • Akhenaton and Queen Nefertiti Palace 

Itinerary:

Day 1:

El Minya

After your Breakfast you will be met by your Golden Pyramid Travel Tour Guide who will accompany you to El Minya to start your Tour to the city’s site, the Necropolis with it’s Tombs which are carved inside the rock

-Tuna El Gabal

This site is a combination of very important Monuments that show the mixture of Ancient Egyptian and Greek Art, the most famous of these are the Catacombs of God Tehot/Jehoty. There are numerous corridors and passages under the ground and carved inside the rock that were used for burial of the mummies of Monkeys and Ibis which were a symbol of  God Tohot/Jehoty
You will also visit the Tombs of Bet Osiris and Izadora; Izadora was from Greece and drowned in the Nile during her crossing to the other bank. Her Father buried her in this Tomb, you will see her mummified body here and view the Greek poetic eulogy that are still visible on the walls of the Tomb

At the conclusion of your days Tour you will be accompanied to your Hotel 

Day 2:

After you Breakfast at your Hotel you will meet your Tour Guide and head to Bani HassanTel Amarna

-Bani Hassan

These Tombs date  back to the Middle Kingdom, and were dedicated to the Nobles; there are around 39 Tombs here. Some of the walls show scenes of wrestling matches and of delegations which came to trade in Egypt 

-Tal Amarna

Tal Amarna is the the most famous site at El Minya and was founded by Akhenaton and his wife Nefertiti after his conversion to the religion of Monotheism. There are several Monuments such as the Southern & Northern Palaces which were dedicated to his daughter Myret Amen and some other Temples dedicated to God Aten after Amons’ religion was cancelled by Akhenaton

At the conclusion of your days Tour you will be accompanied to your Hotel back in Cairo

Inclusions:

• Pick-up & return to your hotel
• Accommodation at 4 star hotel (Aton Hotel or Siva Nefertiti Hotel) including breakfast
• All transfers by private air-conditioned vehicle
• Private Guide speaking English  throughout Tours
• Entrance fees to all the sights in Minya
• Lunch x2 in El Minya at a local Restaurant
• Bottled water on board the vehicle
• All tax & service charges 

Exclusions:

• Optional activities
• Tipping Kitty.

 

Prices per person:

 

 Single   2-3 persons  4-6 Persons   7-10 Persons
 $ 565   $365  $280  $189

 

 

Itinerary:

Day 1:

El Minya

After your Breakfast you will be met by your Golden Pyramid Travel Tour Guide who will accompany you to El Minya to start your Tour to the city’s site, the Necropolis with it’s Tombs which are carved inside the rock

-Tuna El Gabal

This site is a combination of very important Monuments that show the mixture of Ancient Egyptian and Greek Art, the most famous of these are the Catacombs of God Tehot/Jehoty. There are numerous corridors and passages under the ground and carved inside the rock that were used for burial of the mummies of Monkeys and Ibis which were a symbol of  God Tohot/Jehoty
You will also visit the Tombs of Bet Osiris and Izadora; Izadora was from Greece and drowned in the Nile during her crossing to the other bank. Her Father buried her in this Tomb, you will see her mummified body here and view the Greek poetic eulogy that are still visible on the walls of the Tomb

At the conclusion of your days Tour you will be accompanied to your Hotel 

Day 2:

After you Breakfast at your Hotel you will meet your Tour Guide and head to Bani HassanTel Amarna

-Bani Hassan

These Tombs date  back to the Middle Kingdom, and were dedicated to the Nobles; there are around 39 Tombs here. Some of the walls show scenes of wrestling matches and of delegations which came to trade in Egypt 

-Tal Amarna

Tal Amarna is the the most famous site at El Minya and was founded by Akhenaton and his wife Nefertiti after his conversion to the religion of Monotheism. There are several Monuments such as the Southern & Northern Palaces which were dedicated to his daughter Myret Amen and some other Temples dedicated to God Aten after Amons’ religion was cancelled by Akhenaton

At the conclusion of your days Tour you will be accompanied to your Hotel back in Cairo

 

 

Prices per person:

 

 Single  2-3 persons 4-6 Persons 7-10 Persons
 $565  $365  $280  $189

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