Overnight visit to El Minya /Tuna El Gabal/ Beni Hassan & Tel El Amarna from Cairo
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Embark on a 2 Day Tour to El Minya where Akhenaton the Father of Tutenkhamun built his City, explore the Catacombs and Pharaonic Tombs in Tuna El Gabal,Beni Hassan and Tel Amarna.
After breakfast your Tour Guide will pick you up from your Hotel in Cairo to escort you on a tour to El Minya which is approx.a.four hour drive. Upon your arrival start your tour by visiting the City sites which is where Akhenaton built his City. After your tour of the City enjoy a break for Lunch. Now journey onto Tuna El Gabal. Our first stop is to visit the Tomb of Petosiris who was the High priest of Thoth. The Tomb is shaped like a small Temple with beautiful colouring and scenes of everyday life.Now onto Ibis Catacombs. The Catacombs were graves where family could go and visit their loved ones, but also sacred animals rest here among them the Baboons.Carry on and visit Isadora Tomb, this Tomb is the one many people look forward to visit. Isadora lived in the 2nd. Century, she was a wealthy woman who drowned in the Nile and her mummy still lies in the Tomb.Overnight in El Minya.
Today your Tour Guide will escort you to Bani Hassan, here you have the opportunity to view the many Tombs which originated from the Old and Middle Kingdoms,including the Tombs of BakhetIII, Khnumhotep and Khety. Take a break to refresh and enjoy Lunch.Ready now to journey onto Tel El Amarna where the Northern Tombs are situated including the Tombs of Ahmose and Huya.Transfer back to your Hotel in Cairo.
Pick up services from hotel & return
Accommodation at 4* hotel including bed and breakfast
All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle
Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide
Entrance fees to sites
Lunch at local restaurant
A bottle of water during your trip
All service charges & taxes
Any optional tours
(Age 12 and more)
(Age 2 to 11)
(Age 0 to 2)
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0 - 01.99 Free of Charge
2- 11.99 pay 50% of tour price
12+ pay full tour price as per adult person
Please note Airline Policy is as follows…If your tour includes a Domestic Flight a child 0-2 years of age incurs a $15 fee. From 2 years of age are classed as Adult.
We require a deposit of 25% of the total price of the tour, exception being at peak times i.e. Christmas and New Year and Easter, then the deposit required will be 50% of the total price. You can pay the deposit by either Bank Transfer for which we would give you our Bank Account details, or you may pay by Weston Union , or online
If you wish to cancel your bookings the cancellation fees are as follows… At least one week in advance of the scheduled departure, there is no cancellation fee. If you cancel between 3 and 6 days in advance of the scheduled departure, there is a 50 percent cancellation fee. If you cancel within 2 days of the scheduled departure, there is a 100 percent cancellation fee.
!!!!!! Please note all flights require 100% cancellation fee.
We would advise if you are satisfied with the services you have received then it is customary to give a gratuity but you are not obliged to do so.