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Discover all the treasures of the city of Menia when you take our fantastic 2-day tour from Cairo, you will become an expert in the fascinating Egyptian history.

Discover all the treasures of the city of Menia when you take our fantastic 2-day tour from Cairo, you will become an expert in the fascinating Egyptian history.

Menia 2 Day Tour

Day 1: El Cairo – Menia

We will leave Cairo behind and head to Menia, also known as Al Minya, located about 150 miles south of the Egyptian capital. Once we arrive at the hotel in Menia, we will leave our luggage and then set off for Tuna el-Gebel, the magnificent necropolis which houses the tomb of Petosiris. We will explore the site, situated in a picturesque desert area on the banks of the Nile. Our guide, an expert in Egyptian history will tell you all the secrets and history of this necropolis.

Later, we return to the hotel in Menia to enjoy a full dinner and rest and recharge, ready for the next day.

Day 2: Menia – El Cairo

After having breakfast at the hotel, we will head to the necropolis of Beni Hassan. Here we will discover the 39 wonderful tombs excavated in the rock which were built during the Middle Kingdom era of Ancient Egypt for the princes and high officials of the dynasty that lived in this part of Egypt. During the visit, we will hear all about the history of Beni Hassan from our guide.

We will continue our excursion by visiting the archeological site at Amarna, which was the location for the ancient Egyptian city of Akhetatón. Finally, at the end, we will return to Cairo.

Accommodation

The excursion includes one night's half-board accommodation (including dinner and breakfast) at the Grand Aton Hotel Alminaya. If there is no availability, the night will be spent in another hotel of equal or higher category. 

Cancellation

From 20th December to 2nd January (Christmas), and from 10th April to 17th April 2022 (Easter), refunds will not be available in the event of cancellation.

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Price

Per person
Tour in English
US$ 264.90

Tour in English

  • Per person

    US$ 264.90

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Duration

2 days.

Language The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

The activity takes place with a guide that speaks in English.

Included

Hotel pick up and drop off.

English speaking guide.

1 night accommodation in Menia.

1 breakfast.

1 dinner.

Tickets.

Not included

Food and drink.

When to book?

You can book up until 30 hours before the activity as long as there are still places. Book now to guarantee your spot.

Type of voucher

Electronic. Show the voucher on your phone.

Accessibility

Not wheelchair accessible.

Sustainability

All services published on Civitatis are carried out in accordance with our Sustainability Code.

No printing of documentation required.

Pets

Not permitted.

Frequently asked questions

  • Q - How to book?

    A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.

  • Q - Is a minimum number of participants required?

    A - This activity requires a minimum of 2 participants. Should this number not be reached, we'll get in touch with you to offer alternatives.

If you have any other questions please contact us .

Free cancellation

Free! Free cancellation up to 7 days before the day of the activity. If you cancel under this time or do not show up, you will not be refunded.