Minya Overnight Trip From Luxor By Train

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Wonderful Minya Overnight Trip From Luxor By Train

Enjoy a wonderful Minya overnight trip from Luxor by train. Explore with a professional tour guide, the great highlights of El-Minya, Bani Hassan, Tell El-Amarna, Ashmunein, and Tuna El-Gabal in two days from Luxor.

Board your seated train from Luxor to El-Minya to visit the village of Ashmunein, the ancient cult center of Thoth, the Ibis-headed god. Visit Ashmunein Open Air Museum and the Ptolemaic ruins of Hermopolis. Explore Tuna El-Gabal ruins and visit the beautiful tomb of Petosiris.

Discover the magnificent tombs of Bani Hassan from the Middle Kingdom period. Delve into Tell Amarna, the ancient city of Akhetaten, where Akhenaton worshiped his sole god, Aton, and Tutankhamen was born. Board your train back to Luxor.

Price from:

290 USD per person in a twin room in a group (02-16 people)

495 USD for a single traveler (Traveling alone)

Price Includes

  • Hotel pick up and drop off in Luxor
  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star hotel in Minya on a half-board basis
  • 04 meals: 01 breakfast, 02 lunches, and 01 dinner
  • Entrance fees as per the itinerary
  • Licensed Egyptologist tour guide
  • Seated train return tickets
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Meals and drinks when not included
  • Any optional tour
  • Travel insurance

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 2 years get 70% off
  • Children from 3 – 5 years get 60% off
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Itinerary
Minya Overnight Trip From Luxor By Train

Day 1 Luxor - El-Minya

Our representative of “Egypt Best Vacations” will transfer you from your hotel in Luxor to the Luxor Railway to board your seated train to El-Minya. Once you arrive in El-Minya, you will meet your guide to commence your tour. Visit the Open Air Museum of Ashmunein and the Ptolemaic ruins of the ancient town of Hermopolis. The site boasts well-preserved ruins, including temples and statues, offering a glimpse into the region’s past.

Then proceed to Tuna El-Gabal to visit the beautiful tomb of Petosiris. The necropolis of Tuna El-Gabal contains a considerable number of tombs dating back to various periods, including the Pharaonic, Greek, and Roman eras. Tuna Gl-Gabal stands as a testament to the rich cultural heritage and archaeological wealth that Egypt possesses

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then transfer to your hotel for a free evening in El-Minya. Dinner will be served at the hotel.

Day 2End of your Minya overnight trip from Luxor by train

Breakfast at hotel, then to visit Tell Amarna, the ancient City of Akhetaten, where Akhenaton worshiped his sole God, Aton, and where Tutankhamun was born. The city was built around 1346 BCE and served as the capital for a relatively short period during Akhenaten’s reign. Akhetaten was designed with a distinctive layout, featuring grand structures such as the Great Temple of the Aten and the Royal Palace.

Then proceed to visit the magnificent tombs of Bani Hassan with their unique scenes of ancient Egyptian wrestling. The site is renowned for its rock-cut tombs that date back to the Middle Kingdom period of ancient Egypt (circa 2055–1650 BCE). The tombs at Bani Hassan belong to high-ranking officials and nobles of the time, and they are carved into the limestone cliffs of the eastern desert. These tombs provide valuable insights into the social, economic, and artistic aspects of Middle Kingdom Egypt.

Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then transfer to El-Minya Railway to board your train to Luxor. Transfer from Luxor railway to your hotel in Luxor.

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