Overnight Trip to El Minya from Aswan


Embark on an illuminating two-day journey with our “Overnight Trip to El Minya from Aswan,” as we transport you from the historic city of Luxor to the cultural tapestry of El Minya. This immersive experience unveils ancient wonders, archaeological marvels, and the serenity of the Nile’s landscapes, providing a unique blend of history and exploration. Immerse yourself in the narratives of Akhenaton’s divine inspiration, the tombs of Beni Hassan, and the rich cultural heritage that defines this lesser-explored gem along the Nile.


  1. Akhenaton’s Divine Inspiration Site:
    • Explore the great plain where Akhenaton received divine inspiration for the construction of his city, a site resonating with historical significance.
  2. Tombs of Beni Hassan:
    • Journey to Beni Hassan and witness the Bakhet, Khnumhotep, and Khety tombs, offering insights into the governance and culture of ancient dynasties.
  3. Quality Local Cuisine:
    • Indulge in the flavours of El Minya with two quality lunch experiences at local restaurants, providing a taste of authentic Egyptian cuisine.
  4. Aton Hotel Stay:
    • Enjoy a comfortable overnight stay at Aton Hotel, a 3-star accommodation in Minya, complete with breakfast for a seamless travel experience.


  1. Expert Guidance:
    • Benefit from an expert tour guide providing comprehensive insights into historical sites and cultural significance.
  2. Comfortable Transfers:
    • Travel in air-conditioned vehicles for all transfers, ensuring comfort throughout the journey.
  3. Tailored Itinerary:
    • The itinerary allows flexibility for additional activities in Luxor based on your interests and available time.
  4. Inclusive Services:
    • Entrance fees, quality local meals, and all service charges are included, offering a hassle-free and enriching experience.


Day 01: Luxor / El Minya Tour

Commencing at 03:00 am, embark on an enriching journey as we transfer you from Luxor to Minya, an approximately 8-hour drive from Aswan.

Upon arrival in Minya, explore the city’s significant sites, including the expansive plain where Akhenaton drew divine inspiration to construct his city. A quality lunch awaits at a local restaurant in El Minya, followed by your transfer to the hotel for an overnight stay.

Meals: Lunch, Overnight in El Minya

Day 02: Beni Hassan & Tombs Tour / Luxor

In the morning, venture to Beni Hassan, where a glimpse into ancient history unfolds. Visit the tombs of Bakhet (Governor of the Oryx Nome in the 12th dynasty), Khnumhotep (Governor under Amenemhat III), and Khety (Governor in the 11th dynasty). Continue your exploration to the northern tombs before enjoying lunch at a quality local restaurant in El Minya.

Afterward, travel back to your hotel in Luxor, where the city’s myriad offerings beckon exploration. Should you wish to enhance your itinerary, share your interests, and we will tailor additional experiences for you.

Meals: Lunch


  • Pick-up services from your Luxor hotel and return.
  • Accommodation in Minya at Aton Hotel, a 3-star hotel with breakfast.
  • All transfers via air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Expert tour guide for insightful exploration.
  • Entrance fees to all sights in Minya.
  • Two lunch times during tours at local restaurants in El Minya.
  • All service charges and taxes.


  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Tipping.

Tour Prices:

Single2- 3 Persons4- 6 Persons7- 10 Persons
Prices910 $585 $480 $430 $

Tips and Advice for Travelers:

  1. Comfortable Attire:
    • Wear comfortable clothing and footwear, especially during explorations of archaeological sites.
  2. Hydration:
    • Carry a water bottle to stay hydrated, particularly during the journey.
  3. Photography Equipment:
    • Bring a camera or smartphone to capture the captivating landscapes and historical sites.
  4. Communication with Guides:
    • Communicate your interests with the guides to tailor the itinerary and enhance your experience.


Q: Are entrance fees included in the tour package? A: Yes, entrance fees to all mentioned historical places are included.

Q: Is there flexibility in the itinerary for personal preferences? A: Yes, the itinerary allows flexibility, and additional activities can be arranged based on your preferences and available time.

Q: What is the accommodation like in El Minya? A: Enjoy a comfortable stay at Aton Hotel, a 3-star accommodation in Minya, including breakfast.

Q: Are meals provided during the tour? A: Yes, two quality local meals are included at restaurants in El Minya.

Q: Are tips included in the package? A: Tips are not included, and it’s at the discretion of the traveler to offer gratuities to the guides.