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Thu, May 16


Cairo International Airport

Amarna The lost city Akhenaten|PLE

Amarna is an extensive Egyptian archaeological site that represents the remains of the capital city newly established (1346 BC) and built by the Pharaoh Akhenaten of the late Eighteenth Dynasty, and abandoned shortly after his death (1332 BC).

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Amarna The lost city Akhenaten|PLE
Amarna The lost city Akhenaten|PLE

Time & Location

May 16, 2019, 9:00 AM – May 18, 2019, 1:00 PM

Cairo International Airport, Al Matar, Qism El-Nozha, Cairo Governorate, Egypt

About the event

Day 1: Arrival Day Cairo

Upon arrival at Cairo International Airport you will be met by our Pink Lotus Tours representative who will assist you will purchase of entrance visa and arrival process.

You will then meet with your guide for your trip to Amarna.

We drive roughly for 4 hours to the south of Cairo, upon arrival to El-Minya we visit the great plain, where Akhenaten received his divine inspiration to build his city.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant then we continue to Tuna El Gabal to visit the Tomb of Petosiris, Ibis catacombs and Isadora Tomb that goes back to the 2nd century AD and belongs to Isadora the renown for her beauty in the city of Hermopolis.

Overnight El-Minya

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Day 2: El Minya

After breakfast, we visit Beni Hassan where we can see Bakhet III Tomb, Khnumhotep Tomb, and Khety Tomb.

Lunch will be served at a local restaurant then we continue to Tel El-Amarna to visit Ahmose Tomb and Huya Tomb.

Overnight El-Minya

Meals: Breakfast Lunch Dinner

Day 3: Return to Cairo

After breakfast, we drive back to Cairo.

Meals: Breakfast

Tour Highlights

Tuna el Gabal

Tomb of Petosiris

Ibis Catacombs

Beni Hassan

Tel el Amarna


U$D 625

Package Includes

Collection from airport or Cairo hotel

2 nights accommodation at 5 star hotels including daily buffet breakfast.

All sightseeing tours in El Minya as mentioned in the itinerary.

Breakfast Lunch & Dinner each day

Entrance fees and all sightseeing tours with our English speaking guide/Egyptologist

Bottled water during your tour and transfers.

Return to Airport or Cairo Hotel

Package Excludes

Tipping for your guide and driver, recommended USD 8-10 per day

Drinks snacks and personal expenses

Single Supplement USD90

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