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Five day tour package to Egypt to visit rare places in Fayoum and Beni Hasan, Tel el-Amarna tombs and Top Egyptian pyramids
Arrival in Cairo International Airport, meet with our representative and transfer to the hotel. Check in 4* cozy hotel on BB basis. Free evening at leisure.
After breakfast let’s meet our English speaking guide and move towards Fayoum. This nice and green oasis is the closest to Cairo is situated just 100 km far from Giza pyramids. On the way to the oasis we will stop at Tunis village to get acquainted with local crafts and pot making activities.
We will spend our day discovering the local sights as follows:
- Kom Oshim area – the ruins of Karanis at Kom Ushim are among the best preserved and the most easily accessible of Ptolemaic/Roman town sites in Fayoum.
- Kom Oshim museum
- Qasr Qaroun Temple – is a well preserved Ptolemaic temple
- Madinet Madi Archaeological site that lies 30 km southwest of Fayoum consists of several temples and a ruined town.
After the tour we will get lunch in a local restaurant, check in 4* hotel on BB by Qarun lake and spend a night in Fayoum oasis.
Let’s get breakfast and continue our journey. Today we will move to el Minya city to visit famous tombs of Beni Hasan and Tel al-Amarna archaeological site. The distance from Fayoum oasis to el Minya city around 200 km, so it will take up to 2 hour to reach our first location.
In Beni Hasan we will visit the following: Tombs at The Upper Cemetery (only 4 tombs are opened)
Our next stop will be at Tel el-Amarna - the site now houses a collection of 25 rock-hewn tombs of (only 4 are opened) government officials decorated with distinguished wall paintings depicting scenes of Akhenaten with his family worshiping the god Aten.
After the tour we return to Cairo, kindly note that on this day lunch will not be available during the tour. Overnight in Cairo in the hotel.
Tour of the Egyptian Pyramids will be taken today after breakfast. We visit 10 Pyramids of Egypt located in three different spots. Dahshur and its Bend and Red Pyramids, Saqqara and its Step pyramid, Pyramid of Unas and Teti pyramid. We finish up the day with a visit to Giza plateau where we explore the most famous pyramids: The Great Pyramid of Giza also know as Pyramid of Kufu, Pyramid of Khafre, Pyramid of Menkaure. the Great Sphinx and its temple tour and some optional activities as camel ride or quad-biking can be arranged upon request.
Lunch in a local restaurant and some shopping before returning to our hotel. Free evening at leisure in your hotel.
On the day of your departure you can stay in the hotel until 12 noon. Check out the hotel at 12 pm. Transfer to the airport three our prior to your flight.