Akhmim Vacation Packages
Cairo, which is the national capital, is located 240 miles (386 kilometers) north of Akhmim.
It comes as no surprise that the area around Akhmim is a perennial favourite with travelers; Egypt has been blessed with terrific things to see and do.
Stop at Egypt's historically significant archeological sites, it's an excellent way to explore the area's colorful past. If the sun is shining, head outside to experience Egypt's open-air exhibits, gardens and lighthouses.
If you're the kind of traveler who prefers life's gentler pursuits while on vacation, this region is great for picnicking and camping. Tapping into local passion and expertise is an enjoyable and educational way for visitors to discover a new region. So why not take one of the wildlife spotting tours and city walking tours.
If you really want to understand the area in which you are traveling, take the time to stop in at the region's restaurants and cafés. These are great places to strike up a conversation with locals and try popular dishes. Fava beans and also rice are popular here. Lamb kofta and mezze are just two popular dishes that will delight visitors' palates with a true taste of Egypt. Umm ali (raisin cake in milk), a good way to wrap up your meal. Kick back with a Luxor, a popular beer in this region. Rubis D’Egypte rosé and Chateau des Reves red and wines from other grape varietals regularly feature on the wine menus of many bars in Egypt. Coffee is a popular drink in this region.
When it's finally time to bid goodbye to Akhmim, head to the nearest major airport situated in Assiut, 55 miles (89 kilometers) away.