Transportation

  Transportation and Excursion program of the 3rd Minia International Conference for Agriculture and Irrigation in the Nile Basin Countries 2019 , El-Minia, Egypt, will be carryout via our partner: LONT Group (Legend of the Nile Travel, Head Office: 4A Kamal El Shaf 'ie St. from Omar Ibn El Khattab - Ismailia Sq.- Heliopolis-Cairo - Egypt Tel: 0020 2 26906596 , 0020 2 26906597, 0020 2 22906898, Fax: 0020 2 26907725, E-MAIL: amir@lont-travel.com , info@lonttravel.com ,amir-khalil@lonttravel.com, Web site: www.lont-travel.com).

  Normally, the international flights arrive in Cairo at the Cairo International Airport (about 20 km far from Cairo city). El-Minia city (where the venue of the 3rd Minia International Conference for Agriculture and Irrigation in the Nile Basin Countries 2019) is situated 245 km south of Cairo, so it is necessary to take a bus/train/care to transfer.

  So being, on the 16th and 17th of March 2019, the organizers of the 3rd Minia International Conference for Agriculture and Irrigation in the Nile Basin Countries 2019 (LONT Group) will offer a reception service at international arrivals, Cairo International Airport, guiding and driving congressmen/ladies to the transfer buses to El-Minia (to the appointed hotels). To optimize this service, we ask you to communicate the date and time of arrival in Cairo, to: amir@lont-travel.com and: info@lonttravel.com with copy to: ainbc@mu.edu.eg The cost of this transfer will be free for all congressmen/ladies (at March 16 and 17, 2019) and the responsibility of the Local organizing Committee, the 3rd Minia International Conference for Agriculture and Irrigation in the Nile Basin Countries 2019 .

  If your arrival date and time at Cairo International Airport before March 16 or after 17, 2019, LONT Group can assist/arrange your stay in Cairo hotels, excursion program and then transfer to El-Minia. The cost of this accommodation/transfer will be the responsibility of the congressmen/ladies. Those of you who require this service must inform amir@lont-travel.com or info@lonttravel.com with copy to ainbc@mu.edu.eg .

Throughout the convention there will be busses available that will do the transport between the official hotels and the Minia University Center for Arts and Letters, Minia University Campus, where the 3rd Minia International Conference for Agriculture and Irrigation in the Nile Basin Countries 2019 will happen

  At the end of the conference (Wednesday, March 20, 2019; 10:30 am; LONT Group will transfer all traveler participants to Cairo (Pyramids and Sphinx then to Cairo International Airport or directly to Cairo International Airport or Pyramids and Sphinx then to the appointed hotels in Cairo). To optimize this service, we ask you to communicate amir@lont-travel.com or info@lonttravel.com with copy to ainbc@mu.edu.eg . The cost of this transfer will be free (at March 20th, 2019, only) for all congressmen/ladies and the responsibility of the Local organizing Committee, the 3rd Minia International Conference for Agriculture and Irrigation in the Nile Basin Countries 2019 . Who interest to visit Pyramids and Sphinx, have to reserve his/her place with US$ ?? (for details, see Excursion Programme)

  If participant leaves El-Minia city before or after March 20th, 2019, the cost of this transfer will be the responsibility of leaver participant. LONT Group can transfer you from El-Minia to Cairo/ Cairo International Airport at any time and date you want with reasonable price

Conference Venue

Scientific Sessions and Exhibition will be held in Minia University Center for Arts and Letters, Minia University Campus, El-Minia, Egypt.

City of El-Minia

El-Minia city is the capital of the Governorate of the same name. It lies on the western bank of the River Nile almost midway between Cairo and Luxor. The 245 km separating El-Minia from Cairo can be crossed in three hours by train or by car. The Minia Governorate is one of the most highly populated governorates of Upper Egypt. It contains about 6 million inhabitants. Minia Governorate is an important agricultural as well as industrial region. The wealth of archaeological sites of great importance in The Minia Governorate is equal to that of any other part of Egypt, Luxor include.

Inter-city Transportation

By Train: inter-city (air-conditioned coach) trains connect El-Minia with Cairo (approximately 3 h). Departure time from Cairo Railway Station: 01:00 - 06:30 - 08:00 - 10:00 -12:00 -13:00 -14:00 -16:00 -18:00 -18:30 -21:40 -19:00 -20:00 -23:20 -21:00 -22:00 -01:15 -22:15 -23:15. For more information and reservation services, please visit Egyptian Railways website at http://www.egyptrail.gov.eg/docs/index.html
You can contact Egyptian Railways via enr@egyptrail.gov.eg , or Tel: ++ 20 (2) 5753555 (Cairo).
By Buses: a fleet of buses (air-conditioned buses) connects El-Minia with Cairo every hour (from Apood Bus Station, Cairo) (approximately 4 h), for more information, you can visit website of Upper Egypt for Transportation & Truism http://www.bus.com.eg/EBus/OnlineServices/Home/upperegypt/index.html# or please contact them at : ++ 20 2609297 - : ++ 20 2609298 (Cairo) or Tel: ++ 20 (86) 236 37 21 (El-Minia). Train ticket rate (from LE27 to LE105, based on class and kind of train) and bus ticket rate is LE 50 while taxi rate is LE 60. Train tickets should be booked 4-days in advance.
El-Minia City transportation
Buses (175 Piasters for fare in city), Taxi (8 LE for fare in city).

Contact Us

Phone 01000924193 - 01090102878

Email ainbc@mu.edu.eg