Browse the incredible trips here at Literary Tours Egypt that visit Tell al-Amarna, the archeological site of the ruins and tombs of the city of Akhetaton. Built between 1348 and1344 BCE, Pharaoh Akhnaton established Akhetaton as Ancient Egypt’s new capital city with the intention to build an entire culture around the worship of Aton, who he considered to be the one god. The modern name Amarna comes from the Beni Amran tribe and ‘Tell’ simply means ‘hill’. Below, you’ll find all of the tours that visit Tell al-Amarna. If you’re trying work out your literary trip in Egypt, you may also like to check out our tour packages that visit Cairo and our tours that visit Luxor. And if you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to get in touch.