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Alexandria & Alamein Tour 2 day tours

Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt (0)
from/per person 160
  • Alexandria Daily tours

Description

Enjoy a scenic drive to El Alamein on Egypt’s Mediterranean coast Spend the day  touring Alamein war museum and learn about the battle of El Alamein of World War II & Visit the Commonwealth Cemetery,the resting place for soldiers died during the World War II. Discover the delights of Egypt’s second largest city. On this private day trip to Alexandria from Cairo. Descend into the eerie Roman catacombs of Kom El-Shuqqafa. See Pompey’s Pillar, and visit the awe-inspiring contemporary Library of Alexandria. Alexandria.

Itinerary:

Egypt Sunset tours guide will pick you up from your hotel, then you will travel to Alamein. Proceed to World War II remains and cemeteries. Your first stop will be at the Military Museum including displays of weapons, military garb and tanks. Descriptions of the actions of Montgomery, Rommel and the others participated in the battle are also on display. Continue to visit the WW II Cemeteries, located on the west of the town, on a small peninsula overlooking the sea. The citadel like cemeteries is the final resting place for Common wealth, Greek, Italian and German soldiers.

Drive To Alexandria where you would have lunch in one of the best seafood restaurants in Alexandria (at your own expense) .

You would end the day by visit the Montazah Royal Palaces and Gardens Before check in your hotel in Alexandria.

After Breakfast your tour guide  would accompany you to visit the Catacomb of Komel-Shokafa. These tombs were tunneled into the bedrock in  (2nd century A.D.) for a single wealthy family still practicing the ancient religion.

Next, you would visit the Pombay’s Pillar, which was built in 297 AD for the Roman Emperor Diocletian. The Pillar itself is 9 meters / 29 feet in height and it is said that 22 people could lunch on the capital.

And the best food you could try in Alexandria is seafood. So Lunch would be taken on-route at a popular seafood restaurant (at your own expense).

Following lunch, you will visit the fort and Citadel of Qaitbay (from outside only without sightseeing Tickets), which was built around 1480 y the Mamluk Sultan Qaitbay. It is believed to rest on the site and to be built from the stones of the Alexandria famous lighthouse, one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

The day ends with a visit to the Library of Alexandria one of the most famous in the world.before driving back to Cairo.

 

Highlights:

  • Private  2 Day trip to Alexandria & Alamein from Cairo with a professional Egyptologist guide.
  • Visit El Alamein World War II Museum & Common wealth cemetery.
  •  Visit top Alexandria attractions including (the Catacomb, Bompey’s Pillar and Qaitbey Citadel and Montazah Gardens).
  • Explore the tunnels and halls of the eerie 2nd-century Roman Catacombs.
  • Admire the striking sun-shaped architecture of the New Library of Alexandria
  • Enjoy A delicious sea food lunch at a local restaurant

Cost Includes:

  • All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
  • Pick up services from your hotel & return.
  • One night in 4 star hotel in Alexandria
  • Private English-speaking Egyptologist guide.
  • Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
  • Bottled water during your trip.
  • All taxes & service charge.

Cost Doesn’t includes:

  • Any extras not mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Personal Expenses.
  • Lunch.
  • Gratuity.

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