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Alexandria & El Alamein Trip

Cairo Governorate, Egypt
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At a Glance

10 hours (Approx.)
Hotel pickup offered
Mobile ticket
Offered in: English and 4 more
World War II cemeteries and stop at the local - El Alamein War Museum before heading to Alexandria. Once in town, you'll visit Pompey's Pillar, the Catacombs, and the beautiful Montaza Palace & Gardens before returning to Cairo.

Highlights

  • Round-trip transfers from your hotel in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • All entry fees are included
  • An English-speaking guide will lead the way
  • Private tour for a personalized experience

What To Expect

Itinerary
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Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

The Catacombs of Kom El-shokafa which
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Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

The Catacombs of Kom El-shokafa which dated from the second century A.D are unique both for their plan and for their decoration which is a mixture of Egyptian and Greco-Roman elements . Excavations
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Itinerary
This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, Mohmad said Al halawane Mohmad said Al halawane, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

The Catacombs of Kom El-shokafa which dated from the second century A.D are unique both for their plan and for their decoration which is a mixture of Egyptian and Greco-Roman elements . Excavations in the site started in 1892, but the catacombs were not found until 1900 when by mere chance the falling of a donkey drawing a cart in a pit led to their discovery. The tomb consists of three stories cut in the rock,

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Pompey's Pillar, Alexandria Egypt

Pompey’s Pillar is a Roman triumphal column in the city of Alexandria, Egypt. It is the largest of its type. In fact, it constructed outside of the imperial capitals of Rome and Constantinople. Pompey’s Pillar Alexandria is the only which known free-standing column in Roman Egypt

Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Fort Qaitbey, 29 88545 N 31. 21372 E, Alexandria 21599 Egypt

Qaitbay Fort Alexandria formulated an important part of the fortification system of Alexandria. It was in the 15th century AC . It situated at the entrance of the eastern harbor on the eastern point of the Pharos Island. It erected on the exact site of the famous Lighthouse of Alexandria. Alexandria Lighthouse was one of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. The lighthouse continued to function until the time of the Arab conquest. Several disasters occurred and the shape of the lighthouse changed to some extent. But it still continued to function. Restoration began in the period of Ahmed Ibn Tulun in 880 H . During the 11th century an earthquake occurred, causing damage to the octagonal part. The bottom survived, but it could only serve as a watchtower. A small Mosque built on the top. In the 14th century there was a destructive earthquake. The whole building completely destroyed. Sultan Al Ashraf Qaitbay fortified the place as part of his coastal defensive edifices. It was against the Turks, who were threatening Egypt in 1480 AC.

He built the castle and placed a mosque inside it. Qaitbay Fort Alexandria functioned during most of the Mameluke period, Ottoman period and Modern period.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: El Alamein War Cemetery, Markaz Al Alamein Matrouh, El Alamein 51718 Egypt

We do our respects at the WWII cemetary, where Commonwealth, Greek, Italian, and German soldiers rest.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: El Alamein War Museum, Km 105, Alex Matrouh Desert Rd. El Alamein, El Alamein 51718 Egypt

The museum is located where one of the most important battles of the Second World War took place in October 1942 between Allied and Axis forces.

The Allies chose this region as a retreat to be a defensive line for its important natural phenomena, bordered to the north by the Mediterranean Sea and from the south by the Qattara depression. The Allied forces supported by Egypt were able to defeat the Axis forces and chase them out of Egypt.

Duration: 1 hour

What's Included

Fuel surcharge
Qualified Egyptologist guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Transport by air-conditioned minivan
Food and drinks.
Tips for driver & guide
Entrance fees

Departure & Return

Departure Point

Cairo, Cairo, Cairo Governorate

Traveler pickup is offered
Our representative will meet the travelers at hotel reception or at the agreed place requested by the travelers in Giza or in Cairo downtown.

Departure Time

8:30 AM

Return Details

Returns to original departure point

Before You Book

The fine print

  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Child rate applies only when
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  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 3 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • A minimum of 2 people per booking is required, in order to start the tour.
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation Policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.


Product code: 17788P5

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