El Alamein tour from Alexandria booking, prices, reviews
El Alamein tour from Alexandria starts by picking you up from your hotel. In fact, our representative and guide will pick you up from your hotel in Alexandria. And the, we will drive for about one and half hour to El Alamein. Over there we will visit El Alamein Battlefield. In fact, it fought in the deserts of North Africa. Moreover, it seen as one of the decisive victories of World War Two for the Allies. It fought between two of the outstanding commanders of World War II. They were Montgomery, and Rommel. In fact, Montgomery replaced Auchinleck, after the latter’s lackluster performance. The Allied victory at El Alamein led to the retreat of the Afrika Korps.
The El Alamein tour from Alexandria will also include a visit to the British War Memorial. In fact, it known as the Commonwealth War Cemetery. Moreover, it is one of the most impressive sites in El Alamein. Every year in October, commemorative events take place at the memorial. In fact, the white 7367 tombs include British, New-Zealander and Australian. They also include South African, French, Indian and Malaysian soldiers. All fallen in World War II and ordered in long structured lines. El Alamein tour from Alexandria will also include a visit to the German War Memorial. In fact, it is a single octagonal building erected in 1959. Moreover, it sits on the north of the road atop the knoll of Gebel Alam Abd Al Gawad and overlooks the sea.
Further details about the tour:
The memorial contains the bodies of 4,280 German soldiers. El Alamein tour from Alexandria include the lunch at a local restaurant. In fact, El Alamein tour from Alexandria will also include a visit to the Italian War Memorial. The tour will also include a visit to El Alamein War Museum. The museum opened in the year 1956 during the presidency of Gamal Abdel Nasser. It is as a memorial of the The Battle of El Alamein between the British and the Germans in 1942. Moreover, it memorize the battles that took place in South Africa during the Second World War. In fact, the museum renewed and reopened in 1992 during the presidency of Mubarak. Furthermore, the museum is one of the best place to visit to understand the Story of World War II in Egypt. Drive back to your hotel in Alexandria.
- El Alamein Battlefield.
- British War Memorial.
- German War Memorial.
- Italian War Memorial.
- El Alamein War Museum.
- Trip duration: Approximately 11 hours.
- Tour type: by air conditioned coach.
- Trip runs: 7 days a week.
- Starting from: hotel in Alexandria.
- Ending in: hotel in Alexandria.
- Pick up time: 8 AM.
- Pick up services from from the hotel in Alexandria.
- All transfers by a private air-conditioned vehicle.
- Private English speaking guide. (Chinese, German, Italian, Russian and Spanish speaking guides are available).
- Entrance fees to all the mentioned sites.
- A mineral water bottle during the tour in the coach.
- Lunch during the tour at a local restaurant.
- Any personal expenses.
- Drinks during the meals.