Qaibay fort :original location of the great lighthouse
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Alexandria and Al Alamein overnight tour from Cairo.

Enjoy a day excursion to the pearl of the Mediterranean,the beautiful city of Alexandria and explore how a coastal city is different from the other cities.Discover how this beautiful city has its own Greek and Roman history and character.Enjoy another day trip to the city of Al Alamein where you can see the cemeteries of the Commonwealth,German and the Italian warriors since the 2nd world war.

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DAY ONE: Your Egyptologist guide will meet you at the hotel.In an air-conditioned vehicle, start your tour to Alexandria, the bride of the Mediterranean. The drive is 220 km (147 miles). Alexandria is the second largest city in Egypt and the main port for the country. It was built 332 B.C by Alexander of Macedonia. You will give visits to the highlights of the sites there including, the catacombs:A Roman tomb that dates back to the 1st century. This magnificent tomb shows the mixture between Egyptian and Roman art,symbols and burial customs.It was one of the wonders of the middle ages. You will also visit the only preserved Roman Amphitheater in the city. You will enjoy an outside view of the fort of Qaitbay (1477), the original location of the Great Lighthouse of Alexandria on the island of Pharos. You can have your lunch during the tour and enjoy the fresh breeze of the sea. Then end this visit with the modern library of Alexandria which is a revival of the ancient library, the biggest library in the world back then. After this enjoyable tour, you will go to the hotel for a night.
Day TWO: Take a nice trip to one of the most significant battlefields during the 2nd world war. Your tour guide will meet you at the hotel. You will drive to the town of Al Alamein,west of Alexandria 110 km (68 miles). This spot was a battlefield that witnessed an important part of the 2nd world war. You will visit the military museum which displays the old weapons, tanks, cannons and bikes of the 2nd WW.You will have full description of the military actions of the leaders who participated in the war like Rommel and Montgomery. Carry on to the west of the city and look at the three memorial cemeteries of the commonwealth, the German and the Italian.Take a beautiful view of the blue water of the Mediterranean as you drive by the north coast road. You will have lunch then in route. Then, you will drive back to Cairo

Additional Information

Schedule Details:

Departs: Daily

Departure Time: 7:00am (earlier or later departures are available until 7:30am if required, please advise at time of booking)

Departure Point: Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels

Duration: Two days

Return details: Tour returns to original point of departure

Hotel Pickup: Tour departs from centrally located Cairo and Giza hotels. Please include the details of your hotel at the time of booking.
Inclusions:

Qualified Egyptologist guide

  • Entrance fees.
  • Acomodation for one night in Alexandria
  • Lunch (if option selected)
  • Hotel pickup and drop off
  • Transport by air conditioned vehicle

Exclusions:

  • Gratuities (recommended)
  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Payment Policy

Deposit: No deposit required.

Payment: You pay the full amount to your tour guide on the day of your tour. You can pay in cash (US dollars, Euros, or Egyptian Pounds) or by credit card (Visa or MasterCard). Please note that there will be a 3% charge for using a credit card.

Pricing Information:

  • Prices are listed as a guide only. For an exact price quote contact us
  • Child prices are not applicable, adult prices apply to all travelers.
  • Infants aged 2 years and under are free of charge, provided they do not
  • occupy a seat
  • Prices are per person.
  • Our pricing is updated constantly to ensure you always receive the lowest price possible.
  • This tour must be booked at least 24 hours in advance of your travel date
    Confirmation of this tour will be received at time of booking

Price

Per Person Price
 1 Person $320.00
2-4 Persons $280.00
5-8 Persons $230.00
9-16 Persons $185.00