El Alamein Private Day Trip from Alexandria

Highlights

  • Your private guide, a trained historian, will collect you from your Alexandria hotel or ship at 7am, for the scenic drive west along Egypt's Mediterranean coast to the site of one of the most costly battles of World War II, El Alamein. It was here that British and Commonwealth forces halted the advance of General Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps into Egypt in 1942, claiming the lives of tens of thousands of men. Your first stop will be the military museum where four main halls represent the countries that participated in the battle, and a joint hall exhibits weapons and tanks. Here, you have an opportunity to view a series of paintings representing the battle and discover the role Egypt played during the war. Your next stop will be the cemeteries. The famous Commonwealth cemetery, entered by the Alamein Memorial, contains the graves of soldiers from many nations who fought on the British side in the Western Desert Campaign as well as monuments commemorating New Zealand, Australian, and South African forces. You'll also make a visit to the Italian and German cemeteries before returning to your ship or hotel in Alexandria.

Summary

Your private guide, a trained historian, will collect you from your Alexandria hotel or ship at 7am, for the scenic drive west along Egypt's Mediterranean coast to the site of one of the most costly battles of World War II, El Alamein. It was here that British and Commonwealth forces halted the advance of General Erwin Rommel's Afrika Korps into Egypt in 1942, claiming the lives of tens of thousands of men. Your first stop will be the military museum where four main halls represent the countries that participated in the battle, and a joint hall exhibits weapons and tanks. Here, you have an opportunity to view a series of paintings representing the battle and discover the role Egypt played during the war. Your next stop will be the cemeteries. The famous Commonwealth cemetery, entered by the Alamein Memorial, contains the graves of soldiers from many nations who fought on the British side in the Western Desert Campaign as well as monuments commemorating New Zealand, Australian, and South African forces. You'll also make a visit to the Italian and German cemeteries before returning to your ship or hotel in Alexandria.

Tour info

Duration
6 hours
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Why take this tour?

Visit the site of one of World War II's defining battles, El Alamein, on a private tour with a qualified historian from Alexandria. This day trip, by air-conditioned private vehicle, includes visits to the military museum, the Commonwealth cemetery and Italian and German cemeteries, as well as an in-depth account of the battle and the generals behind it.

What’s included?

  • Qualified Egyptologist guide

  • Transport by air-conditioned modern minivan

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off

  • Private tour

  • Gratuities

  • Food and drinks, unless specified

Frequently asked questions

Things to know

Before you book

  • Duration: 6h

  • Mobile tickets accepted

Cancellation Policy

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

About operator:

NASCO Tours is a leading organization in Egypt, providing integrated services in the tourism and shipping field since 1948, as a promising tour operator, the company sustained continuous growth to become one of the most dynamic Destination Management Companies in Egypt. it operates in Alexandria, Cairo, Luxor, Port Said and Red Sea. NASCO Tours activities are focused in its core leisure travel and destination management business. Services are continuously evaluated and reviewed, and actions are taken in order to satisfy at all times the most demanding international quality, safety standards and specifications. NASCO Tours is ISO9001 and OHSAS18001 certified. NASCO Tours is here to fix for you the most outstanding and unique experiences on a private or group basis. Whether you are a traveler visiting Egypt, or you are attending a cruise and you need to plan and organize your shore excursion, we are here to assist you and create for you the unique traveling experience.

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