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El Alamein Private Day Trip from Alexandria

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    What to Expect
    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.
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    Departure Point
    Hotels or port in Alexandria
    Departure Time
    9:00 AM
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Qualified Egyptologist guide
    • Transport by air-conditioned modern minivan
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off
    • Private tour
    • Gratuities
    • Food and drinks, unless specified
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • May be operated by a multi-lingual guide
    • Please note: pickup reconfirmation is required upon booking, please refer to voucher for further details
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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