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Alexandria & Al Alamein




Day/ 01 Alexandria Port/ El Alamein/ Alexandria Port

Upon arrival at Alexandria Port by Ship, you will meet with our tour manager, who will assist you through your immigration and customs formalities. Then he will transfer you to Alexandria City. Upon arrival at Alexandria you will meet with your qualified Egyptologist tour guide to drive to El Alamein, approximately 340 km far from Cairo, famous as the scene of a device Allied victory over Axis powers during World War Two visit the War museum that contains good collection of uniforms, memorabilia and pictorial material relating to the battle of El Alamein, maps and explanations of various phases in the Campaign, outside the museum collection of tanks, artillery and hardware from the fields of the battle, continue your tour visiting the commonwealth war cemetery the cemeteries contain about 7000 tombstone for soldiers from UK, Australia, New Zealand, France, Greece, South Africa and India, continue your tour visiting the German and Italian War Memorials on a bluff over looking the sea. Then proceed to Alexandria (1.15 hours drive) to start your tour with a visit to the newly opened Library of Alexandria built in the same spot the historical one was existing the library contains a beautiful museum with very special pieces from the ancient and modern history of Egypt. As part of the library, a new and very important antiquities museum has been created in order to highlight the history of Alexandria across the ages. It specifically highlights the cultural era of the Hellenistic world, providing exhibits related to knowledge and the arts the museum as ceremonially opened in January 2003. It now contains rare artifacts from the Pharaonic, Greek, Roman, Coptic and Islamic eras. These artifacts are displayed in chronological order, representing the evolution of writing, the birth of scholarship and librarianship, and the ancient arts with informative displays resenting mosaic, portraits, glassware, pottery, coins, textile and much more. Then meeting with your tour manager and driver to transfer you to Alexandria Port to board your ship and overnight on board.

Day/ 02 Alexandria Port/ Alexandria/Alexandria Port
Breakfast on board. Meeting with your qualified Egyptologist tour guide to start your tour visiting the Citadel of Qaitbey fort, this 15th century fort at the tip of the eastern harbor, is the site where one of the ancient seven wonders once stood: The Pharaohs Light House. Inside the fort small museum houses models of ships and historic scenes. Continue your tour visiting the Catacombs of Kom El- Shokafa, which is one of Alexandria’s most memorable monuments. These tombs are remarkable for their unusual mixture of art styles, sculpture, and reliefs which are images of Egyptian Gods. These catacombs date back to the 2nd century AD during the Roman era. Its architecture is a unique combination of both Egyptian and Greco-Roman art. Visit Pompey’s Pillar made of Aswan rose granite erected in 297 A.D. for the Roman Emperor Diocletian and thought to be one of the 400 columns that once formed the portico of Alexandria’s famous library the Pillar is the tallest ancient monument in Alexandria. Continuing the Roman theme, the next site your guide will show you is the Roman Amphitheater, built in the 1st century A.D. uncovered in the late 1950, possibly the best preserved Roman site in Egypt. The site also includes the remains of a Roman street and homes. Then meeting with your tour manager and driver to transfer you to Alexandria Port to board your ship, where he will assist you through your check-in and immigration formalities for your departure.

 

 

 

Program INCLUDES :

  • 1 Full Day Tour in Alexandria
  • 1 Full Day Tour in El Alamein
  • All transfers in Alexandria and El Alamein will be operated in a private Air Conditioned Van
  • All Tours will be operated privately I.E You will have your own private guide and Van (NO JOIN)
  • Guiding fee for an English speaking Egyptologist Tour guide All through
  • All entrance fees to all Sight seeing, as mentioned in our program
  • English speaking tour manager to meet and assist you for finalizing passport control and escorting you from/ to Port
  • All taxes and service charges

 

 

Program EXCLUDES :

  • International airfares
  • Visa entry fee
  • Departure tax (If there will be)
  • Gratuities to tour guide, tour escort, Egyptologist and drivers
  • Personal expenses not mentioned : mineral water, personal calls, laundry, etc ...
  • Any meals not mentioned
  • All Beverages
  • Any Optional Tours
 

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