9 hoursStart time
Your hotel in Cairo. (Please advise your hotel at the time of booking. If you do not have this information now, please contact the local activity operator 24 hours prior to the start of the tour with these details.)
Tour returns to the original departure point
You will visit the Alamein Museum which has five main halls representing the countries that participated in the El Alamein Battle and one hall showcasing the weapons and tanks used in the war. You will also see many paintings depicting various war scenes.
El Alamein is a must-visit not just for its World War II connection but also for its fascinating beauty!
In the morning, you will be picked up in an air-conditioned vehicle from your hotel in Cairo. Accompanied by a guide, you will be taken to El Alamein, a town in northern Egypt on the Mediterranean Sea coast. It is situated about 240 kilometres northwest of Cairo. El Alamein witnessed the most decisive battle that raged during the Second World War, in which more than 8000 soldiers of the allied troops led by Montgomry and the axis troops led by Rommel lost their lives.
On arrival in El Alamein you will explore the town and can visit the allied Italian and German war cemeteries.
Further on, proceed to the Alamein Museum, it has five main halls, one representing each of the countries that participated in El Alamein Battle (Germany, England, Italy and Egypt) and a joint hall exhibiting weapons and tanks used in battle and paintings representing war scenes.
After visiting the museum stop for lunch at a local restaurant.
After lunch, you will be dropped back to your hotel in Cairo.
Please call the activity operator at least 24 hours prior to start of the tour for reconfirming the departure details.
In most museums in Egypt, an additional fee for photo and video cameras is requested.
The confirmation voucher includes the local activity operator’s contact details and local telephone numbers at the destination. They will happily answer any logistical questions you may have.
We had an wonderful day out, achieving our hopes to find a relative's grave at El Alamein - something we had thought unlikely Our guide, Ramy was just fantastic and made our...ALAN BAKER, United Kingdom, 11/Jan/2011
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