2 Day Tour To Alexandria And Alamein From Cairo

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Embark on an enthralling two-day excursion, departing from the vibrant heart of Cairo to explore the captivating cities of Alexandria and Alamein. Our immersive 2-Day Tour to Alexandria and Alamein from Cairo promises an array of experiences, seamlessly weaving together ancient wonders and the echoes of World War II history. Explore the impressive Roman Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa, Pompey’s Pillar, and the Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria. 

This unique journey unfolds against the backdrop of diverse landscapes, revealing the coastal charm of Alexandria, and the historical significance of Alamein. Join us for a memorable exploration that transcends time, providing insights into Egypt’s rich heritage over two captivating days.

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370 USD per person in a twin/double room (2-16 people).

630 USD per single traveler (Traveling alone).

Price Includes

  • All transfers as per the itinerary by air-conditioned vehicles
  • 5-star standard hotel in Alexandria on a bed and breakfast basis for 01 night
  • Entrance fees as per itinerary
  • 03 meals: 01 breakfast, and 2 lunches
  • Licensed Egyptologist tour guide
  • All service charges and local taxes

Price Excludes

  • Travel insurance
  • Gratuities
  • Meals and drinks when not included

Children Policy

  • Children from 0 – 5 years are free of charge
  • Children from 6 – 11 years get 50% off
  • Children from 12 years are considered adults
Itinerary
2 Day Tour To Alexandria And Alamein From Cairo

Day 1 Alexandria highlights

Bid farewell to Cairo’s lively heartbeat to begin your 2-day tour to Alexandria and Alamein from Cairo. Alexandria is renowned as the capital during the Greco-Roman era, Alexandria invites you to delve into its rich history and discover the timeless allure that graced this ancient city.

Upon arrival, you will visit the famous Roman Catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa. The catacombs are huge Egyptian tombs and royal cemeteries with Ptolemaic and Roman influences. The catacombs of Kom El-Shoqafa are one the largest Roman burial sites not just in Alexandria but in Egypt. These catacombs started as a private tomb for a wealthy family, then became a public cemetery. The catacombs house more than 300 tombs.

From the catacombs to the nearby Pompey’s Pillar. Many of the ancient historians did not tell us more details about the “Pompey’s Pillar” but about the buildings that stood nearby and have disappeared now. The hill on which the pillar is erected was covered with temples and houses a long time before the Roman era. It was the place of the Citadel of Rhakotis. A temple was dedicated to Osiris-Serapis was built on the mountain.

From the Pompey’s Pillar to the magnificent Citadel of Qaitbay. The Citadel of Qaitbay in Alexandria is one of the most important fortifications in Egypt. It was constructed by Sultan Al-Ashraf Qaitbay to defend Egypt against the Ottomans/Turks.

You will end your tour in Alexandria by visiting the Library of Alexandria from the outside. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant. Transfer to your hotel in Alexandria.

 

Day 2End of your 2 day tour to Alexandria and Alamein from Cairo

Breakfast at the hotel in Alexandria, then travel to El-Alamein. Greet the dawn over the golden sands of El Alamein, where history whispers from every dune and the wind carries tales of courage and sacrifice. Walk the sacred grounds of the El Alamein War Cemetery, where thousands of soldiers from opposing sides rest in eternal peace. Each headstone, a poignant testament to human valor, compels you to reflect on the enduring cost of freedom.

Step into the El Alamein War Museum and relive the pivotal battles that changed the course of World War II. Interactive exhibits, poignant artifacts, and captivating narratives bring the conflict to life, revealing the strategic brilliance and human drama that unfolded on these sands. Enjoy your lunch at a local restaurant, then travel back to Cairo.

This 2-day tour to Alexandria and Alamein from Cairo transcends a mere history lesson. It’s a tapestry woven with ancient wonders, modern vibrancy, and the haunting beauty of a place where history etched its mark on the very soul of the land. Book your adventure today and prepare to be captivated by the magic of Egypt, layer by layer.

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