Leaving Alexandria hotel with your luxury vehicle. A total of 120 km (around 1 h 30 min drive) will take you to to the site of one of the most costly battles of World War II, El Alamein. It was here that British forces halted the advance of General Erwin Rommel’s Afrika Korps into Egypt in 1942, claiming the lives of 80,000 men. Your first stop will be the Military museum featuring four main halls representing the countries that participated in the battle, and a joint hall exhibiting weapons and tanks. Here, you have an opportunity to view a series of paintings representing the battle and learn the role Egypt played during the war. Your next stop will be the cemeteries of the Commonwealth this famous cemetery contains the graves of soldiers from various countries who fought on the British side as well as monuments commemorating Greek, New Zealand, Australian and South African forces.
Brief visits to the Italian and German cemeteries are included as well before return to your hotel.
|Tour Timetable||Tour Element & Description||Time in Mins|
|08.00||09.30||Heading to Al Alamein.||90|
|09.30||10.30||Visit el Alamein military museum.||60|
|10.30||10.45||Heading the war cemeteries of the Commonwealth.||15|
|10.45||11.15||Visit the war cemeteries of the Commonwealth.||30|
|11.15||11.30||Heading to the war cemeteries of the German and Italian.||15|
|11.30||12.00||Visit the war cemeteries of the German and Italian.||30|
|12.00||01.30||Estimated arrival at Alexandria hotel.||90|
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63 Nebi Danyal St., Alexandria, Egypt
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