Discover the best of Egypt in 3 days on this private tour. See Cairo, Alexandria and El Alamein and visit all of the important highlights and sites in each. What makes this trip more amazing is your own private Egyptologist guide that will help you to get deep into roots in the history of Cairo, Alexandria and El Alamein.
Day 1: Cairo. We will start our tour of Cairo by visiting the famous Egyptian Museum of Antiquities that showcases an enormous collection of 250,000 artifacts. The key highlights of this museum are the treasures of Tutankhamen. After the museum, we will head towards the Giza Pyramids, the Great pyramids of Cheops, Chephren & Mykerions. Then we will marvel at the Sphinx, which is a huge funeral complex that is guarded by the legendary lion body with the face of king Chephren. At last we will visit the Khan El Khalili Bazaar.
Day 2: Alexandria. Our day will start with breakfast and then we will head towards Alexandria, which is 3 hours drive away from Cairo. In Alexandria we will visit the Catacombs and Pompey’s Pillar. After that we will have our lunch and then visit the Qaitbay Fort from outside and the Great Alexandrian Library last. Overnight stay in the Hotel in Alexandria.
Day 3: El Alamein. El Alamin is located approximately 130 kilometers west of Alexandria on the road to Mersa Matruh. El Alamein is basically a town that was the site of two major battles between British and Axis forces in 1942 during World War II. Here we will visit The Military Museum then we will visit El Alamein War Cemetery that houses the graves of people who died at all stages of the Western Desert campaigns, especially those who died in the Battle of El Alamein at the end of October 1942 and in the period immediately before that. The cemetery presently accommodates 7,240 Commonwealth burials of the Second World War and 102 war graves of other nationalities. After that we will visit the Alamein Cremation Memorial, which stands in the south-eastern part of El Alamein War Cemetery, commemorating more than 600 men whose remains were cremated in Egypt and Libya during the war, in accordance with their faith. After that back to Cairo for overnight.