Alexandria Day Trip And Excursions
Explore the joys of Egypt’s second largest city on day trips to Alexandria. Learn about Alexandria’s long history on the Pompey’s Pillar and the well-preserved Roman amphitheatre. Heading underground, experience the spooky Roman catacombs or the parallelly lined burials of the ancient Kings and queens of Egypt. Before admiring the grand, sundial-shaped contemporary Alexandria Library, homage to the city’s customary ancient library explore through the ancient meeting halls of the latter.
DAY TRIP TO ALAMAIN FROM ALEXANDRIA
- • You begin your Alamain visit driving to Wadi El-Natrun. You learn a lot about the different wars, weapons and outfits for soldiers of all forces at the War Museum of Alamain. The museum also includes a lot of collectables from north African struggles and civil war.
- • The Commonwealth Cemetery, where warriors of the Western Desert campaigns lie adjacent to those who died in the Battle of El Alamein is a place worth visiting for all the history enthusiasts. There are 6,425 unmarked mounds in the cemetery, along with 815 mounds from anonymous soldiers.
- • Rosetta a port city of the Nile Delta, situated 65 km east of Alexandria, in Egypt’s Beheira governorate found in the 9th century is a typical coastal town on the Mediterranean Sea. Rosetta prospered with the deterioration of Alexandria following the Ottoman conquest of Egypt in 1517. Known for its elegant Ottoman mansions, citrus woods and comparative cleanliness, Rosetta became a famous British tourist destination.
- • The city became a significant commercial centre and remained so throughout the Ottoman rule until the gradual decline of the Alexandrian influence.
- • El Alamein, the northern Matrouh Governorate of Egypt lies 106 kilometres west of Alexandria on the Mediterranean Sea. Tourists can pay homage to the Italian and German military vaults on Tel el-Eisa Hill outside the township.
- • The German cemetery is a sepulture, built like the medieval style fortress.
- • It has memorials honouring Greek, Australian, South African, Indian, New Zealand and Canadian forces. The graveyard access is through the Alamein Memorial for 603 Commonwealth army people who died in Egypt and Libya, cremated in line with their spirituality.
Alexandria is famous for being the bride of the Mediterranean Sea. Alexandria offers great attractions with authentic history. The impressive and storied past of Alexandria has made it the most visited ancient site of Egypt. Although a seaside town, Alexandria is much more traditional than Red Sea resorts which cater to international tourists. For a day tour to Alexandria and nearby places call us or visit our website-