El Alamein & War Museum Accessible Shore Excursion

el-alamein-&-war-museumThis full day accessible shore excursion of El Alamein visits a WWII museum and WWII cemeteries and includes wheelchair accessible transportation.

When you arrive, your Egyptologist guide and driver will be waiting to pick you up in an air-conditioned, accessible van to begin your El Alamein accessible shore excursion! If you are interested in World War II history, then this tour is for you!

You will first visit the El Alamein War Museum where you will learn about the history of WWII in Egypt as well as see historical artifacts like weapons and uniforms that were used by the soldiers.

Next, you will visit the Cemetery of the Commonwealth and the German Cemetery. Over 4,000 German soldiers who died during the battle of El Alamein in 1942 are buried at the German Cemetery. At the Cemetery of the Commonwealth, over 7,000 soldiers who died during various battles during World War II have been laid to rest.

At the end of your accessible shore excursion of El Alamein, you will be escorted back to Alexandria, where you will have the opportunity to take photos of the famous library of Alexandria and the lighthouse before your guide and driver drop you off at your cruise ship 2 hours before its departure.

Note: This accessible shore excursion is available from Alexandria

The El Alamein & War Museum Accessible Shore Excursion features:

  • Convenient accessible van transportation with a wheelchair ramp
  • 8 hour driving tour
  • Lively commentary by an officially-certified, English-speaking tour guide
  • Tour guide familiar with the needs of disabled travelers
  • SKIP THE LINE entrance tickets included
  • Pick-up and drop-off at any centrally-located hotel or at the cruise port
  • Memorable sightseeing and great photo opportunities in Egypt!

 

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If you are interested in seeing Cairo and the Pyramids with an Egyptologist guide, we recommend the Pyramids of Egypt Accessible Shore Excursion. Or if you would prefer to go on a very similar tour that includes a mobility assistant then consider the Highlights of Cairo Accessible Cruise Excursion.

Tour Highlights

  • El Alamein War Museum
  • El Alamein Cemetery
  • Cemetery of Commonwealth
  • German Cemetery
  • City tour of El Alamein

Accessibility Details

The El Alamein & War Museum Accessible Shore Excursion has a 4 Star Sage Accessibility Rating because it uses a wheelchair accessible van and follows a step-free route. It did not receive a higher rating because the guides are unable to push a wheelchair.

Your accessible shore excursion of El Alamein includes round trip transfers from the cruise terminal in a wheelchair accessible van like the one shown below.

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You will visit the wheelchair accessible Commonwealth War Cemetery, shown below.

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Tour Details

Tour duration: 8 hours
Cost: €450 for 1 or 2 people, €550 for 3 or 4 people, €750 for 5 or 6 people, €800 for 7 to 10 people.
* €50 off if booked as part of an accessible cruise & excursions package.
Days of the week the tour is offered: 7 days a week
Meet-up time: Time that ship arrives or at hotel 8am
Meet-up place: Alexandria accessible hotel lobby or cruise dock
Dress code: None
Maximum number of people on tour: 2 wheelchair user plus 8 other people
Entrance tickets: Included
Cancellation policy: 80% refund with at least 7 days notice, 50% refund with at least 4 days notice, and no refund with less than 4 days notice. Tours run rain or shine.
Not included: Snacks/meals and gratuities.

 

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