13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
2
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
3
Aswan
— 3 nights
4
Luxor
— 3 nights
5
Giza
— 1 night

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh ©
An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery. On the next day, get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary builder app.

Kozhikode, India to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 13-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from Kozhikode in April, things will get slightly colder in Sharm El Sheikh: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

St. Catherine's Monastery
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The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

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You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Abu Simbel in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of ferry, bus, train, and car. When traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Abu Simbel, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit cooler with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

3
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the ancient world of Unfinished Obelisk, explore the ancient world of New Kalabsha, thenhead off the coast to Agilkia Island, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral. On the 22nd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, thencontemplate the long history of Nubian Village, thenexplore the ancient world of Monastery of St. Simeon, and finally examine the collection at Animalia.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Aswan trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Aswan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Animalia ©
Animalia
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Karnak and Avenue of Sphinxes. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Medinet Habu and Tomb of Ramses VI. There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), get engrossed in the history at Karnak Open Air Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Luxor sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Aswan to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can travel to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

1
night
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, steep yourself in history at Khafre's Pyramid, thenpick up a one of a kind souvenir at Bashayer, and finally see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Pyramids of Giza.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Giza sightseeing planner.

You can fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Giza, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Cairo
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Khafre's Pyramid ©
Khafre's Pyramid
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

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