13 days in Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

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13 days in Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

Start: Toronto, Canada
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
1
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
2
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Toronto, Canada


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1
night
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): delve into the distant past at Byzantine Church and then explore the ancient world of Al-Beidha - Little Petra. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Petra.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Petra - Wadi Musa holiday planning site .

Toronto, Canada to Petra - Wadi Musa is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Toronto to Petra - Wadi Musa is 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Byzantine Church ©
Byzantine Church

1
night
Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum ©
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Wadi Rum travel planner.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Na'ama Bay and St. Catherine's Monastery. Venture out of the city with trips to Dahab (Spas & Scuba & Snorkeling). The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach.

To find ratings, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Wadi Rum to Sharm El Sheikh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in November, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Dahab, St. Catherine's Monastery
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery

2
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. Keep things going the next day: take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Luxor online holiday planner .

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in November, Luxor is a bit cooler at night with lows of 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

4
nights
Cairo, Egypt

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Islamic Cairo and Egyptian Antiquities Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: wander the streets of Coptic Cairo, take in the exciting artwork at Oum El Dounia Gallery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Cairo visit planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in November, plan for little chillier days in Cairo, with highs around 29°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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