14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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14 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Yogyakarta
Fly:  21​h 45​min
1
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Cairo
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h
3
Alexandria
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  2​h
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Fly:  24​h
End: Yogyakarta

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Temple of Karnak and Temple of Seti I. Get a sense of the local culture at Tomb of Merenptah and Temple of Amun. When in Luxor, make a side trip to see Dendera Temple Complex in Qena, approximately 1h 35 min away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ay, examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, and buy something for everyone on your list at Habiba Gallery.

For reviews, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Luxor trip itinerary app .

Yogyakarta, Indonesia to Luxor is an approximately 22-hour flight. The time zone changes from West Indonesia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -5 hour difference. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Yogyakarta in August: high temperatures in Luxor hover around 49°C and lows are around 32°C. You will have some time to spend on the 5th (Mon) before leaving for Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Tomb of Sennedjem ©
Tomb of Sennedjem
Tomb of Merenptah
Tomb of Merenptah

2
nights
Cairo

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Mastaba of Ti. On the 6th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Pyramids of Giza and then steep yourself in history at Mosque of Ibn Tulun.

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You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in August, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Saqqara, Pyramids of Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser
Mosque of Ibn Tulun ©
Mosque of Ibn Tulun

5
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Explore hidden gems such as Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte and Fort Qaitbey. Get in touch with nature at Dahab reef and Mamoura Beach. Next up on the itinerary: take in the spiritual surroundings of El Qaed Ibrahim Mosque, admire the striking features of Deir Anba Bishoi, explore the galleries of Alexandria Library, and stop by CREDO.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Alexandria route planning app .

Take a bus from Cairo to Alexandria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Cairo in August, plan for little chillier days in Alexandria, with highs around 37°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Mon) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Dahab reef, Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte
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Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte ©
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
El Qaed Ibrahim Mosque ©
El Qaed Ibrahim Mosque

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): join the crowd at Ghibli Raceway, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Mangrove Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Alexandria to Sharm El Sheikh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Alexandria in August, expect Sharm El Sheikh to be somewhat warmer, temps between 45°C and 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
Ghibli Raceway ©
Ghibli Raceway

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