14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10 h 30 min
1
Cairo
— Few hours
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Luxor
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Aswan
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
5
Cairo
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 15 min
6
Alexandria
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

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hours
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.
For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo visit planner.

New Delhi, India to Cairo is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Cairo is minus 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 21°C in January, and nighttime lows around 11°C. You'll set off for Sharm El Sheikh on the 19th (Fri).

Things to do in Cairo

Tours Shopping Museums

2
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.
To see where to stay, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh tour site.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in January, expect Sharm El Sheikh to be a bit warmer, temps between 26°C and 17°C. You'll set off for Luxor on the 21st (Sun).

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Medinet Habu and Deir el-Shelwit Temple. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Dendera Temple Complex and Luxor Temple. Next up on the itinerary: get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ay.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip 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 January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Luxor, with lows of 8°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum

3
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Thu): examine the collection at Animalia, stroll the grounds of Mausoleum of Aga Khan, explore the ancient world of Monastery of St. Simeon, then explore the activities along Nile River, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Unfinished Obelisk, make a trip to Philae Temple, then explore the ancient world of New Kalabsha, and finally hunt for treasures at Aswan Market.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aswan planning website.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In January, daytime highs in Aswan are 26°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Nile River
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Animalia ©
Animalia
Unfinished Obelisk ©
Unfinished Obelisk
Nile River
Nile River

2
nights
Cairo

Cairo ©
On the 27th (Sat), explore the world behind art at Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya) and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali and then take a stroll through Coptic Cairo.

To find other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo day trip site.

Fly from Aswan to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Aswan in January, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya) ©
Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya)
Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

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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.
On the 29th (Mon), contemplate the long history of St.Mina Monastery and then explore the wide array of goods at Carrefour City Center. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at Mamoura Beach, see the interesting displays at Royal Jewelry Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Fort Qaitbey.

To see photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Alexandria day trip planner.

Getting from Cairo to Alexandria by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In January in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Shopping Historic Sites Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Royal Jewelry Museum ©
Royal Jewelry Museum

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