15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— 5 nights
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Luxor
— 3 nights
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Aswan
— 2 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
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Cairo

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Safaris and Amru Tours - Day Tours. Museum-lovers will appreciate The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Oum El Dounia Gallery. Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Giza Plateau, &more) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Coptic Cairo, explore the activities along Nile River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

For traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo road trip site.

Bogota, Colombia to Cairo is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Colombia Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Expect much warmer temperatures when traveling from Bogota in August; daily highs in Cairo reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

3
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Luxor

A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Luxor Museum and Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Temple of Karnak and Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, stop by Gaddis & Co., and appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Luxor online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a train. While traveling from Cairo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 49°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

2
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Aswan

Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Philae Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and then get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island and then steep yourself in history at Nubian Village.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Aswan holiday builder.

Traveling by car from Luxor to Aswan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. August in Aswan sees daily highs of 50°C and lows of 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

City of Peace

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 13th (Thu): stop by St Catherine Shop, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, then shop like a local with Na'ama Bay, and finally admire the local landmark of Soho Square Dancing Fountain. Here are some ideas for day two: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh holiday tool.

Traveling by flight from Aswan to Sharm El Sheikh takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, bus, and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Aswan in August: highs in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 45°C, while lows dip to 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping

Egypt travel guide

4.5
Ruins · Scuba & Snorkeling · Monuments
Gift of the Nile
The land of pharaohs, pyramids, sphinxes, and papyrus, Egypt needs little by way of introduction. Visitors find more than a textbook readout of ancient history when visiting the country--the power, scale, art, and mysticism of its centuries-old culture bleed out from each landmark attraction and seep into the everyday life. Bustling markets, the slow-flowing Nile, the vast desert, and inspiring archeological sites often sit right alongside palaces of great excess and historical importance. All ensure you have plenty to see and do during your vacation in Egypt. In the wake of the Arab Spring in 2011, travel to certain areas where conflict and terrorism are deemed likely remains inadvisable for foreign visitors.