17 days in Egypt & Jordan Itinerary

17 days in Egypt & Jordan Itinerary

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Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly:  12 h 30 min
1
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
2
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 2 nights
+2
Ferry + Drive + Bus:  4 h 30 min
3
Dahab, Egypt
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
5
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
Fly:  6 h
6
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
7
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 2 nights
Fly:  16 h 15 min
End: Bengaluru, India


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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.
For photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Luxor tour builder tool.

Bengaluru, India to Luxor is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Luxor due to the time zone difference. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Bengaluru in December: high temperatures in Luxor hover around 28°C and lows are around 11°C. On the 24th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

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

2
nights
Marsa Alam, Egypt

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Shaab Marsa Alam and then meet some fierce fish with Seaworld Diving Center. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Shoona Bay.

Plan my day in Marsa Alam using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Luxor to Marsa Alam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Luxor in December, plan for a bit warmer nights in Marsa Alam, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay
Shaab Marsa Alam ©
Shaab Marsa Alam

1
night
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 27th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Dahab itinerary planner.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Dahab by combination of ferry and bus takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In December, daytime highs in Dahab are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Visiting Na'ama Bay and Shark's Bay Beach will get you outdoors. Spend the 28th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid, trot along with The Stable, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh.

To find where to stay, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and The Coptic Museum. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Islamic Cairo and Coptic Cairo. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Khafre's Pyramid & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

Plan my day in Cairo using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, expect Cairo to be little chillier, temps between 24°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Cairo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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 4th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Petra.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Petra - Wadi Musa driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Petra - Wadi Musa in 9.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Petra ©
Petra

2
nights
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 5th (Sat): admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Rum Protected Area. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Wadi Araba Desert, kick back and relax at City Beach, and then explore the galleries of Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery.

To find maps, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Wadi Rum trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum takes 2 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Aqaba
Highlights from your plan
Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Wadi Araba Desert ©
Wadi Araba Desert
Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery ©
Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery

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