17 days in Egypt Itinerary

17 days in Egypt Itinerary

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17 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Toronto
Fly:  16​h 30​min
1
Luxor
— 13 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Cairo
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 30​min
End: Toronto

13
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera), Edfu (Kanais, Temple of Horus at Edfu, & more) and Dendera Temple Complex (in Qena). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, don't miss a visit to Tomb of Queen Nefertari, and stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, read Luxor travel route builder site .

Toronto, Canada to Luxor is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Toronto to Luxor. Traveling from Toronto in December, things will get much hotter in Luxor: highs are around 28°C and lows about 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Edfu, Valley of the Queens, Dendera Temple Complex, Tombs of the Nobles, Dendera Temple Complex
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then contemplate the long history of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and then contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo tour planner .

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in December, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali

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