8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aswan
— 1 night
2
Luxor
— 1 day
3
Giza
— 2 nights
4
Cairo
— 2 nights
5
Alexandria
— 1 night

1
night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
You've added Sound and Light Show - Philae, Philae Temple, Temple of Horus, and other attractions to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus, walk around Feryal Garden, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple, and finally add some entertainment to your itinerary with Sound and Light Show - Philae.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Aswan trip itinerary planner.

Mumbai, India to Aswan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Aswan. Traveling from Mumbai in July, expect nights in Aswan to be about the same, around °C, while days are warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Nightlife Parks

Side Trip

Temple of Horus
Highlights from your plan
Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Sound and Light Show - Philae ©
Sound and Light Show - Philae

1
day
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
You've now added Valley of the Kings to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, thensteep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Aswan to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Luxor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

2
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Khafre's Pyramid. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, thencontemplate the long history of Khafre's Pyramid, thenlook for gifts at Egypt Papyrus Museum, and finally browse the different shops at The First Mall. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, thenappreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then pause for some photo ops at Statue of Ramses II.

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You can fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Giza, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Cairo.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Statue of Ramses II ©
Statue of Ramses II
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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.
Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, thenhit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, thenstroll around Al-Azhar Park, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo travel planner.

Cairo is just a stone's throw from Giza. July in Cairo sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Photography Tours
Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of St. Catherine's Cathedral.

To see more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Alexandria trip itinerary planning site.

You can drive from Cairo to Alexandria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Cairo in July, plan for a bit cooler days in Alexandria, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Pompey's Pillar ©
Pompey's Pillar
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey

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