10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Luxor
— 3 nights
2
Edfu
— 1 night
3
Aswan
— 1 night
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
5
Giza
— 2 nights

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Karnak and Tomb of Ay. Visit Dendera Temple Complex and Valley of the Kings for their historical value.

Find out how to plan Luxor trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Barcelona, Spain to Luxor is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Barcelona to Luxor. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Barcelona in December; daily highs in Luxor reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

1
night
Edfu

Edfu ©
Edfu is an Egyptian city, located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan, with a population of approximately sixty thousand people. On the 22nd (Sun), explore the ancient world of Gibel Silsila, explore the ancient world of Kanais, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Edfu online travel planner.

Getting from Luxor to Edfu by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. December in Edfu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to take a train to Aswan.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Kanais ©
Kanais
Gibel Silsila
Gibel Silsila

1
night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 23rd (Mon), delve into the distant past at New Kalabsha and then take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Aswan day trip planning website.

You can take a train from Edfu to Aswan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
New Kalabsha ©
New Kalabsha

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Sharm Papyrus Museum, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, thenbrowse the exhibits of St Catherine Shop, and finally appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, thensee the top attractions with Bibo Viaggi, and then examine the collection at King Tut Museum.

To find reviews, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Getting from Aswan to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. Traveling from Aswan in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Museums Historic Sites Tours
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The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
King Tut Museum ©
King Tut Museum
Sharm Papyrus Museum ©
Sharm Papyrus Museum

2
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, steep yourself in history at Great Sphinx, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. On the 27th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Giza vacation maker.

Fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Giza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December: high temperatures in Giza hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Fun & Games Museums
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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