13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luxor
— 2 nights
2
Giza
— 1 night
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
4
Aswan
— 2 nights
5
Edfu
— 1 night
6
Hurghada
— 3 nights

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor Temple has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, and finally pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read Luxor travel route planner.

Los Angeles, USA to Luxor is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Luxor. In January, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

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

1
night
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
On the 20th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and then examine the collection at Musee de la Barque Solaire.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Giza trip builder website.

Fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Giza: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums
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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

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nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Tue): view the masterpieces at St Catherine Shop and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours, take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, thenpause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and finally make a trip to Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh.

For photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh online trip maker.

You can fly from Giza to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Giza in January, things will get somewhat warmer in Sharm El Sheikh: highs are around °F and lows about °F. On the 23rd (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Aswan.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Off-Road Tours

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): see human ingenuity at work at Aswan High Dam.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Aswan route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Aswan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Aswan when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village
Aswan High Dam ©
Aswan High Dam

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. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus, explore the ancient world of Kanais, and then explore the ancient world of Gibel Silsila.

For other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Edfu trip planner.

Take a train from Aswan to Edfu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Aswan in January, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Edfu, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Kanais ©
Kanais
Edfu Sound and Light Show ©
Edfu Sound and Light Show

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nights
Hurghada

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Mosque El Mina Masjid, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Hurghada driving holiday planner.

Drive from Edfu to Hurghada in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus; or fly. Traveling from Edfu in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Hurghada, with lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Swim with Dolphins

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