13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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13 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  20​h
1
Cairo
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
2
Bawiti
— 1 night
train:  12​h 30​min
3
Aswan
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3​h
4
Abu Simbel
— 1 day
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  3​h
5
Luxor
— 3 nights
train:  9​h 30​min
6
Cairo
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: Warsaw

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.
You've now added Cairo Tower to your itinerary. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Tue): enjoy breathtaking views from Cairo Tower.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo online trip planner .

Warsaw, Poland to Cairo is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Warsaw to Cairo is 1 hour. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from Warsaw in January; daily highs in Cairo reach 21°C and lows reach 11°C. You will have some time to spend on the 29th (Wed) before leaving for Bawiti.
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Cairo Tower ©
Cairo Tower

1
night
Bawiti

Bawiti
El-Bawiti is a town in the Western desert in Egypt. For photos, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Bawiti travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Cairo to Bawiti takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi. You'll set off for Aswan on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Bawiti

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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2
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sat): take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, delve into the distant past at Philae Temple, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Aswan trip maker site .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Bawiti to Aswan in 7 hours. Another option is to drive. In January, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum

1
day
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
You've now added Abu Simbel Temple Complex to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Abu Simbel trip planning app .

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Abu Simbel can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Karnak and Valley of the Kings. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, and get your bearings at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

To see photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Abu Simbel to Luxor takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Luxor sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairo.

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
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

1
night
Cairo

Cairo ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then explore the activities along Nile River, and then stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

To see topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo tour itinerary planning site .

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in February, plan for slightly colder days in Cairo, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Pyramids of Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Al-Azhar Park ©
Al-Azhar Park
Nile River
Nile River

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