15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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15 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Aswan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Luxor
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5​h
3
Alexandria
— 2 nights
bus:  8​h
4
Siwa
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
5
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  15​h 15​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

2
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): explore the ancient world of Unfinished Obelisk, contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, and then admire the engineering at Aswan High Dam. Here are some ideas for day two: pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, then take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Aswan trip itinerary builder site .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Aswan is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. While traveling from Kuala Lumpur, expect a bit cooler days and much colder nights in Aswan, ranging from highs of 32°C to lows of 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

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

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu.

For reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Luxor online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Aswan to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Aswan in February, Luxor is little chillier at night with lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) early enough to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Luxor

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

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, take in nature's colorful creations at Montazah Gardens, and then stop by CREDO. On the 9th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the striking features of St. Catherine's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Fort Qaitbey, and then explore the world behind art at Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

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You can do a combination of flight and bus from Luxor to Alexandria in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Luxor in February, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Alexandria: temperatures range from 23°C by day to 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Siwa.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens

1
night
Siwa

Siwa ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): make a trip to Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba and then explore the fascinating landscape at Great Sand Sea.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Siwa vacation planner .

You can drive from Alexandria to Siwa in 8 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Cairo.

Things to do in Siwa

Parks Nature
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Great Sand Sea ©
Great Sand Sea
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba ©
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's much more to do: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, and contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Cairo attractions website .

Traveling by car from Siwa to Cairo takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. In February in Cairo, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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