15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Abu Simbel
— 2 nights
2
Aswan
— 2 nights
3
Kom Ombo
— 1 day
4
Edfu
— 1 night
5
Luxor
— 4 nights
6
Qena
— 2 nights
7
Abydos
— 1 night
8
Sohag
— 2 nights

2
nights
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 23rd (Sat), delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Abu Simbel road trip tool.

Cairo to Abu Simbel is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. When traveling from Cairo in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Abu Simbel, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

2
nights
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 25th (Mon): explore the ancient world of New Kalabsha, admire the engineering at Aswan High Dam, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple, thenget engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of El-Tabia Mosque, step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, examine the collection at Animalia, explore the ancient world of Unfinished Obelisk, thensteep yourself in history at Nubian Village, and finally delve into the distant past at Monastery of St. Simeon.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Aswan route planner.

Fly from Abu Simbel to Aswan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Aswan are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll have a few hours on the 27th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Kom Ombo.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Monastery of St. Simeon ©
Monastery of St. Simeon
New Kalabsha ©
New Kalabsha
Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple

1
day
Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Temple of Kom Ombo.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Kom Ombo driving holiday planning website.

Traveling by train from Aswan to Kom Ombo takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Kom Ombo

Historic Sites
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Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo

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. For reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Edfu online travel route planner.

Traveling by train from Kom Ombo to Edfu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Kom Ombo in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Edfu, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to take a train to Luxor.

Things to do in Edfu

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

4
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) and Tomb of Queen Nefertari. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Karnak and Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Tomb of Sennedjem, pause for some photo ops at Obelisk of Thutmoses I, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

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Traveling by train from Edfu to Luxor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Qena.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Tours
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Temple of Seti I ©
Temple of Seti I
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) ©
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)

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Qena

Qena
Qena is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. On the 4th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Dendera Temple Complex.

To find photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Qena trip planner.

Drive from Luxor to Qena in 2 hours. In March, daytime highs in Qena are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. You'll set off for Abydos on the 6th (Wed).

Things to do in Qena

Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Sidi Abd Er-Rahim Mosque ©
Sidi Abd Er-Rahim Mosque

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night
Abydos

Abydos ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Temple of Rameses II.

To see maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Abydos travel route planner.

You can drive from Qena to Abydos in 1.5 hours. March in Abydos sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. You'll set off for Sohag on the 7th (Thu).
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Temple of Rameses II ©
Temple of Rameses II

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nights
Sohag

Sohag ©
Sohag, also known as Sawhāj, Suhag and Suhaj, is a city in Egypt that lies on the west bank of the Nile. On the 7th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Temple Abydos. Here are some ideas for day two: get curious at Science Museum and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Red Monastery.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Sohag itinerary planner.

You can drive from Abydos to Sohag in 1.5 hours. In March in Sohag, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 9th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Sohag

Historic Sites Museums Childrens Museums
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Temple Abydos ©
Temple Abydos