15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Edfu
— 1 night
2
Abu Simbel
— 2 nights
3
Cairo
— 1 night
4
Sohag
— 2 nights
5
Luxor
— 3 nights
6
Aswan
— 3 nights

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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 8th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Tombs of El kab and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Edfu trip itinerary site.

Istanbul, Turkey to Edfu is an approximately 9.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Turkey Time (TRT) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Istanbul in April: highs in Edfu hover around 95°F, while lows dip to 65°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Tombs of El kab ©
Tombs of El kab

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 9th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Abu Simbel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Edfu to Abu Simbel in 5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Abu Simbel can reach 94°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Cairo.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, then stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and then explore the activities along Nile River.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo online attractions planner.

You can fly from Abu Simbel to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Abu Simbel in April, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 62°F, while days are slightly colder, around 84°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sohag.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Al-Azhar Park ©
Al-Azhar Park
Nile River
Nile River

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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. Step out of Sohag with an excursion to Temple of Rameses II in Abydos--about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Temple Abydos, get curious at Science Museum, and admire the striking features of The Red Monastery.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sohag trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sohag takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cairo in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Sohag, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 63°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Sohag

Historic Sites · Childrens Museums · Museums

Side Trip

Temple of Rameses II
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Temple Abydos ©
Temple Abydos
Temple of Rameses II ©
Temple of Rameses II

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Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 15th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, and then don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Colossi of Memnon, then see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak.

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You can drive from Sohag to Luxor in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 95°F in April, and nighttime lows around 65°F. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Aswan.

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

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Step out of Aswan to go to Kom Ombo and see Temple of Kom Ombo, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple, see human ingenuity at work at Aswan High Dam, delve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa, and steep yourself in history at Nubian Village.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Aswan tour itinerary maker website.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 97°F, and evening lows to 69°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

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