24 days in Egypt Itinerary

24 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— 4 nights
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Luxor
— 3 nights
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Aswan
— 3 nights
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Abu Simbel
— Few hours
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Hurghada
— 4 nights
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Alexandria
— 3 nights
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Siwa
— 2 nights
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New Valley Governorate
— 2 nights

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Cairo

Cairo ©

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Your list of things to see and do now includes Khan Al-Khalili, Mosque of Muhammad Ali, National Museum of Egyptian Civilization NEMC, and other attractions. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's much more to do: walk around Al-Azhar Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, explore the world behind art at The Coptic Museum, and wander the streets of Islamic Cairo.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary builder website.

Halifax, Canada to Cairo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Halifax to Cairo. Traveling from Halifax in September, things will get much warmer in Cairo: highs are around 39°C and lows about 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 26 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili

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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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Luxor Sound and Light Show as well as Colossi of Memnon. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairo in September, you will find days in Luxor are somewhat warmer (46°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 3:
Highlights from your plan
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Nubian Village as well as Aswan High Dam. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and then explore the ancient world of Philae Temple. Keep things going the next day: step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, delve into the distant past at Temple of Kom Ombo, and then see human ingenuity at work at Aswan High Dam.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Aswan road trip planning tool.

Drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 42°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Tue) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 3 — 6:
Highlights from your plan
Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

few
hours
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 6th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find maps, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Abu Simbel holiday maker tool.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 25°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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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.
Hurghada is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, and meet the residents at Hurghada Grand Aquarium.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada tour itinerary maker.

You can drive from Abu Simbel to Hurghada in 11 hours. Another option is to do a combination of flight and ferry. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. On the 10th (Sat), you're off to Alexandria.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 6 — 10:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Hurghada Grand Aquarium ©
Hurghada Grand Aquarium

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©

Mediterranean's Bride

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Bibliotheca Alexandrina, St.Mina Monastery and El Alamein War Cemetery. There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Montazah Gardens, snap pictures at Stanley Bridge, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

To find traveler tips, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Alexandria online itinerary planner.

You can fly from Hurghada to Alexandria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Hurghada, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Alexandria, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 13th (Tue) before leaving for Siwa.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Oct 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral ©
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Alamein War Cemetery ©
El Alamein War Cemetery

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Siwa

Siwa ©
Your day by day itinerary now includes Fatnis Island (Fantasy Island). Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): admire nature's extreme beauty at Great Sand Sea, don't miss a visit to Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba, and then head off the coast to Fatnis Island (Fantasy Island).

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Siwa fast, fun, and easy.

You can drive from Alexandria to Siwa in 8 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can travel to New Valley Governorate.

Things to do in Siwa

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 13 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Great Sand Sea ©
Great Sand Sea
Fatnis Island (Fantasy Island) ©
Fatnis Island (Fantasy Island)
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba ©
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba

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New Valley Governorate

New Valley Governorate ©
New Valley Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. On your second day here, explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert.

To find where to stay and other tourist information, refer to the New Valley Governorate holiday planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Siwa to New Valley Governorate. On the 17th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in New Valley Governorate

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

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