46 days in Egypt, Jordan & Jerusalem Itinerary

46 days in Egypt, Jordan & Jerusalem Itinerary

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1
Giza, Egypt
— 3 nights
2
Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
3
Aswan, Egypt
— 3 nights
4
Abu Simbel, Egypt
— 2 nights
5
Abnob, Egypt
— 2 nights
6
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights
7
Alexandria, Egypt
— 5 nights
8
Siwa, Egypt
— Few hours
9
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 5 nights
10
Amman, Jordan
— 3 nights
11
Jerash, Jordan
— 2 nights
12
Irbid, Jordan
— 2 nights
13
Ajlun, Jordan
— 3 nights
14
Sweimah, Jordan
— 2 nights
15
Jerusalem, Israel
— 5 nights

3
nights
Giza, Egypt

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Go for a jaunt from Giza to Saqqara to see Step Pyramid of Djoser about 46 minutes away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, examine the collection at Musee de la Barque Solaire, and stop by Egypt Papyrus Museum.

For photos, maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Giza travel planner.

Cairo to Giza is an approximately half hour car ride. In June in Giza, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Step Pyramid of Djoser, Memphis Historical Site
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Memphis Historical Site ©
Memphis Historical Site

3
nights
Luxor, Egypt

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor online attractions planner.

Fly from Giza to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Giza in June, you will find days in Luxor are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to 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

3
nights
Aswan, Egypt

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. There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple, head off the coast to Elephantine Island, admire the natural beauty at Jazirat al Malik, and admire the engineering at Aswan High Dam.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Aswan road trip planner.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island

2
nights
Abu Simbel, Egypt

Abu Simbel ©
On the 11th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For reviews, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Abu Simbel itinerary builder site.

Getting from Aswan to Abu Simbel by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In June, daily temperatures in Abu Simbel can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You'll set off for Abnob on the 12th (Fri).

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

2
nights
Abnob, Egypt

Abnob ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Dakhla Oasis, explore the ancient world of Deir Rifa Tombs, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Masjid Al Mojahideen, thenexplore the ancient world of Meir Monumental Tombs, and finally explore the ancient world of Al-Majzoub Monumental Barrage. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at The Western Mountain Tombs, take in the spiritual surroundings of Monastery of Al-Anba Serabamoon, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Al Masjid Al Amauoi, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Masjid Abo Alouyon, and finally explore the ancient world of Al-Hammamiya Monumental Tombs.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Abnob attractions website.

Traveling by car from Abu Simbel to Abnob takes 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Abu Simbel in June: high temperatures in Abnob hover around °C and lows are around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Abnob

Historic Sites

Side Trips

Asyut, Dakhla Oasis
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Dakhla Oasis ©
Dakhla Oasis

4
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Cairo is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, and steep yourself in history at Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan.

To see maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cairo online attractions planner.

You can drive from Abnob to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. While traveling from Abnob, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

5
nights
Alexandria, Egypt

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to El Alamein (El Alamein World War II Military Museum & El Alamein War Cemetery). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Montazah Gardens, admire the striking features of Deir Anba Bishoi, take an in-depth tour of Alexandria National Museum, and take a leisurely stroll along Corniche.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria online road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Cairo to Alexandria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Cairo in June, you will find days in Alexandria are slightly colder (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Siwa.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

El Alamein
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens
Room Escape Games

few
hours
Siwa, Egypt

Siwa
For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Siwa trip planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Siwa takes 8 hours. You will leave for Petra - Wadi Musa on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Siwa

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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5
nights
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan

Petra - Wadi Musa ©
Visitors flock to Wadi Musa to witness the rose colored rock-carved temples and tombs of Petra, the famous ancient city and World Heritage Site.
Change things up with these side-trips from Petra - Wadi Musa: Dana (Dana Nature Reserve & Wadi Ghuweir) and Montreal Crusader Castle (in Shoubak). The adventure continues: contemplate the long history of Petra, don't miss a visit to The Great Temple, delve into the distant past at Al-Beidha - Little Petra, and get engrossed in the history at Petra Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Petra - Wadi Musa trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Siwa to Petra - Wadi Musa takes 18.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Amman.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Parks Trails

Side Trips

Dana, Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Montreal Crusader Castle ©
Montreal Crusader Castle
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra

3
nights
Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Amman is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of The Citadel, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ahl Al Kahf, see the interesting displays at The Jordan Museum, and have fun and explore at Children's Museum.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Amman journey builder website.

You can drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Amman in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Thu) early enough to go by car to Jerash.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Museums Neighborhoods
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Roman Amphitheater ©
Roman Amphitheater
Royal Automobile Museum ©
Royal Automobile Museum

2
nights
Jerash, Jordan

Jerash ©
Jerash, is the capital and the largest city of Jerash Governorate, Jordan, with a population of 50,745 as of 2015. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): explore the ancient world of Jerash Ruins. On the 4th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get your game on at Mountain Breeze Lodge and Resort and then explore the ancient world of Ajloun Castle.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Jerash trip maker app.

Drive from Amman to Jerash in an hour. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Amman in July since evenings lows in Jerash dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can drive to Irbid.

Things to do in Jerash

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Mountain Breeze Lodge and Resort
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajloun Castle
Ajloun Castle
Mountain Breeze Lodge and Resort ©
Mountain Breeze Lodge and Resort

2
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Irbid, Jordan

Irbid ©
Irbid, known in ancient times as Arabella or Arbela, is the capital and largest city of the Irbid Governorate. On the 5th (Sun), make a trip to UMm Qays Archeological Site, take an in-depth tour of Umm Qais Museum, and then cruise along King's Highway. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Arabela Mall.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Irbid day trip website.

Drive from Jerash to Irbid in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. July in Irbid sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Ajlun.

Things to do in Irbid

Outdoors Shopping Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Umm Qais Museum
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Arabela Mall ©
Arabela Mall
UMm Qays Archeological Site ©
UMm Qays Archeological Site
Umm Qais Museum ©
Umm Qais Museum

3
nights
Ajlun, Jordan

Ajlun ©
Ajlun is known for historic sites and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the historical opulence of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad), pause for some serene contemplation at Tell Mar Elias, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ajloun Nature Reserve, and steep yourself in history at Pella.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Ajlun trip itinerary maker tool.

You can drive from Irbid to Ajlun in an hour. In July, daytime highs in Ajlun are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Sweimah.

Things to do in Ajlun

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Pella
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Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) ©
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Ajloun Nature Reserve ©
Ajloun Nature Reserve
Pella ©
Pella

2
nights
Sweimah, Jordan

Sweimah ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Madaba Mosaic Map, thentake in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Al Hakaya (La Storia) Eatery and cultural center, get a new perspective on nature at Dead Sea Museum, and then kick back and relax at O Beach.

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Drive from Ajlun to Sweimah in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Jerusalem.

Things to do in Sweimah

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Madaba, O Beach
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Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Madaba Mosaic Map ©
Madaba Mosaic Map
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

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Jerusalem, Israel

Jerusalem ©
Few places in the world boast such a long history and such a rich multiethnic culture as Jerusalem, a city sacred to Jews, Muslims, and Christians.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Jerusalem: Masada National Park (in Masada), The Church of the Annunciation (in Nazareth) and Neve Tzedek (in Tel Aviv). The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Yad Vashem - The World Holocaust Remembrance Center, wander the streets of Old City of Jerusalem, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the local highlights with Walking tours.

For photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Jerusalem travel route planning website.

Getting from Sweimah to Jerusalem by car takes about 4 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Jerusalem

Tours Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Tel Aviv, Masada National Park, The Church of the Annunciation
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The Israel Museum, Jerusalem ©
The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Masada National Park ©
Masada National Park

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