8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luxor
— 3 nights
2
Cairo
— 4 nights

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip itinerary maker site.

Durban, South Africa to Luxor is an approximately 16-hour flight. Traveling from Durban in March, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Luxor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

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

4
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, walk around Al-Azhar Park, view the masterpieces at Oum El Dounia Gallery, and look for gifts at Bazar Noobr.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cairo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in March, you will find days in Cairo are little chillier (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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