13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 4 nights
2
Luxor
— 3 nights
3
Aswan
— 2 nights
4
Abu Simbel
— 1 night

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the ancient world of Giza Plateau, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, and look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch.

To see reviews, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cairo day trip app.

Auckland, New Zealand to Cairo is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Auckland to Cairo, you'll gain 10 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Auckland, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Fri) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

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

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, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and appreciate the history behind Colossi of Memnon.

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Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in March, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough 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

2
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple. On your second day here, step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, thensteep yourself in history at Nubian Village, and then admire the engineering at Aswan High Dam.

For traveler tips, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Aswan trip app.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Wed) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read Abu Simbel online driving holiday planner.

Fly from Aswan to Abu Simbel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Abu Simbel, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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