15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Cairo
— 3 nights
2
Luxor
— 3 nights
3
Aswan
— 2 nights
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights

3
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) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, browse the exhibits of Oum El Dounia Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip itinerary maker.

Bogota, Colombia to Cairo is an approximately 20-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Bogota to Cairo. In August, Cairo is much hotter than Bogota - with highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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

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, appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor driving holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairo in August, plan for a bit warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 49°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 10th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple, and then don't miss a visit to Aswan Sculpture Park.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Aswan road trip planner.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. August in Aswan sees daily highs of 50°C and lows of 34°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple

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nights
Sharm El Sheikh

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab (about 1h 20 min away). There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and wander the streets of Na'ama Bay.

For photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary tool.

You can fly from Aswan to Sharm El Sheikh in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of train, bus, and taxi. When traveling from Aswan in August, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Sharm El Sheikh: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 35°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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