15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Houston
Fly:  23 h 45 min
1
Giza
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h
2
Saqqara
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Aswan
— 1 night
Train:  45 min
5
Kom Ombo
— 2 nights
Train:  1 h
6
Edfu
— 1 day
Train:  1 h 15 min
7
Luxor
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
8
Abydos
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 45 min
9
Dendera
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 45 min
10
Cairo
— 1 night
Fly:  18 h 15 min
End: Houston

1
day
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
On the 11th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, thenappreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then examine the collection at Musee de la Barque Solaire.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Giza trip planner.

Houston, USA to Giza is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. In February in Giza, expect temperatures between 71°F during the day and 53°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Saqqara.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

1
night
Saqqara

Saqqara ©
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Memphis Historical Site, thenexplore the ancient world of Step Pyramid of Djoser, and then delve into the distant past at Mastaba of Mereruka.

Discover how to plan a Saqqara trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Giza to Saqqara takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In February, plan for daily highs up to 71°F, and evening lows to 53°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Saqqara

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Memphis Historical Site
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Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser
Memphis Historical Site ©
Memphis Historical Site
Mastaba of Mereruka ©
Mastaba of Mereruka

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Abu Simbel journey maker app.

Fly from Saqqara to Abu Simbel in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Saqqara in February, plan for somewhat warmer days in Abu Simbel, with highs around 79°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

1
night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 14th (Fri), steep yourself in history at Unfinished Obelisk, steep yourself in history at Nubian Village, thenexplore the ancient world of Philae Temple, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Aswan holiday planner.

Getting from Abu Simbel to Aswan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In February, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to take a train to Kom Ombo.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 14:
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

2
nights
Kom Ombo

Kom Ombo ©
On the 15th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Temple of Kom Ombo.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Kom Ombo online tour itinerary maker.

Take a train from Aswan to Kom Ombo in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Kom Ombo, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Sun) to allow time for the train ride to Edfu.

Things to do in Kom Ombo

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 14 — 16:
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Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo

1
day
Edfu

Edfu ©
Edfu is an Egyptian city, located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan, with a population of approximately sixty thousand people. On the 16th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Tombs of El kab, delve into the distant past at Kanais, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Edfu trip itinerary maker tool.

You can take a train from Kom Ombo to Edfu in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Kom Ombo in February since evenings lows in Edfu dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Luxor.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 17:
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Tombs of El kab ©
Tombs of El kab
Kanais ©
Kanais

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 17th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), thenstroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, thenexplore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Here are some ideas for day two: appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, thencontemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, thenget engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and finally appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

To find where to stay, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Edfu to Luxor by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In February, daytime highs in Luxor are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Tue) so you can travel to Abydos.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
Find places to stay Feb 16 — 18:
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

1
night
Abydos

Abydos ©
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): make a trip to Temple of Rameses II.

For other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read our Abydos day trip planning app.

Drive from Luxor to Abydos in 3 hours. While traveling from Luxor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Abydos, ranging from highs of 74°F to lows of 49°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Dendera.
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 19:
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Rameses II ©
Temple of Rameses II

2
nights
Dendera

Dendera
On the 20th (Thu), explore the ancient world of Dendera Temple Complex.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dendera online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Abydos to Dendera by car takes about 2 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Dendera can reach 79°F, while at night they dip to 50°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Dendera

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 19 — 21:
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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. On the 22nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, and then get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours.

To see other places to visit, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo day trip planning website.

Explore your travel options from Dendera to Cairo with the Route module. Traveling from Dendera in February, you will find days in Cairo are slightly colder (71°F), and nights are about the same (53°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Find places to stay Feb 21 — 22:
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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