14 days in Sweimah, Petra - Wadi Musa & Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Sweimah, Petra - Wadi Musa & Egypt Itinerary

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14 days in Sweimah, Petra - Wadi Musa & Egypt Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru, India
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Sweimah, Jordan
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 2 nights
+4
Bus + Taxi + Bus + Foot + Fly:  10​h 30​min
3
Luxor, Egypt
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  5​h
4
Alexandria, Egypt
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h
5
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Bengaluru, India

2
nights
Sweimah, Jordan

Sweimah ©
On the 25th (Wed), contemplate the waterfront views at Dead Sea. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nebo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Church of St John the Baptist, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Church of Saint George, and finally get a new perspective on nature at Dead Sea Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sweimah tour itinerary app .

Bengaluru, India to Sweimah is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Traveling from Bengaluru to Sweimah, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Sweimah

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Madaba
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Mount Nebo ©
Mount Nebo
Dead Sea ©
Dead Sea

2
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Petra and Al-Beidha - Little Petra. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Montreal Crusader Castle and Byzantine Church. Step out of Petra - Wadi Musa with an excursion to Dana Nature Reserve in Dana--about 1h 10 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Street of Facades, admire the striking features of The Great Temple, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and contemplate the long history of Obelisk Tomb.

For ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa online trip maker .

Drive from Sweimah to Petra - Wadi Musa in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Luxor Museum and Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum. Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple will appeal to history buffs. There's much more to do: stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, deepen your understanding at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and explore the ancient world of Valley of the Queens.

To see more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor travel route builder app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Petra - Wadi Musa to Luxor in 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and ferry. In December, daytime highs in Luxor are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Thu) to allow time for travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

1
night
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.
On the 3rd (Fri), appreciate the extensive heritage of The Monastery of St. Macarius and then explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Alexandria trip itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Luxor to Alexandria takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luxor in January: highs in Alexandria hover around 20°C, while lows dip to 10°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites
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Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

3
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Great Sphinx. Your inner history buff will appreciate Coptic Cairo and Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay. The adventure continues: walk around Al-Azhar Park, browse the exhibits of Oum El Dounia Gallery, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, and test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To find more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo attractions planner .

You can take a bus from Alexandria to Cairo in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In January in Cairo, expect temperatures between 21°C during the day and 11°C at night. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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