19 days in Egypt Itinerary

19 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Cairo
— 2 nights
2
Giza
— 2 nights
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
4
Saint Catherine
— 1 night
5
Aswan
— 3 nights
6
Luxor
— 4 nights
7
Saqqara
— 2 nights

2
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.
You've now added Thebes to your itinerary. On the 27th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Thebes, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, thencontemplate the long history of Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya), and finally contemplate the long history of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan. On the next day, admire the masterpieces at The Coptic Museum, thensee the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary builder tool.

Los Angeles, USA to Cairo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Cairo, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Los Angeles in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cairo, with lows around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can drive to Giza.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Thebes
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Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya) ©
Gayer-Anderson Museum (Bayt al-Kiritliya)
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan ©
Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan

2
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Pyramids of Dahshour as well as Pharonic Village. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): contemplate the long history of Pharonic Village, delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Dahshour, thenexplore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, thenappreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms and then steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Giza travel itinerary planner.

Giza is just a stone's throw from Cairo. In November, daily temperatures in Giza can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Bibo Viaggi and King Tut Museum. Change things up with a short trip to WICKEDiCANDY in Dahab (about 1h 30 min away). There's more to do: pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737 and make a trip to Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Giza to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Giza in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Museums Tours Shopping

Side Trip

WICKEDiCANDY
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King Tut Museum ©
King Tut Museum
Bibo Viaggi ©
Bibo Viaggi

1
night
Saint Catherine

Saint Catherine ©
Visitors flock to the town of Saint Catherine, nestled in the foothills of Mount Sinai, to explore the World Heritage Area's numerous religious and historic sights.
On the 4th (Wed), take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Saint Catherine route planner.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Saint Catherine by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December: highs in Saint Catherine hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai

3
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Temple of Kom Ombo and New Kalabsha. Popular historic sites such as Qubbet el-Hawa and Monastery of St. Simeon are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Animalia, admire the engineering at Aswan High Dam, get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

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You can fly from Saint Catherine to Aswan in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Saint Catherine in December, expect Aswan to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Animalia ©
Animalia

4
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Karnak and Dendera Temple Complex. Step off the beaten path and head to Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II) and Tomb of Ramses III. Next up on the itinerary: get advice or help at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, contemplate the long history of Howard Carter House, and explore the ancient world of Tomb of Sennedjem.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luxor tour itinerary builder site.

You can drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. December in Luxor sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Saqqara.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Tomb of Ramses III
Tomb of Ramses III

2
nights
Saqqara

Saqqara ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Imhotep Museum as well as Mastaba of Ti. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Mastaba of Mereruka and then explore the ancient world of Mastaba of Ti.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Saqqara trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Luxor to Saqqara by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. When traveling from Luxor in December, plan for a bit cooler days in Saqqara, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Saqqara

Historic Sites Museums
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Mastaba of Mereruka ©
Mastaba of Mereruka
Mastaba of Ti ©
Mastaba of Ti
Imhotep Museum ©
Imhotep Museum

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