20 days in Egypt Itinerary

20 days in Egypt Itinerary

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20 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Cairo
— 5 nights
Drive:  15​min
2
Giza
— 6 nights
Fly:  2​h
3
Luxor
— 6 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: Los Angeles

5
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.
Cairo is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nature, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

Make your Cairo itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Los Angeles, USA to Cairo is an approximately 20-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or do a combination of flight and train. You'll lose 10 hours traveling from Los Angeles to Cairo due to the time zone difference. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Cairo when traveling from Los Angeles in November, with lows around 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Giza.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili
Photography Tours

6
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Venture out of the city with trips to Mit Rahina Museum (in Al Badrashin) and Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, steep yourself in history at Great Sphinx, take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre, and appreciate the history behind Statue of Ramses II.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Giza sightseeing planning app .

Giza is very close to Cairo. November in Giza sees daily highs of 77°F and lows of 61°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Memphis Historical Site, Mit Rahina Museum, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

6
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, shopping, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and make a trip to Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

For maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Luxor trip itinerary website .

Fly from Giza to Luxor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Giza in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 75°F by day to 49°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

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

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