20 days in Egypt Itinerary

20 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Alexandria
— 3 nights
2
Cairo
— 3 nights
3
Giza
— 4 nights
4
Luxor
— 3 nights
5
Edfu
— 3 nights
6
Aswan
— 1 night

3
nights
Alexandria

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.
Family-friendly places like Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa will thrill your kids. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Pompey's Pillar, get to know the fascinating history of The Monastery of St. Macarius, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and take a leisurely stroll along Corniche.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Alexandria online journey planner.

Detroit, USA to Alexandria is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. In June, Alexandria is a bit warmer than Detroit - with highs of °F and lows of °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can drive to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens

3
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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and then contemplate the long history of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Cairo road trip planning site.

You can drive from Alexandria to Cairo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Alexandria in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Giza.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Photography Tours
Safaris

4
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. Step out of Giza with an excursion to Ski Egypt in 6th of October City--about 40 minutes away. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, contemplate the waterfront views at Dahshur lake, explore the fascinating landscape at Black Desert, and see Off-Road Tours.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Giza trip itinerary builder tool.

Giza is just a stone's throw from Cairo. In June in Giza, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Ski Egypt
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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Ski Egypt ©
Ski Egypt
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

3
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Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Fri): trot along with a tour on horseback and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, and then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

To see ratings and tourist information, read our Luxor online travel route planner.

Traveling by flight from Giza to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Giza in June: highs in Luxor hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple
Balloon Rides

3
nights
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. Edfu is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus and visit Edfu Sound and Light Show.

For more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Edfu online day trip planner.

You can take a train from Luxor to Edfu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in June, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a train to Aswan.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Tombs of El kab ©
Tombs of El kab
Edfu Sound and Light Show ©
Edfu Sound and Light Show

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night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and then step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Unfinished Obelisk, contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, and then admire the engineering at Aswan High Dam.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Aswan road trip planning site.

Traveling by train from Edfu to Aswan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Aswan sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

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