31 days in Lebanon, Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

31 days in Lebanon, Jordan & Egypt Itinerary

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Beirut, Lebanon
— 3 nights
2
Jerash, Jordan
— 3 nights
3
Petra - Wadi Musa, Jordan
— 3 nights
4
Wadi Rum, Jordan
— 3 nights
5
Dahab, Egypt
— 1 night
6
Hurghada, Egypt
— 4 nights
7
Luxor, Egypt
— 5 nights
8
Aswan, Egypt
— 3 nights
9
Abu Simbel, Egypt
— 1 night
10
Cairo, Egypt
— 4 nights

3
nights
Beirut, Lebanon

Beirut ©
Sitting on the Mediterranean coast, Beirut, the country's capital and largest city, has plenty of appeal itself, as well as offering a convenient base for exploring the country's other sights and cities.
Get some cultural insight at Temples of Baalbek and Byblos Castle. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Baalbek Roman Ruins and Mohammad Al-Amin Mosque. Change things up with these side-trips from Beirut: Hajar al-Hibla (in Baalbeck) and Byblos (Saint John-Marc Cathedral, Saint Charbel Tomb, &more). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Mim Museum - Mineral Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint George, and get engrossed in the history at National Museum of Beirut.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Beirut online tour planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Beirut is an approximately 7-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Barcelona in October, expect Beirut to be somewhat warmer, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Jerash.

Things to do in Beirut

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Byblos, Baalbeck
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Temples of Baalbek ©
Temples of Baalbek
Baalbek Roman Ruins ©
Baalbek Roman Ruins
Saint Charbel Tomb ©
Saint Charbel Tomb

3
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Jerash, Jordan

Jerash ©
Jerash, is the capital and the largest city of Jerash Governorate, Jordan, with a population of 50,745 as of 2015. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Jerash Ruins and Cardo Maximus. Visit Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) and Ajloun Castle for their historical value. Next up on the itinerary: contemplate the long history of The Archeological Park, explore the ancient world of Hippodrome, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of St Cosmas and Damianos - Jerash, and don't miss a visit to Temple of Artemis.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Jerash trip planner.

Traveling by car from Beirut to Jerash takes 4.5 hours. Traveling from Beirut in October, plan for slightly colder nights in Jerash, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Petra - Wadi Musa.

Things to do in Jerash

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
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Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad) ©
Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
Temple of Artemis ©
Temple of Artemis

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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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Petra and The Urn Tomb. Your inner history buff will appreciate Al-Beidha - Little Petra and Montreal Crusader Castle. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Street of Facades, admire the striking features of The Great Temple, contemplate the long history of Silk Tomb, and pause for some photo ops at Djinn Blocks.

For reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Petra - Wadi Musa day trip planning site.

Getting from Jerash to Petra - Wadi Musa by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to drive to Wadi Rum.

Things to do in Petra - Wadi Musa

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Montreal Crusader Castle
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Petra ©
Petra
Al-Beidha - Little Petra ©
Al-Beidha - Little Petra
Montreal Crusader Castle ©
Montreal Crusader Castle

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Wadi Rum, Jordan

Wadi Rum ©
Tourism in Wadi Rum revolves around UNESCO-protected desert scenery and spectacular limestone rock formations following a dry river bed, which in World War I served as the headquarters of a British-inspired Arab revolt against the Ottomans.
Get some historical perspective at Wadi Rum Guide and Lawrence's House. Get some cultural insight at Wadi Rum Protected Area and Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery. There's more to do: cruise along Wadi Rum Desert Tours.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, use the Wadi Rum travel planning website.

Drive from Petra - Wadi Musa to Wadi Rum in 2 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Wadi Rum

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery
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Wadi Rum Protected Area ©
Wadi Rum Protected Area
Wadi Rum Guide ©
Wadi Rum Guide
Lawrence's House ©
Lawrence's House

1
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Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): browse the exhibits of WICKEDiCANDY and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, ferry, and bus from Wadi Rum to Dahab takes 7 hours. In October in Dahab, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

4
nights
Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Na'ama Bay and St Catherine Shop. Al Mustafa Mosque and Mosque El Mina Masjid will appeal to history buffs. Get out of town with these interesting Hurghada side-trips: Sharm El Sheikh (Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh & SOHO Square). There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, and pause for some serene contemplation at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda.

To find reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hurghada vacation website.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Dahab to Hurghada in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Sharm El Sheikh
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque

5
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Popular historic sites such as Temple of Karnak and Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at Valley of the Kings and Medinet Habu. Change things up with a short trip to Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera (about 1h 30 min away). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, explore the ancient world of Tomb of Queen Nefertari, look for gifts at Gaddis & Co., and deepen your understanding at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Luxor trip builder website.

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Luxor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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Aswan, Egypt

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Get some cultural insight at Philae Temple and Temple of Kom Ombo. Popular historic sites such as Nubian Village and Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral are in your itinerary. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Animalia, head off the coast to Elephantine Island, admire the engineering at Aswan High Dam, and delve into the distant past at Agilkia Island.

For traveler tips, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Aswan online holiday builder.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. October in Aswan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

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night
Abu Simbel, Egypt

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the Abu Simbel trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 27th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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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.
Get some cultural insight at Pyramids of Giza and Bent Pyramid. Get some historical perspective at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Great Sphinx. Take a break from Cairo with a short trip to Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara, about 52 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, make a trip to Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and explore the galleries of Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip planning website.

You can fly from Abu Simbel to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Abu Simbel in October, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Giza, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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