5 days in Cairo & Alexandria Itinerary

5 days in Cairo & Alexandria Itinerary

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1
Cairo
— 1 night
2
Alexandria
— 2 nights

1
night
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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Egypt Tailor Made Day Tours. On the 2nd (Thu), browse the different shops at Cairo Festival City Mall. Here are some ideas for day two: take a memorable excursion with Egypt Tailor Made Day Tours, then don't miss a visit to Bab al-Futuh, and then explore the galleries of Oum El Dounia Gallery.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip itinerary builder site.

Chicago, USA to Cairo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Chicago to Cairo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Chicago in September, things will get a bit warmer in Cairo: highs are around 93°F and lows about 75°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours · Shopping · Historic Sites
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Egypt Tailor Made Day Tours ©
Egypt Tailor Made Day Tours
Cairo Festival City Mall ©
Cairo Festival City Mall
Bab al-Futuh ©
Bab al-Futuh

2
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.
On the 4th (Sat), examine the collection at Royal Jewelry Museum and then take an in-depth tour of Alexandria National Museum.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Alexandria tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Cairo to Alexandria by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Cairo, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Alexandria, ranging from highs of 88°F to lows of 74°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Museums
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Alexandria National Museum ©
Alexandria National Museum
Royal Jewelry Museum ©
Royal Jewelry Museum

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