8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— 1 night
2
Giza
— 1 night
3
Luxor
— 1 night
4
Aswan
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. On the next day, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip itinerary planner.

Bengaluru, India to Cairo is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Bengaluru to Cairo, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Cairo is little chillier than Bengaluru - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Giza.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours · Historic Sites · Shopping

Side Trip

Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Photography Tours
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili

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Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Giza trip itinerary planner.

Giza is just a short distance from Cairo. In February, daytime highs in Giza are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites · Museums
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

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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 17th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor route planner.

Getting from Giza to Luxor by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Giza in February, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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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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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 18th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Temple of Kom Ombo, then contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, and then delve into the distant past at Philae Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 19th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, then explore the ancient world of Unfinished Obelisk, and finally see human ingenuity at work at Aswan High Dam.

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Traveling by car from Luxor to Aswan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel back home.

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
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island

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