9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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9 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  13​h 30​min
1
Alexandria
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h
2
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Luxor
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  16​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

1
night
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.
To find more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Alexandria online attractions planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Alexandria is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Alexandria due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in December, things will get much colder in Alexandria: highs are around 23°C and lows about 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can catcht the bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Fun & Games
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

3
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Zamalek (Gezira Island) and Safaris. Head to Khan Al-Khalili and Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branchfor plenty of shopping. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms, admire nature's extreme beauty at Cairo Horse Riding School, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Cairo route builder website .

Getting from Alexandria to Cairo by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in December, and nighttime lows around 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Parks

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Karnak and Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Museum-lovers will appreciate Luxor Museum and The Imhotep Factory for Alabaster. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, and pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

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

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairo in December, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can 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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