13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Aswan
— 1 night
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
3
Cairo
— 2 nights
4
Alexandria
— 2 nights
5
Alexandria
— 2 nights
6
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
7
Dahab
— 2 nights

1
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 8th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Aswan travel route planning app.

Mumbai, India to Aswan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Aswan due to the time zone difference. In February, Aswan is a bit cooler than Mumbai - with highs of 32°C and lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Animalia ©
Animalia
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, then get your bearings at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Valley of the Queens, and finally pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Luxor trip planner.

Getting from Aswan to Luxor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Traveling from Aswan in February, Luxor is a bit cooler at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
Find places to stay Feb 9 — 11:
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then contemplate the long history of Great Sphinx, and then admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cairo trip app.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luxor in February: highs in Cairo hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Find places to stay Feb 11 — 13:
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): snap pictures at Stanley Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Montazah Gardens, then stop by CREDO, then explore the world behind art at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Pompey's Pillar, then explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, then steep yourself in history at Fort Qaitbey, and finally take a leisurely stroll along Corniche.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Alexandria online trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Cairo to Alexandria in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In February in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 13 — 15:
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

2
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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
On the 16th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Royal Jewelry Museum, then get engrossed in the history at Alexandria National Museum, then delve into the distant past at Roman Amphitheatre, and finally steep yourself in history at King Farouk Palace. On the 17th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at St.Mina Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Qaed Ibrahim Mosque, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, and finally visit a coastal fixture at Lighthouse of Alexandria.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Alexandria online vacation builder.

Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums
Find places to stay Feb 15 — 17:
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Roman Amphitheatre ©
Roman Amphitheatre
St.Mina Monastery ©
St.Mina Monastery
Alexandria National Museum ©
Alexandria National Museum

1
night
Sharm El Sheikh

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
On the 18th (Tue), take a stroll through Na'ama Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip maker site.

Getting from Alexandria to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alexandria in February, things will get a bit warmer in Sharm El Sheikh: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Feb 17 — 18:
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dahab online trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Dahab sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
Find places to stay Feb 18 — 20:
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

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