14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Aswan
— 2 nights
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Luxor
— 1 night
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Cairo
— 3 nights
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Alexandria
— 2 nights
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Hurghada
— 1 night
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
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Dahab
— 1 night

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Unfinished Obelisk, contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple, and finally take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see human ingenuity at work at Aswan High Dam, stroll the grounds of Mausoleum of Aga Khan, then examine the collection at Animalia, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Aswan online driving holiday planner.

Mumbai, India to Aswan is an approximately 11.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. In December, Aswan is slightly colder than Mumbai - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Religious Site
Philae Temple
4.7
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Specialty Museum
Animalia
4.5
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History Museum
Nubian Museum
4.6

1
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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and finally pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, then get engrossed in the history at Karnak Open Air Museum, then explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luxor trip planner.

Traveling by car from Aswan to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Luxor sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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Must see
Temple of Karnak
4.9
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Monument
Luxor Temple
4.7

3
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Cairo

Cairo ©

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cairo road trip planning site.

Getting from Luxor to Cairo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. When traveling from Luxor in December, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 14°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©

Mediterranean's Bride

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.
Fort Qaitbey and Ancient Roman Amphitheater will appeal to history buffs. Museum-lovers will get to explore Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Alexandria National Museum. Change things up with a short trip to El Alamein War Cemetery in El Alamein (about 1h 40 min away). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Pompey's Pillar, snap pictures at Stanley Bridge, take in nature's colorful creations at Montazah Gardens, and stop by CREDO.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Alexandria day trip planning website.

You can drive from Cairo to Alexandria in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. December in Alexandria sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Alexandria

Side Trip

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Historic Site
Fort Qaitbey
4.0

1
night
Hurghada

Hurghada ©
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): admire the masterpieces at Sand City, then admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid, and then go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina.

To see other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hurghada day trip planning website.

You can fly from Alexandria to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Alexandria in December: highs in Hurghada hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks · Museums · Historic Sites
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Art Museum
Sand City
4.0
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Architectural Building
Mosque El Mina Masjid
4.6

1
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Sharm El Sheikh

City of Peace

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.
To see photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary builder tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. December in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Neighborhoods
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Neighborhood
Na'ama Bay
2.0

1
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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 23rd (Mon), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In December in Dahab, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

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