33 days in Egypt Itinerary

33 days in Egypt Itinerary

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33 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Warsaw
Fly:  17​h
1
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Cairo
— Few hours
bus:  2​h
3
Alexandria
— 27 nights
+2
bus + foot + Fly:  5​h 30​min
4
Aswan
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 15​min
End: Warsaw

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 30th (Mon): make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak. Keep things going the next day: explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Luxor trip itinerary planning app .

Warsaw, Poland to Luxor is an approximately 17-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Warsaw to Luxor due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Warsaw in December: highs in Luxor hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, then steep yourself in history at Great Sphinx, and then contemplate the long history of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay. Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip planner .

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in December, you will find days in Cairo are little chillier (24°C), and nights are about the same (14°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to catcht the bus to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours Shopping Museums
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27
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Alexandria side-trips: Dahab reef (in Kawm ad Dahab) and El Alamein (El Alamein War Cemetery, El Alamein World War II Military Museum, & more). There's much more to do: explore the world behind art at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, appreciate the history behind St.Mina Monastery, delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Monastery of St. Macarius.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Alexandria trip itinerary maker tool .

You can take a bus from Cairo to Alexandria in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In January in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 20°C during the day and 10°C at night. You will leave for Aswan on the 28th (Tue).

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

El Alamein, Africa Safari Park, Dahab reef
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens

1
night
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 29th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Nubian Village and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aswan trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Alexandria to Aswan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. When traveling from Alexandria in January, plan for somewhat warmer days in Aswan, with highs around 26°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

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