7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Cairo
1
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Cairo

4
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan.

For ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo road trip planning site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Cairo. In July in Cairo, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

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Side Trips

Giza, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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 22nd (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, deepen your understanding at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, then contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, and finally explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor road trip planner.

Getting from Cairo to Luxor by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 48°C to lows of 30°C. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

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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