15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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15 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  13 h 15 min
1
Luxor
— 5 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Aswan
— 2 nights
Fly:  4 h
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  1 h 45 min
4
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  11 h
End: Johannesburg

5
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Visit Medinet Habu and Temple of Karnak for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Valley of the Kings and Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Avenue of Sphinxes, take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple, don't miss a visit to Isis Temple - Shelwit, and steep yourself in history at Howard Carter House.

To see reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary maker.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Luxor is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in March, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) early enough to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Tours Museums
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

2
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 19th (Mon), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Kom Ombo. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Aswan Market, then contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, then explore the ancient world of Unfinished Obelisk, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum.

To find maps and other tourist information, use the Aswan itinerary builder.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. March in Aswan sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Thebes, Temple of Kom Ombo
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Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

4
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Na'ama Bay and Secret Of Egypt. Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Catherine's Monastery and Coptic Church. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop.

For reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh sightseeing planner.

Traveling by flight from Aswan to Sharm El Sheikh takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Aswan in March, expect nights in Sharm El Sheikh to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are little chillier, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Shopping Beaches Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Catherine's Monastery
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Pyramids of Giza and Mohamed Ali Mosque. Popular historic sites such as Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Great Sphinx are in your itinerary. Next up on the itinerary: shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), and take a stroll through Zamalek (Gezira Island).

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March, with highs in Cairo at 28°C and lows at 15°C. On the 28th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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