7 days in Athens & Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Athens & Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Athens & Egypt Itinerary

Start: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Fly:  18​h 30​min
1
Athens, Greece
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h 30​min
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 15​min
End: Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

2
nights
Athens, Greece

Athens ©
One of the world's most ancient cities, Athens remains Europe's undisputed historical and cultural capital.
Athens is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, nightlife, and fun & games. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Acropolis of Athens, examine the collection at Acropolis Museum, get engrossed in the history at National Archaeological Museum, and steep yourself in history at Ancient Agora of Athens.

To see where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Athens trip builder .

Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo to Athens is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kinshasa to Athens is 1 hour. In September, daytime highs in Athens are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Athens

#Museums, #Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods
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Acropolis of Athens ©
Acropolis of Athens
Acropolis Museum ©
Acropolis Museum
Plaka ©
Plaka

3
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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 29th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Al-Azhar Park and then wander the streets of Islamic Cairo.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, read Cairo online holiday builder .

Getting from Athens to Cairo by flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Athens in September: highs in Cairo hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 27°C. On the 1st (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Find places to stay Sep 28 — Oct 1:
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo

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