8 days in Aswan & Luxor Itinerary

8 days in Aswan & Luxor Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Nile River Valley visit planner

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Aswan
— 2 nights
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Luxor
— 5 nights
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Aswan

— 2 nights
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Step out of Aswan to go to Kom Ombo and see Temple of Kom Ombo, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple, contemplate the long history of Unfinished Obelisk, examine the collection at Animalia, and step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island.

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Cairo to Aswan is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairo in April, expect Aswan to be a bit warmer, temps between 42°C and 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

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Luxor

— 5 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, soar above the sights with a balloon tour, appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

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Getting from Aswan to Luxor by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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