10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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10 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Boston
Fly + Drive:  19​h 30​min
1
Dendera
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
2
Abu Simbel
— 1 day
Drive:  5​h 45​min
3
Abydos
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 30​min
4
Siwa
— 1 night
Drive:  7​h 45​min
5
Alexandria
— 2 nights
Fly:  21​h 30​min
End: Boston

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day
Dendera

Dendera ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Dendera Temple Complex, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hathor at Dendera, and then steep yourself in history at Temple Khatkhor.

For traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Dendera trip maker tool .

Boston, USA to Dendera is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Traveling from Boston in September, expect nights in Dendera to be somewhat warmer, around 76°F, while days are much hotter, around 103°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Simbel.

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Dendera Temple Complex ©
Dendera Temple Complex

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

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You can drive from Dendera to Abu Simbel in 7 hours. Another option is to fly. September in Abu Simbel sees daily highs of 103°F and lows of 78°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Abydos.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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Abydos

Abydos ©
On the 15th (Sun), make a trip to Temple of Rameses II.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Abydos journey maker site .

Traveling by car from Abu Simbel to Abydos takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. September in Abydos sees daily highs of 99°F and lows of 75°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Siwa.
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Temple of Rameses II ©
Temple of Rameses II

1
night
Siwa

Siwa ©
On the 16th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Graeco-Roman Tombs, explore the activities along Lake Siwa, and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dakrur Mountain. On the next day, steep yourself in history at Mountain of the Dead, then explore the fascinating landscape at Great Sand Sea, and then get great views at Shali Fortress.

To find maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Siwa trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Abydos to Siwa in 14.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can go by car to Alexandria.

Things to do in Siwa

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Lake Siwa ©
Lake Siwa
Mountain of the Dead ©
Mountain of the Dead
Great Sand Sea ©
Great Sand Sea

2
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.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Alexandria National Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Fort Qaitbey and Roman Amphitheatre will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, get engrossed in the history at El Kobba El Samaweya, examine the collection at Royal Jewelry Museum, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mamoura Beach.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Alexandria trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Siwa to Alexandria takes 8 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Alexandria can reach 88°F, while at night they dip to 74°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

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