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Egypt - One week, two week itineraries

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"Egypt is one of the most action packed countries on earth and you could spend months here and still not see it all."goatsontheroad.com
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"Egypt is a country full of culture, history, and great sights and therefore worth a visit."germanbackpacker.com
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Egypt location

Northern Africa

Located

Land borders

Israel

Libya

Palestine

Egypt at a glance

Egyptian Pound (EGP)

Currency

Arabic

Language

Cheap (2 of 5)

Level of costs

Shrinking (2 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Moderate (38 / 100)

Safety index

Underdeveloped (70 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary shows you the main interesting destinations of Egypt, Northern Africa. Most popular part is Alexandria.
you can take a bath in Dahab. If you love to visit museums you will be happy at
Alexandria (Alexandria in detail), Tanta, Cairo (Cairo itineraries) and Port Said. The climate is comfort. During your travel you have to speak Arabic. English should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Egyptian Pound everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Egypt, Northern Africa. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities. Besides of cities there a nature destinations. The national highlight is Lake Nasser next to Aswan.
At
Aswan it is awesome go hiking. If you love to visit museums you will be happy at Luxor. Many cities are comfort in December. You can pay with Egyptian Pound everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Arabic but english should be enough for communication everywhere. There are one flight connection. These are Aswan - Dakhla.
This itinerary brings you through Egypt (Northern Africa). Lake Nasser near Aswan (see itineraries) is the highlight.
You can go hiking in
Aswan. For in Egypt it is possible to request the visa on arrival. Many cities are comfort in April. During your travel you have to speak Arabic but english should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Egyptian Pound everywhere. There are one flight connection. These are Cairo - Luxor (plan Luxor itineraries).
This itinerary brings you through Northern Africa, more precisely Egypt. Most popular part is Alexandria. Lake Nasser is the highlight.
it is awesome go hiking
Aswan (visit Aswan itineraries). Many cities are comfort in April. For in Egypt it is possible to request the visa on arrival. During your travel you have to speak Arabic. English should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Egyptian Pound everywhere. There are three flight connections. These are Dakhla - Alexandria (plan Alexandria itineraries), Cairo (more about Cairo) - Luxor and Aswan (visit Aswan itineraries) - Cairo.

Things to do

Egypt is one of the most exotic vacation destinations on the planet. Thousands flock there every year to gaze at the pyramids of Giza, but the country has much more to offer which most people don’t focus on. One of such places is Hurghada, which has tons to offer but today we’re settling for only 7 things.

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7 things to do in Hurghada, Egypt

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Visiting Cairo (plan Cairo itineraries), Egypt is definitely a bucket list experience. Egypt is one of those places we had read about in textbooks for years, so getting to be there and experience it for ourselves was truly surreal. Here’s our Cairo (Cairo itineraries), Egypt Travel Guide: The best way to get around is by taxi or Uber.

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Home to over 5,000 years of human history, Egypt is a country every cultural traveller should visit in their lifetime. On top of this, its desert climate means the sun shines almost every day, making it a great place to come during the Northern Hemisphere winter. However, it is crucial you don’t forget to apply for ...

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Eat & drink

Are you a vegetarian who is planning to travel to Egypt and is wondering what to eat in Egypt?! Or you are just interested in healthy Egyptian culture food, Egyptian vegetarian food, and delicious Egyptian food? Here you will find the most popular foods in Egypt, common foods in Egypt, Egypt traditional foods and ..

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Food is as much a part of a travel journey as the destination. While travel tends to come to an end when you come back to home soil, reliving my travels through cooking is one of my favorite pastimes. This way, the journey can continue long after I get home. Often, when I’m longing to revisit one of my favorite ...

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Traditional food in Egypt is varied due to geography, history, and religion and has been subjected to numerous influences over the centuries. Everything from Persian, Greek, Turkish, Arabic, and other culinary influences have had a hand in shaping what we know today as Egyptian food.

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What kind of food did the ancient Egyptians eat?

Meat Dishes of Egypt Food

Egyptian Mezze Food

staple of ancient Egyptian foods were bread and beer

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I think everyone knows that my favorite country is Egypt and I don’t think I need to explain. Oh & if you don’t know why I love it so much you should read my blog more often. As for the my least favorite country that is a tough question to answer no not because I don’t want to be rude about a certain country, but ...

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General

Need a break from the heat and sightseeing? Read more about the top 5 “must-sees” in the Egyptian Museum here I’m typically not a “cruise” person, but I thoroughly enjoyed my three night cruise on the Nile River traveling from Aswan . Aside from forcing me to relax and ..

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Egypt is awesome. You won’t regret deciding to travel to Egypt. This is guide covers literally everything you need to know before visiting Egypt. This is a very honestguide. My intention is not to be a Debbie Downer. ...

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If there is one tourist destination which has become a global icon, it would be Egypt. Situated in the northeastern part of Africa, it is today an important tourist destination like no other in this part of the world. Home to the empires of Ancient Egypt, and later on an extension of the Byzantine and ..

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1. The Pyramids of Giza & Other Such Attractions

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When I was growing up, I dreamt about visiting Egypt and its ancient wonders. The so-called gift of the Nile is magical country that’s incredibly rich in archeological treasures and I hope to be able to visit it again one day. If you’re planning on traveling to Egypt, these are the things you should know. .

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#6. Respect the culture and dress conservatively

#3. Egypt has a bargain culture

#2. A baksheeshis expected for everything

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Itinerary

Tourism in Egypt has dropped staggeringly since the Revolution in 2011. Cairo specifically was considered a war zone, and has suffered a steep decline in visitors since then, due to heavy travel warnings against unnecessary travel to Egypt in the capital and surrounding areas. Despite the political unrest and ..

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A month wouldn’t be enough to see everything Egypt has to offer, but our two-week itinerary was a good way to start. But the check-in line is really long and it is now only an hour before our flight departs. Lane and I had been considering a trip to Egypt last year, but choose Thailand instead.

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1 thought on “Egypt is awesome – 2007 itinerary”

Tuesday, February 6: The Beginning

Saturday, February 17: The Monasteries of Wadi Naturn

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From the classic pyramids to the coral-rich Red Sea, breathtaking temples, sailing on the Nile River and off-beat places like camel markets, hidden ruins, and lovely rural villages, Egypt has thousands and thousands of years of history to tell, show and amaze any traveler. Egypt is, in fact, a major travel destination ...

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Traveling in Egypt: 7-day Egypt itinerary

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If you have one or two weeks and a sense of adventure, Egypt might be the perfect travel destination. Despite its 5000-year history, you can easily see the best sights in 2 weeks or less. Our Egypt itinerary will show you how. Driving in Egypt can be daunting, especially if you don’t speak Arabic.

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The 2-week Egypt itinerary

10 day Egypt itinerary

16 thoughts on “Egypt Itinerary: See All the Best Sights in 1 to 2 Weeks”

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Costs

Siwa is more than an oasis in The Great Sand Sea, it is an oasis in the sea of modernity. Soon an airport will be built, hotels will erupt from the sand, and paved roads will replace the dirt paths throughout the oasis. A fort, built 800 years ago from mud and salt, remains in the center of Siwa town.

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Before my trip to Egypt I really had no idea how expensive the country was. I suspected that the prices for daily life would not be high. But I didn’t know if that would also apply to daily tourist life. In this article I will give you an idea of the prices and costs during my trip in February 2020.

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How much for an entrance ticket?

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Known as North Africa’s underwater paradise, one of the best ways that you can explore its depths is by hopping on a liveaboard. , the trouble is deciding which one to go for and what areas to explore. If you do this, you would have experienced the diversity of the Red Sea’s reefs in its entirety.

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Not much. Egypt is comparatively cheap if you’re coming from a developed nation. For a bed in a dorm, you’ll usually pay about $4, guesthouse would be about $12 per night and a higher standard shouldn’t be more than $150. If you’re backpacking you could get by for $30 a day without any issues.

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Accommodation

In Egypt you’ll find hotels in all price ranges. You will find the most expensive resorts and hotel chains, but also smutty hotels with shared bathrooms. We slept in Cairo on the advice of an Egyptian acquaintance in a hotel that turned out to be such a smutty place to sleep. It only cost 330 EGP per night (around € ...

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I would recommend booking hotels in Egypt in advance if you want to stay in high standard accommodation, especially in peak seasons. Sometimes you may get lucky, but it’s not worth taking the risk. There are many hotel options from 5- luxury to hostels and ..

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Where to stay in Hurghada?

Where to stay in Giza

Where to stay in Aswan?

Where to stay in Luxor?

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It’s definitely worth basing yourself in Luxor as there are plenty of day trips you can take from here for temple hopping. ...

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Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, Luxor (visit Luxor itineraries), Suez are some of the biggest and most popular Egyptian cities. If you travel to any of these cities you should be able to find suitable accommodation for you easily. You can choose from luxurious five-star hotels, guest houses, hostels, bed and breakfast hotels, Airbnb, etc.

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