11 days in Cyprus & Cairo Itinerary

11 days in Cyprus & Cairo Itinerary

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Cairo, Egypt
— 1 night
2
Ayia Napa, Cyprus
— 2 nights
3
Limassol City, Cyprus
— 2 nights
4
Paphos, Cyprus
— 2 nights
5
Larnaca, Cyprus
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Tue): take a stroll through Zamalek (Gezira Island), then examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, and then browse the exhibits of Oum El Dounia Gallery.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairo journey maker website.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Cairo International Airport. In October in Cairo, expect temperatures between 86°F during the day and 69°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Ayia Napa.

Things to do in Cairo

Neighborhoods · Nature · Parks
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Zamalek (Gezira Island) ©
Zamalek (Gezira Island)
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Oum El Dounia Gallery ©
Oum El Dounia Gallery

2
nights
Ayia Napa, Cyprus

Ayia Napa ©
Though Ayia Napa boasts archaeological sites and the largest water park in Europe, the city is best known as a party hub.
On the 2nd (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Othello Castle and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Nissi Beach. On your second day here, head outdoors with Protaras Coastal Promenade, then kick back and relax at Fig Tree Bay, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Church of Profitis Elias.

To find photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Ayia Napa itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Ayia Napa in 5.5 hours. Traveling from Cairo in October, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Ayia Napa, with lows of 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Limassol City.

Things to do in Ayia Napa

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks

Side Trips

Protaras, Othello Castle
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Nissi Beach ©
Nissi Beach
Fig Tree Bay ©
Fig Tree Bay
Othello Castle ©
Othello Castle

2
nights
Limassol City, Cyprus

Limassol City ©
The second largest city in Cyprus, Limassol attracts locals and tourists alike with its sun and sea.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the striking landscape at Aphrodite's Rock, see the interesting displays at Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, then kick back and relax at Avdimou Beach, and finally explore the ancient world of The Sanctuary Of Apollo. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the historical opulence of Kolossi Castle, contemplate the long history of Kourion, then pause for some serene contemplation at Timios Stavros Monastery, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church.

For where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read our Limassol City journey site.

Drive from Ayia Napa to Limassol City in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Limassol City are 81°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Paphos.

Things to do in Limassol City

Historic Sites · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trips

Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church, Avdimou Beach, Timios Stavros Monastery, Oleastro Olive Park and Museum, Aphrodite's Rock
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Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church ©
Agios Nikolaos tis Stegis Church
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum ©
Oleastro Olive Park and Museum
Aphrodite's Rock ©
Aphrodite's Rock

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nights
Paphos, Cyprus

Paphos ©
The legendary birthplace of the Greek goddess Aphrodite and the capital of western Cyprus, the city of Paphos showcases an abundance of archaeological, architectural, and historical sites.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Tombs of the Kings, kick back and relax at Coral Bay, delve into the distant past at Kato Paphos Archaeological Park, then explore the ancient world of The House of Dionysus, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church and then sample the tasty concoctions at Aphrodite's Rock Brewing Company.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Paphos trip itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Limassol City to Paphos by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 81°F, and evening lows to 63°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Larnaca.

Things to do in Paphos

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trip

Coral Bay
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The House of Dionysus ©
The House of Dionysus
Church of Agia Kyriaki and post St. Paul ©
Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church ©
Panagia Chrysopolitissa Church

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nights
Larnaca, Cyprus

Larnaca ©
Situated on the southernmost coast of Cyprus, the 6,000-year-old city of Larnaka features a bustling promenade full of bars, cafes, restaurants, and plenty of spots in the sun.
Get some historical perspective at Zenobia Wreck and Buffavento Castle. Relax by the water at Mackenzie Beach and Finikoudes Beach. Get out of town with these interesting Larnaca side-trips: Nicosia (A. G. Leventis Gallery, Shacolas Tower Museum & Observatory, &more) and Kyrenia (Saint Hilarion Castle & Bellapais Monastery). Next up on the itinerary: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Saint Lazarus.

To see ratings, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Larnaca online trip maker.

You can drive from Paphos to Larnaca in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. October in Larnaca sees daily highs of 80°F and lows of 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Larnaca

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Beaches

Side Trips

Nicosia, Kyrenia, Church Panagia Angeloktisti
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Zenobia Wreck ©
Zenobia Wreck
Mackenzie Beach ©
Mackenzie Beach
A. G. Leventis Gallery ©
A. G. Leventis Gallery

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