16 days in Kuwait City, Amman & Cairo Itinerary

16 days in Kuwait City, Amman & Cairo Itinerary

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16 days in Kuwait City, Amman & Cairo Itinerary

Start: San Francisco, United States
Fly:  19​h 30​min
1
Kuwait City, Kuwait
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  6​h 15​min
2
Amman, Jordan
— 6 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  6​h 15​min
3
Cairo, Egypt
— 5 nights
Fly:  19​h 15​min
End: San Francisco, United States

3
nights
Kuwait City, Kuwait

Kuwait City ©
Kuwait City, the country's capital and largest urban area, combines many of the aspects of a modern, rich city of the Gulf region, with a more rugged and ordinary core.
You've now added Grand Mosque to your itinerary. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Kuwait Towers, examine the collection at Bait Al Outhman Museum, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and head off the coast to Green Island.

For maps, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Kuwait City journey tool .

San Francisco, USA to Kuwait City is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 11 hours traveling from San Francisco to Kuwait City. Traveling from San Francisco in December, expect nights in Kuwait City to be about the same, around 48°F, while days are somewhat warmer, around 69°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel to Amman.

Things to do in Kuwait City

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trip

Bait Al Outhman Museum
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Grand Mosque ©
Grand Mosque
Kuwait Towers ©
Kuwait Towers
The Avenues ©
The Avenues

6
nights
Amman, Jordan

Amman ©
Jordan's capital city, Amman spreads across 19 hills and includes many distinct districts, each with their own historical and cultural marvels.
Change things up with these side-trips from Amman: Azraq (Qasr Azraq & Quseir Amra), Madaba (Madaba Mosaic Map, Mount Nebo, & more) and Jerash Ruins (in Jerash). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of The Citadel, step into the grandiose world of Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad), examine the collection at The Jordan Museum, and contemplate the long history of Roman Amphitheater.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Amman trip maker .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Kuwait City to Amman in 6.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Amman. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Kuwait City in December, with highs in Amman at 58°F and lows at 43°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Amman

Historic Sites Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Madaba, Azraq, Jerash Ruins, Ajlun Castle (Qala'at ar-Rabad)
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The Citadel ©
The Citadel
Jerash Ruins ©
Jerash Ruins
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo vacation maker .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Amman to Cairo in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, Cairo is somewhat warmer than Amman - with highs of 69°F and lows of 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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