10 days in Egypt & Zambia Itinerary

10 days in Egypt & Zambia Itinerary

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Cairo, Egypt
— 1 night
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Hurghada, Egypt
— 3 nights
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Victoria Falls, Zambia
— 1 day
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Luxor, Egypt
— 1 day


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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.
Kick off your visit on the 20th (Thu): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then wander the streets of Islamic Cairo. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Great Sphinx, then contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

For traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Cairo holiday planning website.

If you are flying in from Egypt, the closest major aiport is Cairo International Airport. In September, daytime highs in Cairo are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Museums

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Giza
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Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo
Nile River
Nile River
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Na'ama Bay and Ras Um Sid. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark's Bay Beach. There's more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square and pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh sightseeing planning app.

Fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in September, Sharm El Sheikh is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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Hurghada, Egypt

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Swim with Dolphins. Next up on the itinerary: take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina and get outside with Sharm El Naga.

To find more things to do and more tourist information, go to the Hurghada trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. September in Hurghada sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Sharm El Naga ©
Sharm El Naga

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Victoria Falls, Zambia

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls is a town in the province of Matabeleland North, Zimbabwe. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Fri): admire all the interesting features of Mukuni Village, stroll through Livingstone Crocodile Park, and then admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls holiday builder site.

Traveling by flight from Hurghada to Victoria Falls takes 17.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hurghada in September: high temperatures in Victoria Falls hover around 38°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Fri) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

Livingstone
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Livingstone Crocodile Park ©
Livingstone Crocodile Park
Mukuni Village ©
Mukuni Village

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Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses III, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor road trip app.

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Luxor takes 17 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Victoria Falls in September; daily highs in Luxor reach 46°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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