10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 2 nights
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
3
Dahab
— 1 day
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
5
Hurghada
— 1 night

2
nights
Cairo

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.
Popular historic sites such as Pyramids of Giza and Coptic Cairo are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Step out of Cairo with an excursion to Great Sphinx in Giza--about 34 minutes away. The adventure continues: wander the streets of Islamic Cairo and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo tour itinerary planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Cairo. Expect a daytime high around °C in December, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI, thenexplore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, thenget engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sun): stop by Habiba Gallery, pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, thendelve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and finally don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Luxor online travel planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairo, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Luxor

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

1
day
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Fly from Luxor to Dahab in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dahab when traveling from Luxor in December, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Mon) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Na'ama Bay and Ras Um Sid. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark's Bay Beach. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at SOHO Square and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh day trip planning site.

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

1
night
Hurghada

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada route maker app.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Hurghada when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Find places to stay Jan 3 — 4:
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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