10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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10 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: London
Fly + taxi:  9​h
1
Marsa Alam
— 1 day
Drive:  4​h
2
Hurghada
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
5
Luxor
— 1 day
6
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: London

1
day
Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marsa Mubarak, and then kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli.

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London, UK to Marsa Alam is an approximately 9-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Marsa Alam, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much hotter temperatures when traveling from London in September; daily highs in Marsa Alam reach 39°C and lows reach 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 4th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Hurghada route maker website .

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Hurghada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In September in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

2
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.
On the 5th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 6th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: browse the different shops at SOHO Square, stroll through Na'ama Bay, and then go deep with a submarine tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh by combination of bus and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or drive. September in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

1
night
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 7th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in September, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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day
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 8th (Sun), steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, then delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To find where to stay, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Luxor online journey planner .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Luxor in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Expect little chillier evenings in Luxor when traveling from Dahab in September, with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

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

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.
On the 9th (Mon), see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then deepen your understanding at Mosque of Al-Azhar, and then take a stroll through Islamic Cairo. On your second day here, take in the exciting artwork at Oum El Dounia Gallery, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo travel route builder app .

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in September, plan for slightly colder days in Cairo, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

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