10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Doha
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  10 h 30 min
1
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h 15 min
4
Marsa Alam
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  8 h 15 min
End: Doha

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 19th (Tue), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dahab trip maker tool.

Doha, Qatar to Dahab is an approximately 10- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or drive. Traveling from Doha to Dahab, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 20th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Na'ama Bay, and then head outdoors with San Marino Water Sports.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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 22nd (Fri), delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then wander the streets of Coptic Cairo.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo vacation planning website.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo by combination of flight and bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March, things will get little chillier in Cairo: highs are around 29°C and lows about 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Marsa Alam.

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

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night
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 24th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Marsa Mubarak and then stroll through Sharm El Luli.

To find where to stay and tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam vacation planning website.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Cairo to Marsa Alam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Get some cultural insight at Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple. Get some historical perspective at Valley of the Kings and Tomb of Queen Nefertari. There's still lots to do: explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Queens, take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor trip planning site.

Drive from Marsa Alam to Luxor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Marsa Alam in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 36°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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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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