11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Dallas
+2
Tram + Foot + Fly:  20 h 45 min
1
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
4
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  20 h 45 min
End: Dallas

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, and explore the activities along Nile River.

To find maps, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo driving holiday tool.

Dallas, USA to Cairo is an approximately 21- hour combination of tram and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Central Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually an 8 hour difference. Traveling from Dallas in February, expect Cairo to be a bit warmer, temps between 71°F and 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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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 12th (Wed), ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, head outdoors with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square and then see Off-Road Tours.

To find reviews, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh route planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in February, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 60°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 14th (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Dahab tour planner.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 76°F in February, and nighttime lows around 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Luxor

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 15th (Sat): make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sun): get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Luxor road trip planning website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Luxor takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Dahab in February since evenings lows in Luxor dip to 50°F. You will leave for home on the 17th (Mon).

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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