11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luxor
— 1 night
2
Dahab
— 1 day
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
4
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
5
Hurghada
— 2 nights
6
Cairo
— 2 nights

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
To see traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary planning app.

London, UK to Luxor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Luxor. Traveling from London in July, things will get warmer in Luxor: highs are around 48°C and lows about 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Dahab.

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

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 7th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dahab trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Luxor to Dahab takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. When traveling from Luxor in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Dahab: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 34°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Ras Um Sid and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral.

For maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh itinerary builder tool.

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 34°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

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nights
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 10th (Wed): kick back and relax at Marsa Shoona Bay and then explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak and then get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam trip planner.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Marsa Alam in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In July, daily temperatures in Marsa Alam can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches
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Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Fri): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Hurghada Grand Aquarium, then cool off at Makadi Water World, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: choose your vessel at Scuba World Divers in El Gouna and then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Hurghada trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Marsa Alam in July, expect nights in Hurghada to be about the same, around 33°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 45°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Transportation
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Speed Boats Tours
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World
Hurghada Grand Aquarium ©
Hurghada Grand Aquarium

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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 14th (Sun), pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, then explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, and then delve into the distant past at Meidum Pyramid. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Mon): shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili and then examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Cairo online trip maker.

You can fly from Hurghada to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Hurghada in July: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 41°C and lows are around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

Giza, Meidum Pyramid
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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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