11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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11 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Fly:  3​h
1
Hurghada
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  1​h 15​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Cairo
— 3 nights
End: Cairo

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 5th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

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Cairo to Hurghada is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also take a bus; or drive. September in Hurghada sees daily highs of 42°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and then buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip builder tool .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 9th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dahab online trip itinerary builder .

You can take a bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daytime highs in Dahab are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Dahab

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 9 — 10:
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 10th (Mon): stop by Isis 2 Papyrus Museum and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple. On the 11th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses III, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To see ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Luxor travel route app .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Luxor in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dahab in September, plan for little chillier nights in Luxor, with lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

#Historic Sites, #Shopping
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Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, & more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, and delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo trip site .

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Luxor in September, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 27°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

#Historic Sites, #Shopping, #Museums

Side Trip

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

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