14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
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.
Get outdoors at Abu Dabbab Beach and Elphinstone Reef. You'll get in some beach time at Marsa Shoona Bay and Marsa Mubarak. It doesn't end there: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam trip itinerary app.

Denver, USA to Marsa Alam is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from Denver to Marsa Alam. While traveling from Denver, expect a bit warmer days and much warmer nights in Marsa Alam, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Shark Diving
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 3rd (Thu), explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak. Keep things going the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, explore the ancient world of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), thenappreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, and finally appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Luxor trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Luxor takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Marsa Alam, expect a bit warmer days and little chillier nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) ©
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

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.
On the 5th (Sat), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the 6th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus, thenfly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Hurghada trip planner.

Take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °F in October, and nighttime lows around °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Get in touch with nature at Ras Um Sid and Scuba & Snorkeling. Discover out-of-the-way places like St Catherine Shop and Coptic Orthodox Church. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, make a trip to Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737.

To see reviews, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. October in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): explore the galleries of Oum El Dounia Gallery, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, thenexplore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, and finally stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, thensteep yourself in history at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili.

To find traveler tips, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cairo, with lows around °F. You'll set off for home on the 12th (Sat).

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

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