15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Dahab
— 1 night
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
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Hurghada
— 2 nights
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Luxor
— 3 nights
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Aswan
— 1 night
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Abu Simbel
— 1 night
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Cairo
— 3 nights

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
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Istanbul, Turkey to Dahab is an approximately 8.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Turkey Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. When traveling from Istanbul in December, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Dahab: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Shopping
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Sharm El Sheikh

City of Peace

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.
Sharm El Sheikh is known for wildlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the local landmark of Soho Square Dancing Fountain, kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid, and browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh travel tool.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
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Shopping Mall
SOHO Square
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Neighborhood
Na'ama Bay
2.0

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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour. On the 24th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, then admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid, then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and finally see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus.

To see other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Hurghada trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, expect a bit cooler with lows of 16°C in Hurghada. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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Safari
Safaris
4.8

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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.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Luxor online trip planner.

Take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hurghada in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Luxor. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can go by car to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): examine the collection at Animalia, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Aswan day trip planning website.

Getting from Luxor to Aswan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Museums
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Religious Site
Philae Temple
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Specialty Museum
Animalia
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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Abu Simbel driving holiday planning site.

Getting from Aswan to Abu Simbel by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In December, daily temperatures in Abu Simbel can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Cairo

Cairo ©

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cairo online route planner.

Fly from Abu Simbel to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car, ferry, and train. Traveling from Abu Simbel in December, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 14°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
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Monument
Great Sphinx
4.7

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