16 days in Egypt Itinerary

16 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
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Dahab
— 1 night
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Luxor
— 3 nights
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Dendera
— 1 night
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Hurghada
— 2 nights
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Cairo
— 5 nights

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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.
Spend the 3rd (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, browse the different shops at SOHO Square, and kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach.

For ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planner.

Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Sharm El Sheikh is minus 3.5 hours. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in February: highs in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dahab.

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Safari
Safaris
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Shopping Mall
SOHO Square
4.0

1
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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 6th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Dahab road trip app.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Dahab are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can travel to Luxor.

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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: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Luxor travel route planning app.

Traveling by flight from Dahab to Luxor takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Dahab in February, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Luxor, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Dendera.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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Temple of Karnak
4.9
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Monument
Luxor Temple
4.7

1
night
Dendera

Dendera
On the 10th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Dendera Temple Complex.

To find photos, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Dendera online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Luxor to Dendera in 1.5 hours. In February, daytime highs in Dendera are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Dendera

Historic Sites
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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 11th (Thu): boost your wellbeing at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then trot along with YallaHorse Riding. On the next day, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Hurghada trip planning site.

Drive from Dendera to Hurghada in 3 hours. In February, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Safari
Safaris
4.8

5
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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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the activities along Nile River, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili.

Discover how to plan a Cairo trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Hurghada to Cairo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Hurghada, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 25°C to lows of 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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Safaris
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Pyramids of Giza
4.4

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