20 days in Egypt Itinerary

20 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Dahab
— 1 night
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
3
Hurghada
— 3 nights
4
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
5
Abu Simbel
— 1 day
6
Luxor
— 2 nights
7
Giza
— 5 nights

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: look for gifts at Hands of Dahab Community Market, view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, and then take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole.

For reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dahab sightseeing app.

Nottingham, UK to Dahab is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Nottingham to Dahab, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In February, Dahab is much warmer than Nottingham - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

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.
Visiting Na'ama Bay and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach, take in the spiritual surroundings of Coptic Orthodox Church, and browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

To find traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh road trip planning app.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. February in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Shopping Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

3
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.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Zeytuna Beach. Spend the 10th (Sun) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. There's still lots to do: take a pleasant ride with Habiba Horse.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hurghada travel planning app.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February, Hurghada is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Zeytuna Beach ©
Zeytuna Beach

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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli. Here are some ideas for day two: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak.

For ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam trip planner.

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Marsa Alam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Marsa Alam can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Submarine Tours

1
day
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 14th (Thu), contemplate the long history of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Abu Simbel trip planner.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Abu Simbel by combination of taxi and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Marsa Alam in February, plan for a bit cooler nights in Abu Simbel, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Popular historic sites such as Temple of Karnak and Valley of the Kings are in your itinerary. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Medinet Habu and Luxor Museum. There's much more to do: appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), and look for gifts at Habiba Gallery.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Luxor road trip planning site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Abu Simbel to Luxor takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Luxor, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

5
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Popular historic sites such as Coptic Cairo and Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary) are in your itinerary. Get a sense of the local culture at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Islamic Cairo. There's lots more to do: shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza.

To see where to stay, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Giza itinerary planner.

Getting from Luxor to Giza by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in February: highs in Giza hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

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

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