29 days in Egypt Itinerary

29 days in Egypt Itinerary

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

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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Saqqara (Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids & Step Pyramid of Djoser) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, relax in sumptuous surroundings at Explore Spa by Le Meridien, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cairo trip itinerary planner.

Bangkok, Thailand to Cairo is an approximately 13-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 5 hours traveling from Bangkok to Cairo. In December, Cairo is a bit cooler than Bangkok - with highs of 24°C and lows of 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
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Safaris
4.9

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Abu Simbel travel planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Abu Simbel in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. While traveling from Cairo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Abu Simbel, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
When in Aswan, make a side trip to see Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, approximately Kom Ombo away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Philae Temple, don't miss a visit to Seheil Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of El-Tabia Mosque, and surround yourself with nature on Adoro viajar a Egipto.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Aswan holiday planner.

Fly from Abu Simbel to Aswan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Religious Site
Philae Temple
4.7

5
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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, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, skim along the rocks with I Like Egypt Tours, and get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum.

To find reviews, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Luxor day trip planning site.

You can drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Luxor sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours
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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.
Spend the 17th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Senzo Mall, take a pleasant ride with YallaHorse Riding, and step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hurghada trip builder.

Traveling by bus from Luxor to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luxor in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hurghada, with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

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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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 22nd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Um Sid, and shop like a local with Na'ama Bay.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh tour itinerary builder website.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In December, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Shopping Mall
SOHO Square
4.0
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Safari
Safaris
4.9

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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 27th (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole and then hit the best photo ops around with Sinai Inside.

For other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dahab day trip planning app.

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature
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Geologic Formation
Blue Hole
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Photography Tour
Sinai Inside
5.0

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