34 days in Egypt Itinerary

34 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Luxor
— 6 nights
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Edfu
— 1 night
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Aswan
— 4 nights
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Abu Simbel
— 1 night
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Marsa Alam
— 3 nights
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Hurghada
— 5 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights
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Dahab
— 2 nights
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Cairo
— 6 nights

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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.
Step out of Luxor to go to Dendera and see Dendera Temple Complex, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, scramble along the landscape with I Like Egypt Tours, and stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor journey planner.

Toronto, Canada to Luxor is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Toronto in December, with highs in Luxor at 28°C and lows at 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

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Edfu

Edfu ©
Edfu is an Egyptian city, located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan, with a population of approximately sixty thousand people. Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus, explore the ancient world of Kanais, and then explore the ancient world of Gibel Silsila.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Edfu trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Luxor to Edfu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) to allow enough time to take a train to Aswan.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Ruin
Kanais
4.5
Ruin
Gibel Silsila
3.4

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Go for a jaunt from Aswan to Kom Ombo to see Temple of Kom Ombo about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Philae Temple, head off the coast to Agilkia Island, make a trip to Seheil Island, and take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Aswan trip planning app.

Traveling by train from Edfu to Aswan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. December in Aswan sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

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Religious Site
Philae Temple
4.7

1
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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 13th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Abu Simbel trip builder site.

Traveling by flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, daytime highs in Abu Simbel are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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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.
Marsa Alam is known for wildlife, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see Amore Safari, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marsa Mubarak, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam trip planner.

Getting from Abu Simbel to Marsa Alam by combination of flight and taxi takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Marsa Alam when traveling from Abu Simbel in December, with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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Outdoor Activity
Abu Dabbab Beach
4.5

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Hurghada

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.
Change things up with a short trip to Fred Lombard Plongee in Port Safaga (about 1h 10 min away). Spend the 17th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, pause for some serene contemplation at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, stop by Mini Egypt Park, and take a pleasant ride with YallaHorse Riding.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hurghada online trip planner.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Hurghada by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5
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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: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, browse the different shops at SOHO Square, enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach, and take a stroll through Na'ama Bay.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh route planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Safari
Safaris
4.9
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Shopping Mall
SOHO Square
4.0

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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 27th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Dahab travel route builder tool.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairo.

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Safari
Safaris
5.0

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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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more). Spend the 3rd (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stop by Fair Trade Egypt, view the masterpieces at Oum El Dounia Gallery, and get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary planning app.

Getting from Dahab to Cairo by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Dahab in December, with highs in Cairo at 24°C and lows at 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Shopping · Neighborhoods · Tours

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Must see
Photography Tours
5.0
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World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
4.4

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