5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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5 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Kansas City
Fly:  20​h 30​min
1
Luxor
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
2
Marsa Alam
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  27​h
End: Kansas City

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Habiba Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor online tour planner .

Kansas City, USA to Luxor is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Traveling from Kansas City to Luxor, you'll lose 8 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kansas City in May, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 102°F by day to 73°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Habiba Gallery ©
Habiba Gallery

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night
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), kick back and relax at Gebel El Rosas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli.

To find ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Marsa Alam road trip site .

Traveling by car from Luxor to Marsa Alam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Luxor in May, you will find days in Marsa Alam are little chillier (91°F), and nights are about the same (76°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Gebel El Rosas ©
Gebel El Rosas

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