5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Kansas City
+2
Bus + Foot + 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): browse the different shops at Habiba Gallery. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Luxor trip planner.

Kansas City, USA to Luxor is an approximately 21- hour combination of bus and flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 8 hours traveling from Kansas City to Luxor. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from Kansas City in May: highs in Luxor hover around 102°F, while lows dip to 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Habiba Gallery ©
Habiba Gallery

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Gebel El Rosas and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli.

To find reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam road trip planning website.

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. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for slightly colder days in Marsa Alam, with highs around 91°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 76°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Gebel El Rosas ©
Gebel El Rosas

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