5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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5 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  9​h 15​min
1
Luxor
— Few hours
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Hurghada
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Mumbai

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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.
For where to stay, photos, ratings, and tourist information, read our Luxor journey planner.

Mumbai, India to Luxor is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. When traveling from Mumbai in May, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 45°C, while nights are slightly colder with lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Habiba Gallery ©
Habiba Gallery

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Hurghada trip itinerary builder .

Getting from Luxor to Hurghada by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hurghada: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sun): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh online trip itinerary builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in May, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 13th (Mon): get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Dahab trip itinerary planner .

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May in Dahab, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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