7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Sharm El Sheikh
bus:  1​h 15​min
Dahab
— Few hours
bus:  1​h 15​min
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Sharm El Sheikh

few
hours
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 7th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab is an approximately 1.5-hour bus ride. You can also drive. April in Dahab sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Sharm El Sheikh.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
day
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.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

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You can take a bus from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Luxor.

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2
days
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): get answers to all your questions at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, then take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple.

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Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. When traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 41°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

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Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

3
days
Cairo

Cairo ©
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). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, browse the eclectic array of goods at Khan Al-Khalili, admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), and steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

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Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in April: highs in Cairo hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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