7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: George Town, Penang Island
Fly:  17​h 30​min
1
Cairo
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  18​h 30​min
End: George Town, Penang Island

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night
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.
On the 2nd (Sun), contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, contemplate the long history of Great Sphinx, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohamed Ali Mosque.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip builder tool .

George Town, Malaysia to Cairo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. Traveling from George Town to Cairo, you'll gain 5 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from George Town in February: highs in Cairo hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums

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Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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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.
On the 4th (Tue), explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak.

For photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor travel itinerary planner .

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in February, you will find days in Luxor are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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 5th (Wed): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

Plan my day in Sharm El Sheikh using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sharm El Sheikh when traveling from Luxor in February, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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night
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 6th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip itinerary planning website .

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Dahab are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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