7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— Few hours
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
3
Aswan
— 1 night
4
Luxor
— 3 nights

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then make a trip to Tahrir Square.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read our Cairo trip planner.

Mumbai, India to Cairo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Mumbai to Cairo. When traveling from Mumbai in December, plan for cooler days and little chillier nights in Cairo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Museums
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Tahrir Square ©
Tahrir Square

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Sharm El Sheikh

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 22nd (Sat): explore the galleries of St Catherine Shop, take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, and then browse the different shops at SOHO Square. On the 23rd (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Sheikh Coast Diving Center, stop by Secret Of Egypt, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Coptic Orthodox Church.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh vacation planner.

Fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in December, things will get a bit warmer in Sharm El Sheikh: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Shopping Outdoors Tours
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Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
Sheikh Coast Diving Center ©
Sheikh Coast Diving Center
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, thendelve into the distant past at Unfinished Obelisk, thensteep yourself in history at Nubian Village, and finally see the interesting displays at Animalia.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aswan route builder app.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Aswan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, plan for little chillier nights in Aswan, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Animalia ©
Animalia
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

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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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, steep yourself in history at Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple, thenbrowse the different shops at Habiba Gallery, and finally get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes.

For traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor online tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. December in Luxor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for home on the 27th (Thu).

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping
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Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) ©
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)

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