7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Mumbai
Fly:  9​h
1
Cairo
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Aswan
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Mumbai

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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.
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Mumbai, India to Cairo is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Mumbai in December, expect nights in Cairo to be slightly colder, around 14°C, while days are much colder, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

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

2
nights
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): browse for treasures at St Catherine Shop, take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, and then browse the different shops at SOHO Square. Keep things going the next day: tour the water at your own pace with Sheikh Coast Diving Center, then stop by Secret Of Egypt, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in December: high temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 28°C and lows are around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Shopping Outdoors Wildlife
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Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Sheikh Coast Diving Center ©
Sheikh Coast Diving Center
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, then contemplate the long history of Unfinished Obelisk, then contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, and finally see the interesting displays at Animalia.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Aswan trip builder app .

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Aswan by flight takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Aswan, with lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

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

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nights
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): explore the ancient world of Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, explore the ancient world of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, then stop by Habiba Gallery, and finally appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes.

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Drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. December in Luxor sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 11°C at night. On the 27th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

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) ©

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