8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 2 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
3
Hurghada
— 1 night
4
Luxor
— 2 nights

2
nights
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 31st (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. On the 1st (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Great Sphinx, thenwalk around Al-Azhar Park, and then get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili.

Before you visit Cairo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Maputo, Mozambique to Cairo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Maputo in July, with highs in Cairo at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

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Giza
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Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): wander the streets of Na'ama Bay and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh journey builder.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada trip builder website.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. August in Hurghada sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Colossi of Memnon. On the 4th (Tue), get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Colossi of Memnon, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, thenexplore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, and finally make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor online visit planner.

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. August in Luxor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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