8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 1 night
2
Dahab
— 1 night
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
4
Hurghada
— 1 night
5
Luxor
— 2 nights

1
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): steep yourself in history at Pyramids of Giza, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay. Keep things going the next day: get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili and then examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To find photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Cairo trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cairo. In November, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

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Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 3rd (Sun), relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dahab trip itinerary site.

Getting from Cairo to Dahab by flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in November, plan for a bit warmer nights in Dahab, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Sun) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

2
nights
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.
On the 4th (Mon), catch all the local highlights with Bibo Viaggi and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and then browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh visit planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) early enough to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Bibo Viaggi ©
Bibo Viaggi

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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 6th (Wed): get outside with Outdoor Activities, thenglide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Hurghada travel planner.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in November, Hurghada is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 7th (Thu), make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. On the 8th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor trip tool.

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Luxor when traveling from Hurghada in November, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

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

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