8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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day
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.
On the 19th (Wed), have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then take a pleasant ride with Habiba Horse.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hurghada trip maker site.

Nagpur, India to Hurghada is an approximately 19-hour flight. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Nagpur to Hurghada due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Nagpur in December: highs in Hurghada hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Habiba Horse ©
Habiba Horse

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 20th (Thu): wander the streets of Na'ama Bay, then appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, then browse for treasures at St Catherine Shop, and finally find your balance on the water with Sheikh Coast Diving Center. On the next day, kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid and then pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral.

For where to stay, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh day trip tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or ride a ferry. In December, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
Sheikh Coast Diving Center ©
Sheikh Coast Diving Center
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, buy something for everyone on your list at Habiba Gallery, then get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, then explore the ancient world of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), and finally make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

Make your Luxor itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Luxor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Giza.

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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Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Mon): examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, steep yourself in history at Pyramids of Giza, and then delve into the distant past at Meidum Pyramid.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Giza trip itinerary tool.

Fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luxor in December: highs in Giza hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, Meidum Pyramid
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Meidum Pyramid ©
Meidum Pyramid

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