9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Luxor
— 2 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
3
Cairo
— 3 nights

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Do your shopping at Habiba hand Weaving and Caravanserai. Get some cultural insight at Temple of Karnak and Medinet Habu. The adventure continues: explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, appreciate the history behind Colossi of Memnon, and take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Luxor driving holiday planning website.

New York City, USA to Luxor is an approximately 19-hour flight. Traveling from New York City to Luxor, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New York City in April, you will find days in Luxor are much warmer (°F), and nights are a bit warmer (°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

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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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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 11th (Sat): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop, wander the streets of Na'ama Bay, and then browse the different shops at SOHO Square. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. When traveling from Luxor in April, plan for slightly colder days in Sharm El Sheikh, with highs around °F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

3
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.
Shop till you drop at Khan Al-Khalili and Yadawee Egyptian Handicrafts. Pyramids of Giza and Mosque of Muhammad Ali will appeal to history buffs. Change things up with a short trip to Great Sphinx in Giza (about 34 minutes away). There's more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and wander the streets of Coptic Cairo.

To find traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Cairo online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, expect a bit cooler with lows of °F in Cairo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

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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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