9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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

2
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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.
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and The Coptic Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Islamic Cairo and Cairo Citadel. There's much more to do: shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, take a stroll through Coptic Cairo, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip planner.

Miami, USA to Cairo is an approximately 18.5-hour flight. Traveling from Miami to Cairo, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Miami in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Cairo, with lows of °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Marsa Alam.

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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

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Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
On the 7th (Sat), kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak and then kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, use the Marsa Alam trip planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Marsa Alam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Marsa Alam can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

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Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 8th (Sun), explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, thenappreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, thentake an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Habiba hand Weaving, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Queen Nefertari, thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

For traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Luxor attractions planner.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Luxor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Marsa Alam in March, you will find days in Luxor are a bit warmer (°F), and nights are slightly colder (°F). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

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Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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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.
Start off your visit on the 10th (Tue): wander the streets of Na'ama Bay, thenhave fun at Sling Shot, and then browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh online road trip planner.

Fly from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. While traveling from Luxor, expect slightly colder days and a bit warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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