9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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9 days in Egypt Itinerary

Milan
Fly:  8​h 30​min
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi + train:  2​h
Giza
— 1 night
train + taxi + Fly:  3​h
Hurghada
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 15​min
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h
Milan

2
days
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak.

To see more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Luxor holiday builder tool .

Milan, Italy to Luxor is an approximately 8.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from Milan to Luxor, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Milan in May, expect nights in Luxor to be somewhat warmer, around 26°C, while days are warmer, around 45°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Giza.

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#Historic Sites
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Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes

1
day
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
On the 22nd (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili and then examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum.

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Traveling by combination of flight and train from Luxor to Giza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for little chillier days in Giza, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Giza

#Shopping, #Museums

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Cairo
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Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili

3
days
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.
Visiting Shark Diving and Hurghada Grand Aquarium will get you outdoors. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Makadi Water World and Selkhet Papyrus. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Sharm El Naga, explore the gorgeous colors at Careless Reef, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

For more things to do, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hurghada day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Giza to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Giza in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Hurghada, with lows of 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Sharm El Naga ©
Sharm El Naga
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World

2
days
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 26th (Sat): stroll through Ras Um Sid, wander the streets of Na'ama Bay, and then ride a horse along The Stable. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh online trip builder .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In May, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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