9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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9 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  15​h 30​min
1
Dahab
— 1 day
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Hurghada
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Bengaluru

1
day
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 23rd (Tue), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dahab trip planner.

Bengaluru, India to Dahab is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 3 hours. While traveling from Bengaluru, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Dahab, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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 24th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh road trip planning website .

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Wed) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 25th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 26th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Hurghada holiday builder website .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in April, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak.

To see traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Luxor trip planner .

Getting from Hurghada to Luxor by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Hurghada in April, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

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

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 29th (Mon): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and then steep yourself in history at Mohamed Ali Mosque.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip itinerary planning website .

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in April: highs in Cairo hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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