10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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10 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  7 h 45 min
4
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
Fly:  4 h 15 min
5
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h 30 min
End: London

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the next day, explore the ancient world of Colossi of Memnon, explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and finally explore the ancient world of Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II).

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London, UK to Luxor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in June, expect Luxor to be much warmer, temps between 49°C and 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

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

2
nights
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.
On the 6th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, then make a trip to Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, and finally get a taste of the local shopping with Na'ama Bay.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary builder .

Fly from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. While traveling from Luxor, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Sharm El Sheikh, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Shopping
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Dahab

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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Abu Simbel tour planning app .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Abu Simbel in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. In June, daytime highs in Abu Simbel are 47°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. On the 10th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, steep yourself in history at Great Sphinx, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum and then steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To see other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip builder website .

You can fly from Abu Simbel to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Abu Simbel in June, things will get a bit cooler in Cairo: highs are around 40°C and lows about 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) 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
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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