10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: London
Train + 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 + Train:  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 4th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Colossi of Memnon, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and finally delve into the distant past at Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II).

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Luxor tour planner.

London, UK to Luxor is an approximately 8- hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of train, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Luxor, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from London in June: high temperatures in Luxor hover around 49°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Thu): browse the different shops at SOHO Square, ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, and finally take a stroll through Na'ama Bay.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh road trip planning website.

You can fly from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in June: highs in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 43°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Shopping Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 8th (Fri), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Dahab trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June in Dahab, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
To see reviews and tourist information, read our Abu Simbel trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Abu Simbel in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of bus, ferry, train, and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Dahab in June: highs in Abu Simbel hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
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.
On the 11th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To see traveler tips, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo day trip tool.

Fly from Abu Simbel to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Abu Simbel in June; daily highs in Cairo reach 40°C and lows reach 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
Highlights from your plan
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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