11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Preveza
Fly + Drive:  17 h 45 min
1
Dahab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
4
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Preveza

2
nights
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 28th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs, then trot along with a tour on horseback, and then trot along with Dahabhorses.

To find photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip itinerary planner.

Preveza, Greece to Dahab is an approximately 15.5- hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Preveza in December, things will get a bit warmer in Dahab: highs are around 28°C and lows about 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Horseback Riding Tours

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coptic Orthodox Church and The Heavenly Cathedral. Spend the 30th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Circle Divers, and take a stroll through Na'ama Bay.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip maker.

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

3
nights
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 2nd (Tue): get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, then get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Avenue of Sphinxes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

For maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Luxor driving holiday app.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January, expect a bit cooler with lows of 8°C in Luxor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI
Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum

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 4th (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, contemplate the long history of Khafre's Pyramid, and then test your problem-solving skills at Locked In. Here are some ideas for day two: steep yourself in history at Pyramids of Giza and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in January, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 21°C by day to 11°C at night. You'll set off for home on the 6th (Sat).

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Fun & Games

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Khafre's Pyramid ©
Khafre's Pyramid

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