11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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11 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h 30​min
4
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Dallas

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo online tour itinerary planner .

Dallas, USA to Cairo is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Cairo is 8 hours. In February, Cairo is a bit warmer than Dallas - with highs of 71°F and lows of 53°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping 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

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 12th (Wed), admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, then head outdoors with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, and then 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 and then see Off-Road Tours.

For more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cairo in February since evenings lows in Sharm El Sheikh dip to 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Off-Road Tours

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Fri): view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip itinerary builder app .

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Dahab are 76°F, while nighttime lows are 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 15th (Sat), don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Keep things going the next day: gain insight at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Luxor road trip app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Luxor takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dahab in February since evenings lows in Luxor dip to 50°F. On the 17th (Mon), you're off tohome.

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

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