11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Aswan
— 3 nights
2
Luxor
— 1 night
3
Giza
— 1 day
4
Cairo
— 2 nights
5
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
6
Dahab
— 1 night
7
Alexandria
— 2 nights

3
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
When in Aswan, make a side trip to see Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, approximately Kom Ombo away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple, steep yourself in history at Nubian Village, see human ingenuity at work at Aswan High Dam, and delve into the distant past at Unfinished Obelisk.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Aswan trip itinerary planning tool.

Pune, India to Aswan is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Pune to Aswan, you'll gain 3.5 hours due to the time zone difference. In July, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Luxor on the 4th (Sat).

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
Highlights from your plan
Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island

1
night
Luxor

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor sightseeing planning site.

You can drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Luxor can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 5th (Sun), you're off to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

Tours Outdoors Historic Sites

1
day
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): see the interesting displays at Musee de la Barque Solaire and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

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Fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Giza, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cairo.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

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 6th (Mon): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, and then shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili.

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Cairo is just a short distance from Giza. In July in Cairo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Nile River
Nile River

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 7th (Tue): kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip site.

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sharm El Sheikh when traveling from Cairo in July, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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 (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

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

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Thu): take a leisurely stroll along Corniche, thenexplore the world behind art at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, thenadmire the natural beauty at Montazah Gardens, and then stop by CREDO.

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You can fly from Dahab to Alexandria in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Dahab in July, things will get a bit cooler in Alexandria: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Parks
Highlights from your plan
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral ©
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral

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