11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Charleston
Fly + Drive:  21 h
1
Giza
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21 h
End: Charleston

2
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Memphis Historical Site. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza and then examine the collection at Musee de la Barque Solaire.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Giza journey builder.

Charleston, USA to Giza is an approximately 18.5-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Charleston to Giza, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Charleston in March, with highs in Giza at 77°F and lows at 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Memphis Historical Site
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Memphis Historical Site ©
Memphis Historical Site
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Visit Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple for their historical value. Valley of the Kings and Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, pause for some photo ops at Colossi of Memnon, don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, and stop by Gaddis & Co..

For maps, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Luxor trip planner.

Getting from Giza to Luxor by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Giza, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 87°F to lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
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 19th (Mon), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, and then wander the streets of Na'ama Bay.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. When traveling from Luxor in March, plan for slightly colder days in Sharm El Sheikh, with highs around 82°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church

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 21st (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Coral Reefs and then explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dahab day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 82°F, while at night they dip to 66°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

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