11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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11 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Singapore
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  17 h 45 min
1
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 15 min
3
Hurghada
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h
4
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  13 h 45 min
End: Singapore

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 27th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Dahab trip itinerary planner .

Singapore, Singapore to Dahab is an approximately 18-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and ferry. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Dahab due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Singapore in April, expect little chillier with lows of 25°C in Dahab. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the next day, kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach and then wander the streets of Na'ama Bay.

For ratings, photos, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh sightseeing tool .

Take a bus from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

2
nights
Hurghada

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
On the 30th (Mon), fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see traveler tips, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada online travel planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. April in Hurghada sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, browse the eclectic array of goods at Khan Al-Khalili, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), and see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairo trip builder tool .

You can fly from Hurghada to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In May, Cairo is a bit cooler than Hurghada - with highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping 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

1
night
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 4th (Fri): get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then delve into the distant past at Avenue of Sphinxes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses VI, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple.

To find reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Luxor journey planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in May, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around 26°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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