12 days in Egypt & Karachi Itinerary

12 days in Egypt & Karachi Itinerary

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12 days in Egypt & Karachi Itinerary

Start: Karachi, Pakistan
1
Karachi, Pakistan
— 1 day
Fly:  15​h
2
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Cairo, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Aswan, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  16​h
End: Karachi, Pakistan

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day
Karachi, Pakistan

Karachi ©
Sprawling, busy, and central to the nation's economy, Karachi stands as one of the biggest and most populous cities in the world.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sat): get a sense of history and politics at High Court Building, have some family-friendly fun at VR Live Pak, then examine the collection at PAF Museum, and finally get engrossed in the history at Mohatta Palace Museum.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Karachi attractions planner.

If you are flying in from Pakistan, the closest major airport is Jinnah International Airport. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Karachi

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Mohatta Palace Museum ©
Mohatta Palace Museum
PAF Museum ©
PAF Museum

2
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dahab (Scuba & Snorkeling & Blue Hole). The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Al Mustafa Mosque.

For maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh day trip site .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Karachi to Sharm El Sheikh. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Karachi to Sharm El Sheikh. In September, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Dahab
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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nights
Cairo, Egypt

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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, admire the landmark architecture of Mosque-Madrassa of al Ghouri, and explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cairo online journey planner .

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in September, plan for little chillier nights in Cairo, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

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Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sat): delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then explore and take pictures at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple, take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, then explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, and finally delve into the distant past at Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Luxor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 46°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

2
nights
Aswan, Egypt

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Qubbet el-Hawa, examine the collection at Animalia, then head off the coast to Elephantine Island, and finally make a trip to Aswan Sculpture Park. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, then explore the ancient world of New Kalabsha, then explore the ancient world of Philae Temple, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Aswan vacation builder .

Getting from Luxor to Aswan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Aswan

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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Animalia ©
Animalia
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island

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