12 days in Egypt Itinerary

12 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Monastir
Fly + Drive:  14 h 15 min
1
Dahab
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
3
Marsa Alam
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Hurghada
— 1 night
Bus:  4 h 15 min
5
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
6
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  12 h
End: Monastir

1
day
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 27th (Fri): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Dahab trip maker tool.

Monastir, Tunisia to Dahab is an approximately 14.5- hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 1 hour. Traveling from Monastir in July, things will get a bit warmer in Dahab: highs are around 44°C and lows about 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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.
We've included these beaches for you: Na'ama Bay and Ras Um Sid. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark's Bay Beach. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at SOHO Square and trot along with The Stable.

For other places to visit, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh route builder app.

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In July in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 34°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

1
night
Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): don't miss a visit to Shaab Marsa Alam and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sharm El Luli.

To find where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Marsa Alam day trip planning website.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Sharm El Sheikh to Marsa Alam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Marsa Alam can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. On the 1st (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Shaab Marsa Alam ©
Shaab Marsa Alam

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, read Hurghada trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. August in Hurghada sees daily highs of 45°C and lows of 33°C at night. On the 2nd (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
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 3rd (Fri): delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses III, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip itinerary app.

Take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In August in Luxor, expect temperatures between 49°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

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

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 4th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Mosque of Muhammad Ali and then shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza and then delve into the distant past at Meidum Pyramid.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Luxor to Cairo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 30°C. On the 6th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Pyramids of Giza, Meidum Pyramid
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali

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