12 days in Egypt Itinerary

12 days in Egypt Itinerary

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12 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
— 3 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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Tue): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, go to the Dahab online itinerary builder .

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. The time zone difference when traveling from Singapore to Dahab is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in March, things will get little chillier in Dahab: highs are around 32°C and lows about 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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 (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 29th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach and then take a stroll through Na'ama Bay.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip app .

You can take a bus from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In March, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Fri): admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid, go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, and then 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 Hurghada Grand Aquarium and then fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Hurghada trip maker tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March, expect a bit cooler with lows of 18°C in Hurghada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hurghada Grand Aquarium ©
Hurghada Grand Aquarium
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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, browse the eclectic array of goods at Khan Al-Khalili, see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cairo trip maker .

You can fly from Hurghada to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Hurghada in April, expect Cairo to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to 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.
On the 4th (Wed), take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple, take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, and then contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Luxor online trip maker .

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in April: highs in Luxor hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Banana Island (Gezira el-Mozh)
Banana Island (Gezira el-Mozh)
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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