12 days in Egypt Itinerary

12 days in Egypt Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Egypt trip itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Hobart
Fly + Drive:  30 h
1
Giza
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Luxor
— 1 night
+2
Train + Taxi + Fly:  6 h 30 min
3
Abu Simbel
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Dahab
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  33 h
End: Hobart

2
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Thebes, National Museum of Egyptian Civilization NEMC, Pyramids of Giza, and other attractions you added. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Great Sphinx, then learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Egyptian Civilization NEMC, and then delve into the distant past at Thebes. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Giza itinerary planner.

Hobart, Australia to Giza is an approximately 27- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Hobart to Giza. Traveling from Hobart in March, expect Giza to be a bit warmer, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trips

Thebes, National Museum of Egyptian Civilization NEMC
Highlights from your plan
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Thebes ©
Thebes

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Temple of Horus as well as Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II). Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II) and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus.

For where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read Luxor day trip website.

You can fly from Giza to Luxor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Giza, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Temple of Horus
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)
Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)

3
nights
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
You've now added Abu Simbel Temple Complex to your itinerary. On the next day, delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Abu Simbel trip planner.

Getting from Luxor to Abu Simbel by combination of train and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Nasser
Highlights from your plan
Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex
Lake Nasser ©
Lake Nasser

2
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh and then find something for the whole family at Dolphina Park. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid and then get in on the family fun at Mirage Divers.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sharm El Sheikh vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Abu Simbel to Sharm El Sheikh in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of car, ferry, train, and bus. When traveling from Abu Simbel in March, plan for little chillier days in Sharm El Sheikh, with highs around 32°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Theme Parks Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Mirage Divers ©
Mirage Divers
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh ©
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh

1
day
Dahab

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 20th (Tue): trot along with a tour on horseback and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Reefs.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, use the Dahab trip planner.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Dahab, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Horseback Riding Tours

Similar Plans

14 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM INDIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM TUNISIA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 15 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 16 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM MOROCCO December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 20 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, fast-paced, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Fast-paced 15 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM GERMANY September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping, popular sights Preferences: September, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, shopping Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM MEXICO April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems Preferences: April, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 16 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM CANADA January, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums, slow & easy, popular sights Preferences: January, culture, beaches, historic sites, museums Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Slow & easy 11 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM INDIA December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: December, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 10 days in Egypt BY A USER FROM SAUDI ARABIA March, kids, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, kids, culture, romantic, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans