13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— Few hours
Fly
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Aswan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Luxor
— 1 night
Fly
4
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
Drive
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Hurghada
— 2 nights
Fly to Sharm el-Sheikh, Taxi to Sharm El Sheikh
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Sharm El Sheikh
— Few hours
Drive
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Dahab
— 5 nights
Fly

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Cairo

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
On the 10th (Fri), stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, then explore the activities along Nile River, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo route planner.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Cairo. In April, daytime highs in Cairo are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) early enough to travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Cairo

Museums · Parks · Nature · Shopping
Highlights from your trip
Nile River
Water Body
Nile River
4.2
Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch
4.8

2
nights
Aswan

Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and then step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island. On the 12th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Unfinished Obelisk, then contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, and then admire the engineering at Aswan High Dam.

To find photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Aswan tour planner.

Fly from Cairo to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Cairo in April, with highs in Aswan at 42°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Highlights from your trip
Philae Temple ©
Religious Site
Philae Temple
4.7
Nubian Village ©
Historic Site
Nubian Village
3.9

1
night
Luxor

A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 13th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak.

For ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Luxor trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Aswan to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

Highlights from your trip

2
nights
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 14th (Tue): explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef and then kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Marsa Alam trip planner.

You can fly from Luxor to Marsa Alam in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in April: highs in Marsa Alam hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors · Wildlife
Highlights from your trip

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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina and then see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Hurghada day trip planning app.

Drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Hurghada sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 22°C at night. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your trip
Mosque El Mina Masjid ©
Architectural Building
Mosque El Mina Masjid
4.6

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hours
Sharm El Sheikh

City of Peace

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 17th (Fri): get outside with SOHO Tennis & Squash center and then ponder the design of Soho Square Dancing Fountain.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh trip maker tool.

Getting from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Highlights from your trip

5
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Go for a jaunt from Dahab to Saint Catherine to see Mount Sinai about 1h 40 min away. There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, stroll through Coral Reefs, head outdoors with Blue Lagoon, and explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Dahab travel planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Highlights from your trip
Mount Sinai ©
Mountain
Mount Sinai
4.5
Blue Hole ©
Geologic Formation
Blue Hole
4.5

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