13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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13 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Bengaluru
Fly + Drive:  16 h
1
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Hurghada
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
4
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
End: Bengaluru

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 10th (Mon), take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dahab trip itinerary planning website .

Bengaluru, India to Dahab is an approximately 16-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bengaluru to Dahab. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Bengaluru in February: highs in Dahab hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseback Riding Tours

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 11th (Tue): ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, then get outside with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Wed): browse the different shops at SOHO Square and then see Off-Road Tours.

For ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh road trip site .

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Off-Road Tours

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.
On the 13th (Thu), glide peacefully along the water with categoryPhrases.alias.some_of_the_best_stand_up_paddleboarding_in_the_area, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Fri): take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Hurghada online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February, plan for slightly colder nights in Hurghada, with lows around 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, look for gifts at Gaddis & Co., get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu.

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Getting from Hurghada to Luxor by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Hurghada in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Luxor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

4
nights
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Cairo trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luxor in February: highs in Cairo hover around 25°C, while lows dip to 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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