13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Fly
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Taxi to Sharm el-Sheikh, Fly to Hurghada
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Hurghada
— 1 night
Bus
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Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly
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Giza
— 4 nights
Drive
5
Alexandria
— 2 nights
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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.
Change things up with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab (about 1h 15 min away). There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and admire the local landmark of Soho Square Dancing Fountain.

To find photos, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary app.

New Delhi, India to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. Traveling from New Delhi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Side Trip

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SOHO Square ©
Shopping Mall
SOHO Square
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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 9th (Sat): relax and rejuvenate at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosque El Mina Masjid, and finally take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January since evenings lows in Hurghada dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to catch the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks · Outdoors · Spas · Tours
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3
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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: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, and pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

To see maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Luxor trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hurghada in January, expect little chillier with lows of 8°C in Luxor. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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Temple of Karnak ©
Must see
Temple of Karnak
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Luxor Temple ©
Monument
Luxor Temple
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4
nights
Giza

Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Islamic Cairo, Great Pyramid of Cheops (Khufu) and Cairo Tours & Packages / Memphis Tours Egypt. Take a break from Giza with a short trip to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids in Saqqara, about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, and appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Giza itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in January, you will find days in Giza are a bit cooler (21°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) so you can drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Outdoors

Side Trips

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Great Sphinx ©
Monument
Great Sphinx
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Pyramids of Giza ©
World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
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Alexandria

Mediterranean's Bride

Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
On the 16th (Sat), take a leisurely stroll along Corniche, then take in nature's colorful creations at Montazah Gardens, and then look for gifts at CREDO. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 17th (Sun): admire the striking features of St. Catherine's Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Fort Qaitbey, and then admire the masterpieces at Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Alexandria trip tool.

Traveling by car from Giza to Alexandria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. January in Alexandria sees daily highs of 20°C and lows of 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Alexandria

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Fort Qaitbey ©
Historic Site
Fort Qaitbey
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