13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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13 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Cairo
1
Cairo
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h
2
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Hurghada
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
5
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Cairo

2
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, explore the galleries of Oum El Dounia Gallery, delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo trip itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cairo. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in October, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dahab trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cairo to Dahab in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dahab when traveling from Cairo in October, with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

3
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.
Sharm El Sheikh is known for nature, wildlife, shopping, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, get outside with Bibo Viaggi, and stroll through Na'ama Bay.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh holiday maker tool .

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

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.
Hurghada is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, theme parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hurghada trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Hurghada when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in November, with lows around 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding

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, shopping, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, and deepen your understanding at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Luxor trip itinerary tool .

You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Hurghada in November, plan for little chillier nights in Luxor, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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