13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Boston
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  17 h 30 min
1
Dahab
— 1 day
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
4
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Taxi + Train:  6 h 15 min
5
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  18 h 45 min
End: Boston

1
day
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 27th (Tue): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dahab online driving holiday planner.

Boston, USA to Dahab is an approximately 20.5- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of flight, ferry, and bus. Traveling from Boston to Dahab, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in March, things will get warmer in Dahab: highs are around 82°F and lows about 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the activities along Na'ama Bay, ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and then browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh journey website.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 82°F, and evening lows to 66°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

4
nights
Cairo

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.
Popular historic sites such as Pyramids of Giza and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids are in your itinerary. Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Khafre's Pyramid & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, wander the streets of Coptic Cairo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), and contemplate the long history of Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Cairo travel route planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In March, Cairo is slightly colder than Sharm El Sheikh - with highs of 77°F and lows of 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): steep yourself in history at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, use the Abu Simbel trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cairo in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Abu Simbel, with highs around 94°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 66°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, then delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses VI, then delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, use the Luxor journey app.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Abu Simbel to Luxor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Luxor are 95°F, while nighttime lows are 65°F. On the 7th (Sat), you're off to 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
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

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