14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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14 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Athens
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h 45​min
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
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Aswan
— 1 night
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Athens

1
night
Dahab

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 17th (Mon): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then head outdoors with Three Pools, and then view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Dahab sightseeing tool .

Athens, Greece to Dahab is an approximately 11-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. In February, Dahab is somewhat warmer than Athens - with highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Shopping
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Three Pools ©
Three Pools
Horseback Riding Tours

2
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): get outside with Only One Apnea Center, look for gifts at Mall Darya, then get outside with Bibo Viaggi, and finally see the interesting displays at Sharm Papyrus Museum. On the 19th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, ride a horse along Mangroovy Horses and more..., and then kick back and relax at Mangrove Beach.

For ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh vacation maker .

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Trails
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Only One Apnea Center ©
Only One Apnea Center
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

2
nights
Hurghada

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 20th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Omo Gamaar, look for gifts at Sultan Center Shop, then examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus, and finally examine the collection at Sand City. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Careless Reef, pause for some serene contemplation at Mosque El Mina Masjid, and then see ABC Taxi Egypt.

To find where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hurghada trip builder site .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February, Hurghada is a bit cooler at night with lows of 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Fri) early enough to catcht the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Parks Nature
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Careless Reef ©
Careless Reef
Mosque El Mina Masjid ©
Mosque El Mina Masjid
Selkhet Papyrus ©
Selkhet Papyrus

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Tomb of Sennedjem and Shop Sandouk. Go for a jaunt from Luxor to Isna to see Temple of Khnum about 1h 20 min away. And it doesn't end there: stroll the grounds of Valley of the Queens, make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, explore the ancient world of Temple of Amun, and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Luxor travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Hurghada in February since evenings lows in Luxor dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Temple of Khnum, Valley of the Queens
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Tomb of Merenptah
Tomb of Merenptah
Temple of Khnum ©
Temple of Khnum
Valley of the Queens ©
Valley of the Queens

1
night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Monastery of St. Simeon, see the interesting displays at Animalia, then hunt for treasures at Aswan Market, and finally delve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aswan driving holiday tool .

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daytime highs in Aswan are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Tue) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Animalia ©
Animalia
Monastery of St. Simeon ©
Monastery of St. Simeon
Qubbet el-Hawa ©
Qubbet el-Hawa

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 26th (Wed), explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February in Abu Simbel, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 14°C at night. On the 26th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

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

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Step Pyramid of Djoser and Statue of Ramesses II. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Mastaba of Ti & Pyramids of Dahshour). The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), buy something for everyone on your list at Cairo Festival City Mall, stop by Bazar Noobr, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Cave Church.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo travel planner.

Fly from Abu Simbel to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Abu Simbel in February, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trips

Giza, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser
Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour
Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan ©

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