14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 3 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
3
Dahab
— 2 nights
4
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
5
Luxor
— 2 nights

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.
Popular historic sites such as Pyramids of Giza and Mosque of Muhammad Ali are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Coptic Cairo. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), enjoy breathtaking views from Cairo Tower, do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, and stroll through Zamalek (Gezira Island).

For more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip builder app.

Seattle, USA to Cairo is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seattle to Cairo is 10 hours. Traveling from Seattle in August, expect Cairo to be somewhat warmer, temps between °F and °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Pyramids of Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

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.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Na'ama Bay and Shark's Bay Beach. Take a break from the city and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Ras Um Sid. There's more to do: browse the different shops at SOHO Square and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral.

For other places to visit, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Sharm El Sheikh when traveling from Cairo in September, with lows around °F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

2
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 5th (Wed), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Dahab trip simple and quick.

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

2
nights
Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Mubarak. On the 7th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus, ferry, and flight from Dahab to Marsa Alam takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In September, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef ©
Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, thenget engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. On your second day here, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, thenexplore the ancient world of Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Banana Island (Gezira el-Mozh).

For photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Luxor trip planner.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Luxor in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Marsa Alam, expect somewhat warmer days and slightly colder nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 10th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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