15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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15 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Sao Paulo
Fly:  20​h 45​min
1
Cairo
— 3 nights
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  6​h
2
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Hurghada
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
5
Luxor
— 4 nights
Fly:  20​h 45​min
End: Sao Paulo

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For where to stay, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Cairo trip planner.

Sao Paulo, Brazil to Cairo is an approximately 21-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sao Paulo to Cairo is 5 hours. In August, Cairo is warmer than Sao Paulo - with highs of 41°C and lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Parks

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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 31st (Sat): Head underground at Blue Hole and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip maker site .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Cairo to Dahab in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in August, expect a bit warmer with lows of 35°C in Dahab. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Sun): wander the streets of Na'ama Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the spiritual surroundings of Coptic Orthodox Church, then pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, and then buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

To see where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planning website .

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 35°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

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: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, go for a stroll along the water at Abu Tig Marina, and step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island.

To find more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Hurghada journey website .

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. In September, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

4
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: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Colossi of Memnon, get your bearings at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, and make a trip to Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

To see photos and tourist information, read Luxor travel planner.

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, daily temperatures in Luxor can reach 46°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) 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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