15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luxor
— 2 nights
2
Qena
— 1 night
3
Dahab
— 1 night
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
5
Hurghada
— 2 nights
6
Cairo
— 4 nights

2
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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, stop by Habiba Gallery, and explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Luxor travel planner.

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Luxor is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kuwait City to Luxor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Kuwait City in March, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Qena.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

1
night
Qena

Qena
Qena is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): explore the ancient world of Dendera Temple Complex.

To see where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Qena tour itinerary maker.

Drive from Luxor to Qena in 2 hours. In April in Qena, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Qena

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 4th (Wed), look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Dahab tour itinerary maker site.

You can fly from Qena to Dahab in 11 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and bus. When traveling from Qena in April, plan for a bit cooler days and somewhat warmer nights in Dahab: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

4
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.
Spend the 5th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at SOHO Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, enjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid, and take a stroll through Na'ama Bay.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh sightseeing website.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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.
Hurghada is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the masterpieces at Sand City, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island.

To see maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hurghada road trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Khafre's Pyramid, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo vacation planner.

Traveling by flight from Hurghada to Cairo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Hurghada in April, expect Cairo to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

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

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