15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Dahab
— 1 night
+5
Bus + Drive + Ferry + Drive + Fly + Taxi:  4 h 30 min
3
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
Taxi + Fly:  4 h
4
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Luxor
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  9 h 45 min
End: New Delhi

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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Na'ama Bay and SOHO Square. Spend the 13th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach, join the crowd at Ghibli Raceway, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market, and take a pleasant ride with The Stable.

To see maps, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary maker.

New Delhi, India to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Sharm El Sheikh. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from New Delhi in May: highs in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

1
night
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 15th (Tue): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dahab trip builder website.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daytime highs in Dahab are 40°C, while nighttime lows are 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Dahab

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Wed): kick back and relax at Gebel El Rosas. On the 17th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center and then kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam online trip maker.

Do a combination of bus, ferry, flight, and taxi from Dahab to Marsa Alam in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Gebel El Rosas ©
Gebel El Rosas

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 Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and Coptic Cairo are in your itinerary. Get some cultural insight at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Great Sphinx. It doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Cairo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Marsa Alam in May, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cairo, with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

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Giza
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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Get a sense of the local culture at Temple of Karnak and Medinet Habu. Popular historic sites such as Valley of the Kings and Luxor Temple are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, look for gifts at Bait El Ainy, get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, and get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum.

For traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read our Luxor trip app.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairo in May, plan for a bit warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 45°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 26°C. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Fri).

Things to do in Luxor

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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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