16 days in Egypt Itinerary

16 days in Egypt Itinerary

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16 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  14​h 15​min
1
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Luxor
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Hurghada
— 3 nights
+2
ferry + taxi + bus:  5​h 45​min
4
Dahab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly:  12​h 30​min
End: Kuala Lumpur

3
nights
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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), and shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Cairo is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, things will get cooler in Cairo: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

3
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: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, make a trip to Tomb of Queen Nefertari, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Luxor road trip website .

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Valley of the Queens
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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, look for gifts at Super Naturals, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

For ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Hurghada attractions planner .

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

2
nights
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 10th (Tue): Head underground at Blue Hole and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities. Keep things going the next day: explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs and then get outside with Blue Lagoon.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Dahab online travel planner .

You can do a combination of ferry and bus from Hurghada to Dahab in 6 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. March in Dahab sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

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.
Sharm El Sheikh is known for nature, wildlife, shopping, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, browse the different shops at SOHO Square, and wander the streets of Na'ama Bay.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh route builder .

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

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