16 days in Egypt Itinerary

16 days in Egypt Itinerary

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16 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Manchester
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  13​h 15​min
1
Dahab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Hurghada
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
5
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  9​h 15​min
End: Manchester

2
nights
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 4th (Sun): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Hole and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stop by Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty, then explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Dahab trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Manchester, UK to Dahab is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of flight, car, and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Manchester to Dahab is 2 hours. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from Manchester in October, with highs in Dahab at 38°C and lows at 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sharm El Sheikh: Saint Catherine (Mount Sinai & St. Catherine's Monastery). There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Coptic Orthodox Church, ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planning app .

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Shopping Historic Sites

Side Trip

Saint Catherine
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, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head off the coast to Mahmya Island, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In October in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

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

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: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, pause for some photo ops at Colossi of Memnon, gain insight at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, and explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October in Luxor, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 23°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

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

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 & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo trip planner .

Getting from Luxor to Cairo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in October, you will find days in Cairo are little chillier (35°C), and nights are about the same (24°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

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

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