21 days in Egypt Itinerary

21 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dahab
— 2 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
3
Cairo
— 5 nights
4
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
5
Luxor
— 4 nights
6
Qena
— Few hours
7
Hurghada
— 4 nights

2
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Here are some ideas for day two: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dahab online attractions planner.

Moscow, Russia to Dahab is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference moving from Moscow Standard Time (MSK) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Moscow in April, things will get warmer in Dahab: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

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

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 4th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, wander the streets of Na'ama Bay, enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral.

To see photos, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairo.

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

5
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and look for gifts at Al Wikalah.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cairo trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April since evenings lows in Cairo dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

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

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 12th (Thu), steep yourself in history at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Abu Simbel trip builder tool.

You can fly from Cairo to Abu Simbel in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Cairo in April, expect nights in Abu Simbel to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, and get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip maker website.

You can do a combination of flight and train from Abu Simbel to Luxor in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April in Luxor, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) to allow enough 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

few
hours
Qena

Qena
Qena is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. Kick off your visit on the 17th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Dendera Temple Complex.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Qena trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Luxor to Qena takes 2 hours. In April, daytime highs in Qena are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Qena

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
Highlights from your plan
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex

4
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: get outside with Outdoor Activities, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, and see the interesting displays at Sand City.

For traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hurghada trip planner.

Drive from Qena to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Qena in April: highs in Hurghada hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sat) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

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