22 days in Egypt Itinerary

22 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Berlin
Fly:  7 h 45 min
1
Alexandria
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h
2
Cairo
— 4 nights
Drive:  15 min
3
Giza
— 3 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Luxor
— 4 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
5
Hurghada
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 15 min
6
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Berlin

2
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Catherine's Cathedral, get advice or help at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and then take a leisurely stroll along Corniche.

To see photos, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Alexandria driving holiday planning tool.

Berlin, Germany to Alexandria is an approximately 8- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Alexandria. In September in Alexandria, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 27°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Pompey's Pillar ©
Pompey's Pillar

4
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.
Cairo is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the ancient world of Giza Plateau, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary app.

You can take a bus from Alexandria to Cairo in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or fly. In September in Cairo, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Giza.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours
Highlights from your plan
Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

3
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Step out of Giza with an excursion to Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, browse the different shops at The First Mall, contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Dahshour, and explore the galleries of Sondos Papyrus.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Giza fast, fun, and easy.

Giza is very close to Cairo. In September, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Step Pyramid of Djoser
Highlights from your plan
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, explore the ancient world of Valley of the Queens, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Giza to Luxor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Giza in September, you will find days in Luxor are somewhat warmer (46°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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

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, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands, examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus, and go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Hurghada day trip site.

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

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.
Step out of Sharm El Sheikh with an excursion to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at SOHO Square, head outdoors with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and look for gifts at Secret Of Egypt.

To see traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In October, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Safaris

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