31 days in Egypt Itinerary

31 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Luxor
— 4 nights
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Abu Simbel
— 1 night
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Marsa Alam
— 4 nights
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Hurghada
— 5 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights
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Dahab
— 4 nights
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Taba
— 1 night
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Cairo
— 6 nights

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4
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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: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, gain interesting insight with I Like Egypt Tours, pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip itinerary planning app.

Bucharest, Romania to Luxor is an approximately 9-hour flight. You can also drive. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Bucharest in October: high temperatures in Luxor hover around 41°C and lows are around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Mon) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · 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

1
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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For more things to do and other tourist information, use the Abu Simbel travel route planner.

You can do a combination of train and flight from Luxor to Abu Simbel in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Abu Simbel are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. On the 6th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

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

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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.
Spend the 9th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of Amore Safari, head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach, kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli, and see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam journey planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Marsa Alam takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Abu Simbel in October, expect nights in Marsa Alam to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Scuba & Snorkeling
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

5
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.
Spend the 11th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda.

To see where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada road trip tool.

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Hurghada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Thu) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

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

5
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

City of Peace

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 16th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get outside with The Kite Bubble, ponder the design of Soho Square Dancing Fountain, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh online trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In October in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 28°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

4
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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Spend the 21st (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 23rd (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Three Pools, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, and hit the best photo ops around with Sinai Inside.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Dahab trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. October in Dahab sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to drive to Taba.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Nature
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Three Pools ©
Three Pools
Safaris

1
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Taba

Taba
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): tee off at Taba Heights Golf Resort and then step into the grandiose world of Salah El-Din Castle.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Taba itinerary maker tool.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Taba takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Cairo.

Things to do in Taba

Historic Sites · Golf · Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle
Taba Heights Golf Resort ©
Taba Heights Golf Resort

6
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Cairo

City of a Thousand Minarets

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: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). On the 31st (Sat), spend a fun day on foot with Walking tours. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and take a stroll through Coptic Cairo.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Cairo trip simple and quick.

Drive from Taba to Cairo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Walking tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

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