6 days in Egypt Itinerary

6 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 1 day
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
3
Hurghada
— Few hours
4
Luxor
— 1 night

1
day
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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, thenstop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Cairo trip builder.

Newark, USA to Cairo is an approximately 16.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Newark in June, with highs in Cairo at °F and lows at °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping Museums
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili
Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch ©
Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch

2
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
On the 28th (Thu), stroll through Ras Um Sid, thenwander the streets of Na'ama Bay, and then take a pleasant ride with The Stable.

To see photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

few
hours
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Hurghada visit planning tool.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Selkhet Papyrus ©
Selkhet Papyrus

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), thendelve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, thendelve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, and finally steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip itinerary builder website.

You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Hurghada in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from °F by day to °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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