6 days in Egypt Itinerary

6 days in Egypt Itinerary

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6 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  5​h 30​min
1
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
2
Hurghada
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
4
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 30​min
End: Dubai

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sun): get outside with Bibo Viaggi and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop. On your second day here, take a stroll through Na'ama Bay and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip planner .

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dubai to Sharm El Sheikh, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in October, things will get slightly colder in Sharm El Sheikh: highs are around 38°C and lows about 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Tue): admire the masterpieces at Sand City, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada trip itinerary builder tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak.

To find reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read our Luxor visit planning app .

You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daytime highs in Luxor are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, and then look for gifts at Yadawee Egyptian Handicrafts. On the 11th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali and then shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili.

Plan trip to Cairo with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali

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