7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Luxor
— 1 night
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Hurghada
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  6​h
5
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
End: Kuwait City

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 6th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, then see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and finally delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, then deepen your understanding at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, and finally contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary app .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Luxor is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Kuwait City in December: highs in Luxor hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to catcht the bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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.
On the 8th (Sun), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada trip itinerary maker app .

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Luxor in December, Hurghada is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding
Room Escape Games

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.
On the 9th (Mon), wander the streets of Na'ama Bay and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In December, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 10th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip itinerary builder .

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Dahab sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
On the 11th (Wed), steep yourself in history at Pyramids of Giza, contemplate the long history of Great Sphinx, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 12th (Thu): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Cairo visit planning site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Cairo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dahab in December: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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