7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Dallas
Fly:  20 h 15 min
1
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Cairo
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Tram:  18 h 45 min
End: Dallas

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 2nd (Tue), make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Luxor trip itinerary maker app .

Dallas, USA to Luxor is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Dallas to Luxor is 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Dallas in July: highs in Luxor hover around 106°F, while lows dip to 79°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

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
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 4th (Thu), browse the different shops at SOHO Square, then admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and then wander the streets of Na'ama Bay. Here are some ideas for day two: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip builder tool .

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Luxor in July, expect nights in Sharm El Sheikh to be about the same, around 84°F, while days are little chillier, around 101°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Shopping Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take a stroll through Islamic Cairo and then examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Cairo trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in July; daily highs in Cairo reach 94°F and lows reach 75°F. You'll have a few hours on the 7th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Cairo

Neighborhoods Museums Historic Sites
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo

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