8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

2
nights
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 (Wed), take an in-depth tour of Karnak Open Air Museum and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Luxor trip planning tool.

Hartford, USA to Luxor is an approximately 23.5-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Hartford in May, with highs in Luxor at °F and lows at °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak

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 4th (Fri): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda and then have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hurghada trip builder site.

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for slightly colder days in Hurghada, with highs around °F, while nights are about the same with lows around °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Shark Diving
Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda ©
Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda

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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): stop by Secret Of Egypt, stroll through Ras Um Sid, and then wander the streets of Na'ama Bay.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh itinerary planner.

Drive from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are °F, while nighttime lows are °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
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 6th (Sun), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Mon): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then see the vivid underwater world at Coral Reefs.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dahab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach °F, while at night they dip to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Safaris

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