8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
2
Aswan
— 1 night
3
Luxor
— 2 nights

3
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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Catherine's Monastery and Coptic Orthodox Church. Visit Ras Um Sid and Shark's Bay Beach for some beach relaxation. Take a break from Sharm El Sheikh with a short trip to Coral Reefs in Dahab, about 1h 35 min away. The adventure continues: glide peacefully along the water with Sheikh Coast Diving Center, take a pleasant ride with The Stable, and look for gifts at St Catherine Shop.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh travel route planning website.

New York City, USA to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 7 hours. Traveling from New York City in February, things will get much hotter in Sharm El Sheikh: highs are around °F and lows about °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Coral Reefs, St. Catherine's Monastery
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Sheikh Coast Diving Center ©
Sheikh Coast Diving Center

1
night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): delve into the distant past at New Kalabsha and then contemplate the long history of Nubian Village.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Aswan trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Aswan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, bus, and train; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and train. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February since evenings lows in Aswan dip to °F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village
Unfinished Obelisk ©
Unfinished Obelisk

2
nights
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 28th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), thentake in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, thenexplore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI, and finally delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut). On the 1st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Valley of the Nobles, get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, and then look for gifts at Gaddis & Co..

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Luxor road trip app.

Drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Plan for slightly colder nights when traveling from Aswan in February since evenings lows in Luxor dip to °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping
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Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) ©
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

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