8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 3 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
3
Hurghada
— 1 night
4
Luxor
— 1 night

3
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.
Bring the kids along to The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Pyramids of Giza. Popular historic sites such as Coptic Cairo and Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary) are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Islamic Cairo.

To find reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo travel route planning app.

London, UK to Cairo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Cairo is 2 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from London in April, with highs in Cairo at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Pyramids of Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

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 10th (Tue), stroll through Shark's Bay Beach, take a pleasant ride with The Stable, and then kick back and relax at Na'ama Bay. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cairo in April since evenings lows in Sharm El Sheikh dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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 12th (Thu), look for gifts at Super Naturals, thenlook for gifts at Kastytis, and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hurghada day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can catch the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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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 13th (Fri): explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Luxor itinerary planning website.

Getting from Hurghada to Luxor by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Hurghada, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple
Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum

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