9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Luxor
— 1 night
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Aswan
— 2 nights
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Marsa Alam
— 1 night
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Dahab
— 1 night
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Cairo
— 2 nights

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Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 20th (Fri), make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip itinerary maker.

London, UK to Luxor 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 changes from Greenwich Mean Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 2 hour difference. Plan for much warmer temperatures traveling from London in March, with highs in Luxor at 36°C and lows at 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Deir el-Shelwit Temple ©
Deir el-Shelwit Temple

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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 21st (Sat): steep yourself in history at Nubian Village and then contemplate the long history of Philae Temple.

For photos, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Aswan trip maker site.

Getting from Luxor to Aswan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Aswan

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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

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Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Sun): get outside with Vivasub diving center and then kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon): stroll through Marsa Mubarak.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam road trip planner.

You can drive from Aswan to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Aswan in March, plan for slightly colder days in Marsa Alam, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 23rd (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Vivasub diving center ©
Vivasub diving center

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 24th (Tue), take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To plan Dahab vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by flight from Marsa Alam to Dahab takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Shopping
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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Cairo

Cairo ©

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). There's still lots to do: stroll around Al-Azhar Park, browse for treasures at Bashayer, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and explore the activities along Nile River.

To see ratings, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo attractions planner.

Getting from Dahab to Cairo by combination of bus and flight takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dahab in March: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 29°C and lows are around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Parks · Shopping · Nature

Side Trips

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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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