9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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9 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Chennai
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  15 h
1
Dahab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Giza
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
4
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  14 h 45 min
End: Chennai

2
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Dahab online tour itinerary planner .

Chennai (Madras), India to Dahab is an approximately 15-hour flight. Traveling from Chennai (Madras) to Dahab, you'll gain 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Chennai (Madras) in May, with highs in Dahab at 41°C and lows at 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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 25th (Fri), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Na'ama Bay, then ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and then browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh travel route builder app .

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

2
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Sun): make a trip to Great Sphinx, stroll through Al-Azhar Park, and then examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza and then delve into the distant past at Keops Pyramid.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Giza trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Sharm El Sheikh to Giza takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or drive. In May, Giza is little chillier than Sharm El Sheikh - with highs of 38°C and lows of 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Cairo
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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 29th (Tue): admire all the interesting features of ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Wed): buy something for everyone on your list at Habiba Gallery, delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and finally make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor itinerary maker tool .

Do a combination of train and flight from Giza to Luxor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Traveling from Giza in May, you will find days in Luxor are a bit warmer (45°C), and nights are about the same (26°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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