9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Giza
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h
3
Hurghada
— 3 nights
Bus + Fly:  1 h 15 min
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  7 h
End: Milan

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 next day, delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut), stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor journey planner.

Milan, Italy to Luxor is an approximately 9- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference when traveling from Milan to Luxor is 1 hour. Traveling from Milan in May, expect nights in Luxor to be a bit warmer, around 26°C, while days are much warmer, around 45°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Mon) early enough to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak

1
night
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
On the 22nd (Tue), get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili and then examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To find out how to plan a trip to Giza, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Luxor to Giza by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Giza: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) to allow time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Giza

Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Cairo
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Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

3
nights
Hurghada

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Makadi Water World and Hurghada Grand Aquarium. Visiting Careless Reef and Sharm El Naga will get you outdoors. There's more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus.

To find where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read Hurghada planning tool.

Traveling by flight from Giza to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Giza in May, Hurghada is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Careless Reef ©
Careless Reef
Shark Diving
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): stroll through Ras Um Sid, then wander the streets of Na'ama Bay, and then take a pleasant ride with The Stable. Keep things going the next day: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh tour website.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In May in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 29°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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