9 days in Marsa Alam, Aswan & Luxor Itinerary

9 days in Marsa Alam, Aswan & Luxor Itinerary

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Marsa Alam
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Aswan
— 3 nights
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Luxor
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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.
Attractions like Sharm El Luli and Abu Dabbab Beach make great kid-friendly stops. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak, see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef, and stroll through El Qulan Mangrove Forest.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam journey app.

Cairo to Marsa Alam is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Marsa Alam, with lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Aswan is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple, examine the collection at Animalia, contemplate the long history of Unfinished Obelisk, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Aswan trip planner.

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Aswan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in September: highs in Aswan hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Animalia ©
Animalia
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): look for gifts at Gaddis & Co., take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak. On the 3rd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, and then make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

For traveler tips, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Aswan to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 23°C. You will have some time to spend on the 4th (Sun) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Luxor

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari ©
Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari

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