10 days in Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

10 days in Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

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10 days in Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

Start: Cairo
1
Cairo
— 6 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
End: Cairo

6
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 16th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. On the 12th (Fri), spend a fun day on foot with Cairo Top Tours. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, and make a trip to Coptic Cairo.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cairo itinerary builder tool .

In July in Cairo, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Giza
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Cairo Top Tours ©
Cairo Top Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities

3
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Keep things going the next day: Head underground at Blue Hole and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach.

To see more things to do and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh day trip planner.

Fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of 34°C in Sharm El Sheikh. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trip

Dahab
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

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