10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: San Francisco
Fly:  22 h
1
Hurghada
— 2 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
3
Aswan
— 1 night
Fly:  3 h 15 min
4
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  19 h
End: San Francisco

2
nights
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), get outside with Outdoor Activities, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada road trip planning tool.

San Francisco, USA to Hurghada is an approximately 23-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 10 hours traveling from San Francisco to Hurghada. Traveling from San Francisco in November, things will get somewhat warmer in Hurghada: highs are around 84°F and lows about 64°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

2
nights
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 24th (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, thenexplore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, thenget answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. On the 25th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, thenexplore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and finally appreciate the history behind Obelisk of Thutmoses I.

To see maps, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Luxor online visit planner.

You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Hurghada in November, plan for little chillier nights in Luxor, with lows around 57°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

1
night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Tue): examine the collection at Animalia, step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa.

To see photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Aswan trip builder site.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 85°F in November, and nighttime lows around 62°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Aswan

Parks Historic Sites Nature
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Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island
Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Animalia ©
Animalia

3
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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

To find other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo online trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Aswan to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Aswan in November: highs in Cairo hover around 77°F, while lows dip to 61°F. On the 29th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

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