10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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10 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Alexandria
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h
2
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
On the 13th (Mon), contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey, take an in-depth tour of El Kobba El Samaweya, then get lost in a book at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and finally explore the galleries of Alexandria Library.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Alexandria attractions tool .

London, UK to Alexandria is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. While traveling from London, expect warmer days and a bit warmer nights in Alexandria, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Museums Historic Sites Shopping
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Alexandria Library ©
Alexandria Library
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Tue): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, and then look for gifts at Yadawee Egyptian Handicrafts. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and then hunt for treasures at Khan Al-Khalili.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cairo trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Alexandria to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Alexandria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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.
We've included these beaches for you: Na'ama Bay and Ras Um Sid. Head to SOHO Square and St Catherine Shopfor some retail therapy. Take a break from Sharm El Sheikh with a short trip to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab, about 1h 20 min away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Shark's Bay Beach, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral.

For photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in April, expect a bit warmer with lows of 25°C in Sharm El Sheikh. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Visit Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Valley of the Kings and Medinet Habu. Step out of Luxor to go to Dendera and see Dendera Temple Complex, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, explore the ancient world of Tomb of Queen Nefertari, look for gifts at Alladins Cave, and take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Luxor online travel planner .

Fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. When traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, plan for a bit warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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