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
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
4
Hurghada
— 1 night
Bus:  2 h 30 min
5
Luxor
— 2 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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Fort Qaitbey, get engrossed in the history at El Kobba El Samaweya, then get lost in a book at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and finally admire the masterpieces at Alexandria Library.

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London, UK to Alexandria is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Alexandria, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, expect nights in Alexandria to be somewhat warmer, around 17°C, while days are warmer, around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

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Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
El Kobba El Samaweya
El Kobba El Samaweya

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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.
Get some historical perspective at Pyramids of Giza and Mosque of Muhammad Ali. Head to Khan Al-Khalili and Nomad (Cairo Marriott Hotel Branch)for plenty of shopping. Take a break from Cairo with a short trip to Great Sphinx in Giza, about 34 minutes away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Coptic Cairo, explore the world behind art at The Coptic Museum, and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo road trip planner.

Take a bus from Alexandria to Cairo in 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 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

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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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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 17th (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then wander the streets of Na'ama Bay. Keep things going the next day: kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach and then browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh day trip tool .

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, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hurghada tour itinerary planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In April, daytime highs in Hurghada are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Luxor.

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Room Escape Games

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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 20th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Tomb of Ramses VI, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. Keep things going the next day: get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, look for gifts at Alladins Cave, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To see traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip planner .

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Hurghada in April: highs in Luxor hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

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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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