10 days in Morocco & Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Morocco & Egypt Itinerary

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Marrakech, Morocco
— 2 nights
2
Cairo, Egypt
— 1 night
3
Luxor, Egypt
— 1 night
4
Hurghada, Egypt
— 1 night
5
Marsa Alam, Egypt
— 3 nights


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Marrakech, Morocco

Marrakech ©
You won't run out of things to do in Marrakech, a city where you can spend days exploring grandiose palaces and mosques, photogenic gardens, sacred tombs, and traditional mansions that evoke a bygone era.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the masterpieces at Women's Museum - Marrakech, then examine the collection at Marrakech Museum, and then explore the world behind art at Maison de la Photographie de Marrakech. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Musee de Bijoux Nawahi, admire the natural beauty at Jardin Majorelle, admire the striking features of Saadian Tombs, then contemplate the long history of Koutoubia Mosque, and finally admire the striking features of Palacio da Bahia.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, read our Marrakech trip itinerary planning website.

Boston, USA to Marrakech is an approximately 13.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Boston to Marrakech is 5 hours. When traveling from Boston in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Marrakech: temperatures range from 92°F by day to 63°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marrakech

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks
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Jardin Majorelle ©
Jardin Majorelle
Koutoubia Mosque ©
Koutoubia Mosque
Saadian Tombs ©
Saadian Tombs

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Cairo, Egypt

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.
On the 7th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and then examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To find ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Cairo day trip app.

Traveling by flight from Marrakech to Cairo takes 10.5 hours. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Marrakech to Cairo. Traveling from Marrakech in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Cairo, with lows around 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums

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

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Luxor, Egypt

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 8th (Tue): get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, and then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Luxor trip planning website.

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in June, you will find days in Luxor are somewhat warmer (107°F), and nights are about the same (78°F). Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt

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Hurghada, Egypt

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 9th (Wed), go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Hurghada online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by bus from Luxor to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Luxor in June, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hurghada: temperatures range from 100°F by day to 80°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

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Marsa Alam, Egypt

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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Thu): admire the ancient design of Roman baths and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 11th (Fri): meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience and then kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Marsa Alam travel planning website.

Getting from Hurghada to Marsa Alam by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Hurghada in June, expect nights in Marsa Alam to be about the same, around 81°F, while days are a bit cooler, around 95°F. On the 12th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Shark Diving
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

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