11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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11 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Luxor
— 2 nights
Bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Hurghada
— 2 nights
Bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  6​h
5
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 30th (Sat): make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 31st (Sun): get your bearings at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Luxor visit planner.

London, UK to Luxor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from London in May, expect Luxor to be much warmer, temps between 45°C and 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Mon): get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hurghada travel route website .

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luxor in May: highs in Hurghada hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

2
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 3rd (Wed): don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, then stop by Secret Of Egypt, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Thu): pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh online travel planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. June in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Fri): take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Dahab trip planner.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

3
nights
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 lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch.

For traveler tips, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Cairo day trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Cairo takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dahab in June, with highs in Cairo at 40°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Parks

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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