12 days in Egypt Itinerary

12 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luxor
— 2 nights
2
Hurghada
— 2 nights
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
4
Cairo
— 5 nights

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 22nd (Wed), delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, thenexplore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, and then examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, thendelve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then browse the different shops at Habiba Gallery.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Luxor online trip itinerary planner.

Ahmedabad, India to Luxor is an approximately 14-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Ahmedabad to Luxor due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Ahmedabad in April: high temperatures in Luxor hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

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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.
On the 24th (Fri), go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: buy something for everyone on your list at Senzo Mall, thenslough off your stress at Turkish baths, and then look for gifts at Evolution Egypt.

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Getting from Luxor to Hurghada by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Luxor in April, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hurghada: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Senzo Mall ©
Senzo Mall
Turkish Baths

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nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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 26th (Sun): kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach and then buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, join in the after-dark buzz at El Fanar, thenenjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid, and finally look for gifts at St Catherine Shop.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Drive from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Mon) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

5
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.
Get some historical perspective at Coptic Cairo and Pyramids of Giza. For shopping fun, head to Khan Al-Khalili or Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch. Step out of Cairo to go to Giza and see Great Sphinx, which is approximately 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: visit Islamic Cairo, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, and take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

To find ratings and other tourist information, use the Cairo holiday planning site.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, Cairo is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. On the 2nd (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

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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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