13 days in Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Dahab
— 1 night
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
3
Hurghada
— 2 nights
4
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
5
Luxor
— 2 nights
6
Cairo
— 2 nights

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 2nd (Wed), take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Dahab trip planner.

Barcelona, Spain to Dahab is an approximately 13-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Barcelona to Dahab is 1 hour. Traveling from Barcelona in September, expect Dahab to be a bit warmer, temps between 41°C and 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Wed) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Na'ama Bay and Al Mustafa Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Shark's Bay Beach and Ras Um Sid. And it doesn't end there: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop, don't miss a visit to Soho Square Dancing Fountain, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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 6th (Sun): examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, then pause for some serene contemplation at Mosque El Mina Masjid, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda. On the 7th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hurghada trip maker app.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada by combination of taxi and flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or ride a ferry. In September, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris
Mosque El Mina Masjid ©
Mosque El Mina Masjid

2
nights
Marsa Alam

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 8th (Tue): kick back and relax at El Qulan Mangrove Forest and then kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli. On your second day here, kick back and relax at Gebel El Rosas and then kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam trip planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Marsa Alam by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Hurghada in September, you will find days in Marsa Alam are little chillier (39°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
El Qulan Mangrove Forest ©
El Qulan Mangrove Forest

2
nights
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 10th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at Habiba Gallery, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

To see ratings and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip planner.

Drive from Marsa Alam to Luxor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Marsa Alam in September, expect nights in Luxor to be a bit cooler, around 28°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 46°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Shopping
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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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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.
On the 12th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 13th (Sun): view the masterpieces at Sondos Papyrus and then delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza.

For reviews, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip tool.

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

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

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