14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 1 night
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
3
Dahab
— 1 night
4
Saint Catherine
— 1 night
5
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
6
Hurghada
— 2 nights
7
Luxor
— 3 nights

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): stroll around Al-Azhar Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, then contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, and finally view the masterpieces at Sondos Papyrus.

For traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo online trip maker.

Buenos Aires, Argentina to Cairo is an approximately 23.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Argentina Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is 5 hours. In September, Cairo is much hotter than Buenos Aires - with highs of 39°C and lows of 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

2
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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.
On the 4th (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then look for gifts at Secret Of Egypt. Keep things going the next day: pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, kick back and relax at El Fanar, enjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Al Mustafa Mosque, and finally have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh online trip maker.

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in September, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shark Diving
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 6th (Sun), take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and then see the vivid underwater world at Coral Reefs.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Dahab online tour itinerary planner.

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In September, daytime highs in Dahab are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

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Saint Catherine

Saint Catherine ©
Visitors flock to the town of Saint Catherine, nestled in the foothills of Mount Sinai, to explore the World Heritage Area's numerous religious and historic sights.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sinai.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Catherine trip planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Saint Catherine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dahab in September, expect Saint Catherine to be a bit cooler, temps between 37°C and 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai

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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): explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef, meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, and then soak in style at Turkish baths. Here are some ideas for day two: kick back and relax at Marsa Shoona Bay, get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marsa Mubarak.

To find photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam trip maker.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Saint Catherine in September since evenings lows in Marsa Alam dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Shark Diving
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

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Hurghada

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 10th (Thu), surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and finally see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus. On the next day, stroll through Carless Reef, pause for some serene contemplation at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, then admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid, and finally look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada road trip site.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Hurghada by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can catch the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Carless Reef ©
Carless Reef
Parasailing & Paragliding
Nature & Wildlife Tours

3
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 12th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Kings, and then delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses III. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, and then get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip maker.

Getting from Hurghada to Luxor by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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Tomb of Ramses III
Tomb of Ramses III
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes

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