15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Hurghada
— 1 night
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
3
Edfu
— 1 night
4
Aswan
— 1 night
5
Marsa Alam
— 3 nights
6
Saint Catherine
— 1 night
7
Dahab
— 1 night
8
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights

1
night
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 3rd (Tue), get outside with Outdoor Activities and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas. Keep things going the next day: trot along with a tour on horseback, then see Off-Road Tours, and then admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid.

To see more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Hurghada road trip planner.

Alexandria to Hurghada is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alexandria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hurghada, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Spas
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Horseback Riding Tours
Off-Road Tours

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 5th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate the long history of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), then examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and then take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Luxor day trip site.

Take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hurghada in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Luxor, with lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) ©
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)

1
night
Edfu

Edfu ©
Edfu is an Egyptian city, located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan, with a population of approximately sixty thousand people. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus, visit Edfu Sound and Light Show, and then delve into the distant past at Gibel Silsila.

For traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Edfu road trip planning app.

You can take a train from Luxor to Edfu in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In November, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Aswan.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Gibel Silsila
Gibel Silsila
Edfu Sound and Light Show ©
Edfu Sound and Light Show

1
night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sun): examine the collection at Animalia, get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

To find maps, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Aswan trip planner.

You can take a train from Edfu to Aswan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Aswan

Museums · Historic Sites
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Animalia ©
Animalia

3
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.
Visiting Abu Dabbab Beach and Elphinstone Reef will get you outdoors. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shark Diving and Marsa Mubarak. There's more to do: kick back and relax at Marsa Shoona Bay and stroll through Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam trip builder app.

You can drive from Aswan to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Aswan in November, plan for little chillier days in Marsa Alam, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Shark Diving
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Thu): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Saint Catherine tour itinerary planning app.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Marsa Alam in November, you will find days in Saint Catherine are slightly colder (23°C), and nights are much colder (9°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Nov 11 — 12:
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai

1
night
Dahab

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 13th (Fri), get outside with Blue Lagoon, explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs, and then view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip maker site.

Getting from Saint Catherine to Dahab by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. When traveling from Saint Catherine in November, plan for a bit warmer days in Dahab, with highs around 32°C, while nights are much warmer with lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Shark Diving and Ras Um Sid. Step off the beaten path and head to Off-Road Tours and El Fanar. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Al Mustafa Mosque, get to know the resident critters at Crocodile Show, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737.

To see more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh itinerary planning site.

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 13 — 17:
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Shark Diving
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

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