22 days in Egypt Itinerary

22 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Alexandria
— 2 nights
2
Cairo
— 4 nights
3
Giza
— 3 nights
4
Luxor
— 4 nights
5
Hurghada
— 3 nights
6
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights

2
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Catherine's Cathedral, get advice or help at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and then take a leisurely stroll along Corniche.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Alexandria driving holiday planning tool.

Berlin, Germany to Alexandria is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Berlin to Alexandria. In September in Alexandria, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can drive to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Corniche ©
Corniche

4
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.
Cairo is known for museums, historic sites, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and explore the ancient world of Bent Pyramid.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip maker tool.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Cairo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. In September, daytime highs in Cairo are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Giza.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping
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Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

3
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Step out of Giza with an excursion to Step Pyramid of Djoser in Saqqara--about 46 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, browse the different shops at The First Mall, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Ramses II, and explore the galleries of Sondos Papyrus.

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Giza is very close to Cairo. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

4
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, don't miss a visit to Nubian House Cultural Centre, and delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor online road trip planner.

Fly from Giza to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Giza, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors
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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

3
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.
Hurghada is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, take in the waterfront activity at Abu Tig Marina, step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island, and examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Hurghada trip planner.

Traveling by bus from Luxor to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

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.
Step out of Sharm El Sheikh with an excursion to Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab--about 1h 15 min away. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, head outdoors with The Kite Bubble, browse the different shops at SOHO Square, and find something for the whole family at Mirage Divers.

To see traveler tips, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Historic Sites Wildlife

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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