23 days in Egypt Itinerary

23 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Dahab
— 2 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
3
Hurghada
— 4 nights
4
Luxor
— 4 nights
5
Aswan
— 2 nights
6
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
7
Cairo
— 6 nights

2
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 2nd (Tue), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): look for gifts at WICKEDiCANDY, explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole, and then indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

For more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dahab vacation builder app.

Ponta Delgada, Portugal to Dahab is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Ponta Delgada to Dahab, you'll lose 3 hours due to the time zone difference. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Ponta Delgada in November, with highs in Dahab at 32°C and lows at 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Spas

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.
Spend the 4th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: browse the different shops at SOHO Square, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and wander the streets of Na'ama Bay.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh online trip maker.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Safaris

4
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.
Spend the 7th (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the vivid underwater world at Omo Gamaar, take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, and trot along with YallaHorse Riding.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Hurghada road trip site.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in November, expect little chillier with lows of 20°C in Hurghada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

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: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and scramble along the landscape with I Like Egypt Tours.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Luxor sightseeing planning site.

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier evenings in Luxor when traveling from Hurghada in November, with lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours
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Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

2
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 15th (Mon), step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island and then examine the collection at Animalia. Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Philae Temple and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

To see reviews, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Aswan driving holiday app.

Getting from Luxor to Aswan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. November in Aswan sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Tue) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island
Animalia ©
Animalia

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): contemplate the long history of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Abu Simbel holiday builder app.

Getting from Aswan to Abu Simbel by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in November, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Giza Plateau, &more) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, and stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Cairo online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Abu Simbel to Cairo by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. While traveling from Abu Simbel, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · 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
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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