6 days in Egypt Itinerary

6 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Dahab
— 1 night
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
3
Cairo
— 2 nights
4
Luxor
— 1 night

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Dahab trip itinerary app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Dahab is an approximately 6.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in August, and nighttime lows around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

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

1
night
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.
Sinai Safari Adventures has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sun): glide through the air with Sinai Safari Adventures, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Na'ama Bay, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find maps and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh road trip app.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In August in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 35°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

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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 (Mon), delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). On the next day, examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Cairo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in August; daily highs in Cairo reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums

Side Trips

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

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Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 14th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Luxor trip simple and quick.

Getting from Cairo to Luxor by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 49°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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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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