6 days in Egypt Itinerary

6 days in Egypt Itinerary

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6 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Cairo
1
Cairo
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Hurghada
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Cairo

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.
On the 30th (Sat), explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To find reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cairo day trip planning app .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cairo. In November in Cairo, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums

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

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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 2nd (Mon): make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and then delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Luxor trip planning website .

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in December, expect nights in Luxor to be little chillier, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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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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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.
On the 4th (Wed), glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Keep things going the next day: take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by bus from Luxor to Hurghada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luxor in December, Hurghada is a bit warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

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