7 days in Egypt & Pompeii Itinerary

7 days in Egypt & Pompeii Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt & Pompeii Itinerary

Start: Brisbane, Australia
Fly:  27 h
1
Luxor, Egypt
— 1 day
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  10 h 15 min
3
Pompeii, Italy
— 2 nights
Fly:  28 h
End: Brisbane, Australia

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day
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak.

To see reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip planner.

Brisbane, Australia to Luxor is an approximately 27- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of flight and bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 8 hours traveling from Brisbane to Luxor. Prepare for much warmer weather when traveling from Brisbane in September: high temperatures in Luxor hover around 46°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Wed) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak

1
night
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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.
On the 3rd (Thu), pause for some serene contemplation at Al Mustafa Mosque and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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Getting from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. While traveling from Luxor, expect a bit cooler days and a bit warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) to allow time to travel to Pompeii.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque

2
nights
Pompeii, Italy

Pompeii ©
Pompeii has been a tourist destination for more than 250 years.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): admire the natural beauty at Villa Cimbrone Gardens, don't miss a visit to Villa Rufolo, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Duomo di Ravello. On your second day here, explore the ancient world of Pompeii Archaeological Park, then admire the landmark architecture of Villa dei Misteri, then delve into the distant past at Forum, and finally delve into the distant past at Parco Acheologico di Ercolano.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Sharm El Sheikh to Pompeii. The time zone difference when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Pompeii is minus 1 hour. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in September; daily highs in Pompeii reach 31°C and lows reach 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 6th (Sun) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Pompeii

Historic Sites Parks

Side Trips

Ravello, Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
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Pompeii Archaeological Park ©
Pompeii Archaeological Park
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano ©
Parco Acheologico di Ercolano
Duomo di Ravello ©
Duomo di Ravello

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