7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza and then stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

For reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo driving holiday tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from your home destination to Cairo. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in August, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Wed) so you can travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trips

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

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 20th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, use the Dahab trip builder.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cairo to Dahab in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Cairo in August since evenings lows in Dahab dip to 35°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Fri): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take a stroll through Na'ama Bay and then buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in August, and nighttime lows around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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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 23rd (Sun), get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple. On the 24th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

For maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. While traveling from Sharm El Sheikh, expect a bit warmer days and slightly colder nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 49°C to lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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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

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