7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Parkes
Fly:  32​h
1
Cairo
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h
2
Alexandria
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h
3
Giza
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
4
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 day
Fly:  34​h
End: Parkes

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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.
For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cairo trip builder .

Parkes, Australia to Cairo is an approximately 32-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time (New South Wales) to Eastern European Time is minus 8 hours. In November, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. You'll set off for Alexandria on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Cairo

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): explore the world behind art at Bibliotheca Alexandrina and then contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Alexandria trip planner .

You can take a bus from Cairo to Alexandria in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Giza.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

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Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
On the 14th (Thu), delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Giza trip website .

Getting from Alexandria to Giza by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Fun & Games
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Room Escape Games

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak.

To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Giza to Luxor by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Giza in November: highs in Luxor hover around 34°C, while lows dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) 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
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Deir el-Shelwit Temple ©
Deir el-Shelwit Temple

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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.
On the 16th (Sat), browse for treasures at St Catherine Shop, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh journey maker tool .

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Luxor in November, Sharm El Sheikh is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Shopping
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Off-Road Tours
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh ©
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh

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