7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  7​h 45​min
1
Luxor
— 1 night
Bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Hurghada
— 1 night
Bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Giza
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 30​min
End: London

1
night
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 (Mon), don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak.

For traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read Luxor road trip site .

London, UK to Luxor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or drive. Traveling from London to Luxor, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Expect much warmer weather when traveling from London in December: highs in Luxor hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to take a bus to Hurghada.

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

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Tue): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Luxor in December, Hurghada is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
nights
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.
Family-friendly places like Na'ama Bay and Ras Um Sid will thrill your kids. When in Sharm El Sheikh, make a side trip to see Scuba & Snorkeling in Dahab, approximately 1h 20 min away. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh day trip planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in December, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel to Giza.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Off-Road Tours
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then explore the galleries of Sondos Papyrus.

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Fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Giza in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, things will get slightly colder in Giza: highs are around 24°C and lows about 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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