8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Dahab
— 1 night
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
3
Hurghada
— 1 night
4
Luxor
— 1 night
5
Giza
— 3 nights

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dahab trip builder website.

Krakow, Poland to Dahab is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Krakow to Dahab. Traveling from Krakow in July, expect Dahab to be much warmer, temps between °C and °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh day trip planner.

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hurghada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In July in Hurghada, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Mon) so you can take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
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 14th (Tue): get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

For where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Luxor road trip planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Luxor by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. July in Luxor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) early enough to travel to Giza.

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
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

3
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Giza is known for historic sites, nightlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and look for gifts at Bazar Noobr.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Giza tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Luxor to Giza in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in July, expect nights in Giza to be about the same, around °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

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