9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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9 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: New York City
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: New York City

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, look for gifts at Gaddis & Co., appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Luxor travel route planning tool .

New York City, USA to Luxor is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from New York City to Luxor due to the time zone difference. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from New York City in January; daily highs in Luxor reach 72°F and lows reach 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Shopping Museums
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

2
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.
On the 16th (Thu), get outside with Bibo Viaggi and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see Off-Road Tours and then browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

To see other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh tour planner.

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. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Sharm El Sheikh when traveling from Luxor in January, with lows around 58°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili.

To find maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January, expect Cairo to be slightly colder, temps between 65°F and 50°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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