9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 3 nights
2
Saqqara
— 1 night
3
Hurghada
— 1 night
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Great Sphinx. Visit Pyramids of Giza and Tomb of Shah of Iran for their historical value. There's lots more to do: wander the streets of Zamalek (Gezira Island), try your luck at Casino Barriere El Gezirah - Le Caire, make a trip to Bab al-Futuh, and contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read Cairo online trip itinerary maker.

New Delhi, India to Cairo is an approximately 11-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from New Delhi to Cairo is minus 3.5 hours. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from New Delhi in June, with highs in Cairo at °C and lows at °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Saqqara.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Zamalek (Gezira Island) ©
Zamalek (Gezira Island)

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Saqqara

Saqqara ©
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Serapeum and then don't miss a visit to Mastaba of Mereruka.

For maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saqqara trip maker site.

Getting from Cairo to Saqqara by car takes about an hour. Other options: do a combination of train and taxi. In June, daily temperatures in Saqqara can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Saqqara

Historic Sites
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Mastaba of Mereruka ©
Mastaba of Mereruka
Serapeum ©
Serapeum

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night
Hurghada

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 29th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid, kick back and relax at Dream Beach, thenexamine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus, thenlook for gifts at Super Naturals, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda.

To see where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Hurghada itinerary planner.

Fly from Saqqara to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Traveling from Saqqara in June, things will get somewhat warmer in Hurghada: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks Beaches Outdoors
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Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda ©
Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda
Mosque El Mina Masjid ©
Mosque El Mina Masjid
Selkhet Papyrus ©
Selkhet Papyrus

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, thenstroll through Ras Um Sid, and then admire the striking features of Al Mustafa Mosque. Here are some ideas for day two: take a pleasant ride with Miso Horse Riding Trips and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh vacation maker.

You can drive from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In June, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Tours
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Shark Diving
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque

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