9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 2 nights
2
Abu Simbel
— 2 nights
3
Luxor
— 1 night
4
Hurghada
— 1 night
5
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): steep yourself in history at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, then shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities. On the 23rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: view the masterpieces at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre and then take a stroll through Coptic Cairo.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cairo online holiday planner.

Manchester, UK to Cairo is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Manchester to Cairo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Manchester in February, expect nights in Cairo to be a bit warmer, around 13°C, while days are much warmer, around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping

Side Trip

Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find maps, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Abu Simbel trip itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Cairo in February, plan for a bit warmer days in Abu Simbel, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 14°C. On the 25th (Thu), you'll travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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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.
On the 26th (Fri), take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, then steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, and then browse the different shops at Habiba Gallery.

To find more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Abu Simbel to Luxor takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. February in Luxor sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 11°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Fri) early enough to catch the bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum
Habiba Gallery ©
Habiba Gallery

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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.
On the 27th (Sat), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and then browse the different shops at Senzo Mall.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Hurghada trip maker tool.

Take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Shopping · Spas · Outdoors
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Spas
Senzo Mall ©
Senzo Mall

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sun): enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral and then take a stroll through Na'ama Bay.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh day trip planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or ride a ferry. In February, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches
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Safaris
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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