10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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10 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: New York City
bus + Fly:  15​h 30​min
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
Dahab
— 1 night
+4
bus + taxi + Fly + taxi + train:  5​h
Giza
— 2 nights
+2
train + taxi + Fly:  2​h
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: New York City

3
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Get outdoors at Na'ama Bay and The Stable. You'll get in some beach time at Shark's Bay Beach and Ras Um Sid. Spend the 18th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. It doesn't end there: browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh travel site .

New York City, USA to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. The time zone difference moving from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 7 hours. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from New York City in June, with highs in Sharm El Sheikh at 100°F and lows at 81°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Beaches
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Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 20th (Thu), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dahab road trip planning site .

You can take a bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 100°F, while at night they dip to 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Giza.

Things to do in Dahab

#Adventure, #Tours, #Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

2
nights
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Sat): wander the streets of Islamic Cairo and then see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Giza day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of bus, flight, and train from Dahab to Giza takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Dahab in June, expect Giza to be slightly colder, temps between 94°F and 73°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sun) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

#Neighborhoods, #Historic Sites, #Museums

Side Trip

Cairo
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Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses III, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and finally appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak.

To find maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luxor driving holiday planning site .

Traveling by combination of train and flight from Giza to Luxor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Giza, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 107°F to lows of 78°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Tue) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

#Historic Sites, #Museums
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Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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