16 days in Egypt Itinerary

16 days in Egypt Itinerary

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

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Cairo

Cairo ©

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Kids will enjoy The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Pyramids of Giza. Step out of Cairo with an excursion to Great Sphinx in Giza--about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: stop by Islamic Cairo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see photos, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo online trip itinerary maker.

Karachi, Pakistan to Cairo is an approximately 15-hour flight. The time zone changes from Pakistan Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3 hour difference. Traveling from Karachi in October, expect Cairo to be a bit cooler, temps between 35°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

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

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 25th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Abu Simbel tour app.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. While traveling from Cairo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Abu Simbel, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 25°C. On the 25th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can 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.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple, don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, and appreciate the history behind Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

To see more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip planner.

Getting from Abu Simbel to Luxor by combination of flight and train takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In October, daytime highs in Luxor are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina.

To see where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Hurghada road trip app.

Traveling by bus from Luxor to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Fri) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Safaris

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Sharm El Sheikh

City of Peace

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.
Attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Safaris make great kid-friendly stops. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, kick back and relax at Na'ama Bay, see Off-Road Tours, and ponder the design of Soho Square Dancing Fountain.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In October, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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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 3rd (Tue): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Dahab day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In November, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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