17 days in Egypt Itinerary

17 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— 4 nights
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Luxor
— 3 nights
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Hurghada
— 3 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
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Dahab
— 1 night

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza, FB Stables, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and head outdoors with AERODIUM Egypt.

Before you visit Cairo, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Guatemala City, Guatemala to Cairo is an approximately 25-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Guatemala City to Cairo due to the time zone difference. In April, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Shopping · Museums

Side Trips

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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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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: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip builder app.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Cairo in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) early enough to 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

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.
Spend the 23rd (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands, go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosque El Mina Masjid.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Hurghada trip builder.

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luxor in April, you will find days in Hurghada are slightly colder (37°C), and nights are about the same (22°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
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.
Spend the 26th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, contemplate the waterfront views at Na'ama Bay, admire the local landmark of Soho Square Dancing Fountain, and browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary 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. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
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 29th (Thu): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dahab trip itinerary planning website.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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