5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
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Dahab
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Sharm El Sheikh
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Luxor
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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, then take in the exciting artwork at Oum El Dounia Gallery, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and finally add some fun to your beach time Nile Kayak Club. Keep things going the next day: delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza and then stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

To see more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo online route planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cairo. In September in Cairo, expect temperatures between 39°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel to Dahab.

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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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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip itinerary builder app.

Do a combination of flight and bus from Cairo to Dahab in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Dahab, with lows of 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For maps, ratings, photos, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. September in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Luxor.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Tue): get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, and then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

To see maps, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, use the Luxor online road trip planner.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. When traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in September, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 46°C, while nights are little chillier with lows around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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