5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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5 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Indore
Fly:  19​h 45​min
1
Luxor
— 1 day
2
Marsa Alam
— 1 day
taxi + Fly:  4​h 15​min
3
Cairo
— 1 night
Fly:  13​h 15​min
End: Indore

1
day
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 21st (Tue), delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, and finally delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip itinerary planning website .

Indore, India to Luxor is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to 45°C, and evening lows to 26°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Tue) early enough to go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

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

1
day
Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
On the 22nd (Wed), kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak and then stroll through Sharm El Luli.

For ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam online visit planner .

Drive from Luxor to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Luxor in May, expect nights in Marsa Alam to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 38°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Cairo.

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Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

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night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum and then take a stroll through Old City (Coptic Cairo).

To find ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Marsa Alam in May, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Cairo, with lows of 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Neighborhoods Historic Sites Museums
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Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

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