7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Stuttgart
Fly:  15​h 45​min
1
Luxor
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly + train:  8​h 45​min
End: Stuttgart

1
day
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 29th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor trip planner .

London, UK to Luxor is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from London to Luxor, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from London in December, plan for much warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 28°C, while nights are somewhat warmer with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

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

2
nights
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.
On the 30th (Mon), take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: wander the streets of Na'ama Bay, then kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach, then view the masterpieces at St Catherine Shop, and finally ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh.

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You can fly from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Plan for somewhat warmer nights when traveling from Luxor in December since evenings lows in Sharm El Sheikh dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

2
nights
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 1st (Wed): contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohamed Ali Mosque, and finally buy something for everyone on your list at Khan Al-Khalili.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, read Cairo day trip planning site .

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

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