7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  6 h
1
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Cairo
— 2 nights
3
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Dubai

1
night
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 (Sat): pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple and then buy something for everyone on your list at Habiba Gallery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 1st (Sun): get your bearings at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, and then take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, read Luxor driving holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Luxor is an approximately 6- hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Luxor due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in February, Luxor is slightly colder at night with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Habiba Gallery ©
Habiba Gallery
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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 2nd (Mon): delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then explore the activities along Nile River. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Cairo itinerary builder tool.

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luxor in March: highs in Cairo hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. On the 3rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Nile River
Nile River
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

2
nights
Cairo

Cairo ©
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili. Here are some ideas for day two: take a stroll through Coptic Cairo and then walk around Al-Azhar Park.

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Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili

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