7 days in Hurghada & Cairo Itinerary

7 days in Hurghada & Cairo Itinerary

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7 days in Hurghada & Cairo Itinerary

Start: Lisbon
Fly + Taxi:  12 h
1
Hurghada
— 2 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
2
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h
End: Lisbon

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, then admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus.

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

Lisbon, Portugal to Hurghada is an approximately 12- hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also fly; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Lisbon to Hurghada is 2 hours. In Março, Hurghada is somewhat warmer than Lisbon - with highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Safaris

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 8th (Sun) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and contemplate the long history of Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Cairo tour builder app.

You can fly from Hurghada to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Hurghada, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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