8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Egypt route planner

Make it your trip
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Cairo
Drive
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Hurghada
— 3 nights
Ferry
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
Drive

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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.
For more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cairo trip planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cairo. In September, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach 39°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. On the 25th (Fri), you're off to Hurghada.

Things to do in Cairo

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Hurghada

— 3 nights
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.
On the 25th (Fri), examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus and then boost your wellbeing at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh. Keep things going the next day: get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hurghada trip maker site.

Traveling by car from Cairo to Hurghada takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Sharm El Sheikh

— 4 nights

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.
Spend the 29th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at St Catherine Shop, make a trip to Soho Square Dancing Fountain, and buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

To find photos, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh road trip site.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. September in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can fly back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Egypt travel guide

4.5
Gift of the Nile
The land of pharaohs, pyramids, sphinxes, and papyrus, Egypt needs little by way of introduction. Visitors find more than a textbook readout of ancient history when visiting the country--the power, scale, art, and mysticism of its centuries-old culture bleed out from each landmark attraction and seep into the everyday life. Bustling markets, the slow-flowing Nile, the vast desert, and inspiring archeological sites often sit right alongside palaces of great excess and historical importance. All ensure you have plenty to see and do during your vacation in Egypt. In the wake of the Arab Spring in 2011, travel to certain areas where conflict and terrorism are deemed likely remains inadvisable for foreign visitors.