8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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8 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Bagdogra
Fly + Drive:  18​h 45​min
1
Giza
— 1 day
Fly:  2​h
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
3
Hurghada
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  21​h
End: Bagdogra

1
day
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza and then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx.

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Bagdogra, India to Giza is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bagdogra to Giza. When traveling from Bagdogra in December, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Giza: temperatures range from 24°C by day to 14°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sat) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

2
nights
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 22nd (Sun): don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, and then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Keep things going the next day: deepen your understanding at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Luxor trip itinerary maker app .

You can fly from Giza to Luxor in 2 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Giza in December, you will find days in Luxor are a bit warmer (28°C), and nights are a bit cooler (11°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) so you can take a bus to Hurghada.

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

1
night
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 24th (Tue): zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hurghada vacation planner .

Getting from Luxor to Hurghada by bus takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Luxor in December, expect a bit warmer with lows of 16°C in Hurghada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, then get outside with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh road trip site .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. December in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh ©
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Thu): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Dahab trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. December in Dahab sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseback Riding Tours

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