9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Luxor
— 2 nights
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Aswan
— 1 night
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Marsa Alam
— 1 night
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Hurghada
— 1 night
5
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
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Cairo
— 2 nights

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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 20th (Fri): make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses III, then explore the ancient world of Tomb of Merenptah, and finally see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum. On your second day here, get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, and then explore the ancient world of Valley of the Nobles.

For where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Luxor trip builder website.

Exeter, UK to Luxor is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Exeter to Luxor, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. In March, daytime highs in Luxor are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sat) so you can go by car to Aswan.

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Historic Sites · Museums
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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 22nd (Sun), get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and then see the interesting displays at Animalia.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Aswan trip planning website.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Aswan are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can go by car to Marsa Alam.

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Museums · Historic Sites
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Marsa Alam

The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef and then meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To find ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam planner.

You can drive from Aswan to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Aswan in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors · Parks
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Shark Diving
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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.
On the 24th (Tue), zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, then get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and finally admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hurghada trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Hurghada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. March in Hurghada sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
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Mosque El Mina Masjid
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Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh ©

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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Um Sid and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

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Getting from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or ride a ferry. In March, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Ras Um Sid
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Shark Diving
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Cairo

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.
On the 26th (Thu), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River. Keep things going the next day: do sightseeing your way with Private Tours.

For ratings, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo online travel route planner.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March; daily highs in Cairo reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 27th (Fri) to allow time for travel back home.

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Safaris
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