14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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14 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Athens
Fly:  7​h 15​min
1
Luxor
— 3 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Hurghada
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Athens

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Temple of Karnak and Luxor Temple. Popular historic sites such as Valley of the Kings and Medinet Habu are in your itinerary. The adventure continues: pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

To find maps, other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Luxor visit planner.

Athens, Greece to Luxor is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Athens in February, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Wed) so you can catcht the bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Parasailing & Paragliding. There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, explore by horseback at Hurghada Equestrian, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina.

To find maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Hurghada trip itinerary planner.

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Hurghada are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Swim with Dolphins

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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.
Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Na'ama Bay will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach, admire the local landmark of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh road trip planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. February in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Off-Road Tours

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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.
Pyramids of Giza and Egyptian Antiquities Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Coptic Cairo and Great Sphinx. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, take in the exciting artwork at Sondos Papyrus, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, and stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Cairo trip itinerary planning tool .

Fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February, with highs in Cairo at 25°C and lows at 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

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

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