27 days in Egypt Itinerary

27 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Alexandria
— 1 night
2
Dahab
— 3 nights
3
Cairo
— 4 nights
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
5
Hurghada
— 4 nights
6
Luxor
— 4 nights
7
Marsa Alam
— 5 nights
8
Abu Simbel
— 1 night

1
night
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, thencontemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey, and then explore the world behind art at Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

To see where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Alexandria trip itinerary builder.

Cairo to Alexandria is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or fly. In October in Alexandria, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral ©
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral

3
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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 28th (Mon): relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Coral Reefs, thenbrowse the exhibits of WICKEDiCANDY, and then Head underground at Blue Hole.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dahab trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Alexandria to Dahab takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Alexandria in October; daily highs in Dahab reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

4
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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.
Let the collections at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre capture your imagination. Get some cultural insight at Pyramids of Giza and Coptic Cairo. When in Cairo, make a side trip to see Great Sphinx in Giza, approximately Giza away. And it doesn't end there: get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Dahab to Cairo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Dahab in October since evenings lows in Cairo dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sun) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

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

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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.
We've included these beaches for you: Na'ama Bay and Shark's Bay Beach. Shop till you drop at SOHO Square and St Catherine Shop. There's still lots to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the striking features of Al Mustafa Mosque, ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and see Off-Road Tours.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Sharm El Sheikh vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in November, Sharm El Sheikh is a bit warmer at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) early enough to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Sand City and Mosque El Mina Masjid. Step out of the city life by going to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Swim with Dolphins. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus, go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, and browse the different shops at Senzo Mall.

For more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Hurghada journey planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in November since evenings lows in Hurghada dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can catch the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

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

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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.
Let the collections at Shop Sandouk and Luxor Museum capture your imagination. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Karnak and Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Next up on the itinerary: stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Hurghada in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Luxor, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
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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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nights
Marsa Alam

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.
Get outdoors at Sharm El Luli and Marsa Mubarak. Spend the 17th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Sataya Reef, kick back and relax at Marsa Shoona Bay, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elphinstone Reef, and take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam holiday planning app.

Drive from Luxor to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Luxor in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Marsa Alam, with lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Scuba & Snorkeling
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Abu Simbel tour planning site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Abu Simbel in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marsa Alam in November, Abu Simbel is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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