8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Dahab
— 1 night
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
3
Luxor
— 2 nights
4
Cairo
— 3 nights

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip planning app.

Manama, Bahrain to Dahab is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and ferry. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Manama to Dahab due to the time zone difference. Expect slightly colder evenings in Dahab when traveling from Manama in October, with lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To see ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh online journey planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 25th (Sun), get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, thendelve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, thenstroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip builder app.

Fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in October, plan for a bit cooler nights in Luxor, with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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nights
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and explore the galleries of Oum El Dounia Gallery.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in October, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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