12 days in Egypt Itinerary

12 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Fly
1
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly
3
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Taxi to Sharm el-Sheikh, Fly to Hurghada
5
Hurghada
— 2 nights
Fly

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, view the masterpieces at Oum El Dounia Gallery, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Cairo trip builder site.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Cairo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Cairo is 1 hour. Plan for warmer temperatures traveling from Amsterdam in November, with highs in Cairo at 29°C and lows at 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trip

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Pyramids of Giza ©
World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
4.4
©
Must see
Safaris
4.9

3
nights
Luxor

A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, deepen your understanding at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum.

To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor online attractions planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. While traveling from Cairo, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Thu) early enough to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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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 13th (Fri): get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Dahab trip planner.

Fly from Luxor to Dahab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Luxor in November, Dahab is a bit warmer at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Find places to stay Nov 12 — 13:
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2
nights
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.
On the 14th (Sat), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, then browse the different shops at SOHO Square, and then make a trip to Soho Square Dancing Fountain.

For other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip builder website.

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. November in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Find places to stay Nov 13 — 15:
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SOHO Square ©
Shopping Mall
SOHO Square
4.0

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 17th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus, take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, then admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid, and finally take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hurghada holiday builder website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. Expect little chillier evenings in Hurghada when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in November, with lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
4.5
Mosque El Mina Masjid ©
Architectural Building
Mosque El Mina Masjid
4.6

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