14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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14 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Cairo
1
Cairo
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  6​h
2
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly + Bus:  1​h 30​min
4
Hurghada
— 2 nights
Bus:  2​h 30​min
5
Luxor
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Aswan
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
7
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Cairo

2
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 Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, make a trip to Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali.

To see where to stay, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo online day trip planner .

The Route module shows you travel options from your home to Cairo. February in Cairo sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) so you can travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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 5th (Wed): take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback and then get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Dahab day trip planning tool .

Getting from Cairo to Dahab by combination of flight and bus takes about 6 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer evenings in Dahab when traveling from Cairo in February, with lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseback Riding Tours

3
nights
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.
Sharm El Sheikh is known for nature, wildlife, shopping, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports, get outside with Bibo Viaggi, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church, and take a stroll through Na'ama Bay.

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Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Shopping
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sun): glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. On your second day here, go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Hurghada day trip website .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 15°C in Hurghada. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding

3
nights
Luxor

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, shopping, parks, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, gain insight at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari.

To find ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor vacation planner.

You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 2.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Hurghada in February, expect a bit cooler with lows of 11°C in Luxor. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums
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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

1
night
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 14th (Fri), step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

For where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Aswan trip itinerary builder site .

Traveling by car from Luxor to Aswan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 15th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Abu Simbel day trip app .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daily temperatures in Abu Simbel can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 15th (Sat) 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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