15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Sat): trot along with a tour on horseback and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Dahab journey planner.

Pune, India to Dahab is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Pune to Dahab is minus 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseback Riding Tours

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): catch all the local highlights with Bibo Viaggi and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, browse the different shops at SOHO Square and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh online trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

2
nights
Hurghada

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 5th (Tue): make a splash at Jungle Aqua Park and then step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): observe the fascinating underwater world at Hurghada Grand Aquarium and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Mahmya Island ©
Mahmya Island
Scuba & Snorkeling
Jungle Aqua Park ©
Jungle Aqua Park

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Thu): kick back and relax at Gebel El Rosas and then kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Fri): enjoy the sand and surf at El Qulan Mangrove Forest and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Mubarak.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Marsa Alam attractions planner.

You can drive from Hurghada to Marsa Alam in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in May, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
El Qulan Mangrove Forest ©
El Qulan Mangrove Forest

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.
Start off your visit on the 9th (Sat): examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and then explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, thenappreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then don't miss a visit to Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

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You can fly from Marsa Alam to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marsa Alam in May, Cairo is slightly colder at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 11th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Abu Simbel online tour planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in May: high temperatures in Abu Simbel hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): examine the collection at Animalia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple.

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Fly from Abu Simbel to Aswan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. May in Aswan sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Animalia ©
Animalia

3
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, thenstroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. On the next day, 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.

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Drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. May in Luxor sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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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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