22 days in Egypt Itinerary

22 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— 7 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 6 nights
3
Dahab
— 2 nights
4
Alexandria
— 2 nights
5
El Alamein
— 3 nights

7
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.
Attractions like The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Great Sphinx make great kid-friendly stops. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Pyramids of Giza and Coptic Cairo. Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza Plateau (in Giza) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). Spend the 27th (Sat) floating through the air with a balloon tour. And it doesn't end there: wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, contemplate the long history of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, put a fun spin on your tour with Escapers, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip itinerary maker tool.

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates to Cairo is an approximately 8-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 2 hours traveling from Abu Dhabi to Cairo. Traveling from Abu Dhabi in July, expect Cairo to be little chillier, temps between 41°C and 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

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

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Na'ama Bay and St Catherine Shop. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like The Heavenly Cathedral and Al Mustafa Mosque. Venture out of the city with trips to Hurghada (Swim with Dolphins, Mosque El Mina Masjid, &more). Spend the 28th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Shark's Bay Beach, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, enjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid, and examine the collection at Sharm Papyrus Museum.

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Traveling by flight from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in July, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows of 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Hurghada
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Parasailing & Paragliding

2
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 3rd (Sat), get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Coral Reefs and then explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Dahab day trip site.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 45°C, while at night they dip to 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Tours · Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

2
nights
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.
On the 5th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, then contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey, and then explore the world behind art at Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

To see traveler tips and more tourist information, read Alexandria driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Alexandria in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and train. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dahab in August; daily highs in Alexandria reach 37°C and lows reach 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to El Alamein.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa

3
nights
El Alamein

El Alamein ©
Get some cultural insight at El Alamein War Cemetery and El Alamein World War II Military Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the El Alamein driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Alexandria to El Alamein in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In August, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 27°C. On the 9th (Fri), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in El Alamein

Historic Sites · Museums
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El Alamein War Cemetery ©
El Alamein War Cemetery
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte ©
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte
El Alamein World War II Military Museum ©
El Alamein World War II Military Museum

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