5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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5 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: New Delhi
Fly:  10​h 30​min
1
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h
2
Giza
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  8​h 30​min
End: New Delhi

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
To find where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor trip planning website .

New Delhi, India to Luxor is an approximately 10.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from New Delhi to Luxor. Traveling from New Delhi in September, you will find days in Luxor are somewhat warmer (46°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Giza.

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

1
night
Giza

Giza ©
Situated on the Nile riverfront, the city of Giza remains best known for its pyramid complex.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then examine the collection at Musee de la Barque Solaire.

To see maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Giza attractions planning site .

You can fly from Luxor to Giza in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in September, plan for a bit cooler days in Giza, with highs around 39°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Giza

Historic Sites Museums
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

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 27th (Fri): take a stroll through Na'ama Bay and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip planner .

Traveling by flight from Giza to Sharm El Sheikh takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Giza in September since evenings lows in Sharm El Sheikh dip to 32°C. You will have some time to spend on the 28th (Sat) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

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