8 days in Egypt Itinerary

8 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Luxor
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
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Dahab
— 1 night
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New Valley Governorate
— 1 night
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Cairo
— 2 nights

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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 10th (Fri): stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and then steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak.

To find maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Luxor trip itinerary builder tool.

Brussels, Belgium to Luxor is an approximately 10-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and train. Traveling from Brussels to Luxor, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Brussels in July: high temperatures in Luxor hover around 48°C and lows are around 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum ©
Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Sat): admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop.

For where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh holiday app.

You can fly from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. While traveling from Luxor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Sharm El Sheikh, ranging from highs of 44°C to lows of 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque

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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 12th (Sun): view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For reviews, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Dahab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) so you can travel to New Valley Governorate.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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New Valley Governorate

New Valley Governorate ©
New Valley Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. You've now added Dakhla Oasis to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 13th (Mon): steep yourself in history at Dakhla Oasis and then explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert.

For where to stay, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read New Valley Governorate online vacation planner.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Dahab to New Valley Governorate in 17 hours. On the 14th (Tue), you'll travel to Cairo.

Things to do in New Valley Governorate

Nature · Historic Sites · Parks
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Dakhla Oasis ©
Dakhla Oasis
Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

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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 15th (Wed): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then stroll around Al-Azhar Park. On your second day here, stop by Bazar Noobr and then delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Cairo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from New Valley Governorate to Cairo by flight takes about 12.5 hours. In July in Cairo, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

Side Trip

Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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