9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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9 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Kuala Lumpur
Fly:  15​h 15​min
1
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly:  13​h
End: Kuala Lumpur

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.
On the 1st (Sun), delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay. On the next day, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, explore the activities along Nile River, and then see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

For reviews, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Cairo online holiday planner .

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Cairo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus; or do a combination of bus and flight. The time zone changes from Malaysia Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -6 hour difference. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, things will get colder in Cairo: highs are around 25°C and lows about 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

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Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx
Al-Azhar Park ©
Al-Azhar Park

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: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings.

To see ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, go to the Luxor travel planner .

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to 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
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Fri): browse the different shops at SOHO Square and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: head outdoors with Bibo Viaggi and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

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You can fly from Luxor to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of bus and ferry; or drive. Traveling from Luxor in March, expect nights in Sharm El Sheikh to be somewhat warmer, around 22°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Off-Road Tours
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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