9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 2 nights
2
Luxor
— 3 nights
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights

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 1st (Sun): contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, thenappreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then make a trip to Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay. Here are some ideas for day two: walk around Al-Azhar Park, thencontemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, and then examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Cairo online itinerary planner.

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to Cairo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuala Lumpur to Cairo is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Kuala Lumpur in February, things will get much colder in Cairo: highs are around °C and lows about °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

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

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, examine the collection at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, and make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor trip itinerary maker.

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in March, you will find days in Luxor are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Thu) early enough 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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square and then get outside with Outdoor Activities. Here are some ideas for day two: see the top attractions 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 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 °C, while days are slightly colder, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Bibo Viaggi ©
Bibo Viaggi

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