14 days in Egypt Itinerary

14 days in Egypt Itinerary

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14 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Londrina
Fly:  27​h
1
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
3
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Hurghada
— 2 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
5
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  30​h
End: Londrina

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 27th (Tue): delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Keep things going the next day: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, steep yourself in history at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

For reviews, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Cairo journey planning site .

Londrina, Brazil to Cairo is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Londrina in August; daily highs in Cairo reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Thu): get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, then deepen your understanding at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, and finally pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple, see the interesting displays at Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, and finally make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

For maps and tourist information, read Luxor travel route planning website .

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Cairo in August, you will find days in Luxor are somewhat warmer (49°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Fri) early enough to drive to Marsa Alam.

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

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Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): kick back and relax at Marsa Shoona Bay and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Sharm El Luli. On the 1st (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through El Qulan Mangrove Forest and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Marsa Mubarak.

For where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam trip itinerary app .

Traveling by car from Luxor to Marsa Alam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

2
nights
Hurghada

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms. Here are some ideas for day two: cool off at Makadi Water World and then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Hurghada Grand Aquarium.

To find photos, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Hurghada day trip app .

Drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In September, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 43°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World
Hurghada Grand Aquarium ©
Hurghada Grand Aquarium

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then take a stroll through Na'ama Bay. On the 5th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: find something for the whole family at Mirage Divers and then kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh tour itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In September, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Hole and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, read Dahab trip maker website .

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Dahab sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

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