22 days in Egypt Itinerary

22 days in Egypt Itinerary

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22 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Doha
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  10​h 30​min
1
Dahab
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
3
Hurghada
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
4
Luxor
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
5
Aswan
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
6
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h 15​min
7
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  8​h 15​min
End: Doha

2
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 8th (Fri), indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Coral Reefs, then view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, and then explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Hole.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dahab day trip planner .

Doha, Qatar to Dahab is an approximately 10.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also do a combination of car, flight, and ferry; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Doha to Dahab is minus 1 hour. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Parks Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

4
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.
Sharm El Sheikh is known for nature, wildlife, shopping, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see Off-Road Tours, browse the different shops at SOHO Square, and head outdoors with SOHO Tennis & Squash center.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner .

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

4
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.
Hurghada is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, theme parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, have fun at Lax Gym, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada online trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in November, Hurghada is a bit cooler at night with lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to catcht the bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Parasailing & Paragliding

4
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Step out of Luxor with an excursion to Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera--about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, don't miss a visit to Tomb of Queen Nefertari, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Luxor journey planner.

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Luxor when traveling from Hurghada in November, with lows around 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can go by car to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

2
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): step off the mainland to explore Jazirat al Malik, examine the collection at Animalia, and then don't miss a visit to Seheil Island. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: head off the coast to Elephantine Island, then explore the ancient world of Philae Temple, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

Discover how to plan a Aswan trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In November, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island
Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Animalia ©
Animalia

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Abu Simbel trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November, daytime highs in Abu Simbel are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. On the 24th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, explore the activities along Nile River, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili.

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You can fly from Abu Simbel to Cairo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Abu Simbel in November, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 29°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 28th (Thu) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

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

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