5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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5 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  12​h 30​min
1
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: Dubai

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
On the 9th (Thu), admire all the interesting features of ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple, and finally make a trip to Isis Temple - Shelwit. Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Bait El Ainy, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, then appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Luxor holiday planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Luxor is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 2 hours traveling from Dubai to Luxor due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Dubai in March, plan for a bit cooler nights in Luxor, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Sat) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

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

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 11th (Sat): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, and then admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). On the next day, delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza and then stop by Three Pyramids Bazaar.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Cairo trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Luxor to Cairo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or drive. While traveling from Luxor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 28°C to lows of 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

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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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