5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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5 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  5​h
1
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
2
Cairo
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Jeddah

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 21st (Wed): steep yourself in history at Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings. On the 22nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, then explore the ancient world of Avenue of Sphinxes, then contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, and finally explore the ancient world of Valley of the Nobles.

To find where to stay, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Luxor trip maker .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Luxor is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of ferry and car; or take a bus. Traveling from Jeddah to Luxor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Plan for slightly colder temperatures traveling from Jeddah in February, with highs in Luxor at 30°C and lows at 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak

few
hours
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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Fri): take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohamed Ali Mosque and then see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip planner .

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. While traveling from Luxor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 24°C to lows of 13°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Museums Historic Sites
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Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Mohamed Ali Mosque ©
Mohamed Ali Mosque

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nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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 24th (Sat): ride a horse along The Stable, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Church, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh online trip itinerary builder .

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in February, things will get a bit warmer in Sharm El Sheikh: highs are around 28°C and lows about 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Scuba & Snorkeling
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church

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