5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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5 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  2​h 45​min
1
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
3
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  2​h 45​min
End: Kuwait City

1
night
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 8th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach and then wander the streets of Na'ama Bay. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip maker .

Kuwait City, Kuwait to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 3-hour flight. You'll gain 1 hour traveling from Kuwait City to Sharm El Sheikh due to the time zone difference. In April in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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.
On the 10th (Tue), examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Old City (Coptic Cairo).

To see more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cairo day trip site .

Fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, expect Cairo to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums
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Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum

1
night
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, then explore the ancient world of Luxor Temple, and then take a memorable excursion with Look at Egypt tours.

For where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Luxor route planning app .

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. When traveling from Cairo in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Tours
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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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