6 days in Egypt Itinerary

6 days in Egypt Itinerary

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6 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  7​h 30​min
1
Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Luxor
— 1 night
Fly:  7​h 45​min
End: London

3
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.
Keep things going the next day: contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For more things to do, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo day trip site .

London, UK to Cairo is an approximately 7.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Cairo, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in April, things will get much warmer in Cairo: highs are around 33°C and lows about 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

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Pyramids of Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

1
night
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.
On the 5th (Thu), kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach and then kick back and relax at Na'ama Bay.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh day trip tool .

Getting from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 25°C in Sharm El Sheikh. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Beaches Parks Outdoors
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Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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 6th (Fri): make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

To see more things to do, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. While traveling from Sharm El Sheikh, expect somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

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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