15 days in Egypt Itinerary

15 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Fly to Cairo, Bus to Alexandria
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Alexandria
— 4 nights
Drive
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Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Ferry
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Hurghada
— 2 nights
Bus
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Luxor
— 3 nights
Fly

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Alexandria

Mediterranean's Bride

Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Step out of Alexandria to go to El Alamein and see El Alamein World War II Military Museum, which is approximately 1h 40 min away. There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey, pause for some photo ops at St.Mina Monastery, take a leisurely stroll along Corniche, and explore the world behind art at Bibliotheca Alexandrina.

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India to Alexandria is an approximately 15.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) to Alexandria. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Kolkata (Calcutta) in September; daily highs in Alexandria reach 36°C and lows reach 27°C. You'll set off for Cairo on the 7th (Sat).

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks

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King Farouk Palace ©
Historic Site
King Farouk Palace
3.7
Fort Qaitbey ©
Historic Site
Fort Qaitbey
4.0

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Cairo

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more). Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, contemplate the long history of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mercurius Church (Abu Seifien).

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Cairo itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Alexandria to Cairo takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 39°C in September, and nighttime lows around 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

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Pyramids of Giza ©
World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
4.4

1
night
Sharm El Sheikh

City of Peace

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.
Your day by day itinerary now includes Tiran Island as well as Ras Mohammed National Park. On the 10th (Tue), take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, head off the coast to Tiran Island, kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, then browse the different shops at SOHO Square, and finally hunt for treasures at Old Market. On the next day, ponder the design of Soho Square Dancing Fountain and then explore the striking landscape of Ras Mohammed National Park.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh travel route tool.

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in September, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows of 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Parks · Nature · Shopping · Beaches

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Tiran Island ©
Island
Tiran Island
4.4
SOHO Square ©
Shopping Mall
SOHO Square
4.0

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Thu): take in the waterfront activity at Abu Tig Marina, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, head off the coast to Mahmya Island, then take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, and finally browse the different shops at Senzo Mall.

To see maps, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Hurghada sightseeing planner.

Traveling by ferry from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 43°C in September, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Mahmya Island ©
Island
Mahmya Island
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Scuba / Snorkeling
Scuba & Snorkeling
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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. The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, and stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Luxor trip builder.

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September, plan for daily highs up to 46°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums

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