9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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9 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15 h 30 min
1
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
2
Cairo
— 3 nights
+2
Bus + Foot + Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  18 h
End: Singapore

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 14th (Fri): don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and then appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. On your second day here, get your bearings at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, and then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Luxor trip maker site .

Singapore, Singapore to Luxor is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 6 hours traveling from Singapore to Luxor. Traveling from Singapore in February, expect nights in Luxor to be much colder, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, look for gifts at Golden Bird Bazaar, and steep yourself in history at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cairo itinerary planner.

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in February, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 13°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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.
On the 19th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, then head outdoors with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh day trip planning site .

Fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cairo in February since evenings lows in Sharm El Sheikh dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh ©
Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Dahab online holiday planner .

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Dahab are 28°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling

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