5 days in Egypt Itinerary

5 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— 1 night
2
Luxor
— 2 nights
3
Dahab
— 1 night

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Cairo

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.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, browse the exhibits of Oum El Dounia Gallery, appreciate the history behind Great Sphinx, then stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, and finally explore the activities along Nile River. On the 26th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, then contemplate the long history of Pyramids of Giza, and then stroll around Al-Azhar Park.

For ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo online trip itinerary maker.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Cairo. October in Cairo sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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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 27th (Tue): get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, and then pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, and then don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor road trip website.

You can fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Cairo in October, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around 23°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 41°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Dahab.

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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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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 29th (Thu), see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip planner.

Fly from Luxor to Dahab in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and ferry; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in October: highs in Dahab hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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Scuba & Snorkeling

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