13 days in Cairo Governorate & Egypt Itinerary

13 days in Cairo Governorate & Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— 4 nights
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Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
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Luxor
— 3 nights

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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.
Egypt Tailor Made Day Tours has been added to your itinerary. Attractions like The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Khan Al-Khalili make great kid-friendly stops. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Cairo: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Giza Plateau, Pyramids of Giza, &more). The adventure continues: do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Cairo travel website.

Chicago, USA to Cairo is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Chicago to Cairo is 8 hours. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Chicago in March: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 77°F and lows are around 59°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Safaris
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili

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Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Thu): get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach and then stroll through Marsa Mubarak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef and then stroll through Sharm El Luli.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Marsa Alam holiday planning site.

Fly from Cairo to Marsa Alam in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 79°F, and evening lows to 64°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks · Outdoors · Beaches · Wildlife
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

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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.
On the 20th (Sat), get a taste of the local shopping with Na'ama Bay and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach. Keep things going the next day: don't miss a visit to Soho Square Dancing Fountain, then get to know the resident critters at Crocodile Show, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find photos, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh tour planning app.

Traveling by flight from Marsa Alam to Sharm El Sheikh takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. March in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 82°F and lows of 66°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

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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 22nd (Mon): don't miss a visit to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari. On your second day here, get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and then stop by Gaddis & Co..

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Luxor road trip site.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Luxor, with lows of 58°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari ©
Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari

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