Anywhere from 5-8 days is pretty typical for trips to Egypt, even all the way from North America. I wouldn’t yell at you for coming over and just spending 5 days here, as long as they were 5 full days on the ground. But you’ll want to make sure you hit Cairo and Luxor at a minimum.
What can you see in Egypt in 7 days?
How to Spend 7 Days in Egypt – The Ultimate Itinerary
- Day 1 – Arrive in Cairo + Optional evening tour.
- Day 3 – Fly to Luxor for a Nile Cruise // Karnak + Luxor Temples.
- Afternoon – Explore Karnak & Luxor Temples.
- Day 4 – Nile Cruise // Valley of the Kings.
- Day 5 – Nile Cruise // Edfu & Kom Ombo.
- Day 6 – Nile Cruise // Aswan Sightseeing.
- Afternoon – Relax or Do a Tour.
How many days in Cairo is enough?
3 days is the perfect amount of time to see the city of Cairo. Here are the best of what you’ll see during your 3 days in Cairo.
Is 10 days in Egypt enough?
Egypt is an extraordinary travel destination. If you are like us, you have dreamed of seeing the pyramids of Giza since you were a child. With 10 days in Egypt, you have plenty of time to go beyond the pyramids and experience the highlights of this amazing country.
What is the best month to visit Egypt?
The best time to visit Egypt is between October and April, when temperatures are cooler, but still pleasantly warm across the country. This makes exploring the busy streets of Cairo, visiting the Pyramids in the desert, and exploring ancient Pharaonic tombs more comfortable and enjoyable.
How much will a trip to Egypt cost?
Egypt trip cost
So how much does it cost to go to Egypt and see the highlights? I estimate that 8 days in Egypt, including a Nile River cruise and professional, private guides, will cost approximately $2,430 per person. Not bad considering this estimate also includes private guides for all of the sites and attractions.
How much money can you bring to Egypt?
The maximum allowed for foreign exchange is (10000) ten thousand US dollars or equivalent of other foreign currencies and allows non-Egyptians to carry the remaining amounts of the condition provided that it was disclosed on arrival and may carry the local currency of the amount of (5) five thousand Egyptian pounds .
Is it cheap to stay in Egypt?
Generally speaking, accommodation in Egypt is relatively affordable.
Which is better Cairo or Luxor?
Cairo is a fantastic city, even though it’s dirty, polluted, with horrendous traffic. Luxor is definitely more relaxed and pleasant in a way (except for the countless hustlers), but Cairo is more real. Though it has amazing sights, the Luxor area is a tourist town, not a “real” city.
How far are the pyramids from the airport?
The distance between The Great Pyramid at Giza and Cairo Airport (CAI) is 29 km. The road distance is 32.1 km.
What is the best time to go to Cairo?
The best times to visit Cairo are from March to April and from October to November. These short shoulder seasons welcome comfortable temperatures, fewer crowds and low hotel rates on most days of the week.
Is Egypt safe?
The security situation in Egypt is unpredictable and certain regions of the country (for instance, North Sinai, Western Desert, etc.) are particularly volatile and should be avoided. There is a significant risk of terrorist attacks throughout the country.
How do I plan a trip to Egypt?
They didn’t disappoint.
- Check professional guided day tours in Egypt here.
- Check hotels in Egypt here.
- We used this private tour to see the Pyramids and the Sphinx.
- Book the sound and light show at Karnak Temple here.
- Book a hot air balloon ride over the Valley of the Kings here (book in advance to ensure availability)
How long is the flight to Egypt?
How long is the flight to Egypt? Flights from London to Cairo, Egypt: 4 hours 40 minutes. Flights from Manchester to Sharm El-Sheikh, Egypt: 5 hours 35 minutes. Flights from Birmingham to Hurghada, Egypt: 6 hours 30 minutes.
What language is spoken in Egypt?
Modern Standard Arabic
What is the cheapest time to go to Egypt?
High season is considered to be November and December. The cheapest month to fly to Egypt is March.