Egypt trip ideas
Egypt's incredible attractions make it a perennially popular destination and our specialists continue to visit to gauge the atmosphere and service levels in light of recent tensions. Their up-to-date knowledge and experience means they are well placed to advise on travel routes and they’ve created a series of itinerary ideas that showcase Egypt's magnificent sights as well as its friendly hospitality.
Each trip suggestion can be tailored to your interests in order to create a bespoke tour, whether you opt to take a cruise along the Nile to visit the country’s iconic sites around Luxor and Aswan, or explore intriguing Cairo before relaxing on a beach.
Ideas for your trip to Egypt
These itineraries are designed to give you some suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Egypt, and they showcase some of the routes that we’ve found work particularly well. Treat them simply as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely for you by one of our specialists based on your particular tastes and interests.
Visit the pyramids, the last remaining Ancient Wonder of the World.
Enjoy the scenery of the Nile Valley on a serene cruise.
Discover tombs and temples on Luxor's West Bank.
Explore lesser-known temples at Edfu and Kom Ombo.
See the pyramids of Giza, Saqqara and Dashur.
Enjoy the serenity of a Nile cruise.
Explore the tombs in the Valley of the Kings and the Temple of Karnak.
Visit lesser-known ancient sites along the Nile.
See Luxor's West Bank tombs with their well-preserved decoration.
Visit Luxor temple.
Relax by the Red Sea.
Enjoy the spa facilities at Hilton Luxor.
Snorkel amongst tropical fish in the Red Sea's coral reefs.
Explore the Pyramids of Giza, Saqqara and Dashur.
Discover the temples and tombs of Luxor's West Bank.
Visit the lesser known temples of Edfu and Kom Ombo.
Take in the varied antiquities in Cairo Museum.
Relax and visit Philae Temple in Aswan.
Explore the temples of Karnak and Luxor on the East Bank.
Marvel at the Pyramids of Giza.
Browse the fabulous Cairo Museum.
Dive on the reefs of the Red Sea.
Shop in Cairo's bustling souks.
Explore the capital's "1000 minarets".
Combine relaxation and culture on a Nile cruise.
Marvel at the antiquities of Petra.
View the awesome landscapes of Wadi Rum.
Explore the pyramid complexes around Cairo.
Relax by the Red Sea in Egypt.
Some of our favourite travel guides
If you're planning a family holiday to Egypt, we can recommend family-friendly activities as well as suitable places to stay. This captivating country has a very low malaria risk.View this travel guide
Discover the culture and history of Ancient Egypt on a tailor-made trip. Our knowledgeable specialists can create a unique itinerary for you that suits your interests, including a few places that you might not have known about.View this travel guide
A Nile cruise is the classic way of exploring Egypt. Drift down the Nile in a comfortable cruise boat, making stops to visit Ancient Egyptian temples and tombs. Egypt specialist Steve outlines how you can make the most of your cruise.View this travel guide
The Red Sea is an ideal destination if you're a diving enthusiast. With clear and calm waters, and a variety of marine life to view, it's one of the world's best diving sites.View this travel guide
If you're planning a luxury, tailor-made holiday to Egypt we can recommend accommodation to enhance your stay, whether you wish to take a cruise down the Nile or visit the highlights of Cairo.View this travel guide
Home to some of the world's most historical monuments and best dive sites, Egypt's size makes it possible for the first-time visitor to see many of its highlights in a relatively short trip.View this travel guide