Egypt 10-Day Tours & Itineraries

Explore 11 trips designed by local kimkim specialists to get ideas for your trip to Egypt.

We've planned a diverse range of 10-day itineraries in Egypt to help you plan the perfect trip. If you'd like a well-rounded trip to visit significant cultural sites in Cairo, enjoy a scenic river cruise down the Nile, and relax on beautiful Red Sea beaches, consider something similar to this explore Egypt itinerary. For those who love to be near water, choose an itinerary like this Nile River cruise trip from Aswan to Luxor, paired with a refreshing stay in the coastal town of Sharm el-Sheikh. Alternatively, if you'd also like to explore Jordan, opt for a trip like this treasures of Egypt and Jordan itinerary, where you'll visit the Pyramids of Giza and the Dead Sea.

See our itineraries below or read our guide to the best 10-day trips in Egypt.

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Views from the Nile River
Map of Nile River Cruise & Cultural Tour: Cairo, Luxor & Aswan - 10 Days
Nile River Cruise & Cultural Tour: Cairo, Luxor & Aswan - 10 Days

See Egypt by land, sea, and air on this unforgettable 10-day adventure. Start in Cairo and the legendary pyramids of Giza, then fly to Luxor and take a ride down the Nile River, stopping to tour ancient temples along the way. Circle back to the capital and immerse yourself in Cairo's Islamic heritage as you visit mosques and museums and browse for souvenirs at the 14th-century market, Khan el-Khalili.

A safari adventure in the Siwa Desert
Map of Ancient Egypt & Oasis Adventure: Cairo, Alexandria & Siwa - 10 days
Ancient Egypt & Oasis Adventure: Cairo, Alexandria & Siwa - 10 days

Discover some of Egypt's most historic and exotic locales as you travel from Cairo across the country to the western oasis of Siwa. First, marvel at the great pyramids of Giza, see pharaohs' treasures in the Egyptian Museum, and tour one of the finest libraries of the ancient world in Alexandria. Then continue west to the Siwa Oasis to visit archaeological sites and enjoy a desert safari.

Traditional sailboats on the Nile
Explore Egypt: Cairo, Aswan, Luxor & Hurghada - 10 Days

Discover Egypt's many faces on this diverse 10-day itinerary. Combining iconic cultural sights with scenic river cruising and a beach getaway, you'll check off all the highlights without sacrificing relaxing downtime. Tour the pyramids and wander the colorful Khan el Khalili bazaar in Cairo, cruise up the Nile from Aswan to Luxor, and end your stay in Hurghada on the beaches of the Red Sea.

On the beach at Sharm el-Sheikh
Map of Nile River Cruise & Red Sea Getaway - 10 Days
Nile River Cruise & Red Sea Getaway - 10 Days

This 10-day Egyptian adventure is perfect for anyone who likes to spend time on (and in) the water. It kicks off with a multi-day cruise down the legendary Nile River, with stops to tour ancient temples along the way. Finish the trip with a few days of relaxing by the Red Sea in the idyllic coastal resort of Sharm el-Sheikh, with an added visit to Saint Catherine's, the longest-operating monastery in the world.

Sunrise over the White Desert
Egypt Highlights: Cairo, White Desert, Luxor & Hurghada - 9 Days

Combining cultural highlights with stunning beaches and deserts, this 9-day Egyptian itinerary offers a perfect blend of ancient history and outdoor adventure. Visit the Great Pyramids and discover the many flavors of Cairo on a gastronomic tour, then set out into the breathtaking White Desert for a Bedouin camping experience. After a day spent exploring the temples and tombs of Luxor, you'll head for the beach and end your journey in the Red Sea diving hotspot of Hurghada.

The incredible Colossi of Memnon in the Valley of the Kings
Egypt & Jordan Cultural Tour: Cairo, Amman & More - 10 days

This exciting itinerary takes you to the top highlights of Egypt and Jordan. You'll start your trip in Cairo and visit the Pyramids of Giza before departing for a three-day cruise along the Nile River with stops at many of Egypt's most famous temples. Then you'll cross the border to Amman, Jordan. After one day in the city, travel to the ancient city of Petra and enjoy a desert safari tour through Wadi Rum.

The great Giza Pyramids
Explore the Treasures of Egypt and Jordan - 10 Days

Witness the ancient wonders of Egypt and Jordan during this 10-day adventure. After arriving in Cairo, you'll get to see pharaohs' treasures at the Egyptian Museum and explore the Pyramids of Giza, including the last of the Seven Wonders of the Ancient World. Cruise the Nile River to see the temples at Edfu, Kom Ombo, and Luxor. Transfer to Jordan, where you'll visit the Roman Theater and Citadel in Amman, and get a full-day tour of Petra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Finally, dip your toes in the lowest point of the Earth: the Dead Sea.

The shores of the Red Sea in Dahab
Map of Highlights of Egypt & Jordan: Cairo, the Sinai Peninsula & Amman - 10 Days
Highlights of Egypt & Jordan: Cairo, the Sinai Peninsula & Amman - 10 Days

This 10-day Middle Eastern adventure covers not one but two wonders of the world—both ancient and new. It starts in Cairo, where you'll visit the legendary Giza pyramid complex and marvel at wonders like the Great Sphinx. After some time exploring the highlights of the Sinai Peninsula, you're off to Jordan, where you'll visit the UNESCO "Rose City" of Petra and float effortlessly in the waters of the Dead Sea.

Explore Nile temples from Aswan to Luxor with the help of a private guide
Map of Ultimate Luxury in Egypt: Cairo, Nile Cruise & Sharm el-Sheikh - 10 Days
Ultimate Luxury in Egypt: Cairo, Nile Cruise & Sharm el-Sheikh - 10 Days

Imagine a 10-day holiday that mixes tours of the world's most iconic antiquities with luxury cruises and relaxing beach time. That's what you're getting with this grand Egypt adventure, which begins in the capital of Cairo with dinner on the Nile River and a special insider's tour of the Giza pyramids. Then, set sail on a multiday cruise down the Nile, stopping at showstopping landmarks like the Temple of Luxor before winding up on the Red Sea coast at one of the finest beach resorts in the Middle East.

Hop aboard a luxury sailboat for a memorable trip down the Nile (photo courtesy of Movenpick)
Map of Luxury Egypt Sailing Adventure: Luxor to Aswan - 10 Days
Luxury Egypt Sailing Adventure: Luxor to Aswan - 10 Days

Pack your bags for a great adventure that will take you to the highlights of Egypt on land and water. This luxury tour begins in Cairo, where you'll marvel at iconic landmarks like the Sphinx and the pyramids, then discover Egypt's tantalizing flavors at the city's finest restaurants. Then, step aboard a private sailboat for a cruise down the Nile, stopping to see the Pharaonic statues at Abu Simbel, stroll the Valley of the Kings in Luxor, and visit the Temple of Horus, one of the grandest shrines of ancient Egypt.

Cruise your way down the Nile in the utmost luxury (photo courtesy of Farah Nile Cruise)
Map of Luxury Highlights of Jordan & Egypt - 10 Days
Luxury Highlights of Jordan & Egypt - 10 Days

Egypt and Jordan are home to some of the most dazzling ancient sites in the world—and this 10-day grand tour offers insider's tours and adventures in both countries. You'll arrive at the Dead Sea, where you'll enjoy natural spa treatments before traveling to the rock-cut temples of Petra and soaring over Wadi Rum's vast deserts by hot-air balloon. Then, jet over to Egypt for a VIP tour of the pyramids and Sphinx, plus take a luxury cruise down the Nile as you visit ancient temples from Luxor to Aswan.

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