During July in Egypt, while there are an array of things to see and do, the summer heat is intensified. A well-planned itinerary ensures a safe and exciting adventure as you wander ancient sites and scale brilliant vistas. Since it is shoulder season and tourists aren’t flocking towards major destinations, you’ll have most of these places to yourself. Take advantage of the quieter atmosphere and savor the journey that much more.
To beat the heat, it’s recommended to engage in desert activities earlier in the day or during the cooler evenings. This way, you can still experience the thrill of desert adventures while having ample time to explore the cooler coastal regions.
What’s the Weather Like in Egypt in July?
In July, the temperatures in Egypt remain high across the mentioned cities. Sharm El Sheikh experiences scorching heat with average high temperatures reaching around 105°F (41°C). Cairo and Luxor also face hot weather, with average highs ranging from 95°F (35°C) to 104°F (40°C). Alexandria, located on the Mediterranean coast, offers some respite with temperatures averaging between 79°F (26°C) and 84°F (29°C).
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Our Top Pick for What to Do in July in Egypt
Our top pick for July in Egypt will offer you the chance to explore one of Egypt’s glorious destinations: Aswan. With this Aswan Day Tour from Luxor, you’ll get to experience ancient thrills and witness some of the most unique archeological discoveries. From the Unfinished Obelisk to the Philae Temple, this tour has got it all. Discover the enchanting tales and surrounding beauty of the Nile River, Elephantine Island, and so much more. This journey will provide a pleasant touch to your Egypt vacation as well as great photo opportunities.
Events in Egypt in July 2023
- June 28-July 1 – Eid al-Adha
Check back to see exciting events happening in Egypt in July 2023; updates to come.