11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Dahab
— 2 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
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Hurghada
— 2 nights
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Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
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Cairo
— 2 nights

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Dahab

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Fri): stroll through Coral Reefs and then get outside with Blue Lagoon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat): view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Dahab trip planner.

Ankara, Turkey to Dahab is an approximately 11.5-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive. Traveling from Ankara to Dahab, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Ankara in August, plan for warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Dahab: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 35°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, join in the local party scene at El Fanar, then enjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid, and finally admire the local landmark of Soho Square Dancing Fountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Mon): admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, and then pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh journey maker.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 35°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
El Fanar ©
El Fanar
Scuba & Snorkeling

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Hurghada

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
On the 25th (Tue), take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 26th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid, make a splash at Jungle Aqua Park, and then see the vivid underwater world at Carless Reef.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Hurghada online tour planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In August, daytime highs in Hurghada are 45°C, while nighttime lows are 33°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife · Parks · Tours · Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Carless Reef ©
Carless Reef
Jungle Aqua Park ©
Jungle Aqua Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Thu): enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Shoona Bay and then explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef. Here are some ideas for day two: see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef and then get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach.

To see reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Marsa Alam trip itinerary app.

Drive from Hurghada to Marsa Alam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Hurghada in August, expect nights in Marsa Alam to be about the same, around 34°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 42°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Beaches
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Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay
Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef ©
Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef

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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.
On the 29th (Sat), pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, and then explore the activities along Nile River. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Cairo trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Marsa Alam to Cairo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Marsa Alam in August, expect slightly colder with lows of 30°C in Cairo. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Nature

Side Trip

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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Nile River
Nile River
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

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