11 days in Egypt Itinerary

11 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: New Delhi
Fly:  8 h 30 min
1
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Dahab
— 1 night
+2
Bus + Taxi + Fly:  3 h 45 min
3
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: New Delhi

4
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Shop till you drop at Na'ama Bay and Old Market. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Circle Divers will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, take a pleasant ride with The Stable, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach, and view the masterpieces at St Catherine Shop.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planning website.

New Delhi, India to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 8.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of flight and taxi. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from New Delhi to Sharm El Sheikh due to the time zone difference. Traveling from New Delhi in January, plan for a bit warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Shopping
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

1
night
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 7th (Sun): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For other places to visit, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Dahab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. January in Dahab sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 8th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

4
nights
Cairo

Cairo ©
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). There's lots more to do: take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, contemplate the long history of Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip itinerary planning website.

You can do a combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Cairo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In January, Cairo is slightly colder than Dahab - with highs of 21°C and lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili
Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo

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