11 days in Red Sea and Sinai Itinerary

11 days in Red Sea and Sinai Itinerary

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11 days in Red Sea and Sinai Itinerary

Start: Chennai
Fly + taxi:  16​h 15​min
1
Hurghada
— 3 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Taba
— 1 night
bus:  2​h
4
Dahab
— 2 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  14​h 30​min
End: Chennai

3
nights
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.
Hurghada is known for wildlife, nature, adventure, theme parks, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Hurghada day trip planner.

Chennai, India to Hurghada is an approximately 16.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Chennai to Hurghada due to the time zone difference. In September, daytime highs in Hurghada are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Swim with Dolphins
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

3
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.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Thu): wander the streets of Na'ama Bay and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square and then enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. September in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can go by car to Taba.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Shopping Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

1
night
Taba

Taba
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. On the 7th (Sat), explore the historical opulence of Castle Zaman and then step into the grandiose world of Salah El-Din Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Sun): play a few rounds at Taba Heights Golf Resort.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Taba sightseeing planning tool .

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Taba in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a bus. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a bus to Dahab.

Things to do in Taba

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle
Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Taba Heights Golf Resort ©
Taba Heights Golf Resort

2
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 9th (Mon), Head underground at Blue Hole and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Tue): explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs, stop by Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty, and then relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, read our Dahab travel route planner .

Take a bus from Taba to Dahab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In September in Dahab, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs