15 days in Africa Itinerary

15 days in Africa Itinerary

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Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
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Dahab
— 2 nights
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Hurghada
— 3 nights
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Marsa Alam
— 3 nights
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Luxor
— 3 nights

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Thu): get outside with San Marino Water Sports and then see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 4th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Dallas, USA to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central Standard Time (CST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Dallas in June; daily highs in Sharm El Sheikh reach 99°F and lows reach 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach
San Marino Water Sports ©
San Marino Water Sports

2
nights
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 5th (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY and then explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole.

To see ratings and more tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dahab are 99°F, while nighttime lows are 81°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

3
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Horseback Riding Tours and Evolution Egypt. Visiting Safaris and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, head off the coast to Giftun Islands, and take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hurghada journey planner.

You can do a combination of bus and ferry from Dahab to Hurghada in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In June in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 100°F during the day and 80°F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Horseback Riding Tours
Safaris

3
nights
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.
You'll get in some beach time at Sharm El Luli and Marsa Mubarak. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Abu Dabbab Beach and Roman Baths. Spend the 11th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam tour planner.

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Marsa Alam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. While traveling from Hurghada, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam, ranging from highs of 95°F to lows of 81°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Scuba & Snorkeling
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli

3
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Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak. On your second day here, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari and then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Luxor holiday planning website.

You can fly from Marsa Alam to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Marsa Alam in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 107°F by day to 78°F at night. You will leave for home on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Luxor

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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