7 days in Egypt Itinerary

7 days in Egypt Itinerary

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7 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Cardiff
+4
Train + Bus + Fly + Taxi + Bus:  17 h 45 min
1
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  1 h 45 min
3
Cairo
— Few hours
Fly + Train:  11 h 30 min
End: Cardiff

1
night
Dahab

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
On the 2nd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Reefs and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery. Keep things going the next day: view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dahab online itinerary planner

Cardiff, UK to Dahab is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone changes from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a 2 hour difference. Traveling from Cardiff in January, you will find days in Dahab are warmer (26°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

St. Catherine's Monastery
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Safaris

4
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
You'll get in some beach time at Ras Um Sid and Na'ama Bay. Visiting The Stable and Submarine Tours will get you outdoors. There's much more to do: look for gifts at Secret Of Egypt, make a trip to Circle Divers, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Church.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planner

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Shopping Beaches
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
Submarine Tours

few
hours
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.
To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo road trip planning tool

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January, with highs in Cairo at 21°C and lows at 11°C. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites
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