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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Reefs and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Wed): view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Dahab trip itinerary app

Cardiff, UK to Dahab is an approximately 18-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 2 hours. When traveling from Cardiff in January, plan for much hotter days and somewhat warmer nights in Dahab: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 16°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can 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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Secret Of Egypt and The Stable. Take a break from the city and head to Ras Um Sid and Submarine Tours. And it doesn't end there: take in the spiritual surroundings of Coptic Church, buy something for everyone on your list at Genena City, make a trip to Circle Divers, and explore the activities along Na'ama Bay.

To see more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary app

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in January, and nighttime lows around 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough 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.
For ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cairo online sightseeing planner

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in January, things will get slightly colder in Cairo: highs are around 21°C and lows about 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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