8 days in Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

8 days in Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

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8 days in Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

Start: Kuwait City
Fly:  7 h
1
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights
Fly:  6 h 30 min
End: Kuwait City

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza and then admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the distant past at Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan), make a trip to Great Sphinx, and then delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

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Kuwait City, Kuwait to Cairo is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Kuwait City to Cairo is minus 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Giza
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Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan) ©
Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan)

5
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.
Visiting Coral Reefs and Miso Horse Riding Trips will get you outdoors. Explore hidden gems such as Ras Um Sid and The Heavenly Cathedral. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sharm El Sheikh: Dahab (Dahabhorses & Scuba & Snorkeling). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Coptic Orthodox Church, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, get your game on at Ice Rink, and kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planning app .

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in March, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trip

Dahab
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Scuba & Snorkeling

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