8 days in Red Sea and Sinai Itinerary

8 days in Red Sea and Sinai Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Red Sea and Sinai itinerary planner

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Al Tur
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Ras Mohammed
— 1 night
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Dahab
— 3 nights
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Saint Catherine
— 2 nights
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Taba
— 1 night
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Al Tur

El Tor, also transliterated as Al-Tur and At-Tur and known as Tur Sinai, formerly Raithu, is the capital of South Sinai Governorate of Egypt. Moses Pool has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 31st (Thu): make a trip to Moses Pool.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, use the Al Tur trip itinerary builder site.

Cairo to Al Tur is an approximately 5.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of car and flight. In December in Al Tur, expect temperatures between 25°C during the day and 13°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 31st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Ras Mohammed.
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Ras Mohammed

— 1 night
To see ratings, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Ras Mohammed road trip website.

Traveling by car from Al Tur to Ras Mohammed takes 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 1st (Fri) to allow time for travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Ras Mohammed

Parks · Beaches · Outdoors
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Dahab

— 3 nights
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Blue Lagoon. Discover out-of-the-way places like WICKEDiCANDY and Spas. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Dahab online vacation planner.

You can drive from Ras Mohammed to Dahab in 2 hours. In January in Dahab, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Spas

Saint Catherine

— 2 nights
Visitors flock to the town of Saint Catherine, nestled in the foothills of Mount Sinai, to explore the World Heritage Area's numerous religious and historic sights.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): take in the awesome beauty at Serabit el-Khadim Mountain and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai. On the 6th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Jackson Reef and then ponder the world of politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay.

To see ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Saint Catherine trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Saint Catherine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dahab in January, expect nights in Saint Catherine to be colder, around 3°C, while days are little chillier, around 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Taba.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites · Wildlife

Side Trips

Taba

— 1 night
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. On the 7th (Thu), identify plant and animal life at Canyon Motor Safaris and then explore the historical opulence of Salah El-Din Castle.

Planning Taba trip won't be overwhelming when you use Inspirock's itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Saint Catherine to Taba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Taba

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Red Sea and Sinai travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · Islands · Beaches
The Red Sea Riviera mainly consists of popular resort cities scattered along the shoreline, which offer excellent conditions for a laidback, entertaining holiday. An abundance of both natural and archaeological landmarks--including national parks, ancient Egyptian tombs, structures, and monuments--makes a vacation in Red Sea and Sinai an unforgettable experience for history buffs, photographers, and families with kids. Your Red Sea and Sinai itinerary can also incorporate diving excursions, visits to traditional bazaars and mosques, and an exploration of the area's Ibiza-like nightlife.