9 days in Egypt Itinerary

9 days in Egypt Itinerary

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9 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  5​h
1
Sharm El Sheikh
— 1 day
bus:  2​h
2
Dahab
— 5 nights
+2
bus + taxi + Fly:  5​h 30​min
3
Alexandria
— Few hours
bus:  2​h
4
Cairo
— 3 nights
End: Cairo

1
day
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.
For traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh driving holiday website .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time (AST) to Eastern European Time (EET), which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Jeddah in October: highs in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 28°C. You'll set off for Dahab on the 31st (Thu).

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

5
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Change things up with these side-trips from Dahab: Castle Zaman (in Taba) and Mount Sinai (in Saint Catherine). There's much more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Coral Reefs, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and get outside with Outdoor Activities.

Find out how to plan Dahab trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. October in Dahab sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), Mount Sinai, Castle Zaman
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Safaris
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

few
hours
Alexandria

Alexandria
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
To see traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Alexandria tour itinerary builder website .

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Dahab to Alexandria takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or drive. In November, Alexandria is little chillier than Dahab - with highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C. On the 5th (Tue), you're off toCairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Tours Museums Historic Sites

3
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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 8th (Fri) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, explore the activities along Nile River, steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cairo trip maker app .

Getting from Alexandria to Cairo by bus takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. In November, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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