11 days in Nuweiba & Aqaba Itinerary

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Drive to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Fly to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport, Drive to Nuweiba
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Nuweiba, Egypt
— 4 nights
Drive to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport, Fly to Aqaba
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Aqaba, Jordan
— 4 nights
Fly to Ronald Reagan Washington National Airport, Drive to Washington DC

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Nuweiba, Egypt — 4 nights

Nuweiba is a coastal town in the eastern part of Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Explore Nuweiba's surroundings by going to Mount Sinai (in Saint Catherine) and Dahab (Scuba & Snorkeling, WICKEDiCANDY, &more). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Ain Khudra and step into the grandiose world of Castle Zaman.

To find more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Nuweiba holiday planner.

Washington DC, USA to Nuweiba is an approximately 24-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Eastern Standard Time (EST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET), which is usually a 7 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Washington DC in December: highs in Nuweiba hover around 61°F, while lows dip to 40°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Aqaba.
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Aqaba, Jordan — 4 nights

Bride of the Red Sea

Jordan's only coastal and port city, Aqaba offers a wide range of water-related activities offshore to accompany its mix of historic buildings back on land.
Take a break from Aqaba with a short trip to Petra in Petra - Wadi Musa, about 1h 50 min away. There's lots more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get outside with B12 Beach Club at Ayla Oasis, browse the exhibits of Arts of Sham Countries Art Gallery, and tee off at Ayla Golf Club at Ayla Oasis.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Aqaba trip maker site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Nuweiba to Aqaba. Traveling from Nuweiba in December, expect Aqaba to be a bit warmer, temps between 74°F and 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.
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