8 days in Red Sea and Sinai Itinerary

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Ain Sukhna
— 1 night
— 3 nights
Fly to Sharm el-Sheikh, Taxi to Sharm El Sheikh
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
— 1 night


Ain Sukhna — 1 night

Ain Sokhna is a town in the Suez Governorate, lying on the western shore of the Red Sea's Gulf of Suez. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): see Kitesurfing Village Ras Sudr. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: relax and rejuvenate at Warm Spa Sokhna.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Ain Sukhna trip itinerary tool.

Cairo to Ain Sukhna is an approximately 1.5-hour car ride. You can also take a bus; or do a combination of train and taxi. On the 19th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hurghada.
Outdoors · Spas · Adventure · Tours
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Hurghada — 3 nights

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
Spend the 20th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's lots more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, head off the coast to Giftun Islands, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and boost your wellbeing at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh.

To see ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Hurghada sightseeing app.

Traveling by car from Ain Sukhna to Hurghada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi, bus, and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in July, and nighttime lows around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.
Parks · Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Sharm El Sheikh — 2 nights

City of Peace

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.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 24th (Sun): pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop, take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, and then buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

To see more things to do, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh tour itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 44°C, and evening lows to 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Dahab.
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Dahab — 1 night

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 25th (Mon): get outside with Outdoor Activities.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Dahab road trip website.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can fly back home.
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Red Sea and Sinai travel guide

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.