10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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10 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Chennai
+2
Fly + Taxi + Bus:  14 h 30 min
1
Dahab
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly + Bus:  1 h 30 min
3
Hurghada
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
5
Luxor
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Chennai

1
night
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Mon): take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Dahab online travel planner .

Chennai, India to Dahab is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Eastern European Time is minus 3 hours. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in December; daily highs in Dahab reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

2
nights
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.
On the 24th (Tue), take a stroll through Na'ama Bay and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh day trip planning website .

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

2
nights
Hurghada

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.
Start off your visit on the 26th (Thu): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, then fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and then test your problem-solving skills at popular escape rooms. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 27th (Fri): make a splash at Makadi Water World and then observe the fascinating underwater world at Hurghada Grand Aquarium.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada vacation maker app .

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December, Hurghada is little chillier at night with lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World

2
nights
Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience and then kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience and then enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Mubarak.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Marsa Alam itinerary planner .

Getting from Hurghada to Marsa Alam by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. In December in Marsa Alam, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Shark Diving
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

2
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): explore the ancient world of Valley of the Kings, then get all the information you need at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, then contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, and finally delve into the distant past at Luxor Temple.

For maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor trip planner .

Drive from Marsa Alam to Luxor in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of bus and train. Traveling from Marsa Alam in December, plan for slightly colder nights in Luxor, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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