5 days in Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

5 days in Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

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5 days in Cairo & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

Start: Jeddah
Fly:  5​h 30​min
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
Sharm El Sheikh
— 2 nights
Fly:  5​h
End: Jeddah

3
days
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). And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), wander the streets of Islamic Cairo, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohamed Ali Mosque.

To see more things to do, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Cairo trip maker tool .

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Cairo is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone changes from Arabia Standard Time to Eastern European Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Traveling from Jeddah in October, things will get a bit cooler in Cairo: highs are around 34°C and lows about 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Museums

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

2
days
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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On your second day here, contemplate the waterfront views at Na'ama Bay and then buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

For maps, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

You can fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 2 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in October: high temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 39°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

#Outdoors, #Tours, #Adventure
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SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

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