7 days in Dahab & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

7 days in Dahab & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

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Dahab
— 3 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Get outdoors at Scuba & Snorkeling and Blue Hole. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Salah El-Din Castle and Mount Sinai. When in Dahab, make a side trip to see St. Catherine's Monastery in Saint Catherine, approximately Saint Catherine away. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip itinerary maker app.

Cairo to Dahab is an approximately 6-hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dahab when traveling from Cairo in August, with lows around 35°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Outdoors · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Saint Catherine, Salah El-Din Castle
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Scuba & Snorkeling
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Ras Um Sid. Head to Na'ama Bay and SOHO Squarefor plenty of shopping. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral and enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh visit planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In August in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 45°C during the day and 35°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Beaches · Parks
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Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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