7 days in Dahab & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

7 days in Dahab & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

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7 days in Dahab & Sharm El Sheikh Itinerary

Start: Cairo
+2
Fly + taxi + bus:  5​h
1
Dahab
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Fly:  1​h 45​min
End: Cairo


3
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Popular historic sites such as Salah El-Din Castle and Mount Sinai are in your itinerary. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Blue Hole will get you outdoors. Step out of Dahab to go to Saint Catherine and see St. Catherine's Monastery, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Dahab day trip planner.

Cairo to Dahab is an approximately 5-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 34°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to catcht the bus to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Historic Sites Adventure

Side Trips

Saint Catherine, Salah El-Din Castle
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai

3
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.
Do your shopping at Na'ama Bay and SOHO Square. Visiting Scuba & Snorkeling and Shark's Bay Beach will get you outdoors. It doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral and kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid.

For where to stay, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh holiday builder app .

Take a bus from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in August, and nighttime lows around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

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