12 days in Red Sea and Sinai & Sydney Itinerary

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Dahab, Egypt
Hurghada, Egypt
— 3 nights
Fly to Sharm el-Sheikh, Taxi to Sharm El Sheikh
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 2 nights
Sydney, Australia
— 3 nights


Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
To see photos, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dahab trip itinerary maker tool.

Chennai, India to Dahab is an approximately 15-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Dahab due to the time zone difference. June in Dahab sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 32°C at night. On the 2nd (Sun), you'll travel to Hurghada.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Adventure
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Hurghada, Egypt — 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.
Hurghada is known for wildlife, adventure, and sightseeing. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid, take in the waterfront activity at Abu Tig Marina, and pause for some serene contemplation at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda.

To see reviews, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Hurghada travel route planning website.

You can drive from Dahab to Hurghada in 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 44°C, while at night they dip to 31°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.
Parks · Outdoors · Tours · Nature
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt — 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.
On the 6th (Thu), stroll through Shark's Bay Beach, enjoy the sand and surf at Na'ama Bay, and then admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: ponder the design of Soho Square Dancing Fountain and then browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market.

To see photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh online day trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In June in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Sydney.
Outdoors · Beaches · Parks · Shopping
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Sydney, Australia — 3 nights

The Harbour City

Lent iconic status as a result of its famous bridge and opera house, Sydney has a down-to-earth charm that enhances its spectacular setting and functional efficiency.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sun): admire the striking features of Sydney Opera House, go for a walk through The Opera House to the Botanic Gardens Walk, snap pictures at Sydney Harbour Bridge, then get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at Sea Life Sydney Aquarium, and finally take in panoramic vistas at Sydney Tower Eye Observation Deck. Here are some ideas for day two: get to know the fascinating history of The Rocks, then take in nature's colorful creations at Royal Botanic Garden Sydney, then enjoy the sand and surf at Bondi Beach, and finally take in the dramatic natural features at Mrs Macquarie's Chair.

To see maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Sydney route site.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Sydney in 23.5 hours. Another option is to fly. The time zone difference when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh to Sydney is 8 hours. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in June, things will get cooler in Sydney: highs are around 21°C and lows about 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow time for the flight back home.
Parks · Neighborhoods · Historic Sites · Zoos & Aquariums
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Red Sea and Sinai travel guide

Scuba & Snorkeling · Islands · Nightlife
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.