14 days in Red Sea and Sinai Itinerary

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Hurghada
— 4 nights
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Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
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Dahab
— 2 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights
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Hurghada — 4 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.
Spend the 3rd (Fri) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's much more to do: take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, boost your wellbeing at Planet Spa at Baron Palace Resort Sahl Hasheesh, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island.

For where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hurghada trip itinerary planning site.

Chennai, India to Hurghada is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Hurghada due to the time zone difference. In September, plan for daily highs up to 43°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Marsa Alam.
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Marsa Alam — 2 nights

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.
On the 6th (Mon), kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli. Keep things going the next day: look for all kinds of wild species at Amore Safari.

To find photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Marsa Alam driving holiday planner.

Drive from Hurghada to Marsa Alam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. When traveling from Hurghada in September, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can catch the flight to Dahab.
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Dahab — 2 nights

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip planner.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Dahab by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. September in Dahab sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.
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Sharm El Sheikh — 5 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.
Spend the 10th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: contemplate the waterfront views at Na'ama Bay, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach, and browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh visit planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in September, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to fly back home.
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Red Sea and Sinai travel guide

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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.
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