9 days in Red Sea and Sinai Itinerary

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Fly
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Hurghada
— 2 nights
Fly to Sharm el-Sheikh, Taxi to Sharm El Sheikh
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Drive
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Dahab
— 3 nights
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Hurghada — 2 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.
On the 2nd (Wed), get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. On your second day here, head off the coast to Giftun Islands and then take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada trip site.

Chennai, India to Hurghada is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from India Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a -3.5 hour difference. In March, Hurghada is a bit cooler than Chennai - with highs of 33°C and lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.
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Sharm El Sheikh — 3 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 4th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at SOHO Square, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach, wander the streets of Na'ama Bay, and pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh 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 March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) so you can drive to Dahab.
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Dahab — 3 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 7th (Mon): see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Hole.

To see traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Dahab sightseeing website.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. On the 9th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can fly back home.
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Red Sea and Sinai travel guide

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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.
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