10 days in Egypt Itinerary

10 days in Egypt Itinerary

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10 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Bhopal
Fly:  12​h 15​min
1
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly + taxi:  4​h 15​min
2
Marsa Alam
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Hurghada
— 1 night
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
5
Dahab
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Bhopal

2
nights
Cairo

Cairo ©
More than 20 million people call Cairo their home and, as soon as you set foot in the sprawling metropolis, it's evident they make it crowded and chaotic, but also exuberant and charming.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sat): examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and then explore the activities along Nile River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre and then take a stroll through Islamic Cairo.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip planner .

Bhopal, India to Cairo is an approximately 12.5-hour flight. You'll gain 3 hours traveling from Bhopal to Cairo due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Bhopal in March, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are slightly colder, around 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Cairo

Neighborhoods Shopping Museums

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Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre
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Islamic Cairo ©
Islamic Cairo
Khan Al-Khalili ©
Khan Al-Khalili
Nile River
Nile River

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Marsa Alam

Marsa Alam ©
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 23rd (Mon), look for all kinds of wild species at El Qulan Mangrove Forest and then enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Marsa Alam trip planner .

Getting from Cairo to Marsa Alam by combination of flight and taxi takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
El Qulan Mangrove Forest ©
El Qulan Mangrove Forest

1
night
Hurghada

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 24th (Tue), get some thrills out on the water with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, get outside with Outdoor Activities, and then discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Hurghada tour planning site .

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Hurghada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Parasailing & Paragliding
Waterskiing & Jetskiing

3
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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 outdoors at Na'ama Bay and Ras Um Sid. Shop till you drop at SOHO Square and St Catherine Shop. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, head outdoors with Bibo Viaggi, and enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach.

To find traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh visit planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. March in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Beaches Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Sat): indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas and then head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read Dahab tour planner .

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Dahab sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Wildlife Outdoors
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Spas

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