3 days in Egypt Itinerary

3 days in Egypt Itinerary

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3 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Dubai
Fly:  5​h 45​min
1
Sharm El Sheikh
— Few hours
Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Cairo
— 2 nights
Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Dubai

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hours
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

For more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh visit planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. The time zone difference when traveling from Dubai to Sharm El Sheikh is minus 2 hours. Traveling from Dubai in December, you will find days in Sharm El Sheikh are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (19°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Shopping
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SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, then delve into the distant past at Pyramids of Giza, then pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, and finally look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): walk around Al-Azhar Park and then shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili.

To see reviews, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Cairo online trip itinerary planner .

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo by flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in December: high temperatures in Cairo hover around 24°C and lows are around 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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