28 days in South Sinai, Luxor & Praslin Island Itinerary

28 days in South Sinai, Luxor & Praslin Island Itinerary

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Start: Chennai, India
Fly + Drive:  14 h
1
Nuweiba, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
2
Dahab, Egypt
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 11 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
4
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 15 min
5
Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
Fly:  10 h 30 min
End: Chennai, India

2
nights
Nuweiba, Egypt

Nuweiba ©
Nuweiba is a coastal town in the eastern part of Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Nuweiba is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in breathtaking views at Coloured Canyon, contemplate the long history of Ain Khudra, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Island, and explore the gorgeous colors at Duna Reef.

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Chennai, India to Nuweiba is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time (IST) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is minus 3.5 hours. Expect colder temperatures when traveling from Chennai in April; daily highs in Nuweiba reach 28°C and lows reach 13°C. On the 10th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Nuweiba

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon
Scuba & Snorkeling
Ain Khudra ©
Ain Khudra

7
nights
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Spend the 11th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 14th (Sun) exploring nature at Ras Mohommed National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, appreciate the history behind Wadi Zaghara, and look for gifts at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Dahab tour itinerary planning tool.

Getting from Nuweiba to Dahab by car takes about an hour. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Nuweiba in April: high temperatures in Dahab hover around 36°C and lows are around 25°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Wed) so you can go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Ras Mohommed National Park
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

11
nights
Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Hurghada (Swim with Dolphins, Hurghada Marina, &more). Spend the 18th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, take a stroll through Na'ama Bay, and browse the different shops at SOHO Square.

For reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 25°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Hurghada
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Swim with Dolphins

2
nights
Luxor, Egypt

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Kick off your visit on the 29th (Mon): delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, then explore the ancient world of Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, then stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and finally delve into the distant past at Tomb of King Tutankhamun (Tut). Here are some ideas for day two: stop by Bait El Ainy, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, then get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, and finally contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak.

For other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, expect nights in Luxor to be little chillier, around 21°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Tue) early enough to travel to Praslin Island.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

2
nights
Praslin Island, Seychelles

Praslin Island ©
Home to some of the Seychelles' finest beaches, Praslin Island offers visitors more than just sand and sea.
Start off your visit on the 1st (Wed): browse the exhibits of Galerie Passerose and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. On the 2nd (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Anse Georgette, then experience rural life at Pearl Farm de Praslin, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Praslin Island travel planner.

Fly from Luxor to Praslin Island in 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Luxor to Praslin Island is 2 hours. Traveling from Luxor in May, expect nights in Praslin Island to be somewhat warmer, around 30°C, while days are slightly colder, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Praslin Island

Parks Nature Beaches
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Curieuse Island ©
Curieuse Island
Anse Lazio ©
Anse Lazio
Anse Georgette ©
Anse Georgette