30 days in Egypt & Praslin Island Itinerary

30 days in Egypt & Praslin Island Itinerary

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Route & dates

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
+2
Fly + Foot + Bus:  1 h 45 min
4
Cairo, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
5
Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly:  13 h 30 min
6
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: contemplate the long history of Ain Khudra, explore the stunning scenery at Abu Hamada Canyon, explore the gorgeous colors at Duna Reef, and don't miss a visit to Nawamis.

To see maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Nuweiba road trip planning app.

Chennai, India to Nuweiba is an approximately 19- hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Chennai to Nuweiba is minus 3.5 hours. Traveling from Chennai in March, expect Nuweiba to be colder, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Nuweiba

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

7
nights
Dahab, Egypt

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Spend the 25th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 27th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Reefs, take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

For maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Dahab trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Nuweiba to Dahab takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, Dahab is a bit warmer than Nuweiba - with highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to 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
Safaris

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sharm El Sheikh: Hurghada (Swim with Dolphins, Hurghada Marina, &more). Spend the 2nd (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Um Sid.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh route planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Hurghada
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

2
nights
Cairo, Egypt

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 12th (Fri): pause for some photo ops at Great Sphinx, explore the ancient world of Pyramids of Giza, and then explore the activities along Nile River. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili and then steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Cairo using our trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Cairo, with lows of 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Nature

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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 14th (Sun): appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, then appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum, make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu, then pause for some photo ops at Colossi of Memnon, and finally stop by Bait El Ainy.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, use the Luxor online vacation planner.

Getting from Cairo to Luxor by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in April: highs in Luxor hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time 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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): browse the exhibits of Galerie Passerose and then step off the mainland to explore Curieuse Island. On the next day, stroll through Anse Georgette, then experience rural life at Pearl Farm de Praslin, and then take a peaceful walk through Vallee de Mai Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Praslin Island trip tool.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Praslin Island takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight, bus, and ferry; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from Luxor to Praslin Island. Traveling from Luxor in April, expect nights in Praslin Island to be somewhat warmer, around 30°C, while days are little chillier, around 37°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Thu) to allow time for 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