28 days in South Sinai, Luxor & Praslin Island Itinerary

28 days in South Sinai, Luxor & Praslin Island Itinerary

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Fly to Sharm El Sheikh International Airport, Drive to Nuweiba
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Nuweiba, Egypt
— 2 nights
Drive
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Dahab, Egypt
— 7 nights
Drive
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt
— 11 nights
Fly
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Luxor, Egypt
— 2 nights
Fly
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Praslin Island, Seychelles
— 2 nights
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Nuweiba, Egypt — 2 nights

Nuweiba is a coastal town in the eastern part of Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. Nuweiba is known for nature, wildlife, and historic sites. Your trip includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Coloured Canyon, contemplate the long history of Ain Khudra, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Nuweiba attractions planning site.

Chennai, India to Nuweiba is an approximately 19-hour combination of flight and car. You'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Chennai to Nuweiba due to the time zone difference. Plan for much colder temperatures traveling from Chennai in April, with highs in Nuweiba at 28°C and lows at 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.
Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Dahab, Egypt — 7 nights

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 13th (Sat) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: Head underground at Blue Hole, pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara, view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, and get outside with Three Pools.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip planner.

You can drive from Nuweiba to Dahab in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Nuweiba in April, things will get a bit warmer in Dahab: highs are around 36°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.
Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Side Trip
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Sharm El Sheikh, Egypt — 11 nights

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. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at SOHO Square, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh holiday app.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can fly to Luxor.
Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
Side Trip
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Luxor, Egypt — 2 nights

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, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Luxor takes 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 fly to Praslin Island.
Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping
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Praslin Island, Seychelles — 2 nights

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): take in the exciting artwork at 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 other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Praslin Island travel planner.

Fly from Luxor to Praslin Island in 16 hours. 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 fly back home.
Parks · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
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South Sinai travel guide

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Scuba & Snorkeling · National Parks · Shopping Malls
Although its western and northern parts remain uninhabited thanks to the relentlessly hot desert climate, South Sinai's eastern coastline harbors several interesting Bedouin settlements and tourist attractions. Most remember their South Sinai vacation by the area's remarkable marine life and historical structure. As you tour South Sinai, you can visit all sorts of natural and cultural destinations, including small oases in the mountains, nature reserves, and monasteries. To expand your experience in the region, take advantage of the ferryboat services that sail between the Middle Eastern countries located along the Red Sea.