15 days in Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh & Cairo Itinerary

15 days in Alexandria, Sharm El Sheikh & Cairo Itinerary

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Alexandria
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Sharm El Sheikh
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Cairo
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Alexandria

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Mediterranean's Bride

Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Alexandria is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: browse the exhibits of Bibliotheca Alexandrina, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St. Catherine's Cathedral, test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms, and take in the views from Stanley Bridge.

To see photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Alexandria trip itinerary planning app.

Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Alexandria is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of ferry and taxi. The time zone difference moving from Arabian Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time is minus 1 hour. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Jeddah in October, with highs in Alexandria at 33°C and lows at 23°C. On the 3rd (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Parks · Fun & Games
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Historic Site
Fort Qaitbey
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Sharm El Sheikh

City of Peace

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 out of town with these interesting Sharm El Sheikh side-trips: Dahab (Scuba & Snorkeling & Blue Hole). Next up on the itinerary: see the top attractions with Bibo Viaggi, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, don't miss a visit to Soho Square Dancing Fountain, and admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque.

For photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Alexandria to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Alexandria in November: high temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 32°C and lows are around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Nature

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Geologic Formation
Blue Hole
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Sightseeing Tour
Bibo Viaggi
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Cairo

City of a Thousand Minarets

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the exciting artwork at Oum El Dounia Gallery, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour.

To see more things to do, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Cairo trip planner.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in November, plan for a bit cooler nights in Cairo, with lows around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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Photography Tours
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World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
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