With some of the best diving of your life, fun activities in and out of the water, and great shopping to boot, this sumptuous beach resort on the edge of the Red Sea is packed with things to see and do, as well as gorgeous sunshine, luxurious hotels. You're not limited to the confines of the resort coast, which is the great thing about Sharm. Excellent day trips can be taken from the resort to break up your holiday and discover more of the country.
You could spend a day in nearby Cairo, that city in the sand, from Sharm el Sheikh. As well as the iconic and mysterious Sphinx, you'll be able to visit the ancient pyramids that Egypt is famous for. Hop aboard a 4x4 for a desert safari in some of the emptiest terrain on the globe or take a camel ride in the desert.
On the banks of the River Nile, you can also pop over to Luxor for the day. Holding the key to some incredible historic sites, this city was once the capital of the known world. A breathtaking necropolis housing some of the oldest monuments and tombs on the planet, you'll be able to explore the tombs of the Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings and the Valley of the Queens.
Built to worship the ancient Egyptian gods, you can also visit the ruins of massive temples. You'll be able to return to your digs in Sharm feeling like you've stepped back into Ancient Egypt for the day after exploring the sights of Luxor and Cairo.
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