28 days in Egypt Itinerary

28 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Abu Simbel
— 1 day
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Aswan
— 3 nights
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Luxor
— 4 nights
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Marsa Alam
— 3 nights
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Hurghada
— 4 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights
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Dahab
— 2 nights
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Saint Catherine
— 1 night
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Cairo
— 5 nights

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Mon): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Abu Simbel online tour itinerary planner.

Cairo to Abu Simbel is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in February: highs in Abu Simbel hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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3
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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nubian Museum and Temple of Kom Ombo. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Animalia, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, step off the mainland to explore Kitchner's Island, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Aswan trip itinerary site.

Traveling by flight from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Aswan are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Thu) early enough to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Nature · Museums · Parks

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History Museum
Nubian Museum
4.6
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Specialty Museum
Animalia
4.5

4
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Step off the beaten path and head to Medinet Habu and Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina). There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, look for gifts at Gaddis & Co., pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple, and get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

To see where to stay, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Luxor trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Aswan to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Aswan in February, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Luxor. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Religious Site
Medinet Habu
4.8

3
nights
Marsa Alam

The opening of an international airport and subsequent development of hotels and resorts boosted tourism in Marsa Alam, a town on Egypt's Red Sea coast known for its world-class diving spots.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shark Diving and Marsa Shoona Bay. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at Amore Safari, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elphinstone Reef, and get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach.

For maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam trip itinerary planner.

Fly from Luxor to Marsa Alam in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Luxor in February: highs in Marsa Alam hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours · Parks
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Shark Diving
Shark Diving
4.6
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Outdoor Activity
Abu Dabbab Beach
4.5

4
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Hurghada

Originally a small fishing town on the Red Sea coast, Hurghada developed into Egypt's premier beach destination thanks to its year-round sunny weather and world-class dive sites.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spas and Speed Boats Tours. And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, see Off-Road Tours, take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosque El Mina Masjid.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Hurghada online trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Hurghada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Marsa Alam in February, expect little chillier with lows of 15°C in Hurghada. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Horseback Riding Tour
Horseback Riding Tours
4.2
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Spa
Spas
4.3
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Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.8

5
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Heavenly Cathedral and Off-Road Tours. Spend the 18th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: find something for the whole family at Mirage Divers, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Um Sid, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and admire the local landmark of Soho Square Dancing Fountain.

Before you visit Sharm El Sheikh, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Theme Park
Mirage Divers
4.2

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sun): discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour. On the 22nd (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour and then explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Dahab journey app.

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Reef
Coral Reefs
4.8
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Adrenaline / Extreme Tour
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
5.0

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Saint Catherine

Saint Catherine ©
Visitors flock to the town of Saint Catherine, nestled in the foothills of Mount Sinai, to explore the World Heritage Area's numerous religious and historic sights.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Serabit el-Khadim Mountain and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sinai.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Saint Catherine trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Dahab to Saint Catherine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dahab in February: high temperatures in Saint Catherine hover around 20°C and lows are around 5°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites

Side Trip

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Mountain
Mount Sinai
4.5

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Step Pyramid of Djoser and Al-Azhar Park. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Bent Pyramid, Pyramids of Giza, &more) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). Next up on the itinerary: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the exciting artwork at Oum El Dounia Gallery, head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, and shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Cairo trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Cairo in 6 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Saint Catherine in February; daily highs in Cairo reach 25°C and lows reach 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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Must see
Safaris
4.9
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World heritage site
Pyramids of Giza
4.4

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