30 days in Egypt Itinerary

30 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 3 nights
2
Luxor
— 5 nights
3
Edfu
— 1 night
4
Aswan
— 2 nights
5
Marsa Alam
— 3 nights
6
Saint Catherine
— 1 night
7
Dahab
— 3 nights
8
Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights
9
Hurghada
— 5 nights

3
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Cairo

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.
Head to Khan Al-Khalili and Oum El Dounia Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Popular historic sites such as Pyramids of Giza and Coptic Cairo are in your itinerary. Change things up with a short trip to Great Sphinx in Giza (about 34 minutes away). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre, browse the exhibits of Townhouse Gallery, and delve into the distant past at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids.

To find photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Cairo journey maker website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Cairo. In March, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Neighborhoods

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

5
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Luxor

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Caravanserai and Habiba hand Weaving. Museum-lovers will get to explore Luxor Museum and Karnak Open Air Museum. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Tomb of Merenptah, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Queen Nefertari, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, and contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, use the Luxor trip site.

Fly from Cairo to Luxor in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairo in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes

1
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Edfu

Edfu ©
Edfu is an Egyptian city, located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan, with a population of approximately sixty thousand people. Start off your visit on the 9th (Tue): visit Edfu Sound and Light Show, thendelve into the distant past at Kanais, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus.

For where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Edfu day trip planning website.

Traveling by train from Luxor to Edfu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Edfu can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to catch the train to Aswan.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Kanais ©
Kanais
Edfu Sound and Light Show ©
Edfu Sound and Light Show

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 10th (Wed), explore the ancient world of New Kalabsha, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple, thendelve into the distant past at Unfinished Obelisk, and finally get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, examine the collection at Animalia, thentake in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, thenexplore the ancient world of Qubbet el-Hawa, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of El-Tabia Mosque.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Aswan holiday website.

Take a train from Edfu to Aswan in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Animalia ©
Animalia
Unfinished Obelisk ©
Unfinished Obelisk

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Marsa Alam

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.
Get in touch with nature at Marsa Shoona Bay and Gebel El Rosas. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Seaworld Diving Center and Abu Dabbab Beach. There's still lots to do: see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef, kick back and relax at El Qulan Mangrove Forest, stroll through Sharm El Luli, and take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center.

To see maps, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam travel planner.

Drive from Aswan to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Aswan in April, plan for little chillier days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef

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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 16th (Tue): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sinai and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Catherine's Monastery.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Saint Catherine road trip planning site.

Traveling by flight from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Marsa Alam in April; daily highs in Saint Catherine reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Shop till you drop at WICKEDiCANDY and Hands of Dahab Community Market. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Three Pools. There's much more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Coral Reefs, appreciate the history behind Wadi Zaghara, and head outdoors with Blue Lagoon.

To see ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Dahab trip maker.

You can drive from Saint Catherine to Dahab in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Saint Catherine in April; daily highs in Dahab reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Fri) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Three Pools ©
Three Pools

5
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

Sharm El Sheikh ©
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Coptic Orthodox Church and Na'ama Bay. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Submarine Tours. Spend the 20th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, and browse for treasures at St Catherine Shop.

For where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary app.

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

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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 Parasailing & Paragliding and Spas. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mosque El Mina Masjid and Selkhet Papyrus. Spend the 26th (Fri) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Spend the 28th (Sun) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Careless Reef, trot along with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Super Naturals, and race across the water with a speed boat tour.

For maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hurghada online tour itinerary builder.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Hurghada are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Careless Reef ©
Careless Reef
Speed Boats Tours

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