31 days in Egypt Itinerary

31 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
— 4 nights
6
Saint Catherine
— 1 night
7
Dahab
— 3 nights
8
Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights
9
Hurghada
— 5 nights

3
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Musee de la Barque Solaire and Cairo Festival City Mall. Popular historic sites such as Coptic Cairo and Cairo Citadel are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, explore the galleries of Oum El Dounia Gallery, buy something for everyone on your list at City Stars Mall, and take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

To see photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairo trip planning tool.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cairo. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping Museums Historic Sites

Side Trip

Giza
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Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire
Safaris
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

5
nights
Luxor

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Visit Medinet Habu and Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II) for their historical value. Do your shopping at Caravanserai and Habiba hand Weaving. Change things up with a short trip to Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera (about 1h 30 min away). Next up on the itinerary: explore the ancient world of Valley of the Nobles, get engrossed in the history at Karnak Open Air Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, and steep yourself in history at Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina).

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Luxor holiday maker website.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Cairo in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Luxor, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sun): stop by Edfu Sound and Light Show, thendelve into the distant past at Kanais, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus.

To find photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Edfu online road trip planner.

You can take a train from Luxor to Edfu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Edfu, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to take a 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

2
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
On the 11th (Mon), get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, thenexplore the ancient world of New Kalabsha, and finally make a trip to Aswan Sculpture Park. On the 12th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, examine the collection at Animalia, thendelve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa, and finally contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El-Tabia Mosque.

For maps, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Aswan day trip planner.

Traveling by train from Edfu to Aswan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Aswan, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Animalia ©
Animalia
New Kalabsha ©
New Kalabsha

4
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Seaworld Diving Center and Abu Dabbab Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Marsa Shoona Bay and Sharm El Luli. There's much more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef, stroll through Gebel El Rosas, enjoy the sand and surf at El Qulan Mangrove Forest, and head outdoors with Vivasub diving center.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam online route builder.

You can drive from Aswan to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Aswan in March, plan for little chillier days in Marsa Alam, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef

1
night
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 18th (Mon): stroll through Mount Sinai and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Saint Catherine route website.

You can fly from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Marsa Alam in March, with highs in Saint Catherine at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

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

3
nights
Dahab

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coral Reefs and WICKEDiCANDY. Escape the urban bustle at Three Pools and Blue Lagoon. Take a break from Dahab with a short trip to Ain Khudra in Nuweiba, about 1h 25 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Hands of Dahab Community Market, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, trot along with a tour on horseback, and pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, use the Dahab trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Saint Catherine to Dahab takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Saint Catherine in March, things will get a bit warmer in Dahab: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Ain Khudra
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Three Pools ©
Three Pools
Ain Khudra ©
Ain Khudra

5
nights
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.
Popular historic sites such as Coptic Orthodox Church and Al Mustafa Mosque are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Safaris. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, look for gifts at Secret Of Egypt, and tour the depths of the sea with a submarine tour.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

5
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Omo Gamaar. Get some cultural insight at Mosque El Mina Masjid and Selkhet Papyrus. Spend the 28th (Thu) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's much more to do: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and get outside with Zone Multisports.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March, Hurghada is a bit cooler at night with lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) to allow enough time 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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