31 days in Egypt Itinerary

31 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— 3 nights
Fly
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Luxor
— 5 nights
Train
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Edfu
— 1 night
Train
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Aswan
— 2 nights
Drive
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Marsa Alam
— 4 nights
Fly to Sharm el-Sheikh, Taxi to Saint Catherine
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Saint Catherine
— 1 night
Drive
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Dahab
— 3 nights
Drive
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights
Taxi to Sharm el-Sheikh, Fly to Hurghada
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Hurghada
— 5 nights
Fly

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3
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Musee de la Barque Solaire and Cairo Festival City Mall. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Coptic Cairo and Cairo Citadel. There's still lots to do: buy something for everyone on your list at City Stars Mall, view the masterpieces at Townhouse Gallery, explore the galleries of Picasso Art Gallery Egypt, and explore the venue of Wekalet El Ghouri Arts Center.

To see other places to visit, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Cairo trip planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cairo. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods

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Coptic Cairo ©
World heritage site
Coptic Cairo
4.5
Cairo Citadel ©
Architectural Building
Cairo Citadel
4.1

5
nights
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 Avenue of Sphinxes 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: steep yourself in history at Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), explore the ancient world of El-Assasif Tombs, and take an in-depth tour of Karnak Open Air Museum.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor travel planning website.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Luxor takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Cairo in March, plan for a bit warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 36°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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1
night
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, then delve 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 36°C during the day and 17°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 ©
Must see
Temple of Horus
4.7
Kanais ©
Ruin
Kanais
4.5

2
nights
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, then explore 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, then delve 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 37°C during the day and 20°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 · Nature · Parks
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Nubian Museum ©
Must see
Nubian Museum
4.6
Animalia ©
Must see
Animalia
4.5

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Seaworld Diving Center and Abu Dabbab Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Marsa Shoona Bay and Gebel El Rosas. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center, and get outside with Vivasub diving center.

To find ratings, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Marsa Alam day trip site.

Drive from Aswan to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. While traveling from Aswan, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Outdoor Activity
Abu Dabbab Beach
4.5
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Shark Diving
Seaworld Diving Center
4.8

1
night
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 do a combination of flight and taxi from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Marsa Alam in March, with highs in Saint Catherine at 24°C and lows at 9°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 · Nature · Parks
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Mount Sinai ©
Mountain
Mount Sinai
4.5

3
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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 Spas. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Ain Khudra and WICKEDiCANDY. There's more to do: get outside with Three Pools and pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Dahab online driving holiday planner.

Drive from Saint Catherine to Dahab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Saint Catherine in March: high temperatures in Dahab hover around 32°C and lows are around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Spas

Side Trip

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Coral Reefs ©
Must see
Coral Reefs
4.8
Three Pools ©
Outdoor Activity
Three Pools
4.6
Ain Khudra ©
Historic Site
Ain Khudra
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.
Popular historic sites such as The Heavenly Cathedral and Al Mustafa Mosque are in your itinerary. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Submarine Tours. Next up on the itinerary: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, look for gifts at Secret Of Egypt, catch all the local highlights with Bibo Viaggi, and ride a horse along Miso Horse Riding Trips.

To find ratings, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planning app.

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Tue) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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©
Must see
Shark Diving
4.5
Ras Um Sid ©
Must see
Ras Um Sid
4.7

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 Speed Boats Tours. 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: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, explore the gorgeous colors at Omo Gamaar, stroll through Carless Reef, and get outside with Zone Multisports.

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

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or ride a ferry. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March, Hurghada is a bit cooler at night with lows of 19°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 · Parks
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©
Speed Boats Tour
Speed Boats Tours
4.8

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