60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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60 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Cairo
1
Hurghada
— 9 nights
bus + Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 10 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Dahab
— 6 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
5
Marsa Alam
— 8 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Abu Simbel
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
7
Aswan
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
8
Edfu
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
9
Luxor
— 8 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
10
Cairo
— 8 nights
End: Cairo

9
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dolphin & Whale Watching and Jungle Aqua Park. On the 2nd (Sat), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Spend the 7th (Thu) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. There's lots more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, make a splash at Makadi Water World, head outdoors with Kite Family El Gouna, and explore the gorgeous colors at Careless Reef.

To find ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Hurghada online trip builder .

Cairo to Hurghada is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours

10
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Coptic Orthodox Church and Submarine Tours. Spend the 11th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, browse the different shops at SOHO Square, kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh vacation planner .

Getting from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh by combination of bus and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or drive. In March, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
Safaris

6
nights
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 Blue Lagoon. Explore Dahab's surroundings by going to Castle Zaman (in Taba) and Coloured Canyon (in Nuweiba). Spend the 21st (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Make the 25th (Mon) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's lots more to do: get outside with Three Pools, trot along with a tour on horseback, look for gifts at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty, and pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Dahab travel planner .

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Castle Zaman, Coloured Canyon
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

3
nights
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Catherine's Monastery and The Cascades at Soma Bay. Change things up with a short trip to moses pool in Al Tur (about 58 minutes away). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), see the vivid underwater world at Jackson Reef, admire all the interesting features of Mount Sinai, and visit a coastal fixture at Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, use the Saint Catherine trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Dahab to Saint Catherine in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Dahab in March, expect Saint Catherine to be a bit cooler, temps between 23°C and 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, moses pool
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Elphinstone Reef and Abu Dabbab Beach. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Aqua Coraya. There's much more to do: see the vivid underwater world at Seaworld Diving Center, kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli, look for all kinds of wild species at El Qulan Mangrove Forest, and head outdoors with Vivasub diving center.

To see photos, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Marsa Alam holiday planning tool .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Saint Catherine in March; daily highs in Marsa Alam reach 30°C and lows reach 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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

1
day
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 7th (Sun): delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read our Abu Simbel online route planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Abu Simbel takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in April: highs in Abu Simbel hover around 39°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

5
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Explore hidden gems such as Nubian Museum and Animalia. Take a break from Aswan with a short trip to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Philae Temple, delve into the distant past at Monastery of St. Simeon, head off the coast to Elephantine Island, and don't miss a visit to Aswan Sculpture Park.

To find maps, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Aswan online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daytime highs in Aswan are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Edfu.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple

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 13th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Kanais and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus at Edfu.

To find reviews, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Edfu trip planner.

Traveling by train from Aswan to Edfu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to catch the train to Luxor.

Things to do in Edfu

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

8
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Medinet Habu and Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina). You'll find plenty of places to visit near Luxor: Temple Khatkhor (in Dendera) and Temple of Hathor at Dendera (in Qena). The adventure continues: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, admire all the interesting features of ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, and get engrossed in the history at Luxor Museum.

For ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip planner .

You can take a train from Edfu to Luxor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Luxor, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Temple Khatkhor, Temple of Hathor at Dendera, Valley of the Queens
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

8
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, & more). Spend the 25th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, explore the ancient world of Bent Pyramid, take a stroll through Old City (Coptic Cairo), and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Al-Azhar.

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Getting from Luxor to Cairo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in April, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Memphis Historical Site
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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