60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Hurghada
— 9 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 10 nights
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Dahab
— 6 nights
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Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
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Marsa Alam
— 8 nights
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Abu Simbel
— 1 day
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Aswan
— 5 nights
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Edfu
— 1 night
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Luxor
— 8 nights
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Cairo
— 8 nights

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9
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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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Makadi Water World. Spend the 1st (Fri) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Spend the 7th (Thu) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. The adventure continues: trot along with a tour on horseback, admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid, cool off at Jungle Aqua Park, and browse the collection at Bibliotheca Alexandrina El Gouna.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Hurghada trip planner.

Cairo to Hurghada is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Cairo in March: highs in Hurghada hover around 33°C, while lows dip to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World
Horseback Riding Tours

10
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like The Heavenly Cathedral and Bibo Viaggi. Spend the 11th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, and kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid.

For other places to visit, photos, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planning website.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque

6
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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 explore the less-touristy side of things at Coral Reefs and Three Pools. Get out of town with these interesting Dahab side-trips: Coloured Canyon (in Nuweiba) and Castle Zaman (in Taba). Spend the 21st (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, stop by WICKEDiCANDY, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dahab trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

Coloured Canyon, Castle Zaman
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to St. Catherine's Monastery and moses pool. There's much more to do: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sinai, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), see the vivid underwater world at Jackson Reef, and enjoy the sea views from Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read Saint Catherine trip planning site.

You can drive from Dahab to Saint Catherine in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Dahab in March: high temperatures in Saint Catherine hover around 24°C and lows are around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can 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
Daedalus Reef Lighthouse ©
Daedalus Reef Lighthouse

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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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seaworld Diving Center and Elphinstone Reef. Pack the 4th (Thu) with family-friendly diversions at Aqua Coraya. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Gebel El Rosas, tour the pleasant surroundings at El Qulan Mangrove Forest, explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef, and take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center.

To find ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Marsa Alam online tour planner.

Getting from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam by combination of taxi and flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saint Catherine in March, with highs in Marsa Alam at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up 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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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Wadi Gemal ©
Wadi Gemal

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): contemplate the long history of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find photos and more tourist information, read Abu Simbel vacation planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Abu Simbel in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Marsa Alam in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Abu Simbel: temperatures range from 40°C by day to 22°C at night. On the 7th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nubian Museum and Temple of Kom Ombo. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Animalia, step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, delve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Agilkia Island.

To see maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Aswan day trip app.

Getting from Abu Simbel to Aswan by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive. In April, daytime highs in Aswan are 42°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Fri) to allow enough time to take a 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
Animalia ©
Animalia

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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 13th (Sat): visit Edfu Sound and Light Show, then explore the ancient world of Kanais, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read our Edfu trip planner.

Take a train from Aswan to Edfu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can catch the train to Luxor.

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

8
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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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Luxor Museum and Tomb of Queen Nefertari. Go for a jaunt from Luxor to Dendera to see Dendera Temple Complex about 1h 30 min away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Medinet Habu.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Luxor online day trip planner.

Getting from Edfu to Luxor by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Tours

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak

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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 Photography Tours and Mosque of Muhammad Ali. Venture out of the city with trips to Saqqara (Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids & Step Pyramid of Djoser) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more). There's still lots to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), and explore the ancient world of Memphis Historical Site.

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Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara, Memphis Historical Site
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Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser

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