60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
1
Cairo
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h
2
Bawiti
— 1 night
Drive:  13 h
3
Siwa
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 45 min
4
Alexandria
— 4 nights
Fly:  4 h 45 min
5
Saint Catherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 45 min
6
Taba
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
7
Dahab
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
8
Sharm El Sheikh
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
9
Hurghada
— 8 nights
Drive:  4 h
10
Marsa Alam
— 6 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
11
Abu Simbel
— 1 day
Fly:  1 h 15 min
12
Aswan
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
13
Edfu
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
14
Luxor
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
End: Cairo

6
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Photography Tours and Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, steep yourself in history at Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and explore the activities along Nile River.

To find ratings and more tourist information, go to the Cairo itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cairo. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can go by car to Bawiti.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Neighborhoods

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

1
night
Bawiti

Bawiti ©
El-Bawiti is a town in the Western desert in Egypt. Kick off your visit on the 8th (Fri): explore the galleries of Bahariya (Bahereya) Oasis, get to know the fascinating history of Old Bawiti, thentake an in-depth tour of Oasis Heritage Museum, thenwander the streets of Palmeraie, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Gebel al Ingleez.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Bawiti trip planner.

Getting from Cairo to Bawiti by car takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of . Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Siwa.

Things to do in Bawiti

Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Bahariya (Bahereya) Oasis ©
Bahariya (Bahereya) Oasis

1
night
Siwa

Siwa ©
On the 9th (Sat), contemplate the long history of Shali Fortress, head off the coast to Fatnis Island (Fantasy Island), and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Great Sand Sea. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: delve into the distant past at Mountain of the Dead, thencontemplate in the serene atmosphere at Temple of the Oracle of Amun / Aghurmi, thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Dakrur Mountain, and finally contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Siwa.

For where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Siwa trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Bawiti to Siwa takes 12.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Alexandria.

Things to do in Siwa

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Great Sand Sea ©
Great Sand Sea
Mountain of the Dead ©
Mountain of the Dead
Lake Siwa ©
Lake Siwa

4
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Alexandria: El Alamein (Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte & El Alamein War Cemetery). There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Montazah Gardens, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El Qaed Ibrahim Mosque, take an in-depth tour of Alexandria National Museum, and appreciate the history behind Pompey's Pillar.

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Drive from Siwa to Alexandria in 8 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in March, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Fri) so you can travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

El Alamein
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Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte ©
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Sat): ponder the world of politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), thentake your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sinai, and finally contemplate the long history of St. Catherine's Monastery. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Mohommed National Park and then enjoy the sea views from Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

To see ratings, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Catherine trip maker website.

Getting from Alexandria to Saint Catherine by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Alexandria in March, Saint Catherine is little chillier at night with lows of 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Taba.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, Ras Mohommed National Park
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Daedalus Reef Lighthouse ©
Daedalus Reef Lighthouse

2
nights
Taba

Taba ©
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. Kick off your visit on the 18th (Mon): take in breathtaking views at Coloured Canyon, stroll through Wishwashi Canyon, and then step into the grandiose world of Castle Zaman. On your second day here, step into the grandiose world of Salah El-Din Castle and then play a few rounds at Taba Heights Golf Resort.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Taba trip itinerary app.

Getting from Saint Catherine to Taba by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Tue) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Taba

Outdoors Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Coloured Canyon
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Wishwashi Canyon ©
Wishwashi Canyon
Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle
Taba Heights Golf Resort ©
Taba Heights Golf Resort

5
nights
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 Blue Hole. Go for a jaunt from Dahab to Nuweiba to see Ain Khudra about 1h 40 min away. Spend the 20th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: push the limits with an extreme tour, get outside with Blue Lagoon, pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To find reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Dahab trip itinerary maker app.

You can drive from Taba to Dahab in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sun) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Ain Khudra
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

9
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coptic Orthodox Church and Ras Um Sid. Spend the 25th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, go deep with a submarine tour, and make a trip to Al Mustafa Mosque.

To see reviews, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip planning app.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Mosque El Mina Masjid. Spend the 3rd (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Spend the 8th (Mon) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. Next up on the itinerary: cool off at Makadi Water World, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tee off at Madinat Makadi Golf, and see the interesting displays at Sand City.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Hurghada trip builder app.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Wed) so you can go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World
Mosque El Mina Masjid ©
Mosque El Mina Masjid

6
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 Seaworld Diving Center and Abu Dabbab Beach. Pack the 15th (Mon) with family-friendly diversions at Aqua Coraya. The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at El Qulan Mangrove Forest, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center, and kick back and relax at Gebel El Rosas.

To see other places to visit, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read our Marsa Alam trip planner.

Drive from Hurghada to Marsa Alam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) 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

1
day
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Abu Simbel takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in April: highs in Abu Simbel hover around 40°C, while lows dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Wed) 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

4
nights
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 Animalia. When in Aswan, make a side trip to see Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, approximately Kom Ombo away. There's lots more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kitchner's Island, explore the ancient world of Monastery of St. Simeon, contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read Aswan trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edfu.

Things to do in Aswan

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo

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. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): delve into the distant past at Gibel Silsila, stop by Edfu Sound and Light Show, thendelve into the distant past at Kanais, and finally explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus.

To find photos, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Edfu trip planner.

Traveling by train from Aswan to Edfu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Edfu, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 21°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to catch the train to Luxor.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Kanais ©
Kanais
Gibel Silsila
Gibel Silsila

7
nights
Luxor

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Step off the beaten path and head to Luxor Museum and Medinet Habu. When in Luxor, make a side trip to see Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera, approximately Dendera away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, steep yourself in history at Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, and deepen your understanding at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor trip planner.

Take a train from Edfu to Luxor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Luxor can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

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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