60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Photography Tours and Step Pyramid of Djoser. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), explore the galleries of Oum El Dounia Gallery, and contemplate the waterfront views at Nile River.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo trip builder website.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Cairo. In March, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Tours

Side Trips

Saqqara, Giza
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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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Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Explore hidden gems such as Luxor Museum and Medinet Habu. And it doesn't end there: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Luxor Temple, make a trip to Tomb of Queen Nefertari, and get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Luxor trip planning app.

Getting from Cairo to Luxor by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Cairo, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 36°C to lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums
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Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak

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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 17th (Sun): explore the ancient world of Gibel Silsila, delve into the distant past at Kanais, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus.

For photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Edfu trip planner.

Traveling by train from Luxor to Edfu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Edfu sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the train to Aswan.

Things to do in Edfu

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

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nubian Museum and Temple of Kom Ombo. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Animalia, step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, delve into the distant past at Unfinished Obelisk, and steep yourself in history at Nubian Village.

To find photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Aswan online itinerary 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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to travel to Abu Simbel.

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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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 24th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Abu Simbel trip itinerary planning site.

Fly from Aswan to Abu Simbel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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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 Abu Dabbab Beach. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Vivasub diving center, take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center, make a trip to Shaab Marsa Alam, and stroll through Marsa Shoona Bay.

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Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Marsa Alam takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Abu Simbel in March, plan for slightly colder days in Marsa Alam, with highs around 30°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 20°C. On the 1st (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife
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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Wadi Gemal ©
Wadi Gemal

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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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Catherine's Monastery and Daedalus Reef Lighthouse. Step out of Saint Catherine with an excursion to moses pool in Al Tur--about 58 minutes away. 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), and get a sense of history and politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Catherine online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi 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 slightly colder temperatures traveling from Marsa Alam in April, with highs in Saint Catherine at 28°C and lows at 13°C. On the 4th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites · Parks · Golf

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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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Coral Reefs and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Nuweiba (Ain Khudra & Coloured Canyon) and Castle Zaman (in Taba). Spend the 5th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Three Pools, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Dahab trip planner.

Getting from Saint Catherine to Dahab by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Saint Catherine in April; daily highs in Dahab reach 36°C and lows reach 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Heavenly Cathedral and Al Mustafa Mosque. Spend the 11th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: see the top attractions with Bibo Viaggi, kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid, stop by Mall Darya, and buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

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You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque

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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Parasailing & Paragliding and Horseback Riding Tours. Take a break from Hurghada with a short trip to El-Mallah in Safaga, about 1 hour away. Spend the 21st (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Spend the 27th (Sat) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. And it doesn't end there: make a splash at Makadi Water World, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid, and take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Hurghada itinerary maker tool.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In April, daytime highs in Hurghada are 37°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

El-Mallah
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World
Horseback Riding Tours

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