60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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

7
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.
Explore hidden gems such as 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 Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, walk around Al-Azhar Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan.

To find reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Cairo online driving holiday planner.

Use the Route module to see travel options from your home to Cairo. March in Cairo sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. 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

Giza, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser

8
nights
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 find reviews, maps, 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 Museums Parks
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Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak

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 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.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Edfu trip planner.

Traveling by train from Luxor to Edfu takes 1.5 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

6
nights
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 Elephantine Island. Take a break from Aswan with a short trip to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, about 1h 05 min away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Animalia, explore the ancient world of Monastery of St. Simeon, step off the mainland to explore Kitchner's Island, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple.

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You can take a train from Edfu to Aswan in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 37°C in March, and nighttime lows around 20°C. 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

1
night
Abu Simbel

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

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

Fly from Aswan to Abu Simbel in 1.5 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

7
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seaworld Diving Center and Wadi Gemal. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach, 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 6.5 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

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 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 ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, 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 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of flight and 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 Outdoors

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

6
nights
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 Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. Venture out of the city with trips to Castle Zaman (in Taba) and Nuweiba (Ain Khudra & Coloured Canyon). There's still lots to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see the vivid underwater world at Coral Reefs, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and head outdoors with Three Pools.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip planner.

You can drive from Saint Catherine to Dahab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Saint Catherine in April, expect Dahab to be somewhat warmer, temps between 36°C and 25°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

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

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coptic Orthodox Church and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Spend the 11th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, look for gifts at Mall Darya, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planning site.

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sat) to allow time to travel 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

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.
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 58 minutes away. categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_observing_fascinating_marine_mammals_with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's lots more to do: make a splash at Makadi Water World, go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, admire the masterpieces at Sand City, and get outside with Zone Multisports.

To see other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada planner.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. In April in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to 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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