60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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60 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Banjarmasin
Fly + Drive:  31​h
1
New Valley Governorate
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h
2
Abu Simbel
— 1 day
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
3
Aswan
— 5 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
4
Edfu
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
5
Luxor
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
6
Qena
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
7
Hurghada
— 7 nights
Drive:  4​h
8
Marsa Alam
— 6 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
9
Saint Catherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
10
Dahab
— 6 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
11
Sharm El Sheikh
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
12
Alexandria
— 6 nights
13
Cairo
— 6 nights
Fly:  25​h
End: Banjarmasin

2
nights
New Valley Governorate

New Valley Governorate ©
New Valley Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. New Valley Governorate is known for nature, historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert.

For where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, use the New Valley Governorate trip itinerary planning app .

Banjarmasin, Indonesia to New Valley Governorate is an approximately 31-hour flight. You'll gain 6 hours traveling from Banjarmasin to New Valley Governorate due to the time zone difference. On the 4th (Mon), you're off toAbu Simbel.

Things to do in New Valley Governorate

Nature Parks
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

1
day
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 5th (Tue), contemplate the long history of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Abu Simbel online itinerary planner .

Explore your travel options from New Valley Governorate to Abu Simbel with the Route module. In March in Abu Simbel, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 5th (Tue) 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.
Go for a jaunt from Aswan to Kom Ombo to see Temple of Kom Ombo about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: take in the spiritual surroundings of Philae Temple, steep yourself in history at Nubian Village, make a trip to Aswan Sculpture Park, and delve into the distant past at Unfinished Obelisk.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read Aswan trip builder website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) 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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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Animalia ©
Animalia

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. On the 11th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Kanais and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus at Edfu.

To see ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Edfu road trip planning app .

Traveling by train from Aswan to Edfu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) to allow time to take a 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

7
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, shopping, parks, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Queens, and appreciate the history behind Colossi of Memnon.

For where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read Luxor road trip site .

You can take a train from Edfu to Luxor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daytime highs in Luxor are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Qena.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

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

1
night
Qena

Qena ©
Qena is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. Kick off your visit on the 19th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Dendera Temple Complex, then delve into the distant past at Temple Khatkhor, then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hathor at Dendera, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Sidi Abd Er-Rahim Mosque.

For reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Qena road trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Luxor to Qena takes 1.5 hours. In March, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Qena

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Dendera Temple Complex ©
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex ©
Dendera Temple Complex
Sidi Abd Er-Rahim Mosque ©
Sidi Abd Er-Rahim Mosque

7
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.
Spend the 20th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 21st (Thu) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. And it doesn't end there: go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, head off the coast to Giftun Islands, get some thrills on the water with a speed boat tour, and fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour.

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Traveling by car from Qena to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

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.
Marsa Alam is known for wildlife, beaches, outdoors, adventure, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see the vivid underwater world at Seaworld Diving Center, get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center, tour the pleasant surroundings at Elphinstone Reef, and kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Marsa Alam travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Marsa Alam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and taxi; or take a bus. March in Marsa Alam sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

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.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Sinai, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios). Here are some ideas for day two: get a sense of history and politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay and then enjoy the sea views from Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

To see maps and more tourist information, read Saint Catherine online trip builder .

Getting from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine by combination of taxi and flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. In April, Saint Catherine is slightly colder than Marsa Alam - with highs of 28°C and lows of 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

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

6
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Change things up with a short trip to Salah El-Din Castle in Taba (about 1h 55 min away). Spend the 4th (Thu) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Make the 8th (Mon) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. There's much more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, get outside with Blue Lagoon, look for gifts at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Reefs.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read our Dahab day trip tool .

You can drive from Saint Catherine to Dahab in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In April, Dahab is a bit warmer than Saint Catherine - with highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Salah El-Din Castle
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole

7
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.
Spend the 10th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, kick back and relax at Na'ama Bay, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church, and get outside with Stingray's Club.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh tour builder website .

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in April, and nighttime lows around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) early enough to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

6
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.
Explore Alexandria's surroundings by going to El Alamein (Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte & El Alamein War Cemetery). There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, appreciate the history behind St.Mina Monastery, and appreciate the extensive heritage of The Monastery of St. Macarius.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Alexandria travel route planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Sharm El Sheikh to Alexandria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in April; daily highs in Alexandria reach 29°C and lows reach 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Mon) so you can catcht the bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

El Alamein
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 26th (Fri) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, contemplate the long history of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, and shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo online visit planner .

Take a bus from Alexandria to Cairo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. When traveling from Alexandria in April, plan for a bit warmer days in Cairo, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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