60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Qena
— Few hours
2
Luxor
— 7 nights
3
Edfu
— 1 night
4
New Valley Governorate
— 2 nights
5
Abu Simbel
— 1 day
6
Aswan
— 5 nights
7
Marsa Alam
— 5 nights
8
Hurghada
— 7 nights
9
Sharm El Sheikh
— 7 nights
10
Dahab
— 6 nights
11
Saint Catherine
— 2 nights
12
Alexandria
— 6 nights
13
Cairo
— 8 nights

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Qena

Qena
Qena is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the ancient world of Dendera Temple Complex.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Qena online route planner.

Cairo to Qena is an approximately 4-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and taxi. Traveling from Cairo in March, expect nights in Qena to be about the same, around 17°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 36°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Qena

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex

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, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, appreciate the history behind Colossi of Memnon, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, and take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum.

To find traveler tips, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, read Luxor trip itinerary maker.

Drive from Qena to Luxor in 2 hours. March in Luxor sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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 9th (Sat): stop by Edfu Sound and Light Show, then explore the ancient world of Kanais, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Edfu online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Luxor to Edfu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Edfu, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) to allow time to travel to New Valley Governorate.

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

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, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire nature's extreme beauty at Sahara Desert.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our New Valley Governorate trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Edfu to New Valley Governorate takes 17 hours. On the 12th (Tue), you'll travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in New Valley Governorate

Nature · Parks
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Abu Simbel trip builder.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from New Valley Governorate to Abu Simbel. In March, daily temperatures in Abu Simbel can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 13th (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

5
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
When in Aswan, make a side trip to see Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, approximately Kom Ombo away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Philae Temple, admire the natural beauty at Kitchner's Island, see the interesting displays at Animalia, and contemplate the long history of Nubian Village.

To find out how to plan a trip to Aswan, use our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Abu Simbel to Aswan in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Aswan sees daily highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marsa Alam.

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

5
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, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: have unforgettable encounters with Seaworld Diving Center, kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak, explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef, and head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam online road trip planner.

Drive from Aswan to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Aswan in March, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam: temperatures range from 30°C by day to 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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

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 25th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 26th (Tue) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. The adventure continues: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, head off the coast to Giftun Islands, go for a stroll along the water at Abu Tig Marina, and browse the different shops at Senzo Mall.

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Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Hurghada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

7
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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.
Spend the 1st (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, shop like a local with Na'ama Bay, and get outside with Stingray's Club.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh holiday 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, daytime highs in Sharm El Sheikh are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

6
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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Take a break from Dahab with a short trip to Salah El-Din Castle in Taba, about 2h 15 min away. Spend the 8th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Hole, view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, head outdoors with Three Pools, and explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs.

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

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. April in Dahab sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 25°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Saint Catherine.

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): ponder the world of politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay and then visit a coastal fixture at Daedalus Reef Lighthouse. On the next day, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), then stroll through Mount Sinai, and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Catherine's Monastery.

For other places to visit, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Saint Catherine travel route planner.

Getting from Dahab to Saint Catherine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Dahab in April, expect Saint Catherine to be slightly colder, temps between 28°C and 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Red Sea and Sinai
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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios) ©

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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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Alexandria: El Alamein (Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte & El Alamein War Cemetery). There's still lots to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Qaitbey, delve into the distant past at Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, take in nature's colorful creations at Montazah Gardens, and take an in-depth tour of El Kobba El Samaweya.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Alexandria journey planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Alexandria in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Catherine in April, expect somewhat warmer with lows of 17°C in Alexandria. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

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

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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 Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more) and Saqqara (Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids & Step Pyramid of Djoser). Spend the 25th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, visit Coptic Cairo, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, and get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Cairo planning site.

Drive from Alexandria to Cairo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Traveling from Alexandria in April, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can 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
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

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