60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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

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Bawiti

Bawiti
El-Bawiti is a town in the Western desert in Egypt. Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the different monuments and memorials at Bahariya Cemetery and then hike along Gebel al Ingleez.

For traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Bawiti trip itinerary maker site.

Cairo to Bawiti is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of . Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Bawiti

Historic Sites Parks Trails
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7
nights
Luxor

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Caravanserai and Habiba hand Weaving. Museum-lovers will appreciate Luxor Museum and Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum. Explore Luxor's surroundings by going to Tombs of the Nobles (in Al Asasif), Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera) and Edfu (Kanais & Temple of Horus). The adventure continues: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, and steep yourself in history at Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina).

To find traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Luxor travel itinerary planner.

You can fly from Bawiti to Luxor in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Luxor, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Sat) so you can drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Edfu, Dendera Temple Complex, Tombs of the Nobles
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Luxor Museum
Luxor Museum
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

4
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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Visiting Elephantine Island and Kitchner's Island will get you outdoors. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple of Kom Ombo and Nubian Museum. And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at Animalia, delve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El-Tabia Mosque, and make a trip to Aswan Sculpture Park.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Aswan sightseeing planner.

Getting from Luxor to Aswan by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In March, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Animalia ©
Animalia

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find more things to do, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Abu Simbel online trip itinerary builder.

Traveling by flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. March in Abu Simbel sees daily highs of 36°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seaworld Diving Center and Elphinstone Reef. Visiting Marsa Shoona Bay and El Qulan Mangrove Forest will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach, make a trip to Shaab Marsa Alam, tour the pleasant surroundings at Marsa Mubarak, and enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Marsa Alam trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Marsa Alam in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Abu Simbel in March: highs in Marsa Alam hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Wed) so you can drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

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.
Get some cultural insight at Mosque El Mina Masjid and Selkhet Papyrus. Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Swim with Dolphins will get you outdoors. Spend the 22nd (Fri) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, stop by Elite Linen Egypt, get outside with Zone Multisports, and see the vivid underwater world at Careless Reef.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hurghada vacation maker site.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. In March in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Careless Reef ©
Careless Reef
Speed Boats 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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at SOHO Square and Na'ama Bay. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Only One Apnea Center. And it doesn't end there: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church, stroll through Ras Um Sid, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at St Catherine Shop.

To see maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

5
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coral Reefs and Three Pools. There's still lots to do: take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY, get outside with Blue Lagoon, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, and pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara.

Start your trip to Dahab by creating a personalized itinerary on Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daytime highs in Dahab are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to drive to Taba.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Taba

Taba ©
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. On the 12th (Fri), take in breathtaking views at Coloured Canyon and then stroll through Wishwashi Canyon. On your second day here, play a few rounds at Taba Heights Golf Resort and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Zaman.

For traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Taba vacation planner.

Drive from Dahab to Taba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dahab in April, things will get a bit cooler in Taba: highs are around 25°C and lows about 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can go by car to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Taba

Outdoors Parks Golf

Side Trip

Coloured Canyon
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Wishwashi Canyon ©
Wishwashi Canyon
Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon

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.
Visit St. Catherine's Monastery and Wadi Hammamat for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Mount Sinai and Daedalus Reef Lighthouse. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Jackson Reef, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), and explore and take pictures at The Cascades at Soma Bay.

To see photos, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Saint Catherine trip itinerary maker site.

You can drive from Taba to Saint Catherine in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. Traveling from Taba in April, Saint Catherine is slightly colder at night with lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, Wadi Hammamat
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Jackson Reef ©
Jackson Reef

5
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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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Fort Qaitbey and The Monastery of St. Macarius. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Gallery Alex Creation. Explore Alexandria's surroundings by going to El Alamein (El Alamein War Cemetery & Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte). Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at El Prince Serour, pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, admire the masterpieces at El Shona Art Centre & Museums, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Ahmad Salem Mosque.

For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Alexandria trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Saint Catherine to Alexandria in 6.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Saint Catherine in April, Alexandria is a bit warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can go by car to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

El Alamein
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte ©
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte
El Alamein War Cemetery ©
El Alamein War Cemetery

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Cairo

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Mosque of Muhammad Ali and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Khan Al-Khalili and Lenhert & Landrock. Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza) and Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, admire the landmark architecture of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary), explore the ancient world of Bent Pyramid, and take a stroll through Islamic Cairo.

To find ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, use the Cairo online holiday planner.

Drive from Alexandria to Cairo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. While traveling from Alexandria, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Giza, Thebes, Step Pyramid of Djoser, Memphis Historical Site
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Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali
Step Pyramid of Djoser ©
Step Pyramid of Djoser
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

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