60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Bawiti
— Few hours
2
Luxor
— 7 nights
3
Aswan
— 4 nights
4
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
5
Marsa Alam
— 5 nights
6
Hurghada
— 8 nights
7
Sharm El Sheikh
— 9 nights
8
Dahab
— 5 nights
9
Taba
— 2 nights
10
Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
11
Alexandria
— 5 nights
12
Cairo
— 8 nights

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Bawiti

Bawiti
El-Bawiti is a town in the Western desert in Egypt. To find traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Bawiti holiday builder site.

Cairo to Bawiti is an approximately 5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. On the 1st (Fri), you'll travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Bawiti

Tours · Outdoors · Nature
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7
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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.
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 Edfu (Kanais & Temple of Horus), Tombs of the Nobles (in Al Asasif) and Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Queen Nefertari, get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, and contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor online journey maker.

Getting from Bawiti to Luxor by combination of taxi and flight takes about 8 hours. Other options: 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

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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 Animalia. And it doesn't end there: get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, 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
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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.
Explore hidden gems such as Seaworld Diving Center and Marsa Shoona Bay. Visiting Elphinstone Reef and El Qulan Mangrove Forest will get you outdoors. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Gebel El Rosas, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center, and head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Marsa Alam trip planner.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Marsa Alam in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Abu Simbel, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam, ranging from highs of 30°C to lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to 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
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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.
Get some cultural insight at Mosque El Mina Masjid and Sand City. Visiting Parasailing & Paragliding and Dolphin & Whale Watching will get you outdoors. Spend the 24th (Sun) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. The adventure continues: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, get outside with Kite Family El Gouna, examine the collection at Selkhet Papyrus, and see the vivid underwater world at Carless 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 travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Carless Reef ©
Carless Reef
Speed Boats Tours

9
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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.
Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at SOHO Square and St Catherine Shop. Escape the urban bustle at Nature & Wildlife Tours and Na'ama Bay. And it doesn't end there: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, zoom along the surf with a waterskiing or jet-skiing adventure, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Mustafa Mosque.

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 combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or 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

Side Trip

Mangrove Beach
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Shark Diving
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

5
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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 Blue Hole. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Coral Reefs and Three Pools. There's still lots to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get outside with Blue Lagoon, view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, 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

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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

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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.
Visit St. Catherine's Monastery and Mount Sinai for their historical value. Do some cultural sightseeing at Wadi Hammamat and St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios). There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Jackson Reef, enjoy the sea views from Daedalus Reef Lighthouse, 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 St.Mina Monastery. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte. Step out of Alexandria to go to El Alamein and see El Alamein War Cemetery, which is approximately 1h 25 min away. Next up on the itinerary: view the masterpieces at Mohamed El Masry Gallery, take an in-depth tour of El Kobba El Samaweya, 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 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, 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 · Shopping · Historic Sites

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Mosque of Muhammad Ali and Pyramids of Giza. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Step Pyramid of Djoser and Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary). Venture out of the city with trips to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Great Sphinx (in Giza). The adventure continues: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, admire the landmark architecture of Cairo Citadel, shop like a local with Khan Al-Khalili, and view the masterpieces at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

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, Saqqara, Thebes, 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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