60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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

7
nights
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.
Let the collections at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Townhouse Gallery capture your imagination. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Khan Al-Khalili and Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch. Venture out of the city with trips to Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara) and Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). There's lots more to do: appreciate the extensive heritage of Coptic Cairo, explore the ancient world of Giza Plateau, take a stroll through Zamalek (Gezira Island), and visit Islamic Cairo.

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Use the Route module to find travel options from your starting location to Cairo. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can drive to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trips

Giza, Memphis Historical Site, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Bahgat Gallery. For shopping fun, head to El Prince Serour or Mohamed El Masry Gallery. Explore Alexandria's surroundings by going to El Alamein (El Alamein World War II Military Museum, El Alamein War Cemetery, &more). There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey, get to know the fascinating history of The Monastery of St. Macarius, look for gifts at Carrefour City Center, and pause for some photo ops at St.Mina Monastery.

To find maps, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Alexandria vacation maker website.

Traveling by car from Cairo to Alexandria takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or fly. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Cairo in March: highs in Alexandria hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Alexandria

Museums Historic Sites Shopping

Side Trip

El Alamein
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte ©
Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte

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 15th (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mount Sinai and then stroll through Ras Mohommed National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 16th (Sat): take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), ponder the world of politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay, and then steep yourself in history at St. Catherine's Monastery.

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Traveling by flight from Alexandria to Saint Catherine takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect a bit cooler evenings in Saint Catherine when traveling from Alexandria in March, with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Taba.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, Ras Mohommed National Park
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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Ras Mohommed National Park ©
Ras Mohommed National Park

2
nights
Taba

Taba
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. Start off your visit on the 17th (Sun): step into the grandiose world of Castle Zaman and then explore the historical opulence of Salah El-Din Castle. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Mon): play a few rounds at Taba Heights Golf Resort and then explore the stunning scenery at Coloured Canyon.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Taba trip builder site.

Traveling by car from Saint Catherine to Taba takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Taba

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Coloured Canyon
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Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle
Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon

5
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Coral Reefs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Hole, enjoy some diversion at Sandana Sandboarding, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and stop by WICKEDiCANDY.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Dahab attractions site.

Drive from Taba to Dahab in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Dahab sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

8
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.
Visit Na'ama Bay and Mangrove Beach for some beach relaxation. Coptic Orthodox Church and The Heavenly Cathedral are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Spend the 25th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Um Sid, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and get outside with Subacquei Clandestini CCF Sharm.

To find reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Madinat Makadi Golf. Head to Senzo Mall and Sultan Center Shopfor some retail therapy. Step out of Hurghada with an excursion to El-Mallah in Safaga--about 1 hour away. Spend the 2nd (Tue) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. There's much more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid, explore by horseback at Hurghada Equestrian, and get outside with Zone Multisports.

To find reviews, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Hurghada road trip app.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada by car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: ride a ferry. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March, Hurghada is little chillier at night with lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

El-Mallah
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

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.
Visit Marsa Mubarak and El Qulan Mangrove Forest for some beach relaxation. Step out of the city life by going to Sharm El Luli and Sataya Reef. And it doesn't end there: enjoy the sand and surf at Gebel El Rosas, get outside with Vivasub diving center, take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center, and get active on the water at Seaworld Diving Center.

To see traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Marsa Alam trip planner.

Drive from Hurghada to Marsa Alam in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. April in Marsa Alam sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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

1
day
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Tue): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Abu Simbel day trip app.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Abu Simbel takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Marsa Alam in April, you will find days in Abu Simbel are somewhat warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

4
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
You'll explore and learn at Animalia and Nubian Museum. Do some cultural sightseeing at Philae Temple and Qubbet el-Hawa. 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: contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, explore the different monuments and memorials at Mausoleum of Aga Khan, don't miss a visit to Aswan Sculpture Park, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El-Tabia Mosque.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and tourist information, use the Aswan trip site.

Traveling by flight from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can go by car to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Animalia ©
Animalia

9
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Luxor Museum and Caravanserai. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Karnak and Medinet Habu. Change things up with these side-trips from Luxor: Edfu (Gibel Silsila, Kanais, &more), Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera) and Tombs of the Nobles (in Al Asasif). There's lots more to do: explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings, explore the ancient world of Tomb of Amonherkhopeshef, pause for some photo ops at Tomb of Queen Nefertari, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes.

To find photos, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daytime highs in Luxor are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Edfu, Tombs of the Nobles, Dendera Temple Complex
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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