60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
Drive:  9 h 15 min
1
Siwa
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  10 h
2
Hurghada
— 8 nights
Fly:  1 h 30 min
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 10 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Dahab
— 6 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  5 h
6
Marsa Alam
— 7 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
7
Aswan
— 4 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
8
Edfu
— 1 night
Train:  1 h 30 min
9
Luxor
— 7 nights
Fly:  2 h 45 min
10
Cairo
— 8 nights
End: Cairo

3
nights
Siwa

Siwa ©
Take a break from the city and head to Dakrur Mountain and Lake Siwa. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shali Fortress and Graeco-Roman Tombs.

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

Cairo to Siwa is an approximately 9.5- hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Siwa

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Great Sand Sea ©
Great Sand Sea
Mountain of the Dead ©
Mountain of the Dead
Lake Siwa ©
Lake Siwa

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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosque El Mina Masjid and Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda. Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Horseback Riding Tours. categoryPhrases.sentence.Spend_the_day_observing_fascinating_marine_mammals_with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shaab Abu Ramada/The Aquarium, see the vivid underwater world at Careless Reef, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find traveler tips, reviews, photos, and tourist information, read our Hurghada day trip site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Siwa to Hurghada in 10 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or drive. In March, daytime highs in Hurghada are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Careless Reef ©
Careless Reef
Speed Boats Tours

10
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Coptic Orthodox Church and Al Mustafa Mosque are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Ras Um Sid and Mangrove Beach. And it doesn't end there: get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, head outdoors with The Kite Bubble, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see maps, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shark Diving

6
nights
Dahab

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Take a break from the city and head to Coral Reefs and Three Pools. Discover out-of-the-way places like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. Explore Dahab's surroundings by going to Castle Zaman (in Taba) and Coloured Canyon (in Nuweiba). The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at WICKEDiCANDY, head outdoors with Blue Lagoon, and appreciate the history behind Wadi Zaghara.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Dahab trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Castle Zaman, Coloured Canyon
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at St. Catherine's Monastery and St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios). Mount Sinai and Daedalus Reef Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Step out of Saint Catherine to go to Al Tur and see Wadi Hammamat, which is approximately 58 minutes away. It doesn't end there: get a sense of history and politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay and explore the gorgeous colors at Jackson Reef.

For maps, other places to visit, photos, and tourist information, go to the Saint Catherine day trip planning app.

Drive from Dahab to Saint Catherine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler temperatures traveling from Dahab in March, with highs in Saint Catherine at 24°C and lows at 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Marsa Alam.

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

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.
Take a break from the city and head to Seaworld Diving Center and Marsa Shoona Bay. You'll get in some beach time at Gebel El Rosas and Sharm El Luli. And it doesn't end there: see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef, get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach, soak in style at Turkish baths, and make a trip to Shaab Marsa Alam.

For more things to do, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Marsa Alam trip maker tool.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or do a combination of bus and flight. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Saint Catherine in April; daily highs in Marsa Alam reach 34°C and lows reach 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef

4
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Temple of Kom Ombo and Nubian Village. Do some cultural sightseeing at Nubian Museum and Unfinished Obelisk. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Animalia, explore the ancient world of Qubbet el-Hawa, take in the spiritual surroundings of El-Tabia Mosque, and head off the coast to Elephantine Island.

To find reviews and other tourist information, read Aswan road trip planner.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Aswan by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in April: highs in Aswan hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) 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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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
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. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): visit Edfu Sound and Light Show, then explore the ancient world of Kanais, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus.

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You can take a train from Aswan to Edfu in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In April in Edfu, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to take a train to Luxor.

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

7
nights
Luxor

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Medinet Habu and Avenue of Sphinxes are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Dendera Temple Complex and Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II). Change things up with a short trip to Tombs of the Nobles in Al Asasif (about 40 minutes away). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Valley of the Nobles, get engrossed in the history at Karnak Open Air Museum, explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Queens, and steep yourself in history at Howard Carter House.

To see photos, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Luxor tour itinerary planner.

You can take a train from Edfu to Luxor in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Luxor sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Dendera Temple Complex, Tombs of the Nobles
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Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)
Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II)
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

8
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Musee de la Barque Solaire and Pyramids of Dahshour. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Cairo Festival City Mall and Townhouse Gallery. There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, capture your vacation like a pro with an inspiring photography tour, explore the ancient world of Statue of Ramses II, and take a stroll through Coptic Cairo.

For maps, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip planning website.

You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in April, plan for slightly colder days in Cairo, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Giza
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Safaris
Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

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