60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Siwa
— 3 nights
2
Hurghada
— 8 nights
3
Sharm El Sheikh
— 10 nights
4
Dahab
— 6 nights
5
Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
6
Marsa Alam
— 7 nights
7
Aswan
— 4 nights
8
Edfu
— 1 night
9
Luxor
— 7 nights
10
Cairo
— 8 nights

3
nights
Siwa

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

For more things to do, maps, other places to visit, 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

Parks · Nature · 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 Carless Reef. Spend the 6th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, tour the pleasant surroundings at Shaab Abu Ramada/The Aquarium, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Hurghada day trip site.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Siwa to Hurghada in 10.5 hours. Another option is to 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
Carless Reef ©
Carless 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.
The Heavenly Cathedral and King Tut Museum are good opportunities to explore the local culture. You'll get in some beach time at Ras Um Sid and Shark's Bay Beach. The adventure continues: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, identify plant and animal life at Only One Apnea Center, and join the crowd at Ghibli Raceway.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh trip maker tool.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or ride a ferry. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Mangrove Beach
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
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 Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Safaris and Three Pools. Explore Dahab's surroundings by going to Castle Zaman (in Taba) and Coloured Canyon (in Nuweiba). There's lots more to do: take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, and head outdoors with Blue Lagoon.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Dahab online trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can go by car 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 Wadi Hammamat. Mount Sinai and St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios) will appeal to history buffs. Next up on the itinerary: explore the gorgeous colors at Jackson Reef, play a few rounds at The Cascades at Soma Bay, and visit a coastal fixture at Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Saint Catherine online sightseeing planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Saint Catherine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dahab in March, expect Saint Catherine to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Mon) early enough 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 Abu Dabbab Beach. You'll get in some beach time at Marsa Shoona Bay and Marsa Mubarak. There's much more to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Gebel El Rosas, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and tour the pleasant surroundings at El Qulan Mangrove Forest.

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Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Mon) so you can 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 Monastery of St. Simeon. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Animalia, head off the coast to Agilkia Island, explore the ancient world of New Kalabsha, and take in the spiritual surroundings of El-Tabia Mosque.

To see maps, photos, more things to do, 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 2 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 Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II) are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get some historical perspective at Avenue of Sphinxes and Howard Carter House. Venture out of the city with trips to Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera) and Tombs of the Nobles (in Al Asasif). There's much more to do: contemplate the long history of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), delve into the distant past at Tomb of Merenptah, take in the exciting artwork at Caravanserai, and take an in-depth tour of Karnak Open Air Museum.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Luxor day trip app.

You can take a train from Edfu to Luxor in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Sun) early enough 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

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.
Head to Cairo Festival City Mall and Townhouse Galleryfor plenty of shopping. Step off the beaten path and head to Bent Pyramid and Coptic Cairo. Go for a jaunt from Cairo to Giza to see Musee de la Barque Solaire about 32 minutes away. Spend the 25th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Ibn Tulun, buy something for everyone on your list at City Stars Mall, and browse for treasures at Galleria Le Petit Louvre - Antique.

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You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in April, plan for a bit cooler days in Cairo, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping · Historic Sites · Tours

Side Trip

Giza
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Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire
Bent Pyramid ©
Bent Pyramid
Safaris

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