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 ©
Step out of the city life by going to Great Sand Sea and Fatnis Island (Fantasy Island). You'll discover tucked-away gems like Shali Fortress and Graeco-Roman Tombs.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the 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
Temple of Umm Ubayd ©
Temple of Umm Ubayd

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Parasailing & Paragliding and Speed Boats Tours. Step out of the city life by going to Horseback Riding Tours and Shaab Abu Ramada/The Aquarium. Spend the 6th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, make a splash at Makadi Water World, get outside with Zone Multisports, and see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Hurghada journey builder.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Siwa to Hurghada takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can 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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Ras Um Sid will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to The Heavenly Cathedral and Shark's Bay Beach. There's lots more to do: get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, stop by Secret Of Egypt, and tour the depths of the sea with a submarine tour.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coral Reefs and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Do some cultural sightseeing at WICKEDiCANDY and Castle Zaman. When in Dahab, make a side trip to see Coloured Canyon in Nuweiba, approximately Nuweiba away. And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, appreciate the history behind Wadi Zaghara, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and head outdoors with Three Pools.

To see reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Dahab online trip builder.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows 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.
St. Catherine's Monastery and Daedalus Reef Lighthouse will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Mount Sinai and The Cascades at Soma Bay. Step out of Saint Catherine to go to Al Tur and see Wadi Hammamat, which is approximately 58 minutes away. There's more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jackson Reef and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios).

To see other places to visit and other tourist information, read Saint Catherine trip builder tool.

Drive from Dahab to Saint Catherine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Dahab in March, with highs in Saint Catherine at 24°C and lows at 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.
Escape the urban bustle at Seaworld Diving Center and Elphinstone Reef. Explore hidden gems such as Marsa Shoona Bay and Gebel El Rosas. The adventure continues: get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach, kick back and relax at Marsa Mubarak, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sharm El Luli, and get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Marsa Alam driving holiday planning website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saint Catherine in April, with highs in Marsa Alam at 34°C and lows at 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.
Visiting Elephantine Island and Kitchner's Island will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Temple of Kom Ombo and Nubian Village. Next up on the itinerary: take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, examine the collection at Animalia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at El-Tabia Mosque, and delve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa.

To find ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read Aswan tour planner.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Aswan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. While traveling from Marsa Alam, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aswan, ranging from highs of 42°C to lows of 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) to allow time to take a 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): stop by Edfu Sound and Light Show, delve into the distant past at Kanais, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus.

To see maps, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Edfu online route builder.

You can take a train from Aswan to Edfu in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. April in Edfu sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 21°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can catch the 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.
Head to Caravanserai and Habiba hand Weavingfor some retail therapy. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Medinet Habu and Dendera Temple Complex. Take a break from Luxor with a short trip to Tombs of the Nobles in Al Asasif, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Howard Carter House, take an in-depth tour of Karnak Open Air Museum, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, and delve into the distant past at Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II).

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Luxor online visit planner.

Getting from Edfu to Luxor by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. April in Luxor sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 21°C at night. 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

Tombs of the Nobles, Dendera Temple Complex
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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.
Bent Pyramid and Coptic Cairo will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Cairo Festival City Mall and Picasso Art Gallery Egypt. Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Imhotep Museum (in Saqqara) and Musee de la Barque Solaire (in Giza). Spend the 25th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: get a tailor-made plan with Private Tours, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Ibn Tulun, admire the striking features of Cairo Citadel, and take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre.

To find other places to visit, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo travel route planning app.

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 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 Trips

Giza, Imhotep Museum
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Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire
Bent Pyramid ©
Bent Pyramid
Safaris

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