60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Egypt holiday planner

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Drive
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Siwa
— 3 nights
Taxi to Borg El Arab, Fly to Hurghada
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Hurghada
— 8 nights
Fly to Sharm el-Sheikh, Taxi to Sharm El Sheikh
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 10 nights
Drive
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Dahab
— 6 nights
Drive
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Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
Taxi to Sharm el-Sheikh, Fly to Marsa Alam
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Marsa Alam
— 7 nights
Drive
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Aswan
— 4 nights
Train
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Edfu
— 1 night
Train
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Luxor
— 7 nights
Fly
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Cairo
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Siwa

— 3 nights
Step out of the city life by going to Great Sand Sea and Lake Siwa. 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

Parks · Nature · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:

Hurghada

— 8 nights
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 Carless Reef. Step out of the city life by going to Horseback Riding Tours and Omo Gamaar. 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 Oxygen Red Sea Hurghada, 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 · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 13:

Sharm El Sheikh

— 10 nights

City of Peace

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 Shark Diving and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to The Heavenly Cathedral and Bibo Viaggi. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Um Sid, admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, enjoy the sand and surf at Mangrove Beach, 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 ride a ferry; or drive. 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 · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 13 — 23:

Dahab

— 6 nights
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 Castle Zaman and WICKEDiCANDY. 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 · Wildlife

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 23 — 29:

Saint Catherine

— 3 nights
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 Wadi Hammamat will appeal to history buffs. Get outdoors at Mount Sinai and The Cascades at Soma Bay. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jackson Reef, visit a coastal fixture at Daedalus Reef Lighthouse, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Catherine trip 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 little chillier, temps between 24°C and 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) so you can travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:

Marsa Alam

— 7 nights
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 Marsa Shoona Bay. Explore hidden gems such as Elphinstone Reef and Marsa Mubarak. The adventure continues: get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach, kick back and relax at Gebel El Rosas, 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 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. 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 · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 8:

Aswan

— 4 nights
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Visiting Elephantine Island and Agilkia Island will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Temple of Kom Ombo and Unfinished Obelisk. The adventure continues: get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, see the interesting displays at Animalia, steep yourself in history at Philae Temple, and explore the ancient world of Qubbet el-Hawa.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Aswan trip planner.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Aswan in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Marsa Alam in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Aswan: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 24°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 8 — 13:

Edfu

— 1 night
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): mix with locals at 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

Events · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 13 — 14:

Luxor

— 7 nights
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 Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina). Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luxor: Tombs of the Nobles (in Al Asasif) and Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera). Next up on the itinerary: appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses VI, contemplate the long history of Howard Carter House, and take an in-depth tour of Karnak Open Air Museum.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor online travel planner.

Take a train from Edfu to Luxor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to fly to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 14 — 21:

Cairo

— 8 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

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 Cairo Citadel will appeal to history buffs. Do your shopping at Cairo Festival City Mall and City Stars Mall. 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: make a trip to Coptic Cairo, take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre, explore the galleries of Townhouse Gallery, and learn more about the world around you at National Museum of Egyptian Civilization NEMC.

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 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. 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 · Museums

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 21 — 29:

Egypt travel guide

4.5
Ruins · Scuba & Snorkeling · Monuments
Gift of the Nile
The land of pharaohs, pyramids, sphinxes, and papyrus, Egypt needs little by way of introduction. Visitors find more than a textbook readout of ancient history when visiting the country--the power, scale, art, and mysticism of its centuries-old culture bleed out from each landmark attraction and seep into the everyday life. Bustling markets, the slow-flowing Nile, the vast desert, and inspiring archeological sites often sit right alongside palaces of great excess and historical importance. All ensure you have plenty to see and do during your vacation in Egypt. In the wake of the Arab Spring in 2011, travel to certain areas where conflict and terrorism are deemed likely remains inadvisable for foreign visitors.