60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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60 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Cairo
Drive:  9​h 15​min
1
Siwa
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  10​h
2
Hurghada
— 8 nights
bus + 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
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  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 ©
Visit Temple of the Oracle of Amun / Aghurmi and Mountain of the Dead for their historical value. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Shali Fortress and Temple of Umm Ubayd.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Siwa travel planner.

Cairo to Siwa is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Wrap up 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
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Speed Boats Tours and Horseback Riding Tours. Get some cultural insight at Mosque El Mina Masjid and Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda. Spend the 6th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Spend the 10th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: fly like a bird with a parasailing or paragliding tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Zone Multisports, and see the interesting displays at Selkhet Papyrus.

To find ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hurghada online day trip planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Siwa to Hurghada takes 10 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and ferry; or drive. In March in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) to allow enough time 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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Coptic Orthodox Church and King Tut Museum. Your inner history buff will appreciate Al Mustafa Mosque and The Heavenly Cathedral. And it doesn't end there: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, head outdoors with Bibo Viaggi, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

For ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry; or drive. In March in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Sat) to allow time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

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 Blue Lagoon. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Castle Zaman and Coloured Canyon. Make the 27th (Wed) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Three Pools, pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara, look for gifts at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty, and take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY.

For ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Dahab travel itinerary planner.

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 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Coloured Canyon, Castle Zaman
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like St. Catherine's Monastery and Mount Sinai. Visit St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios) and Daedalus Reef Lighthouse for their historical value. Take a break from Saint Catherine with a short trip to Wadi Hammamat in Al Tur, about 58 minutes away. There's more to do: get a sense of history and politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jackson Reef.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Saint Catherine online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Dahab to Saint Catherine takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect little chillier temperatures when traveling from Dahab in March; daily highs in Saint Catherine reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up 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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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
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.
Relax by the water at Marsa Shoona Bay and El Qulan Mangrove Forest. Discover out-of-the-way places like Seaworld Diving Center and Vivasub diving center. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach, don't miss a visit to Shaab Marsa Alam, explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef, and take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center.

To see traveler tips, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam travel planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect somewhat 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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Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

4
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nubian Museum and Animalia. Get outdoors at Elephantine Island and Agilkia Island. Step out of Aswan to go to Kom Ombo and see Temple of Kom Ombo, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the ancient world of New Kalabsha, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, stroll around Feryal Garden, and steep yourself in history at Nubian Village.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Aswan tour planning tool .

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Aswan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. When traveling from Marsa Alam in April, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Aswan: temperatures range from 42°C by day to 23°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) to allow enough 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. On the 14th (Sun), delve into the distant past at Kanais and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus at Edfu.

For ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Edfu road trip tool .

Getting from Aswan to Edfu by train takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) to allow enough time to take a train to Luxor.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus at Edfu ©
Temple of Horus at Edfu
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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Medinet Habu and Avenue of Sphinxes. Museum-lovers will appreciate Caravanserai and Karnak Open Air Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Luxor: Tombs of the Nobles (in Al Asasif), Qena (Dendera Temple Complex & Temple of Hathor at Dendera) and Temple Khatkhor (in Dendera). There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), hike along POW - Pop up Walks Luxor, steep yourself in history at Howard Carter House, and look for gifts at Habiba hand Weaving.

To plan Luxor vacation without wasting time, ask Inspirock to design an itinerary.

Traveling by train from Edfu to Luxor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can 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

Dendera Temple Complex, Valley of the Queens, Dendera Temple Complex, Tombs of the Nobles
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Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI
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.
Popular historic sites such as Old City (Coptic Cairo) and Citadel (Al-Qalaa) are in your itinerary. Do some cultural sightseeing at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre and Solar Boat Museum. Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Imhotep Museum (in Saqqara) and Pyramids of Dahshour (in Giza). Spend the 25th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the exciting artwork at Townhouse Gallery, browse the exhibits of Picasso Art Gallery Egypt, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and browse the different shops at City Stars Mall.

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You can fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Luxor in April, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 19°C, while days are little chillier, around 33°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping Historic Sites Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Imhotep Museum
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Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo
Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour
Safaris

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