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
+2
Taxi + Fly + Bus:  10 h
2
Hurghada
— 8 nights
Drive:  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
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 ©
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 Temple of the Oracle of Amun / Aghurmi.

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 bus, 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
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 Spas. Step out of the city life by going to Horseback Riding Tours and Speed Boats Tours. Spend the 6th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Careless Reef, get outside with Oxygen Red Sea Hurghada, head off the coast to Omo Gamaar, and cool off at Makadi Water World.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Hurghada online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi, flight, and bus from Siwa to Hurghada takes 10.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In March, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 33°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to drive 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.
Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Shark's Bay Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Shark Diving and Al Mustafa Mosque. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, join the crowd at Ghibli Raceway, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and discover the deep blue sea with Only One Apnea Center.

To find maps, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh travel route planner.

You can drive from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Another option is to ride a ferry. In March in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. 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
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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.
Shop till you drop at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty and WICKEDiCANDY. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coral Reefs and Safaris. Get out of town with these interesting Dahab side-trips: Castle Zaman (in Taba) and Coloured Canyon (in Nuweiba). There's still lots to do: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, and get outside with Blue Lagoon.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Dahab travel route planner.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow 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 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

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 Wadi Gemal. 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 fly 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 Agilkia Island will get you outdoors. Get a sense of the local culture at Temple of Kom Ombo and Unfinished Obelisk. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Animalia, take an in-depth tour of Nubian Museum, 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

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 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). There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Valley of the Nobles, contemplate the long history of Howard Carter House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, and get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read our Luxor journey planning website.

You can take a train from Edfu to Luxor in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daytime highs in Luxor are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 21°C. Wrap up 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.
You'll explore and learn at Musee de la Barque Solaire and Townhouse Gallery. Do some cultural sightseeing at Pyramids of Dahshour and Mosque of Ibn Tulun. When in Cairo, make a side trip to see Imhotep Museum in Saqqara, approximately Saqqara away. Spend the 25th (Thu) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: do sightseeing your way with Private Tours, browse the different shops at Cairo Festival City Mall, take in the exciting artwork at Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre, and explore the galleries of Oum El Dounia Gallery.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Cairo trip maker website.

Getting from Luxor to Cairo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: 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 up 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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Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire
Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour
Safaris

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