60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 5 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 9 nights
3
Dahab
— 5 nights
4
Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
5
Marsa Alam
— 8 nights
6
Hurghada
— 9 nights
7
Luxor
— 8 nights
8
Aswan
— 5 nights
9
Edfu
— 1 night
10
New Valley Governorate
— 1 night
11
Siwa
— 3 nights

5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Photography Tours and Musee de la Barque Solaire. Venture out of the city with trips to Bent Pyramid (in Giza), The Pyramid of Sneferu (in Al Fayyum) and Meidum Pyramid (in El Wasta). Next up on the itinerary: take in the local highlights with Walking tours, pause for some photo ops at Statue of Ramses II, take a stroll through Coptic Cairo, and see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To see where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Cairo trip itinerary builder app.

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Cairo. In March, daytime highs in Cairo are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Wed) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Giza, The Pyramid of Sneferu, Meidum Pyramid
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Photography Tours
Walking tours
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

9
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at The Heavenly Cathedral and Shark Diving. There's still lots to do: admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, pause for some photo ops at Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Um Sid, and head outdoors with Subacquei Clandestini CCF Sharm.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Fly from Cairo to Sharm El Sheikh in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Cairo in March, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Sharm El Sheikh, with lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Safaris
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral
Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque

5
nights
Dahab

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Explore hidden gems such as Coral Reefs and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dahab: Nuweiba (Coloured Canyon & Ain Khudra) and Castle Zaman (in Taba). Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Three Pools, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, and pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara.

To find traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. March in Dahab sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 22°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for the car ride to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trips

Nuweiba, Castle Zaman
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Three Pools ©
Three Pools
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like St. Catherine's Monastery and St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios). Step out of Saint Catherine with an excursion to Wadi Hammamat in Al Tur--about 58 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai, ponder the world of politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay, and enjoy the sea views from Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Catherine trip planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Saint Catherine in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dahab in March; daily highs in Saint Catherine reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, Wadi Hammamat
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Daedalus Reef Lighthouse ©
Daedalus Reef Lighthouse

8
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Seaworld Diving Center and Marsa Shoona Bay. Pack the 31st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Aqua Coraya. There's lots more to do: take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, head outdoors with Vivasub diving center, and explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Marsa Alam trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Saint Catherine in March, with highs in Marsa Alam at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Wadi Gemal ©
Wadi Gemal

9
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Parasailing & Paragliding and Makadi Water World. Spend the 1st (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: trot along with a tour on horseback, get outside with Zone Multisports, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, and admire the striking features of Mosque El Mina Masjid.

To find ratings, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada online itinerary maker.

Drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in March, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World
Horseback Riding Tours

8
nights
Luxor

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Explore hidden gems such as Dendera Temple Complex and Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II). And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Medinet Habu, appreciate the history behind Obelisk of Thutmoses I, get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and steep yourself in history at Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina).

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip maker app.

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Hurghada, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) early enough to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Obelisk of Thutmoses I ©
Obelisk of Thutmoses I

5
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 Kitchner's Island. When in Aswan, make a side trip to see Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, approximately Kom Ombo away. There's still lots to do: examine the collection at Animalia, step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, stroll around Feryal Garden, and delve into the distant past at Monastery of St. Simeon.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, read Aswan trip planner.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Expect a daytime high around 42°C in April, and nighttime lows around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) early enough to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Aswan

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo

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 23rd (Tue), delve into the distant past at Gibel Silsila, delve into the distant past at Kanais, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Edfu road trip website.

Traveling by train from Aswan to Edfu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) so you can travel to New Valley Governorate.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Kanais ©
Kanais
Gibel Silsila
Gibel Silsila

1
night
New Valley Governorate

New Valley Governorate ©
New Valley Governorate is one of the governorates of Egypt. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Wed): explore the fascinating landscape at Sahara Desert.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the New Valley Governorate day trip planning website.

Fly from Edfu to New Valley Governorate in 17 hours. You will leave for Siwa on the 25th (Thu).

Things to do in New Valley Governorate

Nature · Parks
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Sahara Desert ©
Sahara Desert

3
nights
Siwa

Siwa ©
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Shali Fortress and Temple of the Oracle of Amun / Aghurmi.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Siwa road trip planning tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from New Valley Governorate to Siwa. On the 29th (Mon), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive back home.

Things to do in Siwa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Great Sand Sea ©
Great Sand Sea
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba ©
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba
Mountain of the Dead ©
Mountain of the Dead

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