60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Cairo
1
Cairo
— 5 nights
Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
3
Dahab
— 5 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
4
Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
Fly:  5 h
5
Marsa Alam
— 8 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Hurghada
— 9 nights
Bus:  2 h 30 min
7
Luxor
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Aswan
— 5 nights
Train:  1 h 15 min
9
Edfu
— 1 night
Fly:  7 h 30 min
10
New Valley Governorate
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 15 min
11
Siwa
— 3 nights
Drive:  9 h 15 min
End: Cairo

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 Pyramids of Dahshour. Venture out of the city with trips to Musee de la Barque Solaire (in Giza), Meidum Pyramid (in El Wasta) and The Pyramid of Sneferu (in Al Fayyum). 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, Meidum Pyramid, The Pyramid of Sneferu
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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 Coptic Orthodox Church and Nature & Wildlife Tours. There's still lots to do: pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, head outdoors with Desert Dream, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Al Mustafa Mosque.

To see traveler tips, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer 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. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Cairo in March since evenings lows in Sharm El Sheikh dip to 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
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

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 Three Pools. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dahab: Castle Zaman (in Taba) and Nuweiba (Coloured Canyon & Ain Khudra). The adventure continues: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara, and look for gifts at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty.

To find reviews, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Dahab route planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Dahab can reach 32°C, while at night they dip to 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Wed) early enough to drive 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 Daedalus Reef Lighthouse. Step out of Saint Catherine with an excursion to Wadi Hammamat in Al Tur--about 1 hour 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 take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios).

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 Golf

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 Wadi Gemal. Pack the 31st (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Aqua Coraya. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Abu Dabbab Beach, take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center, slough off your stress at Turkish baths, and see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Marsa Alam journey website.

Getting from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Saint Catherine in March, with highs in Marsa Alam at 30°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sun) so you can 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 Horseback Riding Tours. Spend the 1st (Mon) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 4th (Thu) at Makadi Water World. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, play a few rounds at Madinat Makadi Golf, head outdoors with Zone Multisports, and make a splash at Jungle Aqua Park.

To find maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Hurghada online travel planner.

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Hurghada takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. In March in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) to allow time to 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 Medinet Habu. The adventure continues: appreciate the history behind Obelisk of Thutmoses I, get engrossed in the history at Karnak Open Air Museum, get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses III.

To see where to stay, maps, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor route planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Luxor by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Hurghada in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 41°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours

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 Elephantine Island. When in Aswan, make a side trip to see Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, approximately Kom Ombo away. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Animalia, head off the coast to Kitchner's Island, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and delve into the distant past at Agilkia Island.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Aswan trip maker.

Traveling by car from Luxor to Aswan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April in Aswan, expect temperatures between 42°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time 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 Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Siwa online tour planner.

Explore your travel options from New Valley Governorate to Siwa with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Mon) to allow enough time to 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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