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
— 9 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Dahab
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Nuweiba
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
6
Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
7
Marsa Alam
— 8 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
8
Aswan
— 4 nights
train:  1​h 15​min
9
Edfu
— 1 night
train:  1​h 30​min
10
Luxor
— 8 nights
Fly:  2​h 45​min
11
Cairo
— 6 nights
End: Cairo

3
nights
Siwa

Siwa ©
Step off the beaten path and head to Great Sand Sea and Lake Siwa.

For photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Siwa day trip planning app .

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
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Great Sand Sea ©
Great Sand Sea
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba ©
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba
Lake Siwa ©
Lake Siwa

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Dolphin & Whale Watching and Speed Boats Tours. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 8th (Fri) at Makadi Water World. And it doesn't end there: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid, cool off at Jungle Aqua Park, and tee off at Madinat Makadi Golf Resort.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Hurghada day trip planning app .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) early enough to travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World
Horseback Riding Tours

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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Coptic Orthodox Church and Safaris. And it doesn't end there: have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid, go deep with a submarine tour, and head outdoors with Stingray's Club.

To find maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh online trip builder .

Do a combination of bus and flight from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh in 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

5
nights
Dahab

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Coral Reefs and Three Pools. Make the 26th (Tue) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Blue Lagoon, view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara, and stop by Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Dahab trip itinerary builder website .

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March in Dahab, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 21°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nuweiba.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Three Pools ©
Three Pools
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

2
nights
Nuweiba

Nuweiba ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Thu): take in breathtaking views at Coloured Canyon, then hike along Wishwashi Canyon, and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Zaman. Here are some ideas for day two: don't miss a visit to Nawamis, step off the mainland to explore Coral Island, and then contemplate the long history of Ain Khudra.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Nuweiba trip planner .

Traveling by car from Dahab to Nuweiba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dahab in March; daily highs in Nuweiba reach 23°C and lows reach 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Nuweiba

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

Taba
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Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon
Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Ain Khudra ©
Ain Khudra

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 explore the less-touristy side of things at St. Catherine's Monastery and The Cascades at Soma Bay. Step out of Saint Catherine with an excursion to moses pool in Al Tur--about 58 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sinai, explore the gorgeous colors at Jackson Reef, and enjoy the sea views from Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Catherine tour itinerary maker .

Getting from Nuweiba to Saint Catherine by bus takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. March in Saint Catherine sees daily highs of 23°C and lows of 9°C at night. Finish 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, moses pool
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Elphinstone Reef and Abu Dabbab Beach. Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Aqua Coraya. Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Seaworld Diving Center, enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli, stroll through Marsa Shoona Bay, and get outside with Vivasub diving center.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam trip itinerary planning site .

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. 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 up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car 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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nubian Museum and Animalia. Take a break from Aswan with a short trip to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, about 1h 05 min away. Next up on the itinerary: head off the coast to Elephantine Island, stroll around Feryal Garden, delve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa, and make a trip to Aswan Sculpture Park.

Discover how to plan a Aswan trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Traveling by car from Marsa Alam to Aswan takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in April: highs in Aswan hover around 42°C, while lows dip to 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Sun) early enough to catch the train to Edfu.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
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 15th (Mon), delve into the distant past at Kanais and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Horus at Edfu.

To see reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Edfu day trip planning website .

Take a train from Aswan to Edfu in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April in Edfu, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 21°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) 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

8
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Medinet Habu and Tomb of Ramses VI. Change things up with these side-trips from Luxor: Tombs of the Nobles (in Al Asasif), Temple Khatkhor (in Dendera) and Qena (Temple of Hathor at Dendera & Dendera Temple Complex). And it doesn't end there: appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, identify plant and animal life at POW - Pop up Walks Luxor, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Nobles, and steep yourself in history at Howard Carter House.

To find where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Luxor itinerary planner .

Traveling by train from Edfu to Luxor takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in April, and nighttime lows around 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Tombs of the Nobles, Dendera Temple Complex, Valley of the Queens
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Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Dendera Temple Complex ©
Dendera Temple Complex
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Safaris and The Pyramid of Sneferu. Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Lahun Pyramid (in Al Fayyum) and Giza (Solar Boat Museum, Pyramids of Dahshour, & more). Spend the 24th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's much more to do: take a stroll through Old City (Coptic Cairo), get the lay of the land with Walking tours, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Cairo holiday planner .

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Luxor, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 33°C to lows of 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours Historic Sites Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Giza, Al Fayyum
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Photography Tours
Walking tours
Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour

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