60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Drive
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Siwa
— 3 nights
Taxi to Borg El Arab, Fly to Hurghada
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Hurghada
— 8 nights
Fly to Sharm el-Sheikh, Taxi to Sharm El Sheikh
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 9 nights
Drive
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Dahab
— 5 nights
Drive
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Nuweiba
— 2 nights
Drive
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Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
Taxi to Sharm el-Sheikh, Fly to Marsa Alam
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Marsa Alam
— 8 nights
Drive
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Aswan
— 4 nights
Train
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Edfu
— 1 night
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Luxor
— 8 nights
Fly
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Cairo
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Siwa

— 3 nights
Discover out-of-the-way places like Great Sand Sea and Temple of the Oracle of Amun / Aghurmi.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Siwa trip itinerary builder site.

Cairo to Siwa is an approximately 9.5-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Siwa

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Mar 1 — 4:

Hurghada

— 8 nights
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 Makadi Water World and Spas. Spend the 5th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Mosque El Mina Masjid, tee off at Madinat Makadi Golf, laugh and play at Jungle Aqua Park, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Hurghada trip itinerary planning website.

Getting from Siwa to Hurghada by combination of taxi and flight takes about 10.5 hours. Other options: drive. In March in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Theme Parks
Find places to stay Mar 4 — 13:

Sharm El Sheikh

— 9 nights

City of Peace

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to The Heavenly Cathedral and Bibo Viaggi. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Al Mustafa Mosque, bet on your favorite at Ghibli Raceway, appreciate the history behind Monument to the Victims of Plane Crash of Boeing 737, and stroll through Ras Um Sid.

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Sharm El Sheikh road trip planning website.

Getting from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh by combination of flight and taxi takes about 3 hours. Other options: ride a ferry; or drive. In March, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 22°C. 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 · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 13 — 22:

Dahab

— 5 nights
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. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, and get outside with Blue Lagoon.

For reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Dahab online trip planner.

You can drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Dahab are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Nuweiba.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Mar 22 — 27:

Nuweiba

— 2 nights
Nuweiba is a coastal town in the eastern part of Sinai Peninsula, Egypt. On the 28th (Thu), take in breathtaking views at Coloured Canyon, trek along Wishwashi Canyon, and then step into the grandiose world of Castle Zaman. On the 29th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: steep yourself in history at Ain Khudra.

To see traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Nuweiba trip planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Nuweiba in an hour. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Dahab in March, things will get little chillier in Nuweiba: highs are around 24°C and lows about 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Nuweiba

Parks · Historic Sites · Nature · Trails

Side Trip

Find places to stay Mar 27 — 29:

Saint Catherine

— 3 nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Catherine's Monastery and Mount Sinai. Change things up with a short trip to Moses Pool in Al Tur (about 2 hours away). There's still lots to do: visit a coastal fixture at Daedalus Reef Lighthouse, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), tee off at The Cascades at Soma Bay, and explore the gorgeous colors at Jackson Reef.

To see reviews, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Saint Catherine travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Nuweiba to Saint Catherine by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. In March, daytime highs in Saint Catherine are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 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 · Nature

Side Trips

Find places to stay Mar 29 — Apr 1:

Marsa Alam

— 8 nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seaworld Diving Center and Marsa Shoona Bay. And it doesn't end there: try out the rides at Aqua Coraya, soak in style at Turkish baths, kick back and relax at El Qulan Mangrove Forest, and make a trip to Shaab Marsa Alam.

To see maps, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam road trip website.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Saint Catherine in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Marsa Alam: highs are around 34°C and lows about 24°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Aswan.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Wildlife
Find places to stay Apr 1 — 9:

Aswan

— 4 nights
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. Change things up with a short trip to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo (about 1h 5 min away). There's much more to do: admire the natural beauty at Kitchner's Island, delve into the distant past at Qubbet el-Hawa, contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, and don't miss a visit to Aswan Sculpture Park.

For reviews, ratings, photos, and tourist information, read Aswan itinerary site.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Aswan in 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 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sun) so you can take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Find places to stay Apr 9 — 14:

Edfu

— 1 night
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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): mix with locals at Edfu Sound and Light Show, delve into the distant past at Kanais, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus.

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Traveling by train from Aswan to Edfu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to take a train to Luxor.

Things to do in Edfu

Events · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:

Luxor

— 8 nights
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Dendera Temple Complex and Obelisk of Thutmoses I. Take a break from Luxor with a short trip to Tombs of the Nobles in Al Asasif, about 40 minutes away. There's much more to do: explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, get advice or help at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, get engrossed in the history at Karnak Open Air Museum, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Luxor day trip website.

You can take a train from Edfu to Luxor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Tue) to allow time to fly to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Shopping

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 15 — 23:

Cairo

— 6 nights

City of a Thousand Minarets

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 Musee de la Barque Solaire and Coptic Cairo. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Meidum Pyramid (in El Wasta), The Pyramid of Sneferu (in Al Fayyum) and Giza (Statue of Ramses II & Bent Pyramid). Spend the 24th (Wed) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Cairo Citadel, take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, take in the local highlights with Walking tours, and take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church.

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Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. When traveling from Luxor in April, plan for slightly colder days in Cairo, with highs around 34°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Tours · Historic Sites · Neighborhoods · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Apr 23 — 29:

Egypt travel guide

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Ruins · Scuba & Snorkeling · Monuments
Gift of the Nile
The land of pharaohs, pyramids, sphinxes, and papyrus, Egypt needs little by way of introduction. Visitors find more than a textbook readout of ancient history when visiting the country--the power, scale, art, and mysticism of its centuries-old culture bleed out from each landmark attraction and seep into the everyday life. Bustling markets, the slow-flowing Nile, the vast desert, and inspiring archeological sites often sit right alongside palaces of great excess and historical importance. All ensure you have plenty to see and do during your vacation in Egypt. In the wake of the Arab Spring in 2011, travel to certain areas where conflict and terrorism are deemed likely remains inadvisable for foreign visitors.