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
— 9 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Dahab
— 5 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Nuweiba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
Fly:  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 ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Shali Fortress and Great Sand Sea.

For reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Siwa sightseeing planning site.

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

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 Parasailing & Paragliding and Spas. Spend the 5th (Tue) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 8th (Fri) at Makadi Water World. And it doesn't end there: take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback, get outside with Zone Multisports, play a few rounds at Madinat Makadi Golf, and go for a stroll along the water at Abu Tig Marina.

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, flight, and bus 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 go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Parasailing & Paragliding
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Coptic Orthodox Church and Ras Um Sid. There's much more to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Al Mustafa Mosque, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and get outside with Desert Dream.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In March in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 22°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can drive 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 Wadi Zaghara. And it doesn't end there: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, get outside with Blue Lagoon, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and browse the exhibits of WICKEDiCANDY.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Dahab tour site.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in March, and nighttime lows around 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to go by car 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 ©
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. Here are some ideas for day two: make a trip to Nawamis, contemplate the long history of Coral Island, and then contemplate the long history of Ain Khudra.

To see ratings, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Nuweiba trip planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Nuweiba in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Dahab in March; daily highs in Nuweiba reach 24°C and lows reach 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Fri) so you can drive to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Nuweiba

Parks Historic Sites Nature

Side Trip

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

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to St. Catherine's Monastery and moses pool. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai, get a sense of history and politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay, visit a coastal fixture at Daedalus Reef Lighthouse, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios).

To find other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Saint Catherine trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Nuweiba to Saint Catherine takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in March, and nighttime lows around 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Mon) to allow enough time to 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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Seaworld Diving Center and Elphinstone Reef. Pack the 7th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Aqua Coraya. And it doesn't end there: indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Mubarak, stroll through Marsa Shoona Bay, and get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center.

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

Fly from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. 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
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Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Wadi Gemal ©
Wadi Gemal

4
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. Change things up with a short trip to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: see the interesting displays at Animalia, explore the ancient world of Monastery of St. Simeon, steep yourself in history at Unfinished Obelisk, and make a trip to Philae Temple.

To find maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Aswan online driving holiday planner.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Aswan by car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: 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. 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. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Mon): stop by 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

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
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 discover tucked-away gems like Dendera Temple Complex and Avenue of Sphinxes. 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 answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, get engrossed in the history at Karnak Open Air Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Obelisk of Thutmoses I.

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

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Photography Tours and Statue of Ramses II. Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Meidum Pyramid (in El Wasta), Giza (Musee de la Barque Solaire & Pyramids of Dahshour) and Al Fayyum (Lahun Pyramid & The Pyramid of Sneferu). There's lots more to do: get the lay of the land with Walking tours, stop by Fair Trade Egypt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Mary's Coptic Orthodox Church, and take a stroll through Coptic Cairo.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Cairo vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Luxor to Cairo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. 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 Outdoors

Side Trips

Giza, Al Fayyum, Meidum Pyramid
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Photography Tours
Walking tours
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

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