60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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60 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Verona
Fly:  11​h 45​min
1
Al Fayyum
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 45​min
2
Taba
— 2 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
3
Dahab
— 3 nights
bus:  1​h 15​min
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 7 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h 15​min
5
Marsa Alam
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  6​h 15​min
6
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
7
Aswan
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Luxor
— 7 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
9
Qena
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
10
Hurghada
— 10 nights
Fly + taxi:  3​h 30​min
11
Alexandria
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h
12
Cairo
— 10 nights
Fly + bus:  9​h
End: Verona

1
night
Al Fayyum

Al Fayyum ©
Start off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the ancient world of Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan). On the 2nd (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire the sheer force of Wadi El-Rayan.

To find reviews, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Al Fayyum online travel route planner .

Verona, Italy to Al Fayyum is an approximately 12-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Eastern European Time (EET) is 1 hour. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Taba.

Things to do in Al Fayyum

#Nature, #Parks, #Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan)
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Wadi El-Rayan ©
Wadi El-Rayan
Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan) ©

2
nights
Taba

Taba
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. On the 3rd (Sun), play a few rounds at Taba Heights Golf Resort and then take in breathtaking views at Coloured Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): explore the historical opulence of Salah El-Din Castle.

To find ratings, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Taba trip builder site .

You can drive from Al Fayyum to Taba in 7 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or do a combination of taxi and bus. In June, daytime highs in Taba are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Mon) early enough to catcht the bus to Dahab.

Things to do in Taba

#Historic Sites, #Golf, #Outdoors

Side Trip

Coloured Canyon
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Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle
Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon
Taba Heights Golf Resort ©
Taba Heights Golf Resort

3
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Get a sense of the local culture at St. Catherine's Monastery and Mount Sinai. Kids will appreciate attractions like Scuba & Snorkeling and Coral Reefs. The adventure continues: Head underground at Blue Hole and explore and take pictures at Dahabhorses.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Dahab online vacation planner .

You can take a bus from Taba to Dahab in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Taba in June, expect Dahab to be a bit warmer, temps between 44°C and 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can catcht the bus to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

#Wildlife, #Nature, #Parks

Side Trip

Saint Catherine
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

7
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Shop till you drop at Na'ama Bay and SOHO Square. Visit Shark's Bay Beach and The Stable for some beach relaxation. Spend the 8th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. The adventure continues: stroll through Ras Um Sid, hunt for treasures at Old Market, get in on the family fun at Aqua Blue Diving & Water Sports, and enjoy the sand and surf at Mangrove Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh road trip website .

You can take a bus from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

#Outdoors, #Theme Parks, #Parks
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Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
Scuba & Snorkeling
Shark's Bay Beach ©
Shark's Bay Beach

5
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.
Bring the kids along to Sharm El Luli and Marsa Mubarak. You'll get in some beach time at Gebel El Rosas and Marsa Shoona Bay. Spend the 17th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dolphin House Reef (Sha'ab Samadai), and make a trip to Shaab Marsa Alam.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Marsa Alam online road trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Sharm El Sheikh to Marsa Alam takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in June: highs in Marsa Alam hover around 41°C, while lows dip to 32°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

#Parks, #Outdoors, #Wildlife
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 20th (Wed), delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

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You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Abu Simbel in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Marsa Alam in June, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Abu Simbel: temperatures range from 47°C by day to 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

#Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

6
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Philae and Agilkia. Take a break from the city and head to Nile River and Kitchner's Island. Step out of Aswan with an excursion to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo--about 1h 05 min away. There's still lots to do: step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, hunt for treasures at Aswan Market, and take in nature's colorful creations at Aswan Botanical Garden.

To see where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, use the Aswan day trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 49°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

#Historic Sites, #Parks, #Nature

Side Trips

Agilkia, Temple of Kom Ombo, Nile River
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nile River
Nile River

7
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Temple of Karnak and Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Get out of town with these interesting Luxor side-trips: Edfu (Kanais & Temple of Horus at Edfu). The adventure continues: stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings, explore the ancient world of Tomb of Merenptah, appreciate the history behind Colossi of Memnon, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple.

To find more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Luxor sightseeing planner.

Drive from Aswan to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June, plan for daily highs up to 49°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Qena.

Things to do in Luxor

#Historic Sites, #Museums, #Shopping

Side Trips

Edfu, Valley of the Queens
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

1
night
Qena

Qena ©
Qena is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. Start off your visit on the 4th (Wed): take an unorthodox tour of Dendera Temple Complex, explore the ancient world of Temple Khatkhor, and then delve into the distant past at Temple of Hathor at Dendera.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, go to the Qena online driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Luxor to Qena takes 1.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to 48°C, and evening lows to 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Qena

#Historic Sites

Side Trip

Temple Khatkhor
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Temple of Hathor at Dendera ©
Temple of Hathor at Dendera
Temple Khatkhor ©
Temple Khatkhor

10
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at El Dahar and Mosque El Mina Masjid. Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Zeytuna Beach. There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island, play a few rounds at Madinat Makadi Golf Resort, and make a splash at Makadi Water World.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Hurghada trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Qena to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. When traveling from Qena in July, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Hurghada: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 32°C at night. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Hurghada

#Outdoors, #Parks, #Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Sharm El Naga ©
Sharm El Naga

6
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Visiting Mamoura Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling will get you outdoors. Get some cultural insight at Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral. Get out of town with these interesting Alexandria side-trips: El Alamein (Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte & El Alamein War Museum). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Fort Qaitbey, admire the natural beauty at Montazah Palace Gardens, explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, and appreciate the history behind Pompey's Pillar.

To find photos, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Alexandria online itinerary planner .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Alexandria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry, flight, and taxi; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hurghada in July: high temperatures in Alexandria hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Fri) to allow time to take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

#Historic Sites, #Outdoors, #Parks

Side Trip

El Alamein
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Mamoura Beach
Mamoura Beach
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina

10
nights
Cairo

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.
Appreciate the collections at Egyptian Antiquities Museum and The Coptic Museum. Get in touch with nature at Zamalek (Gezira Island) and Mena House. Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, & more). There's much more to do: take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, delve into the distant past at Memphis Historical Site, admire the striking features of Step Pyramid of Djoser, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mohamed Ali Mosque.

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Traveling by bus from Alexandria to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and flight. Traveling from Alexandria in July, you will find days in Cairo are a bit warmer (40°C), and nights are about the same (28°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

#Historic Sites, #Neighborhoods, #Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Memphis Historical Site
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Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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