31 days in Egypt Itinerary

31 days in Egypt Itinerary

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31 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Singapore
Fly:  15​h 30​min
1
Cairo
— 4 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
2
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  1​h 15​min
3
Aswan
— 3 nights
Drive:  5​h 15​min
4
Marsa Alam
— 2 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
5
Saint Catherine
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h
6
Dahab
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Sharm El Sheikh
— 4 nights
Fly + bus:  1​h 30​min
8
Hurghada
— 4 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
9
Luxor
— 5 nights
Fly:  15​h 30​min
End: Singapore

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx). Spend the 4th (Mon) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Egyptian Antiquities Museum, enjoy breathtaking views from Cairo Tower, contemplate the long history of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mohamed Ali Mosque.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Cairo trip itinerary planner.

Singapore, Singapore to Cairo is an approximately 15.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and bus. The time zone difference moving from Singapore Time (SGT) to Eastern European Time (EET) is minus 6 hours. Traveling from Singapore in May, Cairo is a bit cooler at night with lows of 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Tue) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Tours Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
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Photography Tours
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Abu Simbel tour itinerary builder .

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Cairo in May; daily highs in Abu Simbel reach 46°C and lows reach 28°C. On the 6th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

3
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Step out of Aswan to go to Kom Ombo and see Temple of Kom Ombo, which is approximately 1h 05 min away. There's much more to do: delve into the distant past at Philae Temple, see the interesting displays at Animalia, admire the natural beauty at Kitchner's Island, and contemplate the long history of Nubian Village.

For maps, reviews, and tourist information, read Aswan trip itinerary maker site .

Getting from Abu Simbel to Aswan by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive. In May in Aswan, expect temperatures between 47°C during the day and 29°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Animalia ©
Animalia

2
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.
Marsa Alam is known for wildlife, beaches, outdoors, adventure, and spas. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Sharm El Luli, see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef, meet some fierce fish with Seaworld Diving Center, and take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Marsa Alam online tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Aswan to Marsa Alam takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Aswan in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Marsa Alam, with highs around 38°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Parks Outdoors Wildlife
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Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

2
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.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery, see the vivid underwater world at Jackson Reef, and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai and then explore the gorgeous colors at Ras Mohommed National Park.

For more things to do, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Saint Catherine trip planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in May: high temperatures in Saint Catherine hover around 33°C and lows are around 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, Ras Mohommed National Park
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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Ras Mohommed National Park ©
Ras Mohommed National Park

3
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Spend the 15th (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Make the 17th (Sun) an unforgettable day with an extreme tour. The adventure continues: explore the fascinating underground world of Blue Hole, look for gifts at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty, and stroll through Coral Reefs.

To see other places to visit and tourist information, go to the Dahab journey builder site .

You can drive from Saint Catherine to Dahab in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Traveling from Saint Catherine in May, expect Dahab to be a bit warmer, temps between 40°C and 29°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

4
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.
Spend the 18th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: browse the different shops at SOHO Square, kick back and relax at Shark's Bay Beach, ponder the design of Musical Fountain Sharm el-Sheikh, and head outdoors with The Kite Bubble.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh online travel route builder .

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In May in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 29°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay

4
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.
Spend the 22nd (Fri) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 23rd (Sat) in unforgettable company with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience. There's lots more to do: go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina, glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, and step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Hurghada trip simple and quick.

You can do a combination of flight and bus from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 1.5 hours. Other options are to ride a ferry; or drive. May in Hurghada sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 28°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

5
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Venture out of the city with trips to Temple of Hathor at Dendera (in Qena) and Temple Khatkhor (in Dendera). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, explore the ancient world of Medinet Habu, appreciate the history behind Tomb of Queen Nefertari, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple.

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You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Hurghada in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Luxor: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Temple Khatkhor, Valley of the Queens, Temple of Hathor at Dendera
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

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