60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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

8
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Swim with Dolphins and Stand-Up Paddleboarding. Your itinerary includes some good beach time at Ras Um Sid and Mangrove Beach. There's lots more to do: meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church, and go deep with a submarine tour.

For more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip planner.

Dubai, United Arab Emirates to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also do a combination of shuttle and flight; or drive. Traveling from Dubai to Sharm El Sheikh, you'll gain 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Dubai in May: high temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh hover around 40°C and lows are around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Shark Diving
Safaris
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.
Step out of the city life by going to Coral Reefs and Blue Hole. Explore hidden gems such as Blue Lagoon and Horseback Riding Tours. And it doesn't end there: get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, appreciate the history behind Wadi Zaghara, look for gifts at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To find maps, ratings, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Dahab day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 40°C, and evening lows to 29°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Nuweiba.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Blue Lagoon ©
Blue Lagoon

2
nights
Nuweiba

Nuweiba ©
On the 15th (Wed), discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour and then step into the grandiose world of Castle Zaman. On your second day here, steep yourself in history at Ain Khudra, don't miss a visit to Nawamis, and then explore the stunning scenery at Coloured Canyon.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Nuweiba vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Nuweiba takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Traveling from Dahab in May, expect Nuweiba to be little chillier, temps between 33°C and 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Nuweiba

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Castle Zaman
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Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon
Scuba & Snorkeling

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate St. Catherine's Monastery and Mount Sinai. Escape the urban bustle at Ras Mohommed National Park and The Cascades at Soma Bay. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Jackson Reef and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios).

For maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Saint Catherine route builder tool .

Traveling by bus from Nuweiba to Saint Catherine takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in May, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

9
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.
We've included these beaches for you: El Qulan Mangrove Forest and Marsa Shoona Bay. Visiting Seaworld Diving Center and Gebel El Rosas will get you outdoors. The adventure continues: see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef, don't miss a visit to Shaab Marsa Alam, get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center, and kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli.

To find other places to visit and other tourist information, read Marsa Alam trip builder app .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Saint Catherine to Marsa Alam takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, flight, and taxi; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Saint Catherine in May, expect Marsa Alam to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 28°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Seaworld Diving Center ©
Seaworld Diving Center
Marsa Shoona Bay ©
Marsa Shoona Bay

9
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.
Mosque El Mina Masjid and Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda will appeal to history buffs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Selkhet Papyrus and Egypt Booking. On the 31st (Fri), spend a thrilling day on the water with a speed boat tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 3rd (Mon) at Makadi Water World. There's still lots to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, explore the gorgeous colors at Careless Reef, and get outside with Sharm El Naga.

To find reviews, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Hurghada online sightseeing planner .

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi and flight; or take a bus. In May, daily temperatures in Hurghada can reach 41°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Thu) so you can take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Speed Boats Tours

8
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Get some cultural insight at Medinet Habu and Imhotep Alabaster Luxor. Let the collections at Caravanserai and Karnak Open Air Museum capture your imagination. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Luxor: Temple of Hathor at Dendera (in Qena) and Temple Khatkhor (in Dendera). The adventure continues: get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes, delve into the distant past at Valley of the Nobles, and contemplate the long history of Howard Carter House.

To see ratings and more tourist information, read our Luxor vacation maker site .

Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Hurghada in June, plan for somewhat warmer days in Luxor, with highs around 49°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 30°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to catch the train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
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Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Dendera Temple Complex ©
Dendera Temple Complex
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

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. Start off your visit on the 15th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Gibel Silsila, explore the ancient world of Kanais, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus at Edfu.

To find other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Edfu tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by train from Luxor to Edfu takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. June in Edfu sees daily highs of 49°C and lows of 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) to allow time to take a train to Aswan.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus at Edfu ©
Temple of Horus at Edfu
Kanais ©
Kanais

5
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Take a break from the city and head to Elephantine Island and Kitchner's Island. Popular historic sites such as Temple of Kom Ombo and Qubbet el-Hawa are in your itinerary. There's much more to do: get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, contemplate the long history of Unfinished Obelisk, stroll around Feryal Garden, and examine the collection at Animalia.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Aswan vacation planner.

You can take a train from Edfu to Aswan in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach 49°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Animalia ©
Animalia

9
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Birqash Camel Market (Souq al-Gamaal) and Citadel (Al-Qalaa). Visit Old City (Coptic Cairo) and Mosque of Ibn Tulun for their historical value. Venture out of the city with trips to Giza (Solar Boat Museum, Ramses Wissa Wassef Art Centre, & more). Spend the 25th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. Next up on the itinerary: explore the galleries of Townhouse Gallery, delve into the distant past at Statue of Ramesses II, browse for treasures at Galleria Le Petit Louvre - Antique, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Cairo trip website .

You can fly from Aswan to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a train. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Aswan in June, with highs in Cairo at 40°C and lows at 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Shopping Historic Sites Tours

Side Trip

Giza
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Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo
Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour
Safaris

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