28 days in Egypt Itinerary

28 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Saint Catherine
— 2 nights
2
Sharm El Sheikh
— 6 nights
3
Hurghada
— 5 nights
4
Luxor
— 6 nights
5
Aswan
— 3 nights
6
Cairo
— 5 nights

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 27th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Daedalus Reef Lighthouse and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai and then steep yourself in history at St. Catherine's Monastery.

To find where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, use the Saint Catherine trip planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Saint Catherine is an approximately 12-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Saint Catherine is 1 hour. Traveling from Brussels in March, you will find days in Saint Catherine are much warmer (°C), and nights are somewhat warmer (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trip

Red Sea and Sinai
Highlights from your plan
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Daedalus Reef Lighthouse ©
Daedalus Reef Lighthouse

6
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.
Visit Ras Um Sid and Na'ama Bay for some beach relaxation. Step off the beaten path and head to Coptic Orthodox Church and The Heavenly Cathedral. Step out of Sharm El Sheikh to go to Dahab and see Scuba & Snorkeling, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. And it doesn't end there: admire the landmark architecture of Al Mustafa Mosque, take a pleasant ride with The Stable, look for gifts at St Catherine Shop, and see some colorful creatures with Only One Apnea Center.

To find reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planner.

You can drive from Saint Catherine to Sharm El Sheikh in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In March, Sharm El Sheikh is somewhat warmer than Saint Catherine - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Beaches

Side Trip

Scuba & Snorkeling
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Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

5
nights
Hurghada

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.
Visit Mosque El Mina Masjid and Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda for their historical value. You'll explore and learn at Sand City and Selkhet Papyrus. And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Zeytuna Beach, stop by El Dahar, observe the fascinating underwater world at Hurghada Grand Aquarium, and make a splash at Makadi Water World.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hurghada day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. April in Hurghada sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Sharm El Naga ©
Sharm El Naga
Mosque El Mina Masjid ©
Mosque El Mina Masjid
Zeytuna Beach ©
Zeytuna Beach

6
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Step off the beaten path and head to Medinet Habu and Luxor Museum. Visit Temple of Karnak and Ramesseum (Mortuary Temple of Ramses II) for their historical value. There's lots more to do: explore the ancient world of Tomb of Merenptah, contemplate the long history of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple, and stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Luxor trip itinerary builder site.

Getting from Hurghada to Luxor by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Hurghada in April, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Outdoors Tours
Highlights from your plan
Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

3
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Temple of Kom Ombo and Unfinished Obelisk. Let the collections at Nubian Museum and Animalia capture your imagination. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, explore the ancient world of New Kalabsha, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Agilkia Island.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Aswan tour itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 17th (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums 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

5
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Mosque of Muhammad Ali and Coptic Cairo. Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Pyramids of Giza and Great Sphinx. Venture out of the city with trips to Meidum Pyramid (in El Wasta) and Khafre's Pyramid (in Giza). The adventure continues: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and take a stroll through Islamic Cairo.

To find ratings, maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Cairo travel planner.

You can fly from Aswan to Cairo in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a train. Traveling from Aswan in April, expect Cairo to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trips

Giza, Meidum Pyramid
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Khafre's Pyramid ©
Khafre's Pyramid
Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali

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