31 days in Egypt Itinerary

31 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Start: Jeddah
Fly:  6 h
1
Luxor
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Aswan
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
3
Makadi Bay
— 5 nights
Fly + Taxi:  4 h
4
Marsa Alam
— 6 nights
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Taxi + Fly + Drive + Ferry + Drive + Bus:  3 h 15 min
5
Dahab
— 6 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
6
Sharm El Sheikh
— 6 nights
Fly:  5 h
End: Jeddah

4
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Get a sense of the local culture at Avenue of Sphinxes and Tomb of Ramses III. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Tomb of Ramses VI and Valley of the Nobles. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Howard Carter House, see Look at Egypt tours, explore the ancient world of Temple of Seti I, and make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple.

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Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to Luxor is an approximately 6.5- hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and taxi; or do a combination of ferry and car. Traveling from Jeddah to Luxor, you'll gain 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Jeddah in July, Luxor is a bit cooler at night with lows of 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) so you can drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Tours Shopping
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Avenue of Sphinxes ©
Avenue of Sphinxes
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) ©
Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina)

3
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Get a sense of the local culture at Temple of Kom Ombo and Unfinished Obelisk. Discover out-of-the-way places like Nubian Museum and Elephantine Island. Change things up with a short trip to Nile River in Cairo (about 11 hours away). The adventure continues: admire the natural beauty at Kitchner's Island, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, steep yourself in history at Nubian Village, and don't miss a visit to Aswan Sculpture Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Aswan holiday planning tool.

Traveling by car from Luxor to Aswan takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Aswan can reach 49°C, while at night they dip to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sun) to allow time for travel to Makadi Bay.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Nature Parks

Side Trips

Temple of Kom Ombo, Nile River
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Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Nubian Village ©
Nubian Village

5
nights
Makadi Bay

Makadi Bay ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Sharm El Naga and Zeytuna Beach. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Senzo Mall and Spices. Get out of town with these interesting Makadi Bay side-trips: Hurghada (Careless Reef, Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda, &more) and Habiba Horse (in El Gouna). categoryPhrases.sentence.Plan_for_a_day_of_cool_family_friendly_fun_on_the_day_at Makadi Water World.

To see reviews, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Makadi Bay vacation app.

You can fly from Aswan to Makadi Bay in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Aswan in July, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Makadi Bay: temperatures range from 45°C by day to 33°C at night. On the 13th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Makadi Bay

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks

Side Trip

Hurghada
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Sharm El Naga ©
Sharm El Naga
Careless Reef ©
Careless Reef
Makadi Water World ©
Makadi Water World

6
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Sataya Reef and Emperor Divers Marsa Alam. You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Marsa Shoona Bay and Sharm El Luli. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elphinstone Reef, head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach, tour the water at your own pace with Oceans Red Sea Marsa Alam, and take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center.

For where to stay, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam sightseeing planning website.

Getting from Makadi Bay to Marsa Alam by combination of flight and taxi takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Makadi Bay, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Marsa Alam, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Dahab.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Wildlife
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Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Emperor Divers Marsa Alam ©
Emperor Divers Marsa Alam
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

6
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 Ras Mohommed National Park. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like St. Catherine's Monastery and Castle Zaman. Change things up with a short trip to Ain Khudra in Nuweiba (about 1h 15 min away). Spend the 24th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Jackson Reef, take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and look for gifts at Mahmoud's Massage & Beauty.

To see where to stay, photos, maps, and tourist information, use the Dahab trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi, flight, ferry, and bus from Marsa Alam to Dahab in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in July, and nighttime lows around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, Castle Zaman, Ras Mohommed National Park, Ain Khudra, St. Catherine's Monastery
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Na'ama Bay and Al Mustafa Mosque. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Coptic Orthodox Church and Circle Divers. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Um Sid, buy something for everyone on your list at Genena City Mall, enjoy the sand and surf at Mangrove Beach, and look for gifts at City Sweet.

To find ratings, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In July in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 44°C during the day and 34°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid
Shark Diving
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church

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