35 days in Egypt Itinerary

35 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Cairo
— 5 nights
2
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
3
Luxor
— 5 nights
4
Marsa Alam
— 5 nights
5
Hurghada
— 6 nights
6
Sharm El Sheikh
— 6 nights
7
Dahab
— 5 nights
8
Taba
— 1 night

5
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: Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Great Sphinx, Pyramids of Giza, &more). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, wander the streets of Coptic Cairo, explore the activities along Nile River, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Cairo trip maker app.

The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Cairo. In September, daytime highs in Cairo are 39°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

Giza, Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
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Walking tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sat): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Abu Simbel trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Cairo to Abu Simbel takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Cairo in October, you will find days in Abu Simbel are somewhat warmer (41°C), and nights are about the same (25°C). Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Sat) to allow time for travel to Luxor.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

5
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
When in Luxor, make a side trip to see Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera, approximately Dendera away. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, go all around town with I Like Egypt Tours, and appreciate the history behind Colossi of Memnon.

To find photos, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by combination of flight and train from Abu Simbel to Luxor takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Museums · Outdoors

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
Highlights from your plan
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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.
Spend the 11th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of Amore Safari, tour the pleasant surroundings at Sharm El Luli, explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef, and enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Mubarak.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam attractions planner.

You can drive from Luxor to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or do a combination of train and bus. Traveling from Luxor in October, expect nights in Marsa Alam to be somewhat warmer, around 28°C, while days are little chillier, around 36°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Scuba & Snorkeling
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

6
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.
Step out of Hurghada with an excursion to El-Mallah in Safaga--about 1 hour away. Spend the 14th (Wed) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, admire the landmark architecture of Mosque El Mina Masjid, trot along with YallaHorse Riding, and step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands.

To see maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Hurghada day trip app.

You can drive from Marsa Alam to Hurghada in 4 hours. Other options are to fly; or take a bus. October in Hurghada sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Mon) so you can travel to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

El-Mallah
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

6
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 20th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, head outdoors with SOHO Tennis & Squash center, ponder the design of Soho Square Dancing Fountain, and buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh online journey maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Hurghada to Sharm El Sheikh takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or ride a ferry. October in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

5
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Spend the 26th (Mon) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 28th (Wed) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Blue Lagoon, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dahab travel itinerary planner.

Getting from Sharm El Sheikh to Dahab by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In October, daytime highs in Dahab are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Fri) to allow time for the car ride to Taba.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Three Pools ©
Three Pools
Safaris

1
night
Taba

Taba
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. Kick off your visit on the 31st (Sat): play a few rounds at Taba Heights Golf Resort and then explore the historical opulence of Salah El-Din Castle.

To see reviews, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, use the Taba travel route planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Taba in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to go by car back home.

Things to do in Taba

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Golf
Highlights from your plan
Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle
Taba Heights Golf Resort ©
Taba Heights Golf Resort

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