41 days in Egypt Itinerary

41 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Milan
Fly:  7 h
1
Sharm El Sheikh
— 7 nights
Drive:  3 h
2
Taba
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Ferry + Drive:  11 h
3
Marsa Alam
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h
4
Hurghada
— 9 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
5
Alexandria
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h
6
Cairo
— 10 nights
Fly:  6 h 45 min
End: Milan

7
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.
Do your shopping at Na'ama Bay and Old Market. Relax by the water at Shark's Bay Beach and Ras Um Sid. Spend the 2nd (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square, take in the spiritual surroundings of Coptic Orthodox Church, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, and browse for treasures at St Catherine Shop.

To find where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip itinerary planning app.

Milan, Italy to Sharm El Sheikh is an approximately 7- hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. The time zone difference moving from Central European Standard Time (CET) to Eastern European Standard Time (EET) is 1 hour. In June, Sharm El Sheikh is a bit warmer than Milan - with highs of 43°C and lows of 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) early enough to drive to Taba.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Beaches Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

2
nights
Taba

Taba ©
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. On the 8th (Fri), play a few rounds at Taba Heights Golf Resort. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the stunning scenery at Coloured Canyon and then step into the grandiose world of Castle Zaman.

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Traveling by car from Sharm El Sheikh to Taba takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Taba

Golf Outdoors Nature

Side Trip

Coloured Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Taba Heights Golf Resort ©
Taba Heights Golf Resort
Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon

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.
Visiting Sharm El Luli and Marsa Mubarak will get you outdoors. Spend the 12th (Tue) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Elphinstone Reef, make a trip to Shaab Marsa Alam, explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef, and take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center.

To find where to stay, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marsa Alam trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Taba to Marsa Alam takes 12.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus, taxi, and flight; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 41°C in June, and nighttime lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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

9
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.
Popular historic sites such as Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda and Mosque El Mina Masjid are in your itinerary. Sand City and Selkhet Papyrus will appeal to museum buffs. And it doesn't end there: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands, enjoy the sand and surf at Zeytuna Beach, and go for a stroll along the water at Abu Tig Marina.

To find ratings and other tourist information, read Hurghada trip planning tool.

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. Expect a daytime high around 44°C in June, and nighttime lows around 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
Sharm El Naga ©
Sharm El Naga
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins

6
nights
Alexandria

Alexandria ©
Known for its turbulent and eventful past, the port city of Alexandria retains a historic charm and atmosphere, boasting thousands of years of Egypt's cultural heritage.
Step out of the city life by going to Dahab reef and Mamoura Beach. Appreciate the collections at Bibliotheca Alexandrina and Royal Jewelry Museum. When in Alexandria, make a side trip to see El Alamein War Cemetery in El Alamein, approximately El Alamein away. There's lots more to do: contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey, take an in-depth tour of Alexandria National Museum, admire the landmark architecture of Mosque of Abu al-Abbas al-Mursi, and explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa.

For traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Alexandria trip planner.

Fly from Hurghada to Alexandria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Traveling from Hurghada in June, things will get slightly colder in Alexandria: highs are around 35°C and lows about 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

El Alamein War Cemetery, Dahab reef
Highlights from your plan
Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Alamein War Cemetery ©
El Alamein War Cemetery

10
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.
Get a sense of the local culture at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Islamic Cairo. Get some historical perspective at Coptic Cairo and Mosque of Muhammad Ali. Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Khafre's Pyramid & Great Sphinx). There's much more to do: get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, look for gifts at Al Wikalah, explore the ancient world of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque and Madrasa of Sultan Hassan.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Cairo trip maker.

Traveling by bus from Alexandria to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. Traveling from Alexandria in July, expect nights in Cairo to be about the same, around 28°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 41°C. On the 11th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Shopping

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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