60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Hurghada
— 7 nights
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Luxor
— 7 nights
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Aswan
— 6 nights
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Abu Simbel
— 1 night
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Marsa Alam
— 7 nights
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Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
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Dahab
— 5 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 8 nights
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Alexandria
— 6 nights
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Cairo
— 9 nights

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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.
When in Hurghada, make a side trip to see Fred Lombard Plongee in Port Safaga, approximately Port Safaga away. There's much more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, step off the mainland to explore Mahmya Island, look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Hurghada travel planner.

Budapest, Hungary to Hurghada is an approximately 9.5-hour flight. You can also drive. The time zone changes from Central European Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. Traveling from Budapest in June, things will get much warmer in Hurghada: highs are around 44°C and lows about 31°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) to allow time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks · Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

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Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

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Luxor

Luxor
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Take a break from Luxor with a short trip to Dendera Temple Complex in Dendera, about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Luxor road trip planner.

You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Hurghada in June, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around 30°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 49°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Change things up with a short trip to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo (about 1h 5 min away). There's still lots to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple, explore the ancient world of Monastery of St. Simeon, steep yourself in history at Nubian Village, and make a trip to Aswan Sculpture Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Aswan holiday planner.

Drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. June in Aswan sees daily highs of 49°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Sun) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Museums · Nature

Side Trip

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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Elephantine Island ©
Elephantine Island

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Mon): delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

For more things to do, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Abu Simbel online travel planner.

Traveling by flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 47°C in June, and nighttime lows around 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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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 24th (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Sharm El Luli, stroll through Marsa Mubarak, see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef, and identify plant and animal life at El Qulan Mangrove Forest.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Marsa Alam trip website.

Do a combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Marsa Alam in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Abu Simbel, 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 29th (Mon) so you can travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Scuba & Snorkeling
Marsa Mubarak ©
Marsa Mubarak

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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.
Spend the 2nd (Thu) exploring nature at Ras Mohommed National Park. There's lots more to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Jackson Reef.

For where to stay, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Saint Catherine trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine by combination of flight and taxi takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In June, Saint Catherine is slightly colder than Marsa Alam - with highs of 36°C and lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Parks · Historic Sites · Wildlife · Nature

Side Trips

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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Ras Mohommed National Park ©
Ras Mohommed National Park

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Spend the 4th (Sat) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 7th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Blue Hole, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

Make your Dahab itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Traveling by car from Saint Catherine to Dahab takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Saint Catherine in July; daily highs in Dahab reach 44°C and lows reach 34°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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Sharm El Sheikh

City of Peace

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.
Sharm El Sheikh is known for wildlife, nature, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, admire the striking features of Al Mustafa Mosque, take a pleasant ride with Miso Horse Riding Trips, and get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh online road trip planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. July in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 44°C and lows of 34°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

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Alexandria

Alexandria ©

Mediterranean's Bride

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Alexandria: El Alamein (Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte & El Alamein War Cemetery). There's still lots to do: admire the natural beauty at Montazah Gardens, admire the landmark architecture of St. Catherine's Cathedral, examine the collection at Royal Jewelry Museum, and pause for some photo ops at Pompey's Pillar.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Alexandria online travel route planner.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Alexandria in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in July: high temperatures in Alexandria hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens
Pompey's Pillar ©
Pompey's Pillar

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Cairo

City of a Thousand Minarets

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: Giza (Great Sphinx, Giza Plateau, &more) and Saqqara (Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids & Step Pyramid of Djoser). There's lots more to do: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, test your team's savvy at Escapers, steep yourself in history at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

For photos, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Cairo day trip tool.

Getting from Alexandria to Cairo by car takes about 2.5 hours. Other options: take a bus; or fly. When traveling from Alexandria in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Cairo: temperatures range from 41°C by day to 28°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · Shopping · Neighborhoods

Side Trips

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Photography Tours
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza

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