60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Siwa
— 1 night
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Cairo
— 8 nights
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Alexandria
— 1 night
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Taba
— 2 nights
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Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
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Dahab
— 6 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 8 nights
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Hurghada
— 10 nights
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Marsa Alam
— 8 nights
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Abu Simbel
— 1 night
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Aswan
— 5 nights
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Edfu
— Few hours
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Luxor
— 5 nights

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Siwa

Siwa ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire nature's extreme beauty at Great Sand Sea and then make a trip to Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba.

To find where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Siwa trip builder.

London, UK to Siwa is an approximately 13.5-hour combination of flight and taxi. You can also do a combination of car and train; or do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from London to Siwa, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Cairo.

Things to do in Siwa

Nature · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Great Sand Sea ©
Great Sand Sea
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba ©
Cleopatra's Pool - Spring of Juba

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Cairo

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Cairo: Giza (Bent Pyramid, Great Sphinx, &more) and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara). Spend the 6th (Tue) behind the viewfinder with an inspiring photography tour. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, look for gifts at Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, wander the streets of Coptic Cairo, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To find reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Cairo online trip planner.

You can drive from Siwa to Cairo in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight. October in Cairo sees daily highs of 35°C and lows of 24°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Alexandria.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites · Tours · Neighborhoods · Museums

Side Trips

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

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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.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, then admire the landmark architecture of St. Catherine's Cathedral, and then appreciate the history behind Pompey's Pillar.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Alexandria travel route website.

You can drive from Cairo to Alexandria in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in October, and nighttime lows around 23°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Taba.

Things to do in Alexandria

Highlights from your plan
Pompey's Pillar ©
Pompey's Pillar
St. Catherine's Cathedral ©
St. Catherine's Cathedral
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral ©
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral

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Taba

Taba ©
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): take in breathtaking views at Coloured Canyon and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Zaman. On your second day here, play a few rounds at Taba Heights Golf Resort and then step into the grandiose world of Salah El-Din Castle.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Taba online sightseeing planner.

You can drive from Alexandria to Taba in 7.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and bus; or take a bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can go by car to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Taba

Historic Sites · Nature · Outdoors · Golf

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle
Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon

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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 16th (Fri) exploring nature at Ras Mohommed National Park. The adventure continues: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Sinai, explore the gorgeous colors at Jackson Reef, ponder the world of politics at The Cascades at Soma Bay, and delve into the distant past at Serabit el-Khadim Mountain.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Saint Catherine trip planner.

You can drive from Taba to Saint Catherine in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and bus; or do a combination of ferry and bus. In October, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sat) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Highlights from your plan
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Ras Mohommed National Park ©
Ras Mohommed National Park
Jackson Reef ©
Jackson Reef

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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 18th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Spend the 22nd (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: get outside with Blue Lagoon, view the masterpieces at WICKEDiCANDY, push the limits with an extreme tour, and hit the best photo ops around with Sinai Inside.

To see photos, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Dahab trip builder.

You can drive from Saint Catherine to Dahab in 2 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In October, Dahab is a bit warmer than Saint Catherine - with highs of 38°C and lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Three Pools ©
Three Pools

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Sharm El Sheikh

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: glide through the air with Sinai Safari Adventures, get outside with Sharm Horse Riding Sayed Abo Elrgal, enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach, and surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh vacation maker.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Sat) early enough to travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors · Parks · Beaches · Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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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.
Spend the 1st (Sun) observing fascinating marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Plan for a day of cool, family-friendly fun on the 6th (Fri) at Makadi Water World. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, head outdoors with Zone Multisports, trot along with YallaHorse Riding, and take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Hurghada journey planning website.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or ride a ferry. In October in Hurghada, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Tours
Highlights from your plan
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Safaris
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

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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 (Wed) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of Amore Safari, enjoy the sand and surf at Gebel El Rosas, stroll through El Qulan Mangrove Forest, and head outdoors with Vivasub diving center.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam trip website.

Getting from Hurghada to Marsa Alam by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: fly; or take a bus. In November, daytime highs in Marsa Alam are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 22°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Thu): steep yourself in history at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Abu Simbel online attractions planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Abu Simbel takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive; or fly. Plan for little chillier nights when traveling from Marsa Alam in November since evenings lows in Abu Simbel dip to 18°C. On the 19th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

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Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Take a break from Aswan with a short trip to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, about 1h 5 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Philae Temple, pause for some serene contemplation at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, and make a trip to Seheil Island.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Aswan route planning site.

Traveling by flight from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or drive. In November in Aswan, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Tue) so you can take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

Highlights from your plan
Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Animalia ©
Animalia
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo

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Edfu

Edfu
Edfu is an Egyptian city, located on the west bank of the Nile River between Esna and Aswan, with a population of approximately sixty thousand people. For other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Edfu trip app.

Getting from Aswan to Edfu by train takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Aswan in November, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Edfu, with lows of 16°C. You'll set off for Luxor on the 24th (Tue).

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites

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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.
Luxor is known for historic sites, museums, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate the long history of Temple of Karnak, pause for some photo ops at Colossi of Memnon, get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and take in the spiritual surroundings of Luxor Temple.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Luxor trip maker website.

Take a train from Edfu to Luxor in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. November in Luxor sees daily highs of 34°C and lows of 16°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Outdoors · Tours · Museums
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt ©
ACE - Animal Care in Egypt

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