60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Verona
Fly + Drive:  11 h 45 min
1
Al Fayyum
— 1 night
Drive:  6 h 45 min
2
Taba
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Dahab
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 7 nights
Fly + Taxi:  2 h 15 min
5
Marsa Alam
— 5 nights
Taxi + Fly:  6 h 15 min
6
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1 h 15 min
7
Aswan
— 6 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
8
Luxor
— 7 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
9
Qena
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
10
Hurghada
— 10 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
11
Alexandria
— 6 nights
Bus:  2 h
12
Cairo
— 10 nights
Fly:  9 h
End: Verona

1
night
Al Fayyum

Al Fayyum ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Fri): explore the ancient world of Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan). Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic scenery at Wadi El-Rayan.

For ratings and tourist information, refer to the Al Fayyum trip itinerary maker site.

Verona, Italy to Al Fayyum is an approximately 12.5- hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Verona to Al Fayyum. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Taba.

Things to do in Al Fayyum

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan)
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Wadi El-Rayan ©
Wadi El-Rayan
Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan) ©
Valley of the Whales (Wadi Al-Hitan)

2
nights
Taba

Taba
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): tee off at Taba Heights Golf Resort and then take in breathtaking views at Coloured Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 4th (Mon): step into the grandiose world of Salah El-Din Castle.

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

Traveling by car from Al Fayyum to Taba takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, flight, and car; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Taba

Historic Sites Golf Outdoors

Side Trip

Coloured Canyon
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Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle
Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon
Taba Heights Golf Resort ©
Taba Heights Golf Resort

3
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Get in touch with nature at Scuba & Snorkeling and Coral Reefs. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Mount Sinai and St. Catherine's Monastery. There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole and trot along with Dahabhorses.

To find maps, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip planner.

Traveling by car from Taba to Dahab takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In June, daytime highs in Dahab are 43°C, while nighttime lows are 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Saint Catherine
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

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.
Step out of the city life by going to Na'ama Bay and Scuba & Snorkeling. For shopping fun, head to SOHO Square or St Catherine Shop. And it doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Shark's Bay Beach, browse the eclectic array of goods at Old Market, get in on the family fun at Dolphina Park, and kick back and relax at Ras Um Sid.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Sharm El Sheikh vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. June in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 43°C and lows of 32°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Na'ama Bay ©
Na'ama Bay
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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.
Family-friendly places like Sharm El Luli and Gebel El Rosas will thrill your kids. We've included these beaches for you: Marsa Mubarak and Marsa Shoona Bay. Spend the 17th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: stroll through Elphinstone Reef, see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef, and make a trip to Shaab Marsa Alam.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam travel route builder.

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Sharm El Sheikh to Marsa Alam in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In June, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Start off your visit on the 20th (Wed): steep yourself in history at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see ratings, photos, and more tourist information, read our Abu Simbel travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Abu Simbel takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in June: highs in Abu Simbel hover around 47°C, while lows dip to 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 20th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

6
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 Philae Temple and Animalia. Step out of the city life by going to Nile River and Elephantine Island. Take a break from Aswan with a short trip to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, about 1h 05 min away. The adventure continues: step off the mainland to explore Agilkia Island, delve into the distant past at New Kalabsha, steep yourself in history at Unfinished Obelisk, and take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

Plan trip to Aswan with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June, plan for daily highs up to 49°C, and evening lows to 32°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Luxor.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trips

Temple of Kom Ombo, Nile River
Highlights from your plan
Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Animalia ©
Animalia
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo

7
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Temple of Karnak and Valley of the Kings are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Do your shopping at Habiba Gallery and Bait El Ainy. Get out of town with these interesting Luxor side-trips: Edfu (Kanais & Temple of Horus). There's still lots to do: pause for some photo ops at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, explore the ancient world of Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina), get all the information you need at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, and get to know the fascinating history of Avenue of Sphinxes.

To see maps, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Luxor trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Aswan to Luxor takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In June in Luxor, expect temperatures between 49°C during the day and 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Qena.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Edfu
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

1
night
Qena

Qena
Qena is a city in Upper Egypt, and the capital of the Qena Governorate. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the ancient world of Dendera Temple Complex.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Qena travel itinerary planner.

You can drive from Luxor to Qena in 2 hours. July in Qena sees daily highs of 48°C and lows of 30°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Qena

Historic Sites

Side Trip

Dendera Temple Complex
Highlights from your plan
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex

10
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.
Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda and El Dahar are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Visit Zeytuna Beach and Dream Beach for some beach relaxation. There's lots more to do: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, observe the fascinating underwater world at Hurghada Grand Aquarium, fulfill a lifelong dream with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, and make a splash at Makadi Water World.

To find where to stay, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Hurghada trip planner.

Traveling by car from Qena to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 45°C in July, and nighttime lows around 33°C. On the 14th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Parks Theme Parks
Highlights from your plan
Scuba & Snorkeling
Swim with Dolphins
Giftun Islands ©
Giftun Islands

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.
Get some cultural insight at The Monastery of St. Macarius and Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte. Take a break from the city and head to Mamoura Beach and Scuba & Snorkeling. Go for a jaunt from Alexandria to El Alamein to see El Alamein World War II Military Museum about 1h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: admire the masterpieces at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, admire the landmark architecture of Deir Anba Bishoi, contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey, and make a trip to Lighthouse of Alexandria.

For other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Alexandria tour app.

You can fly from Hurghada to Alexandria in 3.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of ferry and flight; or drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Hurghada in July: high temperatures in Alexandria hover around 36°C and lows are around 28°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Fri) so you can take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

El Alamein
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
El Alamein World War II Military Museum ©
El Alamein World War II Military Museum

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.
Head to Khan Al-Khalili and Al Wikalahfor some retail therapy. Appreciate the collections at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and The Coptic Museum. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Cairo: Meidum Pyramid (in El Wasta), Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more) and Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara). Next up on the itinerary: take a stroll through Coptic Cairo, delve into the distant past at Bent Pyramid, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and head off the coast to Zamalek (Gezira Island).

For maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo tour itinerary builder tool.

You can take a bus from Alexandria to Cairo in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. While traveling from Alexandria, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Cairo, ranging from highs of 41°C to lows of 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Mon) to allow time for travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Meidum Pyramid, Step Pyramid of Djoser, Memphis Historical Site
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids ©
Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids

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