60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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60 days in Egypt Itinerary

Start: Nashville
Fly:  20​h 15​min
1
Hurghada
— 7 nights
bus:  2​h 30​min
2
Luxor
— 8 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Aswan
— 5 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 15​min
4
Abu Simbel
— 1 night
Fly + taxi:  6​h 15​min
5
Marsa Alam
— 6 nights
+2
taxi + Fly + taxi:  5​h
6
Saint Catherine
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h
7
Dahab
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
8
Sharm El Sheikh
— 8 nights
Fly + taxi:  2​h
9
Alexandria
— 6 nights
bus:  2​h
10
Cairo
— 9 nights
Fly:  19​h
End: Nashville

7
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.
Take a break from Hurghada with a short trip to El-Mallah in Safaga, about 58 minutes away. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get close to the beloved marine mammals with a swim-with-the-dolphins experience, step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands, and go for a stroll along the water at Hurghada Marina.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hurghada road trip website .

Nashville, USA to Hurghada is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Nashville to Hurghada due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in January, expect Hurghada to be much warmer, temps between 73°F and 52°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) to allow enough time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

El-Mallah
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Swim with Dolphins

8
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Change things up with these side-trips from Luxor: Edfu (Gibel Silsila, Temple of Horus at Edfu, & more) and Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera). There's lots more to do: steep yourself in history at Temple of Karnak, gain insight at ACE- Animal Care in Egypt, delve into the distant past at Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum.

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Traveling by bus from Hurghada to Luxor takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder evenings in Luxor when traveling from Hurghada in January, with lows around 45°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Tours

Side Trips

Edfu, Valley of the Queens, Dendera Temple Complex
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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

5
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
When in Aswan, make a side trip to see Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo, approximately 1h 05 min away. And it doesn't end there: delve into the distant past at Philae Temple, contemplate the long history of Nubian Village, step off the mainland to explore Kitchner's Island, and admire the natural beauty at Jazirat al Malik.

To see photos, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Aswan tour itinerary planning app .

You can drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. February in Aswan sees daily highs of 81°F and lows of 55°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

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

1
night
Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
On the 8th (Sat), delve into the distant past at Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Abu Simbel trip itinerary maker .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Aswan to Abu Simbel in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In February in Abu Simbel, expect temperatures between 79°F during the day and 54°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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Abu Simbel Temple Complex ©
Abu Simbel Temple Complex

6
nights
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 9th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's much more to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli, get outside with Outdoor Activities, soak in style at Turkish baths, and get engrossed in the history at Astronomy Center.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Marsa Alam vacation planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Abu Simbel to Marsa Alam in 6.5 hours. Another option is to drive. When traveling from Abu Simbel in February, plan for a bit cooler days in Marsa Alam, with highs around 74°F, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Fri) early enough to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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

3
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to moses pool in Al Tur (about 58 minutes away). There's still lots to do: take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai, see the vivid underwater world at Jackson Reef, steep yourself in history at St. Catherine's Monastery, and enjoy the sea views from Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

For ratings, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Saint Catherine online visit planner .

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine in 5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of taxi, flight, and bus; or do a combination of car and ferry. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Marsa Alam in February; daily highs in Saint Catherine reach 63°F and lows reach 41°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Red Sea and Sinai, moses pool
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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery

5
nights
Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Get out of town with these interesting Dahab side-trips: Nuweiba (Coloured Canyon, Ain Khudra, & more). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, head outdoors with Three Pools, and take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Dahab vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Saint Catherine to Dahab takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Prepare for a bit warmer weather when traveling from Saint Catherine in February: high temperatures in Dahab hover around 76°F and lows are around 60°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sat) early enough to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Nuweiba
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

8
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.
Sharm El Sheikh is known for nature, wildlife, shopping, adventure, and nightlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, take a pleasant ride with Miso Horse Riding Trips, and buy something for everyone on your list at SOHO Square.

For traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, refer to the Sharm El Sheikh trip builder tool .

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach 76°F, while at night they dip to 60°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can travel to Alexandria.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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

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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Alexandria: El Alamein (El Alamein War Cemetery & Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte). There's much more to do: get lost in a book at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, take in nature's colorful creations at Montazah Gardens, appreciate the extensive heritage of The Monastery of St. Macarius, and contemplate the long history of Fort Qaitbey.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Alexandria road trip website .

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Sharm El Sheikh to Alexandria takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. In March, Alexandria is a bit cooler than Sharm El Sheikh - with highs of 72°F and lows of 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) early enough to take a bus to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trip

El Alamein
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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens

9
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: Giza (Pyramids of Giza & Great Sphinx) and Step Pyramid of Djoser (in Saqqara). Next up on the itinerary: steep yourself in history at Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, explore the ancient world of Bent Pyramid, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Cairo trip planning site .

Traveling by bus from Alexandria to Cairo takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or fly. In March, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 59°F. You will have some time to spend on the 16th (Mon) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Memphis Historical Site, Step Pyramid of Djoser
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Egyptian Antiquities Museum ©
Egyptian Antiquities Museum

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