60 days in Egypt Itinerary

60 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Hurghada
— 7 nights
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Luxor
— 8 nights
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Aswan
— 5 nights
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Abu Simbel
— 1 night
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Marsa Alam
— 6 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

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.
Change things up with a short trip to El-Mallah in Safaga (about 1 hour away). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas, browse the different shops at Senzo Mall, and go for a stroll along the water at Abu Tig Marina.

To find where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, read Hurghada trip itinerary planner.

Nashville, USA to Hurghada is an approximately 20-hour flight. You'll lose 8 hours traveling from Nashville to Hurghada due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Nashville in January, things will get much hotter in Hurghada: highs are around 73°F and lows about 52°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) to allow time to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors · Tours · Parks · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Parasailing & Paragliding
Scuba & Snorkeling
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina

8
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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera) and Edfu (Gibel Silsila, Temple of Horus, &more). The adventure continues: delve into the distant past at Temple of Karnak, take an in-depth tour of Luxor Museum, appreciate the history behind Temple of Hatshepsut at Deir el Bahari, and explore the different monuments and memorials at Valley of the Kings.

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You can take a bus from Hurghada to Luxor in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Hurghada in January, expect slightly colder with lows of 45°F in Luxor. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time to drive to Aswan.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Tours · Outdoors · Museums

Side Trips

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Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings
Luxor Temple ©
Luxor Temple

5
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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 Kom Ombo away. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Philae Temple, step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, explore the ancient world of Monastery of St. Simeon, and contemplate the long history of Unfinished Obelisk.

For more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Aswan trip planning tool.

Drive from Luxor to Aswan in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In February in Aswan, expect temperatures between 81°F during the day and 55°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Museums

Side Trip

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Philae Temple ©
Philae Temple
Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum

1
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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Sat): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Abu Simbel trip itinerary builder.

You can fly from Aswan to Abu Simbel in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In February, daytime highs in Abu Simbel are 79°F, while nighttime lows are 54°F. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) 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

6
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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 9th (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Sharm El Luli, explore the gorgeous colors at Elphinstone Reef, take an in-depth tour of Astronomy Center, and head outdoors with Vivasub diving center.

For other places to visit, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Marsa Alam attractions planner.

Getting from Abu Simbel to Marsa Alam by combination of flight and taxi takes about 8 hours. Other options: drive; or fly. Traveling from Abu Simbel in February, expect nights in Marsa Alam to be a bit warmer, around 60°F, while days are little chillier, around 74°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

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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.
Take a break from Saint Catherine with a short trip to moses pool in Al Tur, about 58 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Catherine's Monastery, stroll through Jackson Reef, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai, and enjoy the sea views from Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

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

You can do a combination of flight and taxi from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Marsa Alam in February, things will get little chillier in Saint Catherine: highs are around 63°F and lows about 41°F. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites · Parks · Wildlife · Golf

Side Trips

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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios) ©

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Dahab

Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Explore Dahab's surroundings by going to Nuweiba (Coloured Canyon & Ain Khudra). There's much more to do: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, and head outdoors with Three Pools.

For maps, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Dahab trip maker app.

Getting from Saint Catherine to Dahab by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: 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. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coloured Canyon ©
Coloured Canyon

8
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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: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, enjoy the sand and surf at Ras Um Sid, and stroll through Shark's Bay Beach.

For other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh tour itinerary planner.

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. In February, plan for daily highs up to 76°F, and evening lows 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 · Tours · Parks · Wildlife
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Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square
Bibo Viaggi ©
Bibo Viaggi

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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 (El Alamein War Cemetery & Deutsche Kriegsgraeberstatte). There's still lots to do: get your bearings at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, take in the spiritual surroundings of El Qaed Ibrahim Mosque, admire the striking features of Deir Anba Bishoi, and test your team's savvy at popular escape rooms.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Alexandria online day trip planner.

You can fly from Sharm El Sheikh to Alexandria in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in March: high temperatures in Alexandria hover around 72°F and lows are around 55°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Cairo.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites · Museums · Neighborhoods · Parks

Side Trip

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Fort Qaitbey ©
Fort Qaitbey
Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Montazah Gardens ©
Montazah Gardens

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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.
Explore Cairo's surroundings by going to Giza (Pyramids of Giza, Great Sphinx, &more) and Saqqara (Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids & Step Pyramid of Djoser). And it doesn't end there: examine the collection at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mosque of Muhammad Ali, hit the best photo ops around with an inspiring photography tour, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Cairo trip builder app.

You can drive from Alexandria to Cairo in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or fly. In March, daily temperatures in Cairo can reach 77°F, while at night they dip 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 · Parks

Side Trips

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The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
Great Sphinx ©
Great Sphinx

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