31 days in Egypt Itinerary

31 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Cairo
— 4 nights
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Abu Simbel
— 1 night
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Aswan
— 3 nights
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Edfu
— 1 night
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Luxor
— 4 nights
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Hurghada
— 4 nights
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Marsa Alam
— 3 nights
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Saint Catherine
— 2 nights
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Dahab
— 3 nights
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Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights

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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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids (in Saqqara) and Giza (Great Sphinx & Pyramids of Giza). There's much more to do: see the interesting displays at The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities, take in the spiritual surroundings of Mosque of Sultan Al-Ashraf Barsbay, get a taste of the local shopping with Khan Al-Khalili, and admire the striking features of Hanging Church (El Muallaqa, Sitt Mariam, St Mary).

For maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Cairo road trip planning site.

Kyiv (Kiev), Ukraine to Cairo is an approximately 8-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Kyiv (Kiev) in May, expect Cairo to be somewhat warmer, temps between 38°C and 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) so you can travel to Abu Simbel.

Things to do in Cairo

Side Trips

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

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Abu Simbel

Abu Simbel ©
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): explore the ancient world of Abu Simbel Temple Complex.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, go to the Abu Simbel vacation planning site.

Getting from Cairo to Abu Simbel by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of train, ferry, and car. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Cairo 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 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Aswan.

Things to do in Abu Simbel

Historic Sites
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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.
Step out of Aswan with an excursion to Temple of Kom Ombo in Kom Ombo--about 1h 5 min away. There's much more to do: make a trip to Philae Temple, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Archangel Michael’s Coptic Orthodox Cathedral, delve into the distant past at Agilkia Island, and head off the coast to Elephantine Island.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Aswan holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Abu Simbel to Aswan takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Aswan, expect temperatures between 49°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites · Nature · Parks

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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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. On the 7th (Sun), explore the ancient world of Tombs of El kab and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus.

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

You can take a train from Aswan to Edfu in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In June, daily temperatures in Edfu can reach 49°C, while at night they dip to 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can take a train to Luxor.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Tombs of El kab ©
Tombs of El kab

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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: explore the ancient world of Temple of Karnak, get answers to all your questions at ACE - Animal Care in Egypt, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Luxor Temple, and stroll the grounds of Valley of the Kings.

To find where to stay, photos, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Luxor trip planner.

Traveling by train from Edfu to Luxor takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In June in Luxor, expect temperatures between 49°C during the day and 30°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) to allow time to take a bus to Hurghada.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites · Shopping · Museums
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Tomb of Queen Nefertari ©
Tomb of Queen Nefertari
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Valley of the Kings ©
Valley of the Kings

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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.
Hurghada is known for wildlife, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get outside with Outdoor Activities, explore the gorgeous colors at Omo Gamaar, step off the mainland to explore Giftun Islands, and take in the waterfront activity at Hurghada Marina.

To see photos, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Hurghada road trip website.

You can take a bus from Luxor to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Luxor in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Hurghada: temperatures range from 44°C by day to 31°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Hurghada

Parks · Nature · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Hurghada Marina ©
Hurghada Marina
Mahmya Island ©
Mahmya Island

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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.
Marsa Alam is known for wildlife, beaches, and outdoors. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Sharm El Luli, explore the gorgeous colors at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Marsa Mubarak, and head outdoors with Abu Dabbab Beach.

To see maps, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Marsa Alam trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Hurghada to Marsa Alam takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can fly; or take a bus. Traveling from Hurghada in June, you will find days in Marsa Alam are little chillier (41°C), and nights are about the same (32°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors · Parks · Wildlife · Beaches
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Shark Diving
Sharm El Luli ©
Sharm El Luli
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Fri): see the vivid underwater world at Jackson Reef and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Anthony's Monastery (Deir Mar Antonios). Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Sinai and then take in the spiritual surroundings of St. Catherine's Monastery.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Saint Catherine online trip maker.

Traveling by combination of flight and taxi from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of car and ferry. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Marsa Alam in June: high temperatures in Saint Catherine hover around 36°C and lows are around 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites · Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trip

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Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
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 21st (Sun) among aquatic life with a scuba or snorkeling tour. There's lots more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Reefs, and take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Dahab road trip planner.

Getting from Saint Catherine to Dahab by car takes about 2 hours. Other options: take a bus. Traveling from Saint Catherine in June, expect Dahab to be a bit warmer, temps between 43°C and 32°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors · Tours
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Scuba & Snorkeling
Blue Hole ©
Blue Hole
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs

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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.
Old Market has been added to your itinerary. The adventure continues: discover the deep blue sea with a scuba or snorkeling tour, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ras Um Sid, and wander the streets of Na'ama Bay.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh online travel planner.

You can drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. In June in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between 43°C during the day and 32°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

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Old Market ©
Old Market
Scuba & Snorkeling
SOHO Square ©
SOHO Square

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