31 days in Egypt Itinerary

31 days in Egypt Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Marsa Alam
— 4 nights
2
Saint Catherine
— 2 nights
3
Dahab
— 3 nights
4
Sharm El Sheikh
— 5 nights
5
Hurghada
— 5 nights
6
Luxor
— 5 nights
7
Cairo
— 4 nights

4
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.
Get outdoors at Abu Dabbab Beach and Shark Diving. Visit Marsa Shoona Bay and Marsa Mubarak for some beach relaxation. Next up on the itinerary: see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Gebel El Rosas, stroll through Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef, and identify plant and animal life at El Qulan Mangrove Forest.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Marsa Alam travel planner.

Sydney, Australia to Marsa Alam is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Marsa Alam is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in April, things will get somewhat warmer in Marsa Alam: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Tue) so you can travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

Outdoors Parks Beaches
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Shark Diving
Elphinstone Reef ©
Elphinstone Reef
Abu Dabbab Beach ©
Abu Dabbab Beach

2
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.
On the 13th (Wed), contemplate the long history of St. Catherine's Monastery and then take in the awesome beauty at Mount Sinai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Thu): explore the gorgeous colors at Jackson Reef and then enjoy the sea views from Daedalus Reef Lighthouse.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Saint Catherine trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. Traveling from Marsa Alam in April, things will get a bit cooler in Saint Catherine: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Red Sea and Sinai
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
Jackson Reef ©
Jackson Reef

3
nights
Dahab

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Blue Lagoon. Step off the beaten path and head to Coral Reefs and WICKEDiCANDY. Next up on the itinerary: push the limits with an extreme tour and take a pleasant ride with a tour on horseback.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Dahab trip itinerary builder app.

You can drive from Saint Catherine to Dahab in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, Dahab is a bit warmer than Saint Catherine - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Scuba & Snorkeling
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

5
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.
Relax by the water at El Fanar and Ras Um Sid. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Mirage Divers. And it doesn't end there: take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, explore by horseback at Miso Horse Riding Trips, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Sharm El Sheikh tour app.

Drive from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April, daily temperatures in Sharm El Sheikh can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) so you can go by car to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Parks
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Shark Diving
Ras Um Sid ©
Ras Um Sid

5
nights
Hurghada

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.
Get some historical perspective at Mosque El Mina Masjid and Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda. Escape the urban bustle at Parasailing & Paragliding and Careless Reef. There's much more to do: make a splash at Jungle Aqua Park, see Off-Road Tours, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see ratings, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, use the Hurghada tour itinerary builder site.

Drive from Sharm El Sheikh to Hurghada in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can ride a ferry. In April in Hurghada, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to take a bus to Luxor.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Jungle Aqua Park ©
Jungle Aqua Park
Parasailing & Paragliding
Nature & Wildlife Tours

5
nights
Luxor

Luxor ©
A monumental number of archaeological relics from ancient Egypt remain evident in Luxor, the former capital of the New Kingdom.
Luxor Museum and Le Scarabe Papyrus Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Do some cultural sightseeing at Temple of Karnak and Avenue of Sphinxes. Venture out of the city with trips to Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera) and Edfu (Gibel Silsila & Temple of Horus). There's much more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Medinet Habu, make a trip to Deir el-Shelwit Temple, look for gifts at Gaddis & Co., and pause for some photo ops at Luxor Temple.

To find ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Luxor online travel route planner.

Getting from Hurghada to Luxor by bus takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Hurghada in April, expect nights in Luxor to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping

Side Trips

Edfu, Dendera Temple Complex
Highlights from your plan
Temple of Karnak ©
Temple of Karnak
Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu

4
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.
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities and Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Pyramids of Giza and Coptic Cairo. Take a break from Cairo with a short trip to Great Sphinx in Giza, about 34 minutes away. There's still lots to do: take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, stroll around Al-Azhar Park, and view the masterpieces at Sondos Papyrus.

To see ratings, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Cairo itinerary maker.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Luxor in May, plan for little chillier days in Cairo, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Giza
Highlights from your plan
Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

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