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 Gebel El Rosas for some beach relaxation. The adventure continues: see the vivid underwater world at Elphinstone Reef, stroll through Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef, enjoy the sand and surf at Sharm El Luli, and look for all kinds of wild species at El Qulan Mangrove Forest.

For reviews, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Marsa Alam trip itinerary maker app.

Sydney, Australia to Marsa Alam is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Australian Eastern Standard Time to Eastern European Standard Time 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 Nature

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 Horseback Riding Tours. Step off the beaten path and head to Coral Reefs and Adrenaline & Extreme Tours. Next up on the itinerary: head outdoors with Blue Lagoon and take in the exciting artwork at WICKEDiCANDY.

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
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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: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Coptic Orthodox Church, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, have unforgettable encounters with a shark diving experience, and see Off-Road Tours.

To see more things to do, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh online holiday builder.

Getting from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a bus. April in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Hurghada.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Parks
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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 Horseback Riding Tours. 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
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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 Edfu (Gibel Silsila & Temple of Horus) and Dendera Temple Complex (in Dendera). 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
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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 Pyramids of Giza are good opportunities to explore the local culture. Your inner history buff will appreciate Coptic Cairo and Great Sphinx. There's still lots to do: contemplate the long history of Saqqara (Sakkara) Pyramids, take in the exciting artwork at Sondos Papyrus, take a stroll through Islamic Cairo, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

To see ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Cairo itinerary planning website.

Traveling by flight from Luxor to Cairo takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Expect slightly colder weather when traveling from Luxor in May: highs in Cairo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Neighborhoods Museums

Side Trip

Giza
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Pyramids of Giza ©
Pyramids of Giza
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities ©
The Museum of Egyptian Antiquities
Coptic Cairo ©
Coptic Cairo

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