50 days in Egypt Itinerary

50 days in Egypt Itinerary

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1
Alexandria
— 2 nights
2
Hurghada
— 8 nights
3
Dendera
— 1 night
4
Luxor
— 6 nights
5
Edfu
— 1 night
6
Aswan
— 4 nights
7
Marsa Alam
— 6 nights
8
Saint Catherine
— 2 nights
9
Taba
— 1 night
10
Dahab
— 3 nights
11
Sharm El Sheikh
— 8 nights
12
Cairo
— 6 nights

2
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.
On the 14th (Mon), explore the ancient world of Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa, take in nature's colorful creations at Montazah Gardens, and then look for gifts at CREDO. On your second day here, take in the waterfront at Corniche, explore the world behind art at Bibliotheca Alexandrina, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Alexandria road trip planning site.

Seoul, South Korea to Alexandria is an approximately 19.5-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Seoul to Alexandria is minus 7 hours. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Seoul in September: highs in Alexandria hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel to Hurghada.

Things to do in Alexandria

Historic Sites Museums Parks
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Bibliotheca Alexandrina ©
Bibliotheca Alexandrina
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa ©
Catacombs of Kom el Shoqafa
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral ©
Saint Mark's Coptic Orthodox Cathedral

8
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.
Deepen your sense of the past at sights like Mosque El Mina Masjid and Coptic Cathedral of Saint Shenouda. Head to Akhenaten Egypt Gallery and Sultan Center Shopfor some retail therapy. There's lots more to do: glide through the air with a parasailing or paragliding tour, stop by Mini Egypt Park, get outside with Sharm El Naga, and indulge in some personalized pampering at some of the best spas.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Hurghada trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Alexandria to Hurghada takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Alexandria, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Hurghada, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Wed) so you can travel to Dendera.

Things to do in Hurghada

Outdoors Theme Parks Parks
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Parasailing & Paragliding
Mosque El Mina Masjid ©
Mosque El Mina Masjid
Sand City ©
Sand City

1
night
Dendera

Dendera
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): delve into the distant past at Dendera Temple Complex.

For photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Dendera vacation app.

You can drive from Hurghada to Dendera in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Luxor.

Things to do in Dendera

Historic Sites
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Dendera Temple Complex
Dendera Temple Complex

6
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 Karnak Open Air Museum will appeal to museum buffs. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Valley of the Artisans (Deir el-Medina) and Tomb of Ramses VI. There's still lots to do: delve into the distant past at Tomb of Ramses III, buy something for everyone on your list at Habiba Gallery, appreciate the extensive heritage of Avenue of Sphinxes, and appreciate the history behind Tomb of Queen Nefertari.

To see ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Luxor trip itinerary builder.

You can drive from Dendera to Luxor in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in September, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Wed) to allow time to take a train to Edfu.

Things to do in Luxor

Historic Sites Museums Shopping
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Tomb of Ramses III
Tomb of Ramses III
Medinet Habu ©
Medinet Habu
Tomb of Ramses VI
Tomb of Ramses VI

1
night
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. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Thu): delve into the distant past at Gibel Silsila, explore the ancient world of Kanais, and then explore the ancient world of Temple of Horus.

To find maps, more things to do, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Edfu holiday planner.

Traveling by train from Luxor to Edfu takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. September in Edfu sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Thu) to allow enough time to take a train to Aswan.

Things to do in Edfu

Historic Sites
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Temple of Horus ©
Temple of Horus
Kanais ©
Kanais
Gibel Silsila
Gibel Silsila

4
nights
Aswan

Aswan ©
Plan an Aswan holiday and treat yourself to ancient wonders of the past along the Nile River.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Temple of Kom Ombo and Nubian Village. Appreciate the collections at Animalia and Nile Museum. There's lots more to do: get engrossed in the history at Nubian Museum, see human ingenuity at work at Aswan High Dam, step off the mainland to explore Elephantine Island, and admire the natural beauty at Kitchner's Island.

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Traveling by train from Edfu to Aswan takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Marsa Alam.

Things to do in Aswan

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

Temple of Kom Ombo
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Temple of Kom Ombo ©
Temple of Kom Ombo
Nubian Museum ©
Nubian Museum
Animalia ©
Animalia

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Abu Dabbab Beach and Shark Diving. Pack the 11th (Sun) with family-friendly diversions at Aqua Coraya. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Elphinstone Reef, see the vivid underwater world at Dolphin House - Sha'ab Samadai Reef, test the waters at a local thermal spa, and kick back and relax at Marsa Shoona Bay.

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Drive from Aswan to Marsa Alam in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and bus. When traveling from Aswan in October, plan for a bit cooler days in Marsa Alam, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel to Saint Catherine.

Things to do in Marsa Alam

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): contemplate in the serene atmosphere at St. Catherine's Monastery and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Mount Sinai. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: make a trip to moses pool and then delve into the distant past at Wadi Hammamat.

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Getting from Marsa Alam to Saint Catherine by flight takes about 6.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and ferry; or take a bus. In October, Saint Catherine is slightly colder than Marsa Alam - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Taba.

Things to do in Saint Catherine

Historic Sites Parks Nature

Side Trip

Al Tur
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St. Catherine's Monastery ©
St. Catherine's Monastery
Mount Sinai ©
Mount Sinai
moses pool ©
moses pool

1
night
Taba

Taba ©
Taba is a small Egyptian town near the northern tip of the Gulf of Aqaba. On the 14th (Wed), explore the historical opulence of Salah El-Din Castle and then explore the historical opulence of Castle Zaman.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Taba tour itinerary planning website.

Getting from Saint Catherine to Taba by car takes about 3 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of bus and ferry. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) early enough to drive to Dahab.

Things to do in Taba

Historic Sites
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Castle Zaman ©
Castle Zaman
Salah El-Din Castle
Salah El-Din Castle

3
nights
Dahab

Dahab ©
Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Adrenaline & Extreme Tours and WICKEDiCANDY. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Dahab: Nuweiba (Duna Reef & Coral Island). The adventure continues: explore the gorgeous colors at Coral Reefs and trot along with a tour on horseback.

To find maps and tourist information, use the Dahab journey planner.

You can drive from Taba to Dahab in 2.5 hours. Another option is to take a bus. Expect a daytime high around °C in October, and nighttime lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.

Things to do in Dahab

Parks Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Nuweiba
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Coral Reefs ©
Coral Reefs
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Horseback Riding Tours

8
nights
Sharm El Sheikh

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.
Head to Old Market and Mall Daryafor some retail therapy. Visit Al Mustafa Mosque and Coptic Orthodox Church for their historical value. And it doesn't end there: pause for some serene contemplation at The Heavenly Cathedral, see Off-Road Tours, try your luck at Casino Royale, and meet some fierce fish with a shark diving experience.

To find reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sharm El Sheikh online tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In October in Sharm El Sheikh, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to travel to Cairo.

Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh

Outdoors Tours Shopping
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Al Mustafa Mosque ©
Al Mustafa Mosque
Coptic Orthodox Church ©
Coptic Orthodox Church
The Heavenly Cathedral ©
The Heavenly Cathedral

6
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Cairo Festival City Mall and Statue of Ramses II. Popular historic sites such as Pyramids of Dahshour and Cairo Citadel are in your itinerary. Get out of town with these interesting Cairo side-trips: Musee de la Barque Solaire (in Giza) and Mit Rahina Museum (in Al Badrashin). There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at City Stars Mall, stop by Nomad Gallery - Zamalek Main Branch, explore the activities along Nile River, and walk around Al-Azhar Park.

For photos, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Cairo vacation builder website.

Traveling by flight from Sharm El Sheikh to Cairo takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or drive. Traveling from Sharm El Sheikh in October, expect slightly colder with lows of °C in Cairo. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 31st (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Cairo

Historic Sites Shopping Tours

Side Trips

Giza, Mit Rahina Museum
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Mosque of Muhammad Ali ©
Mosque of Muhammad Ali
Pyramids of Dahshour ©
Pyramids of Dahshour
Musee de la Barque Solaire ©
Musee de la Barque Solaire

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