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Oberoi Zahra Cruise

The Oberoi Zahra brings a whole new meaning to luxury cruising. This Nile cruise is best described as a floating 5* boutique hotel, with only 25 stylish and spacious cabins, gourmet dining with a different à la carte menu every night, and an on board spa, gym, swimming pool and cigar lounge, this will certainly be an experience that you won’t forget in a hurry. Part of the Oberoi hotel chain, The Oberoi Zahra prides itself on offering guests a premium Nile cruise experience, where passengers will get to view and explore the wonders of the iconic River Nile in ultimate luxury.

Cruise Highlights:

  • Gourmet à la carte dining service
  • Spa centre
  • Cigar Lounge
  • 25 Luxurious Cabins & 2 Suites
  • Super Plush Interiors

  • Guide Price:

  • £1,499 Per Person
  • Price Based On: 2 adults sharing a Standard Cabin on Full Board, with return flights from London Heathrow, return private taxi transfers, 20kg baggage. See More

  • Duration:

  • 8 Days, 7 Nights

  • Board Basis:

  • Full Board

  • Star Rating:

  • 5 star

  • Cruise Type:

  • River Cruise

  • # of Cabins:

  • 25 Superior Cabins, 2 Luxury Suites

  • Start / Finish:

  • Luxor to Aswan

  • Departures:

  • This cruise departs on set dates depending on the route.
    (Subject to availability)

  • Optional Extras:

  • - Hot Air Balloon Ride (approx £120pp)
    - Abu Simbel by Road (approx £90pp)
    - Abu Simbel by Air (approx £200pp)

What's Included:

  • Itinerary:
  • Sample 7 Night Nile Cruise ItineraryView Full Itinerary

  • Meals Included:
  • 7 breakfasts, 6 lunches & 7 dinners - starting with dinner on check in and breakfast in check out days.

  • Guide:
  • English speaking Egyptologist included

  • Excursions:
  • All excursions are included as per cruise itinerary below. (Except optional extras).

  • Entrance Fees:
  • Enrance Fees included as per cruise itinerary below

  • Assistance:
  • On-board 24 hour assistance available

  • Vehicles:
  • Minivan or coach depending on group size

  • Flights:
  • Return flights from your chosen UK airport with 20kg baggage allowance

  • Transfers:
  • Private transfer to/from airport on arrival and departure

  • ATOL:
  • ATOL Protection


What's Not Included:

  • Tips:
  • Tips for guides and crew

  • VISA Fees:
  • VISA Fees - $25pp

Note: * It may be necessary to amend the itinerary due to prevailing local circumstances. We will endeavour to provide you with as much notice as possible. As so many sites are visited, a Nile Cruise may not be suitable for the very elderly, people with walking difficulties or children. Please note that some excursions may take place very early in the morning. Optional excursions shown may be available to pre-book, and where a tour is capacity controlled and participants are limited it may be advisable to do so. All tours/activities/excursions are operated by local, independent suppliers and your contract will not be with us, but with them, subject to their terms and conditions. When booked locally we are not responsible for the availability, operation, or any risks that may be involved with these tours/activities/excursions.

Full Itinerary

Embarkation In Luxor Embarkation In Luxor

Embarkation In Luxor

Day 1 | Tuesday

Embarkation begins around midday. Enjoy lunch on-board followed by a visit of the Karnak Temple and Luxor Musuem. Dinner is served on-board in the evening. Overnight in Luxor.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Valley of the Kings Valley of the Kings Colossi of Memnon Colossi of Memnon

West Bank - Luxor

Day 2 | Wednesday

After an early breakfast, visit the West Bank to explore the Valley of the Kings followed by a visit to the Temple of Madinat Habu and the Colossus of Memnon. Enjoy free time on-board before taking lunch. After some further leisure time travel by car to Dendara to visit the Temple of Dendarah. Dinner is taken on-board in the evening. Overnight in Luxor.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Luxor Temple Luxor Temple Temple of Hatshepsut Temple of Hatshepsut

Luxor Temple

Day 3 | Thursday

After breakfast return to the West Bank to visit the Valley of the Noble’s tombs and the Temple of Hatshepsut. Enjoy lunch on-board and after some leisure time make an afternoon visit to Luxor Temple. Early evening cocktail reception with live music at the club lounge followed by dinner. Overnight in Luxor.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Temple of Edfu Temple of Edfu

Temple of Edfu

Day 4 | Friday

Set sail to Edfu in the early hours of the morning. Take breakfast on-board followed by leisure time and then lunch. Afternoon visit to the Temple of Edfu. Dinner on-board in the evening. Overnight in Edfu.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Philae Temple Philae Temple

Aswan - Philae Temple

Day 5 | Saturday

Set sail to Aswan in the early hours of the morning. Take breakfast on-board followed by leisure time and then lunch. Afternoon visit to the High Damn and Philae Temple. Dinner on-board in the evening. Overnight in Aswan.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Sound & Light Show (Kom Ombo) Sound & Light Show (Kom Ombo)

Kom Ombo - Sound & Light Show

Day 6 | Sunday

Sail to Kom Ombo whilst taking your breakfast. Visit the Temple of Kom Ombo and then continue sailing to Aswan. Enjoy some leisure time on-board followed by lunch. In the afternoon take a Felucca to visit the botanical gardens and then enjoy further leisure time. After sunset experience the Sound and Light Show at Philae Temple. Dinner is served in the evening. Overnight in Aswan.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Optional Abu Simbel Excursion Optional Abu Simbel Excursion

(Optional) Abu Simbel - Aswan

Day 7 | Monday

After breakfast there is an optional excursion to Abu Simbel or you can enjoy leisure time on-board. Lunch is followed by further free time. Early evening cocktail reception with entertainment followed by dinner. Overnight in Aswan.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Aswan (Disembark) Aswan (Disembark)

Aswan (Disembark)

Day 8 | Tuesday

Enjoy your final breakfast on-board before disembarkation. You will then be transferred to the airport or to a hotel if you have booked an extended stay.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Note: * It may be necessary to amend the itinerary due to prevailing local circumstances. We will endeavour to provide you with as much notice as possible. As so many sites are visited, a Nile Cruise may not be suitable for the very elderly, people with walking difficulties or children. Please note that some excursions may take place very early in the morning. Optional excursions shown may be available to pre-book, and where a tour is capacity controlled and participants are limited it may be advisable to do so. All tours/activities/excursions are operated by local, independent suppliers and your contract will not be with us, but with them, subject to their terms and conditions. When booked locally we are not responsible for the availability, operation, or any risks that may be involved with these tours/activities/excursions.

Cabins

25 Luxury air-conditioned cabins offering a large picture window, and 2 spacious Luxury suites All cabins and suites feature LCD TV, multi-disc player, tea & coffee making facilities, mini bar, complimentary wireless Internet access, hair dryer, safe and telephone with voice mail Luxury suites additionally offer a separate living room, private sun deck and open air Jacuzzi.


Cuisine

On-board international gourmet dining with daily menus & à la carte service.


Entertainment

Swimming pool

Gym

Library

Cigar lounge


Leisure Facilities

A swimming pool and sun deck with loungers allow for relaxation

Massage (pay locally).


Special Facilities

Spa with 4 massage suites, each featuring a private shower and steam room and offering rejuvenating treatments complemented by the finest natural products (pay locally).


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