Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

The Oberoi Philae is pure floating luxury. The level of opulence on this Nile Cruise ship is unlike anything you have experienced before, this ship takes cruising the River Nile to another level. On board, guests can enjoy a large outdoor pool and sundeck, a 24 hour fitness centre and a spa offering exclusive Oberoi treatments. The elegant main restaurant serves exquisite cuisine from around the world, a poolside restaurant offers panoramic views and serves barbeque and light meals for lunch and the sophisticated bar and cigar lounge is an intimate setting to enjoy fine whiskeys and wines as well as having a dedicated outdoor cigar lounge. With just 24 luxurious cabins that are more akin to boutique hotel rooms, this graceful ship provides an ideal and romantic opportunity to experience Egypt’s glorious River Nile in ultimate style.

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Board Basis

Full Board


22 Luxury air-conditioned cabins with ensuite bathroom and Four Luxury Suites, offering a large panoramic window, LCD Satelite TV, DVD player, Mini bar, Wireless Internet access, Coffee machine and Safe. The Four Luxury Suites additionally feature a separate living room and Private Terrace; two of them feature an outdoor jacuzzi.


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


Swimming Pool • Gym • Library • Cigar lounge.

Sport & Leisure

Sun Deck • 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)

7 Day Example Nile Cruise Itinerary:

Departure Day: Wednesdays



Upon arrival at Luxor international airport, Cyplon Holidays representative will be waiting to greet & assist you, then you will be transferred by A/C coach to your Cruise Boat in Luxor to check in and stay overnight.


Luxor - Esna - Edfu

Enjoy your first Egyptian sunrise, followed by a visit to the West Bank the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatshepsut and the Colossi of Memnon. Afternoon sailing to Edfu via Esna lock. Overnight in Edfu.Overnight in Edfu.

08:00 to 09:00 - Breakfast
10:00 to 12:30 Visit West Bank
13:30 - Sailing to Esna
13:30 - Lunch during sailing to Esna
16:30 - Tea Time
17:00 - Arrive Edfu
20:00 - Dinner
21:30 - Cocktail party & Overnight in Edfu


Edfu - Kom Ombo

Morning visit the extraordinary Temple of Horus, the mythical son of Isis and Osiris. Here, according to myth, Horus avenged the murder of his father Osiris by defeating his father's brother Seth in combat. Sail on to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris.

08:00 to 09:00 - Breakfast
09:30 - Visit Edfu ( Horus Temple )
11:30 - Sailing to Kom Ombo
13:00 - Lunch
16:30 - Tea Time
17:00 - Visit Kom Ombo
20:00 - Dinner
21:30 - Galabaya Party
Overnight in Kom Ombo


Kom Ombo - Aswan

Visit the High Dam - finished in 1971; it has ensured up to three harvests a year. The Unfinished Obelisk - still rooted to the bedrock of pink granite and sail around the unique islands in aswan to visit the temple of Isis on Philae Island. Overnight at Aswan.

06.00 Sail to Aswan
07:00 to 09:00 - Breakfast
09:00 - Arrival to Aswan
10.00 - Visit Aswan
13:00 - Lunch
16:45 - Sound & light at Philae temple (Optional)
20:00 - Dinner
21:30 - Nubian Show
Overnight in Aswan



Leisure day with an optional excursion to the ancient wonder of Abu Simbel.
08:00 - 09:00 - Breakfast
09:30 - Felucca Ride
13:00 - Lunch
20:00 - Dinner
Overnight Aswan


Aswan - Kom Ombo - Edfu

07:00 - 09:00 - Breakfast
09.30 - Nubian village (optional)
13:00 - Lunch
14:00 - Sail to Kom Ombo
19.00 - sail to Edfu
20:00 - Dinner
Overnight in Edfu


Edfu - Luxor

Visit the most magnificent East bank temples the stunning Temples of Karnak, visit also the Luxor temple which also dedicated to the Theban triad of the god, Amun, the ‘unseen one’, his wife Mut, goddess of the heavens and their son Khonsu. The reliefs here are remarkably clear, partly due to the fact that it lay buried under sand for thousands of years.

08:00 - 10:00 - Breakfast
09:00 - Sail to Luxor
13:00 - Lunch
16:00 - Visit Karnak temples
18:00 - Visit Luxor Temple
21:00 - Dinner
22:00 - Belly Dancer
Overnight in Luxor



Disembarkation after breakfast or lunch (depending on departure time)

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.

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