Oberoi Philae 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.

Cruise Highlights:

  • Gourmet à la carte dining service
  • Spa centre
  • Cigar Lounge
  • 22 Luxurious Cabins & 4 Suites
  • Super Plush Interiors

  • Guide Price:

  • £1,399 Per Person
  • Price Based On: 2 adults sharing a Luxury Cabin on Full Board, with return flights from London Heathrow, return private taxi transfers, 20kg baggage. See More

  • Duration:

  • 7 Days, 6 Nights
    Other duration's are also available. Please call for further information.

  • Board Basis:

  • Full Board

  • Star Rating:

  • 5 star

  • Cruise Type:

  • River Cruise

  • # of Cabins:

  • 22 Superior Cabins, 4 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 6 Night Nile Cruise ItineraryView Full Itinerary

  • Meals Included:
  • 6 Breakfasts, 5 Lunches and 6 Dinners starting with dinner on check in day and ends breakfast check out day

  • 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 | Wednesday

Morning embarkation in Luxor and promptly set sail to Qena. Take lunch on-board and upon arrival visit the Temple of Dendera. Enjoy free time and then afternoon tea at the club lounge. Have dinner on-board in the evening. Overnight in Qena.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Luxor Museum Luxor Museum Overnight in Luxor Overnight in Luxor

Luxor Museum - Luxor

Day 2 | Thursday

After breakfast visit the Temple of Abydos and then set sail for Luxor. Have lunch on-board followed by free time and afternoon tea. Upon arrival visit the Luxor Museum. Evening dinner. Overnight in Luxor.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Luxor Temple Luxor Temple Karnak Temple Karnak Temple

Luxor & Karnak Temple

Day 3 | Friday

Enjoy the morning at leisure taking breakfast and lunch on-board. Afternoon visit to the Luxor and Karnak Temples. Afternoon tea followed by early evening cocktail reception. Dinner served on-board. Overnight in Luxor.


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

West Bank - Esna

Day 4 | Saturday

After an early breakfast visit the West Bank’s Valley of the Kings and the colossus of Memnon. Continue on to Esna whilst taking lunch and afternoon tea on-board. Dinner is served in the evening. Overnight in Esna.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Temple of Kom Ombo Temple of Kom Ombo

Edfu - Kom Ombo - Aswan

Day 5 | Sunday

Set sail for Edfu. After breakfast visit the Temple of Edfu and then continue sailing to Kom Ombo. Take lunch and afternoon tea on-board. Early evening visit to the Temple of Kom Ombo followed by dinner on-board. Overnight in Aswan.


  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
Temple of Philae Temple of Philae

Philae Temple - Aswan

Day 6 | Monday

After breakfast visit the High Damn and Philae Temple. Take lunch on-board and then visit the Nubian museum by motor boat. Free time and afternoon tea followed by evening dinner. Overnight in Aswan.


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

Aswan (Disembark)

Day 7 | 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

22 Luxury air-conditioned cabins with ensuite bathroom and 4 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.


Cuisine

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


Entertainment

Swimming Pool

Gym

Library

Cigar lounge


Leisure Facilities

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)


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