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The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise
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Description :

If you are looking for a touch of luxury, comfort and diversity in options, then The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise is your answer. Cruises of 5 or 7 day, itineraries from Aswan to Luxor and vice versa. 

It is your turn to discover the fantastic attractions of southern Egypt and enjoy exceptional services. Book now!


Inclusions :
  •  Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
  •  Assistance during your stay and excursions
  •  All transfers by a modern air-conditioned deluxe vehicle
  •  Accommodation onboard The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise on full board basis
  •  All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary are in the group
  •  Entrance fees to all sights between Luxor and Aswan
  •  English-speaking tour guide during your excursions
  • All service charges and taxes

Exclusions :
  •  Any extras and personal spending
  •  Tipping

Cruise Facilities :
  •  Private docking areas
  •  Restaurant
  •  Nightly entertainment program
  •  Sundeck, swimming pool, and Jacuzzi
  •  Elevators
  •  Laundry and daily housekeeping service
  •  Wi-Fi
  •  Games room
  •  Massage rooms with a private shower and steam room
  •  Gym
  •  Library & Cigar Lounge
  •  Medical service on call
  •  Fully purified water, filtered and softened before distribution
  •  Major credit cards accepted on board Nile Cruises

Cabin Facilities :
  • 22 elegant cabins and Luxury Suites
  • Air conditioner
  • Coffee machine
  • Personal bar
  • 24-hour express laundry
  • Alarm and docking station
  • LED TV
  • DVD player
  • Electronic safe
  • Wireless telephones
  • Private bathroom with hair dryer
  • Handheld shower
  • Weighing scales

Itinerary

We will assist and meet you at airport or railway station following your arrival and transfer you to the cruise.

After lunch on board we will visit the temples of Luxor and Karnak, respectively built in the New Empire and the largest religious site in the ancient world.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

The first stop of this full day will be in the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of the pharaohs of the New Empire.

We will continue to the Temple of Medinet Habu, which is the mortuary temple of Ramses III, followed by a visit to Deir el-Medina, the old village of artisans who built the tombs in Valley of the Kings.

A quick stop by the statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III called Colossi of Memnon, and we return to the ship that heads towards Esna.

Welcome drinks will be served.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

The ship sails to Edfu, where you will visit the Temple of Horus, the falcon-headed god. This is the best- preserved temple in Egypt.

Return to the ship to sail towards Kom Ombo, where you will visit a temple where everything there was duplicated aiming the worship of two gods: Horus and Sobek.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

This day is dedicated to Aswan. After breakfast you will visit the High Dam, built as a solution to the Nile floods.

Next, we will take a boat to the Agilkia island and visit the Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis.

Time to visit the Nubian Museum. Nubians are one of the oldest civilizations in the world and their culture is part of Aswan.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Your cruise ends on this day. After breakfast, we will take you to the train station or airport.

Meals: Breakfast

Upon arrival in Aswan, we will meet & assist you at the airport or railway station and take you on board the cruise.

After lunch, let's visit the Nubian Museum, which traces Nubian history, art and culture from pharaonic times to the Islamic era.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

The day starts with tea and cookies because you will wake up early for a private visit to the beautiful temple of Philae, dedicated to the goddess Isis, followed by a visit to the Aswan Dam, a construction with the aim to stop the floods caused by the River Nile.

Return to the ship for a very nice breakfast and relax at the spa while the cruise sails to Kom Ombo. We will visit the Kom Ombo Temple, dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek.

The cruise continues towards Edfu and in the evening enjoy some welcome drinks.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

After breakfast, you will visit the Edfu Temple, the best-preserved temple in Egypt and dedicated to the falcon-headed god Horus.

Return to the ship. Lunch will be served while sailing to Esna, towards Luxor.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

After breakfast, we will visit the Valley of the Kings, the burial place of several pharaohs of the New Kingdom. Next, discover the mortuary temple of Ramses III: the beautiful Medinet Habu Temple.

Explore Deir el-Medina, the village of the workers who built the tombs in Valley of the Kings. On the way back, we will visit the Colossi of Memnon, statues of Pharaoh Amenhotep III.

Return to the cruise. In the afternoon, it is time to visit the magnificent Luxor Temple, dedicated to the god Amon.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Check out will be after breakfast. We will transfer you to the airport or train station.

Meals: Breakfast

Upon your arrival at the airport or railway station, our representative will meet and assist you, then guide you to the cruise.

After lunch, your tour guide will take to the Karnak Temple, which is the largest remaining religious complex of the ancient world.

Next, explore the Luxor Museum and its interesting Pharaonic items.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

After breakfast, let's visit the Valley of the Kings, site where there are dozens of tombs of pharaohs of the New Empire. Next, explore the beautiful Medinet Habu Temple, dedicated to Ramses III.

You will visit Deir El Madina, the village of the workers who built the Valley of the Kings, followed by a brief stop at the Colossi of Memnon, the statues of Amenhotep III.

Return to the ship for lunch and sail towards Quena.

Enjoy free time at the spa.

In the early evening, get ready to visit the splendid Temple of Dendara, that still preserves original colours on the ceiling.

Return to the cruise to enjoy welcome drinks before dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Visit the Temple of Abydos, a large temple dedicated to Seth I.

While the ship sails to the next stop you can relax in the spa after lunch.

Visit to the Luxor Temple, built during the New Empire.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

The cruise sails early to Edfu.

In the afternoon, visit the Edfu Temple, dedicated to the god Horus, and the best-preserved in Egypt.

 

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Early in the morning the ship sails to Kom Ombo.

After breakfast, we will visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, a double temple dedicated to the gods Horus and Sobek.

After lunch, visit the Nubian Museum, which tells the story of the Nubian people since the Pharaonic era.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

You will have the option to visit Abu Simbel or enjoy leisure time. Abu Simbel is Egypt's second biggest attraction after the Giza Pyramids.

After lunch, visit the Aswan Dam, built in the 1960s to put an end to the Nile floods. Next, visit the beautiful Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Your check-out is after breakfast. We will transfer you to the airport or train station.

Meals included: Breakfast

Our representative will meet and assist you upon your arrival at the airport or train station, then will guide you to the cruise.

After lunch, visit the Nubian Museum, which tells the story of the Nubian people since the Pharaonic

era.

Meals: Lunch and dinner

The ship sails to Kom Ombo after breakfast. Explore the Kom Ombo Temple, a peculiar building dedicated to Sobek and Horus.

The cruise takes you to Aswan, meanwhile enjoy free time to relax at the spa.

After lunch, visit High Dam, a solution for the Nile floods.

Next, a visit to the beautiful Philae Temple, dedicated to the goddess Isis.

In the evening, welcome drinks will be served followed by dinner.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

The cruise heads to Edfu. After breakfast, spend a relaxing morning at the spa.

After lunch, visit the Edfu Temple, the best-preserved amongst the temples in Egypt. Return to the ship to sail to Esna.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

The ship sails Luxor. After breakfast, enjoy free time.

After lunch, you will visit the Karnak Temple. This temple is the largest remaining temple of the ancient world and was built throughout 2,000 years.

Then, a visit to the Luxor Museum to see a collection of pharaonic items.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

After breakfast, we will visit the Valley of the Kings, where pharaohs from the New Empire were buried.

Next, we will visit the magnificent Medinet Habu Temple, dedicated to Ramses III. Afterwards, it is the turn of Deir El Madina, the village of artisans who worked in the Valley of the Kings.

Finally, before returning to the ship, a stop by the Colossi of Memnon, statues of Amenhotep III.

After lunch, enjoy free time while the cruise sails to Quena. In the early evening, visit the splendid Temple of Dendara, one of the best-preserved; it still preserves original colours on the ceiling.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

After breakfast, you will explore the beautiful Temple of Abydos, dedicated to Seth I.

The ship sails to Luxor.

In the afternoon, visit the Luxor Temple, built during the New Empire.

Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Check-out will be after breakfast. We will transfer you to the airport or train station.

Meals: Breakfast


MAY-SEPT (5 Days Itinerary)

  • US$ 2115 Double
  • US$ 3115 Single
OCT.-APRIL (5 Days Itinerary)

  • US$ 2999 Double
  • US$ 4475 Single
MAY-SEPT (7 Days Itinerary)

  • US$ 3135 Double
  • US$ 4715 Single
OCT.-APRIL (7 Days Itinerary)

  • US$ 4469 Double
  • US$ 6695 Single


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Frequently Questions

Mosques and all other places of worship occupied a high and greatly respected place in the hearts of most Egyptians There aren’t really special clothes to be put on while visiting a mosque in Egypt; however, conservative attire would be highly recommended. In some mosques, women will be asked to cover their hair and perhaps their arms and legs. Both women and men will be asked to remove their shoes before entering a mosque.

Usually, the check-in time is at 11:00 AM after breakfast and before Lunch. As most Flights arrive much earlier, Immediate access to your cabin will be provided if available. If the option is unavailable, however, you will kindly be asked to wait until check-in time. A good way to kill time and make the most of the previous situation is to start your tours early in your trip.

Normally, Nile Cruise Check out Time is at 8:00 or 9:00 AM right after Breakfast. However, if your Flight or Train is running late, all the cruise facilities are under your beck & call,  except the Cabin and the Restaurant. Moreover, you can safely keep your luggage onboard your designated Cruise and explore the city until your flight/train departure time.

The two standard meal plan variations for a Nile Cruise is All-inclusive & Full Board with the Latter being the most common. Full Board options include all meals in either a Set menu of Buffet form, served at a fixed time with the meals & food with quality and variety differing depending on the quality of the cruise itself. Items that are not included in the meal plan are beverages except for the breakfast tea, coffee, juice, afternoon tea are all complimentary & free of charge. As for the Second meal plan criteria, The  all-inclusive meal plan that includes all types of alcoholic and nonalcoholic drinks

For The Nile Cruise Crew: Usually, there are around 50 to 70 employees onboard the cruise ship and all contribute to make your trip a wonderful journey. Considering this fact, it's advisable to Equally distribute the tip amongst the crew. Although there's a strict rule against tipping during the trip a great way to do it is to leave an envelope at the cruise reception with the total amount which they will divide equally amongst the crew members. In conclusion, tipping is an act of courtesy and not obligatory by any means.