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Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

  • Duration4 Nights or 6 Nights
  • Cruise TypeUltra luxury cruise
  • AvailabilitySelected Departures

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Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise Overview

An Oasis of Luxury on the Nile

Indulge in the epitome of luxury with the Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise. This exquisite cruise, with its 22 rooms and cabins, promises an exclusive and intimate experience that redefines luxury on the Nile.

Elegance Beyond Compare

Step into rooms that are not just rooms but spacious havens of comfort and sophistication. Adorned with large French windows, they offer captivating views of the ever-flowing Nile, making your journey a visual delight.

Journey Through Egypt’s History

Book your Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise voyage and embark on a journey through Egypt’s fascinating history. As you cruise between Luxor and Aswan, you’ll encounter awe-inspiring ruins and gain insights into the country’s rich past.

Exploring Luxor and Aswan

Luxor and Aswan, the jewels of the Nile, beckon with their treasures. Your voyage includes visits to Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple, where history comes alive amidst grandeur. Delve deeper into the past with a visit to the Valley of the Kings, the resting place of pharaohs, and Hatshepsut Temple, an architectural marvel dedicated to one of the most enigmatic female rulers in history.

Unveiling Ancient Tombs

Discover the secrets of the past as you explore the tomb of King Tut, Ramesses VI, Deir el-Medina, Habu, and the Statue. Each site unveils a unique aspect of Egypt’s storied history. As your voyage continues, you’ll sail to Edfu Temple and Kom Ombo Temple, where the grandeur of ancient Egyptian architecture is on full display.

Aswan’s Marvels

In Aswan, marvel at the engineering wonder of the High Dam, one of the world’s largest dams. Explore the Philae Temple, also known as the Temple of Isis, dedicated to the cow-headed goddess Hathor. Dive deeper into history at the Nubian Museum and witness the grandeur of the unfinished obelisk.

Your journey aboard the Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise is not just a vacation; it’s an immersion into the heart of Egypt’s rich history and a luxurious escape on the tranquil waters of the Nile. Book your experience today and create lasting memories amidst the splendor of ancient and modern comfort.

Additional information

  • Your daily tours usually starts at 7 am, but you can change the time in coordination with your private guide.
  • For reservations, contact us, and your reservation will be confirmed with one of our travel advisors.
  • After booking the trip, we will send you a voucher with all the booking details.

The tour is available in:

English, Spanish, German, Portuguese, Italian, Chinese, French

Note: The Mentioned prices include a tour guide in English only; in case of requesting any other language, there will be an additional cost.

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise Facilities

Free WiFi
Swimming Pool
Private bath
Laundry
Safe Box
Smart TV
Gift Shop
Mini Bar
Air Condition
Other Facilities
  • 24/7 Reception
  • Private docking areas
  • Restaurant with varied menus
  • Nightly entertainment programme
  • Sun Deck with Swimming pool
  • Personal Care Attendant
  • On-board elevators
  • Laundry and daily housekeeping
  • Internet and games room
  • Gymnasium On board
  • Library and Cigar Lounge
  • Egyptologist for all excursions
  • Medical service on call (24/7)
  • Fully purified water
  • Air conditioning
  • 10" pillow topped mattress
  • Blackout blinds
  • Coffee machine
  • Personal bar
  • Soundproof
  • 24-hour express laundry
  • Alarm and docking station
  • High-definition 40" LED TV
  • DVD player
  • Electronic safe
  • High speed WiFi access
  • Wireless telephones
  • iPod docking station
  • Bathrooms offers hair dryer
  • Overhead, multi pressure shower
  • Handheld shower
  • jacuzzi
  • Weighing scales
  • Therapy rooms
  • Major credit cards accepted on board
  • 22 elegantly appointed cabins

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise Itinerary

Luxor to Aswan

5 Days Itinerary From Luxor to Aswan

Day 1: Arrival Luxor – Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

On arrival at Luxor International Airport, our Representative will meet and assist you and transfer you to your Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise for embarkation.

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 2: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

  • 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.Breakfast
  • 7:00 a.m. Visit to the West Bank, to explore the West Bank of ancient Thebes. Visit Valley of the Kings, with its royal tombs, King Tut’s tomb, Ramesses the 6th.
  • Visit to the temple of Medinet Habu, Dier El Madina and on the way back, stop at the Colossi of Memnon.
  • 12:30 p.m.Lunch
  • Sail to Esna
  • Cross the Esna Lock.
  • 7:00 p.m.Cocktail reception
  • 7:30 p.m.Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 3: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

  • 4:00 a.m.Sail to Edfu
  • 7:00 a.m. to 8:00 a.m.Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m.Visit the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world, dedicated to Horus, the Falcon God. Sail to Komombo
  • 1:00 p.m.Lunch
  • 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.Visit the twin Temple of Kom Ombo. One side of the temple is dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek, God of Fertility and Creator of the World. The other side is dedicated to the Falcon God Harris, also known as Horus, the Elder
  • 7:30 p.m.Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 4: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

  • 6:00 a.m.Sail to Aswan
  • 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.Breakfast
  • 10:00 a.m.Visit the High Dam and Philae Temple
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 4:00 p.m.Visit Nubian Museum by motorboat
  • 7:30 p.m. Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 5: Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise – Disembarkation

  • 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.Breakfast
  • Disembarkation

Meals: Breakfast

7 Days Itinerary From Luxor to Aswan

Day 1: Arrival Luxor – Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

On arrival at Luxor International Airport, our Representative will meet and assist you and transfer you to your Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise for embarkation.

  • 12:00 pm Embarkation from Luxor Port.
  • 12:30 p.m.Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. Visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Temple
  • 7:30 p.m. Have dinner

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 2: Valley of the Kings – Sail to Dendara Temple

  • 6:00 to 7:00 a.m.Breakfast
  • 7:00 a.m.Explore the West Bank of ancient Thebes.
  • Visit the Valley of the Kings, with its royal tombs, King Tut’s tomb, and Ramesses the 6th.
  • Visit the temple of Medinet Habu, Dier El Madina, and Colossi of Memnon
  • 12:00 noon sail to Qena
  • 12:30 p.m.Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Free time for Spa
  • 6:00 p.m.Visit the Temple Dendara.
  • 8:00 p.m.Cocktail reception
  • 8:30 p.m.Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 3: Abydos Temple – Sail to Luxor Temple

  • 6:00 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 7:00 a.m. – Visit the Temple of Abydos
  • 12.00 a.m. – Sail to Luxor
  • 12:30 p.m. – Lunch
  • 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Spa Time
  • 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. – Visit Luxor Temple
  • 7:30 p.m. – Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 4: Sail to Edfu Temple

  • 6:00 a.m. – Sail to Edfu
  • 7:00 to 10: 00 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Spa Time
  • 1:00 p.m. – Lunch
  • 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. – Spa Time
  • 4:00 p.m. – Visit the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world, dedicated to Horus, the Falcon God.
  • 7:30 p.m. – Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 5: Kom Ombo Temple – Sail to Aswan

  • 6:00 a.m. – Sail to Komombo
  • 7:00 to 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 11:00 a.m. – Visit the twin Temple of Kom Ombo. One side of the temple is dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek, God of Fertility and Creator of the World. The other side is dedicated to the Falcon God Harris, also known as Horus, the Elder.
  • 12:30 p.m. – Lunch and Sail to Aswan
  • 4: 00 p.m. – Visit Nubian Museum by motorboat
  • 7:30 p.m. – Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

  • 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Breakfast
  • Free Morning for an Optional visit to Abu Simbel
  • 12:30 p.m. – Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. – Visit the High Dam and Philae Temple
  • 5:00 to 07:00 p.m. – Spa Time
  • 7:30 p.m. – Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 7: Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise – Disembarkation

  • 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 8:00 a.m. – Disembarkation, then transfer to Aswan Airport for final departure.

Meals: Breakfast

Aswan to Luxor

5 Days Itinerary From Aswan to Luxor

Day 1: Arrival Aswan – Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

On arrival at Aswan International Airport, our Representative will meet and assist you and transfer you to your Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise for embarkation.

  • 12:00 hours Embarkation from Aswan Port.
  • 12:30 p.m. Lunch
  • 4:00 p.m. Visit Nubian Museum by motorboat
  • 7:30 p.m. Dinner

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 2: Aswan Sightseeing – Kom Ombo – Sail to Edfu

  • 06:00 a.m. – Tea and coffee with cookies
  • 06:30 a.m. – Private sunrise visit to Philae Temple and High Dam
  • 9:00 to 10.00 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 9.00 a.m. – Sail to Kom Ombo
  • 10:00 a.m. to 12.00 noon. – Spa Time
  • 1:00 p.m. – Visit the twin Temple of Kom Ombo. One side of the temple is dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek, God ofFer utility and Creator of the World. The other side is dedicated to the Falcon God Harris, also known as Horus, the Elder.
  • 2.00 p.m. – Lunch Sail to Edfu, Afternoon Tea
  • 7:30 p.m. – Cocktail reception with entertainment
  • 8:00 p.m. – Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 3: Edfu Temple – Sail to Luxor

  • 7:00 a.m.- 9:00 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. – Visit the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world, dedicated to Horus, the Falcon God. Sail to Essna
  • 1:00 p.m. – Lunch Cross the Esna Lock – Sail to Luxor
  • 7:30 p.m. – Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

  • 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.Breakfast
  • 7:00 a.m.Visit the West Bank to explore the West Bank of ancient Thebes. Visit the Valley of the Kings, with its royal tombs, King Tut’s tomb, and Ramesses the 6th. This is followed by a visit to The temple of Medinet Habu, Dier El Madina and on the way back, stop at the Colossi of Memnon.
  • 12:30 p.m.Lunch
  • 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. Visit Luxor Temple and Karnak Temple
  • 7:30 p.m.Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 5: Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise – Disembarkation

  • 7:00 to 8:00 a.m. – Breakfast
  • Disembarkation

Meals: Breakfast

7 Days Itinerary From Aswan to Luxor

Day 1: Arrival Aswan – Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

On arrival at Aswan International Airport, our Representative will meet and assist you and transfer you to your Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise for embarkation.

  • 12:00 hours– Embarkation from Aswan Port.
  • 12:30 hours – Lunch
  • 4:00 p.m. – Visit The Nubian Museum by motorboat
  • 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. – Spa Time
  • 7:00 p.m. – Cocktail reception with entertainment
  • 7:30 p.m. – Dinner

Meals: Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 2: Kom Ombo Temple – Aswan Sightseeing

  • 6:00 a.m.Sail to Kom Ombo.
  • 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m.Explore the twin Temple of Kom Ombo.
  • 10:30 a.m.Sail back to Aswan
  • 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.Free time for Spa.
  • 1:00 p.m.Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.Visit the High Dam and Philae Temple.
  • 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.Free time for Spa
  • 7:00 p.m.Cocktail reception
  • 7:30 p.m.Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 3: Sail to Edfu Temple

  • 7:00 a.m. – Sail to Edfu
  • 7:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. – Spa Time
  • 1:00 p.m. – Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m. – Visit the Temple of Edfu, the best-preserved temple of the ancient world, dedicated to Horus, the Falcon God. The Temple of Horus at Edfu was buried under sand and silt for nearly two thousand years. It is the largest and best-preserved Ptolemaic temple in Egypt. Construction began in 237 B.C. The main temple complex took 25 years to complete.
  • 3: 00 p.m. – Sail to Esna
  • 7: 30 p.m. – Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

  • 6:00 a.m.Sail to Luxor
  • 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m.Breakfast
  • 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.Free time for Spa
  • 12:30 p.m.Lunch
  • 2:00 p.m.Visit Karnak Temple and Luxor Museum
  • 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.Free time for Spa
  • 7:30 p.m.Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 5: Valley of the Kings – Sail to Dendara Temple

  • 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.Visit the West Bank. Explore the West Bank of ancient Thebes.
  • Visit the Valley of the Kings, with its royal tombs, King Tut’s tomb, and Ramesses the 6th.
  • Visit the Temple of Medinet Habu, Dier El Madina, and stop at the Colossi of Memnon on the way back.
  • 12:00 noon Lunch and sail to Qena
  • 2:00 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.Free time for Spa
  • 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.Visit the Temple of Dendara, dedicated to Hathor, Goddess of Music, Love, and Joy.
  • 8:00 p.m.Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 6: Abydos Temple – Sail to Luxor Temple

  • 6:00 a.m. to 7:00 a.m.Breakfast
  • 07:00 a.m.Visit the Temple of Abydos
  • 12.00 p.m.Sail to Luxor
  • 12:30 p.m.Lunch
  • 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.Free time for Spa
  • 5:00 to 6:30 p.m.Visit Luxor Temple
  • 8:00 p.m.Dinner

Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner

Night Stay on Cruise

Day 7: Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise – Disembarkation

  • 7:00 to 9:00 a.m.- Breakfast
  • 9:00 to 10:00 a.m. – Disembarkation. Then Transfer to Luxor Airport for final departure.

Meals: Breakfast

What is included in this tour?
Items that are included in the cost of the tour price.
  • 4 or 6 nights accommodation on Nile Cruises on an FB basis
  • Meet and assist upon arrival and departure
  • All transfers in a modern private air-conditioned vehicle
  • All Nile Cruise excursions as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Entrance fees to all sights in and between Luxor and Aswan
  • English-speaking tour guide on board the cruise (share group tours)
  • One complimentary bottle of water per person per day
  • All transfers are by A-C vehicles with qualified drivers
  • All service charges and taxes
What is Excluded in this tour?
Items that are not included in the cost of the tour price.
  • Entry visa to Egypt
  • Any additional meals and drinks
  • All personal expenses like laundry etc.
  • Tipping to the guide, driver, cruise crew etc
  • Any optional tours & activities

Things to know about price policy

Prices Policy

  • Prices are in US dollars per person per Per 3 or 4 Nights Package, and you can pay in any other currency.
  • Rates are subject to change in case of any changes in airport taxes, hotel rates, transport rates, or government taxes.
  • Rates are not valid during Christmas or New Year.
  • Travel insurance and entry visa charges are not included in the package.
  • Rates Include Tours as Per Cruise Program
  • Rates Include Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Rates Include Transfers From Airport / Train Station / Hotel upon arrival
  • Triple Cabin is a Normal Double Cabin + Extra Bed or Sofa Bed

Children Policy

  • Up to 2 years: FREE
  • From 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
  • From 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
  • From 12 and Up adult price.

Notes:

  • Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents ( Maximum 1 Child sharing parent’s room )
  • If your tour includes airfare, additional charges for your children may apply.

Cancellation Policy

  • Cancellation after confirmation with payment before 30 days of the commencement of the tour: 10% of the value of the tour package.
  • Canceling the tour 30 to 20 days before commencement of the tour: 25% of the value of the package
  • Canceling 19-15 days before commencing the tour: 50% of the tour cost
  • Canceling 14-11 days before commencement of the tour: 75% of the tour cost
  • Canceling before 10 days or less before the tour date: No refund for the tour

Tipping on Nile Cruise

The tip is about $3-5 USD per person per night. For example, if you are 2 people staying 4 nights on a Nile cruise, the tip amount is $4 x 4 nights x 2 people = $32. So you leave $32 in an envelope at the front desk at the end of your Nile cruise.

Extra Expenses

Extra personal expenses on the trip may include a food tour, alcoholic beverages, tipping, visa fees, recreational expenses, and other services not listed.

Following are the items with extra costs during the trek:

  • For the visa fees, please check Visa and Passport Information.
  • Additional transport that you require.
  • Tipping for the guide and driver after the trip.
  • In case of unforeseen events like bad weather conditions and eventual flight cancellations, you are responsible for extra hotel nights and meals.

Booking Confirmation Policy

  • The customer receives a confirmation voucher via email within 24 hours of successful booking.
  • We are offering a low down payment of just 25% to secure your spaces on tour, including hotel rooms, cruise cabins, domestic flight tickets, and other travel-related services. The remaining balance can be paid up to two days before your arrival date or in cash upon arrival at the destination to your tour manager, making you’re booking a risk-free investment.

Things to bring with you

  • A valid Passport for 6 months
  • Sunblock
  • Sunglasses
  • Sanitizer gel
  • Water holder
  • Bug spray
  • Warm clothes in winter
  • Cotton clothes in summer
  • A hat
  • Travel adaptor
  • Camera
  • Umbrella
  • Comfortable shoes
  • Medication

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Jackson Morris

Solo Traveller

Oberoi Philae offered serenity on the Nile like no other. The cabins with French windows woke us up to stunning Nile views. Exploring ancient tombs like King Tut’s and Ramesses VI’s was surreal. This cruise combined luxury and history seamlessly. A journey I’ll cherish forever!

August 16, 2023

Ella Wilson

Group Traveller

Oberoi Philae is synonymous with elegance. The cruise’s attention to detail was exceptional. Luxor and Aswan revealed their treasures, and visiting the Nubian Museum was a highlight. This cruise made history come alive in the most luxurious way possible.

March 8, 2023

Max Parker

Family Traveller

We were pampered from the moment we stepped on board the Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise. The trip through Luxor and Aswan showcased Egypt’s history in all its glory. The visit to the High Dam was an engineering marvel. This cruise is a must for history buffs and luxury seekers alike.

January 21, 2023

Naomi White

Group Traveller

The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise exceeded all expectations. Luxurious rooms, impeccable service, and a breathtaking Nile backdrop made it a top-tier experience. Exploring the Valley of the Kings and Hatshepsut Temple was a history lover’s dream. Can’t wait to sail with them again!

December 22, 2022

Amelia Wright

Solo Traveller

My journey aboard the Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise was nothing short of magical. The spacious cabins with Nile views were a dream come true, and the staff amicably treated us. Exploring Luxor and Aswan’s historical wonders made me feel like an adventurer in ancient Egypt. It’s really a trip of a lifetime!

July 12, 2022
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