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Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise Boat

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise Boat


Trip Itinerary

The Oberoi Philae offers well planned itineraries:

5 Days From Aswan to Luxor

  • Day 1: Meet in Aswan airport, pick up to transfer to Embark on board Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise and lunch on board. Afternoon trip to the Nubian Museum by motor boat then back to cruise for 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board. Evening Cocktail reception, dinner & overnight in Aswan.
  • Day 2: Breakfast on board then visit Philae temple and High Dam. Midday Sail to Kom Ombo with lunch on board. Afternoon Visit to the twin temple of Kom ombo then back to the cruise and Sail to Edfu.5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board, dinner & overnight in Edfu.
  • Day 3: Breakfast on board then morning visit to the Temple of Edfu and back to cruise. Midday Sail to Essna Lock, lunch & Passing Essna lock in the way to Luxor. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board, dinner & overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 4: Breakfast on board then early morning trip to the West bank of Luxor (valley of kings, king Tuts tomb, Ramses the six, Dier Elmadina, Habu and colossus of Memnon) then lunch on board. Afternoon tour to Karnak, Hatshepsut obelisk & Ramses III and Luxor temples. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board, dinner & overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 5: Breakfast on board, disembark from cruise then transfer to Luxor airport to fly back home.

5 Days From Luxor to Aswan

  • Day 1: Meet in Luxor airport, pick up to transfer to Embark Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise and lunch on board. Afternoon trip to Luxor & Karnak Temples then back to cruise for 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board. Evening Cocktail reception, dinner & overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 2: Breakfast on board then morning visit to (valley of kings, king Tuts tomb, Ramses the six, Dier Elmadina, Habu and colossus of Memnon) then back to cruise. Midday Sail to Essna Lock, lunch & Passing Essna lock. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board, dinner & overnight in Essna.
  • Day 3: Breakfast on board then morning visit to the Temple of Edfu and back to cruise. Midday Sail to Kom Ombo, lunch & 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board. Evening visit to Kom Ombo Temple then dinner & overnight in Kom Ombo.
  • Day 4: Breakfast on board then morning trip to the High Dam and Philae temple then back to cruise for lunch on board. Afternoon trip to the Nubian Museum by motor boat. Dinner & overnight in Aswan.
  • Day 5: Breakfast on board, disembark from cruise then transfer to Aswan airport to fly back home.

7 Days From Aswan to Luxor

  • Day 1: Meet in Aswan airport, pick up and transfer for Embarkation on board Cruise, lunch on board then Visit the High Dam, the Philae Temple & Isis island, back to Nile Cruise. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge, evening Cocktail reception, dinner, entertainment and overnight in Aswan.
  • Day 2: Breakfast on board, optional visit to Abu Simbel temples of Ramses II & Nefertari and lunch on board. Afternoon visit to the Nubian Museum by motor boat. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge then dinner,entertainment and overnight in Aswan.
  • Day 3: Breakfast on board then visit Kom Ombo Temple and back to cruise. Sail to Edfu, lunch on board then an afternoon trip to the Temple of Edfu. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge, dinner, disco entertainment and overnight in Edfu.
  • Day 4: Breakfast on board the sailing cruise, pass Esna lock and lunch on board cruising towards Luxor. Afternoon Luxor tour to (the temples of Karnak, Hatshepsut obelisk & Ramses III temple) and Luxor temple. Dinner, disco entertainment and overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 5: Breakfast on board the pay a visit to Abydos Temple, Dendara temple then back to Nile Cruise. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board, dinner with free time to explore Luxor and overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 6: Breakfast on board then visit Luxor west bank (valley of kings, king Tut tomb, Ramses the six, Dier Elmadina, Habu and colossus of Memnon). Lunch on board, 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board then evening visit to Luxor Museum. Dinner & Overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 7: Breakfast on board then disembark and transfer to Luxor airport to fly back home.

7 Days From Luxor to Aswan

  • Day 1: Meet in Luxor airport then transfer to Embark Cruise and lunch on board. 4:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge. Evening Luxor trip to Luxor museum, dinner & overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 2: Breakfast on board then visit the Temples of Abydos and Dendara then back to cruise. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge on board, dinner & overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 3: Free morning for optional Hot air balloon trip. Beakfast and lunch on board, Afternoon trip to Luxor & Karnak temples. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge, Cocktail reception, dinner & overnight in Luxor.
  • Day 4: Breakfast on board then visit the valley of kings, king Tut tomb, Ramses the six, Dier Elmadina, Habu and colossus of Memnon. Midday sail to Essna lunch on board while crossing Essna Lock. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club Lounge, dinner & overnight in Esna.
  • Day 5: Breakfast on board then morning visit to Edfu Temple then sail to Kom Omob. Lunch on board, 5 pm Tea at club Lounge then enjoy an evening trip to Kom Ombo temples, dinner & overnight in Kom Ombo.
  • Day 6: Breakfast on board then morning Aswan city tour to the High Dam and Philae temple. Lunch on board, afternoon trip to the Nubian Museum by motor boat. 5:00 p.m.Tea at club lounge, dinner & overnight in Aswan.
  • Day 7: Breakfast then disembark and transfer to Aswan airport to fly back home.

Cruise:

  • 24/7 Reception
  • Private docking areas
  • Restaurant with varied menus on a daily basis.
  • Nightly entertainment programme
  • Sun Deck with Swimming pool and jacuzzi
  • Personal Care Attendant throughout your holiday.
  • On-board elevators and access for physically-challenged guests.
  • Laundry and daily housekeeping service
  • Internet and games room
  • Therapy rooms with a private shower and steam room
  • Gymnasium On board
  • Library and Cigar Lounge
  • Egyptologist for all shore excursions
  • Medical service on call (24/7)
  • Fully purified water, filtered and softened before distribution
  • Major credit cards accepted on board Nile Cruises

Cabins:

  • The Cruise Features 22 elegantly appointed cabins and Luxury Suites
  • Air conditioning with individual control
  • 10" pillow topped mattress
  •  Blackout blinds 
  •  Coffee machine
  •  Personal bar
  •  Soundproof, openable French window
  •  24-hour express laundry 
  •  Alarm and docking station 
  •  High-definition 40" LED television
  •  DVD player
  •  Electronic safe
  •  High speed WiFi access
  •  Wireless telephones
  •  iPod docking station
  •  Private bathroom offers hair dryer
  •  Overhead, multi pressure shower 
  •  Handheld shower
  •  Weighing scales

Trip includes

  • Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
  • All transfers by modern AC deluxe vehicle
  • Accommodation on board Operoi Philae on full board basis
  • All Cruise excursions sharing nile cruise group
  • Entrance fees to Luxor and Aswan sights
  • English-speaking tour guides during sightseeing
  • All service charges and taxes

Itinerary Highlights

  • Abu Simbel Temples

    Abu Simbel, site of two temples built by the Egyptian king Ramses II, now located in Aswān, southern Egypt. It is generally considered the grandest and most beautiful of the temples commissioned during the reign of Rameses II, one of the most beautiful in Egypt and among the most interesting Pharaonic Temples.

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  • Aswan City

    Aswan is a city in the south of Egypt, the capital of the Aswan Governorate. Aswan is a busy market and tourist center located just north of the Aswan Dams on the east bank of the Nile at the first cataract. Aswan is Egypt's hottest driest inhabited city where you can enjoy the warm winter sun & relax at the same time.

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  • Philae Temple

    One of the main sites visited by almost every tour to Egypt, Philae is actually a nonexistent island now buried beneath Lake Nasser and the previous site of an Ancient Egyptian temple complex in southern Egypt. It is believed to be the former center of worship to the goddess Isis during the Ptolemaic period of Ancient Egypt.

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  • High Dam

    To find a way to manage the water of the Nile so that Egyptians had just the right amount all the time so the solution of this problem was the dam. Tourists visiting Aswan come to marvel at the High Dam, which has become somewhat of a local attraction in its own right.

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  • Unfinished Obelisk

    The Unfinished Obelisk is one of the most popular sites in Aswan. Situated on the southern edge of the Northern quarry, provides insight into the stone working methods employed by ancient Egyptians. It is being promoted to attract more visitors to the Aswan offering unusual insights into ancient Egyptian stone working techniques

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  • Luxor City

    Luxor is a city in Upper (southern) Egypt. Luxor has often been called the world's greatest open air museum, as indeed it is and much more. To say that the Luxor area is a major attraction for tourists in Egypt would be an understatement, it has been a tourist destination since the beginning of tourism.

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  • Esna Lock

    Esna is a city in Egypt. It is located on the west bank of the River Nile, about 33 miles south of Luxor, The town was formerly part of the modern Qena Governorate. Esna Greek name was Latopolis and here fish (lates) where thought to embody the goddess Neith, who was sacred to the area.

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  • Hatshepsut Temple

    Deir el-Bahri Temple Complex It is an incredible expression of the absolute power of a pharaoh, whether woman or man. It includes one of the most beautiful temples in Egypt, perhaps in the world due to its design & decorations. In the 7th century AD, it was named after a Coptic monastery, known as the “Northern monastery”.

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  • Karnak Temple

    It is part of the monumental city of Thebes. Although badly ruined, no site in Egypt is more impressive than Karnak. It is the largest Temple in World ! It contains a group of Temples (Great Temple of Amon Ra, Temple of Khonso, The Ipt Temple, Temple of Ptah, Temple of Montho & the Temple of God Osiris).

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  • Luxor East Bank

    In ancient times it was known as Waset and later Thebes under the Greeks. Homer is said to have described Luxor as the ‘City of the Hundred Gates’. Travel to Luxor and you will know why it is one of Egypt's great tourist attractions. Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities is nothing less than an understatement.

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  • Luxor Temple

    Known in the New Kingdom period as Ipt-Rsyt, means the southern shrine. Amenhotep III built Luxor Temple. Many festivals were celebrated in Thebes (Waset in ancient Egyptian). The Temple of Luxor was the center of the most important one, the festival of Opet. It appears that the temple's purpose was for a suitable setting for the rituals of the festival.

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  • Luxor West Bank

    Luxor is one of the world’s greatest cities is nothing less than an understatement. The West Bank of Luxor in Egypt is even more of an archaeological paradise than the East Bank. It is much more than what we refer to as the Valley of the Kings, though many have called the whole of the area by that name.

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  • Kom Ombo Temple

    Kom Ombo is located in Upper Egypt on the east bank of the Nile. The origins of Kom Ombo are mysterious, perhaps still buried for future generations to discover. The Temple of Kom Ombo is an unusual double temple built during the Ptolemaic dynasty in the Egyptian town of Kom Ombo.

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  • Edfu Temple

    Edfu is an Egyptian city, located 60 Km to the north of Aswan, today it is an important center for sugar production and pottery. The most important monument in the city is the Temple of Horus, considered to be one of the most beautiful and preserved Temples in Egypt & the second largest after Karnak.

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  • Memnon Colossi

    One of the main attractions in Luxor West Bank on the road to the monument area, 2 gigantic statues known as the Colossi of Memnon belong to Pharaoh Amenhotep III. For 3,400 years they have sat in the Theban necropolis.

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  • Valley of Kings

    The Valley of the Kings is the major tourist attraction in Luxor. It is a valley in Egypt where for a period of nearly 500 years from the 16th to 11th century BC. In modern times it has become famous for the discovery of the tomb of Tutankhamun and it is one of the most famous archaeological sites in the world.

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  • Nile River

    The Nile is a major north flowing river in northeastern Africa, generally regarded as the longest river in the world. In the ancient Egyptian language, the Nile is called "Great River". The Ancient Egyptians called the river Ar or Aur (black) because of the color of the sediment left after the river’s annual flood.

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Online Booking Terms

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  • We speak Italian - German - Spanish - French - Chinese - Russian.
  • All packages are operated privately unless mentioned in itinerary.
  • Package price always excludes personal expenses & optional activities.
  • Package prices are fixed in USD but you can pay with any other currency.
  • Package prices are per person per trip including all items in tour offer
  • Package price is always valid except for Easter & Christmas periods.
  • Package price does NOT include Entry visas to any of served destinations.
  • Package price does Not include fees of any special archaeological sites.
  • Package prices are updated always to give you the best possible price.
  • Prices would NOT be changed once you have tour package confirmed.
  • Children under 2 years old are free of charge in similar tour packages.
  • Children between 5 and 5.99 years would pay 25 % of adult package price.
  • Children between 6 and 11.99 years would pay 50 % of adult package price.
  • Children will be charged in case your tour package includes any airfare.
  • 25 % down payment is required to get your tour package booking confirmed.
  • 50 % down payment is required to confirm Easter & Xmas package bookings.
  • Full payment should be settled in cash or credit card upon arrival.
  • You can pay by any debit or credit card via our secured system.
  • Printable Payment voucher & confirmation would be emailed to you.
  • You will get our contacts list (operators & 24/7 customer care).
  • We never apply cancellation fees in all ‘force majeure’ cases.
  • Cancellation fees are applied in personal & business conditions.
  • International airline tickets if added are your own responsibility.
  • We recommend you to buy good travel insurance as we do Not offer.
  • Ask our agents about group discounts and cancellation penalties.

Quick Travel Tips

  • Egypt is always safe country to visit with notable low crime rates
  • Tourist attractions are well secured and far from any unrest points
  • There is no negative attitude towards foreigners been ever reported
  • No special concern for women traveling alone to Egypt touristy sites
  • Modest dress is recommended in less tourist sites for men & women
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  • Duty free shops are available in Egypt airports & major tourist cities
  • Egyptians speak & understand English as they study it in school
  • Most monuments & Museums in Egypt open between 8 Am to 5 Pm
  • Shops and stores in Egypt are usually opened from 10 Am to 10 Pm
  • Non Muslims can easily visit all religious historical sites in Egypt
  • Taking pictures for people & streets is fine after people permission
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  • Egypt has big hotel variety; Check in by midday & check out 2 pm
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  • Tipping is an appreciated habitual attitude but is Not obligatory

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