Oberoi Zahra Cruise Itinerary
Day 1: Aswan Adventure
Welcome to Aswan! Today, you'll embark on the luxurious Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise and settle into your comfortable cabin. After lunch on board, set out on a tour of Aswan's top attractions. Start at the High Dam, a massive engineering feat that controls the flow of the Nile, and see the Granite Quarries, where ancient Egyptians sourced the stone for their monuments. Finally, visit the Temple of Philae, a beautiful temple dedicated to the goddess Isis. As the night falls, enjoy a delicious dinner on board and get a good night's sleep, as tomorrow's adventures await.
Day 2: Abu Simbel Temples
Today, take an optional excursion to Abu Simbel, home to the stunning temples of Ramses II and Nefertari. These massive structures, carved into the cliffs, are adorned with intricate carvings and hieroglyphics telling the story of the ancient gods. In the afternoon, return to Aswan and experience the Temple of Philae in a whole new way with the Sound and Light show. As the night falls, return to the cruise ship and enjoy a delicious dinner on board.
Day 3: Aswan to Kom Ombo
Today, journey to Kom Ombo, a small town on the banks of the Nile. Visit the temple dedicated to the gods Sobek and Haroeris and learn about the ancient beliefs of the Egyptians. In the afternoon, sail back to Aswan and take a tour of the Botanical Garden by felucca. As the evening approaches, join a cocktail reception on board and sit down to a delicious dinner.
Day 4: Kom Ombo to Edfu
Today, sail to Edfu, a small town on the banks of the Nile. After breakfast and lunch on board, visit the Temple of Edfu, one of the best-preserved temples in Egypt. This stunning structure is filled with intricate carvings and hieroglyphics, telling the story of the ancient gods. As the night falls, enjoy dinner and live entertainment on board.
Day 5: Luxor City Sightseeing
Today, sail to Luxor, the ancient city of Thebes. Start the day with a tour of the East Bank attractions, including the Temple of Karnak, the Temple of Luxor, and the Luxor Museum. In the afternoon, visit the West Bank of Luxor and see the tombs of the Pharaohs in the Valley of the Kings. As the night falls, return to the cruise ship and enjoy dinner and entertainment on board.
Day 6: Dendera & Qena
Today, journey to the Temple of Dendera, a stunning structure dedicated to the goddess Hathor. Afterward, sail to Qena and visit the Temple of Hatshepsut, the famous female Pharaoh, and the Memnon Colossi. As the night falls, return to the cruise ship and enjoy dinner on board.
Day 7: Luxor East Bank Attractions
Today, return to Luxor and visit the East Bank attractions, including the Temple of Karnak and the Luxor Museum. In the afternoon, visit the Luxor Temple, a stunning structure filled with intricate carvings and hieroglyphics. As the evening approaches, join a Farewell Reception on board and sit down to a delicious dinner.
Day 8: Disembarkation
Today is your final day on board. After breakfast on board, disembark the Oberoi Zahra Luxury Nile Cruise and transfer to Luxor airport
The Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise Facilities:
- 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
The Oberoi Zahra Cruise Cabins:
- The Cruise Features 25 elegantly appointed cabins and 2 spacious Luxury Suites
- All cabins with panoramic windows and Nile views
- The Suites have separate living rooms, private terraces and Jacuzzis
- Air conditioning with individual control
- Complimentary high-speed Internet access
- Private bathroom offers hair dryer, a separate glass-enclosed steam and shower stall
- High-definition LCD television and music system
- Internal telephone with GSM lines
- Safety deposit box and a well-stocked mini-bar, tea and coffee
- Daily basket of fresh fruit
Oberoi Zahra Cruise Inclusions
- Meet and assist service upon arrival & departure
- All transfers by modern AC deluxe vehicle
- 7 Nights Oberoi Zahraon 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
Oberoi Zahra Cruise Highlights
- Experience Egypt in style: From the moment you step aboard the Oberoi Zahra, you'll be treated to top-notch amenities and unparalleled service. Relax in your comfortable cabin and take in the breathtaking views of the Nile and the surrounding landscape.
- Visit iconic landmarks: Each day, you'll have the opportunity to visit some of Egypt's most iconic landmarks, including the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Karnak, and the Temple of Luxor. With a Nile cruise, you can see all of these incredible sites without the hassle of constantly changing hotels.
- Dine on delicious cuisine: The Oberoi Zahra is renowned for its fine dining experiences. Each night, sit down to a delicious dinner featuring the best of Egyptian and international cuisine.
- Enjoy live entertainment: As the night falls, kick back and relax with live entertainment on board. From traditional music and dance performances to lively parties, there's always something fun happening on the Oberoi Zahra.
- Convenient and hassle-free: With a Nile cruise, you don't have to worry about the logistics of getting from place to place. Just sit back and let the ship take you to all of the top attractions.
- Create unforgettable memories: A Nile cruise is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to explore Egypt in comfort and style. From the ancient pyramids to the stunning temples, you'll create memories that will last a lifetime.
- So why wait? Book your Nile cruise on the luxurious Oberoi Zahra today and start planning the vacation of a lifetime!
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Oberoi Zahra Cruise FAQs
What is the pricing for booking the Oberoi Zahra Nile cruise?
The cost of booking the Oberoi Zahra cruise depends on the selected itinerary. The 5-night cruise starts at 1,725 USD, and the 7-night cruise starts at 2,395 USD.
When was the Oberoi Zahra Nile cruise constructed?
The Oberoi Zahra Nile cruise was constructed in the year 2007.
What does the deck plan of the Oberoi Zahra look like?
The Oberoi Zahra boasts a 5-deck plan and offers a total of 27 cabins, providing accommodation for up to 50 passengers. The cruise is managed by a dedicated team of 20 English-speaking staff members.
When are the sailing dates for the luxury Nile cruise Oberoi Zahra?
The Oberoi Zahra luxury Nile cruise operates on scheduled departures, and these dates can be provided upon request.