Luxury Cruise the Nile aboard Ms Oberoi Philae ultra – Luxury Nile Cruise and fall in love with the secrets of ancient Egypt, from timeless monuments to hand-carved temples and tombs. In Cairo, Stay at one of the top Luxury Hotels in Egypt and enjoy a Nile view room, while in Aswan, Stay at the historical hotel old Cataract.
Egypt’s artery of life, The Nile. For centuries, The Nile has been a source of life and wealth for all of Africa. Since the time of Ancient Egypt, Egyptians realized the essential impact the Nile has on their civilization. They thought the Nile would carry them to the gates of the afterlife, their pathway to the god’s land. They built almost all the historical monuments and landmarks along the banks of the immortal river. Thus, you can access a lot of ancient Egypt’s history through the world’s longest river. With our customized Luxury private Nile cruise, experience the wonders of Egypt alongside the relaxing comforts of its river.
Experience the greatness of the mighty Nile with the 5 stars Luxury Nile Cruise: Oberoi Philae, Luxury Nile Cruise Egypt Luxury for a timeless adventure of Ancient Egypt and the refreshing breathe of the Nile.
We offer personalized private tours to suit your travel schedule. Our tours are flexible and can be edited at any point.
We provide you with the finest private Egyptologist guides who will guide you step by step through your journey.
We care about our clients’ health and make sure to thoroughly follow Covid-19 precautions.
Booked in the most luxury and safe hotels of Egypt with a view of the Nile; Four seasons with a Nile View suite in Cairo. The legendary Old Cataract in Aswan.
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Arrive in Cairo, meet and assist.
Arrive at Cairo International Airport, where you will be delightfully met by our representative. Our representative will facilitate the Egypt entry visa process on your behalf and then escort you to your air-conditioned van to drive to Four Season Deluxe Nile view room.
This morning after breakfast, join our guide to the famous pyramids of Giza. Roam the Giza desert and capture memories with a photo session. Go camel riding and view the great Sphinx on the Giza Plateau. Then drive to the remains of the Ancient Egyptian capital and religious cult center: Memphis. The name Memphis (enduring and beautiful) gives you an insight into what you’ll witness amazing statues. Immortalized biography of Egyptian kings: Ptah, Ramses ll, Sekhmet, Merneptahm, and others. Then heading to Saqqara for the first built pyramid, also called the step pyramid, where you’ll venture inside its hidden chambers. Drive back to the hotel. Four Season Deluxe Nile view room. Meals B.& L.
This morning, join our expert Egyptologist to explore the Egyptian Museum to view a vast trove of artifacts; some never before displayed, some of which include the famous golden mask of King Tut Ankh Amun, One of Egypt’s most controversial kings. Then a little snack with a local Egyptian flavor: Kushary. After that, we’ll travel to Old Cairo to see the city’s oldest temples, synagogues, and mosques; including the Hanging Church that dates back to 800 A D, the crypt where Jesus was hidden with virgin Merry, the Synagogue, and the mosque of Amer Ibn el Asi, the Oldest mosque in Egypt, back to your hotel Four Season Deluxe Nile view room. Meals B.& L.
Check out after breakfast, then meet our rep in the lobby as he will escort you to Cairo airport to catch your flight to Aswan; upon arrival, meet and assist by our representative who will escort you to your hotel, the Old Cataract, check-in, and relax at your magnificent hotel enjoy the sunset on a felucca ride (Sail Boat) Old Cataract Prestige Suite Nile view.
After having breakfast at 7 am, check out of the hotel so you will meet your guide in the lobby to start a private tour to the great temples of Abu Simbel built by Ramses the Great, 1280 B.C. On entering the Temple of Abu Simbel, you’ll find two seated figures of Ramses guarding the entrance. Carved around their feet small figures of Ramses’ children, the beautiful Nefertari, queen, and mother, Queen Ti. Check in to your Ultra Luxury Nile cruise -Lunch will be served on the cruise- overnight Oberoi Philae Luxury Nile Cruise Ultra-Luxury Nile cruise
Taking a break from ancient architecture and viewing one of Egypt’s modern accomplishments: Aswan High Dam. This time to the Philae Temple complex, returning to the ancient Egyptian atmosphere was once the center of Isis (Goddess of life). If it wasn’t for the UNESCO’s rescue project, this temple was to be buried by a watery grave from building Aswan High Dam. Following the temple, we will tour the granite quarry to see a giant obelisk that was quarried in one solid piece. Back to the Cruise For lunch, then we will enjoy the Felucca sailboat ride.
On your way to Kom Ombo, which rises above the Nile’s bank. The double temple of Sobek represented in the forms of crocodile and Horus represented as a falcon, respectively. You can feel the atmosphere of this glorious history by strolling along the temple’s colonnades and simply gazing up at scenes of pharaonic ambiance. you will learn about the calendar and medicine in ancient Egypt. Back to the boat and continue sailing to Edfu Overnight. Oberoi Philae Luxury Nile Cruise Ultra-Luxury Nile cruise.
After breakfast, meet your guide in the lobby to start your tour to Edfu temple by horse carriage. The Temple of Edfu or the Temple of Horus (Son of Isis and Osiris, God of kinship and power). After the Pagan cult was banned, the desert sand filled up the temple, making it one of Egypt’s most well-preserved ancient monuments.
Back to the cruise sailing and have lunch. Then tea time. Around 06:00 pm upon arrival to Luxor, you will meet your guide in the lobby to start a private tour to Luxor temple. Luxor temple, also known as “The southern harem of Amun”, dedicated to worship Amun. Part of the temple used as a church during the Christian era. The Mosque of Abu el-Haggag, dedicated to a revered holy man, was constructed within the complex grounds during the Islamic period, then back to the cruise for dinner. Oberoi Phila Ultra-Luxury Nile cruise. Meals B. L & D.
On this day after breakfast, you’ll visit the famed Valley of the Kings, the final resting place for the kings of the 18th, 19th, and 20th dynasties were concealed between rocky cliffs. It’s mainly famous for its vivid wall paintings. The walls are decorated with texts and scenes describing one’s afterlife journey giving them instructions to complete their journey successfully. There are 63 tombs in the valley, including the famous boy-king Tut Ankh Amun. The tombs are open on a rotating basis to protect the paintings from damage by humidity as much as possible.
We will then visit the Worker Village, which describes the life of the ancient Egyptian middle-class life and how their graves were completely different from the royal class’s graves, small and humble yet honorable, sacred, and radiant colors.
Last but not least, we will pay a visit to the great and woman pioneer tomb: Queen Hatshepsut. The Temple of Deir Al-Bahri or Queen Hatshepsut’s Temple is situated at the foot of the sheer cliffs fringing the desert hills. The color contrast between the almost white sandstones of the temple and the golden yellow rocks and sand of the desert brings out the Temple in a magnificent image. Having survived the destructive attempts from King Thutmose lll, the temple still stands with glory amongst other great temples. And at last, on our way back to the cruise ship, we’ll visit the Colossi of Memnon; they portray Amenophis III, sitting on a cube-shaped throne and once guarded the king’s temple entrance. Oberoi Phila Ultra Luxury Nile cruise. Meals B. L & D.
After breakfast, meet our rep. who will escort you to Cairo International Airport for the departure.