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Lead Price
From £4595pp
Duration
8 days & 7 nights
Itinerary Type
Tailor Made
Holiday Type
Cruises
Tour Highlights

Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

Stay in Cairo for 3 nights before a leisurely 4-night cruise up the Nile. In Cairo, choose from either a stay at Mena House or the Four Seasons Nile Plaza, both renowned for their luxury. After 2 full days exploring Cairo and the breathtaking Pyramids in Giza, board your luxury Nile cruise. The Oberoi Philae is one of the most prestigious Nile cruise vessels.

Itinerary

YEAR:
DAY 1: Fly to Cairo
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Fly to Cairo

Fly to Cairo and transfer to the Marriott Mena House or the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza for 3 nights. (N)

Meal basis

As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

DAY 2: Giza
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Giza

Morning tour of Giza to see the Great Pyramid and the Sphinx. Afternoon at leisure or optional excursion to the stepped pyramid at Saqqara (payable locally). (B)

DAY 3: Cairo
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Cairo

Morning visit to the Egyptian Museum, with its celebrated exhibition of Tutankhamun’s treasures. Afternoon exploration of the Khan el-Khalili bazaar and citadel. (B)

DAY 4: Fly to Luxor
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Fly to Luxor

Early morning flight to Luxor (flying time approx. 1 hour). Transfer to the luxury Oberoi Philae for a 4-night cruise to Aswan. Afternoon visit to Karnak temple complex and Luxor Museum. (B, L, D)

DAY 5: Luxor • Esna
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Luxor • Esna

Morning visit to the Valley of the Kings, Dier el-Medina and the Colossi of Memnon. This afternoon, sail to Esna, where the boat will moor overnight. (B, L, D)

DAY 6: Edfu • Kom Ombo
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Edfu • Kom Ombo

Sail to Edfu and visit the Temple of Horus before continuing on to Kom Ombo. This evening, visit the Temple of Sobek and Haroeris. (B, L, D)

DAY 7: Aswan
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Aswan

In the early morning, continue sailing to Aswan. On arrival, visit the Aswan High Dam and the Temple of Philae. Lunch will be served on board the ship before an afternoon visit to the Nubian Museum by motor boat. (B, L, D)

DAY 8: Fly home via Cairo
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Fly home via Cairo

Disembark in the morning and transfer to Aswan airport for a flight to Cairo and an onward flight home. (B)

Meal basis: As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.

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The Cox & Kings signature experiences

  • Entrance to the Royal Mummy Room in the Egyptian Museum included
  • Discover the Valley of the Kings & the vast Karnak temple complex near Luxor
  • Explore the Aswan High Dam & the Temple of Philae in Aswan
  • Fully guided visit to the Temples of Edfu & Kom Ombo
Low Season
From £4,595 per person
High Season
From £6,195 per person

What's included

  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • Accommodation, itinerary & meal basis as described
  • Local Transfers in a private chauffeur-driven vehicle
  • The support (if required) of an English speaking local representative
  • Local guides and entrance fees where applicable

Important information

Luxury tour
These are our most comfortable tours and will usually feature 5-star deluxe accommodation throughout.
Tailor-made travel
For a price quote based on alternative accommodation standards, to discuss flight options or to tailor this itinerary, please call to speak with a Cox & Kings consultant or enquire online.
Guideline prices
Prices above are per person in pounds sterling (£), based on two people sharing a twin/double-room. Single supplement available on request. Pricing is indicative and may be subject to change due to external factors such as variable flight prices.
Meal basis
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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