An idyllic way to discover the rich history along the Nile, this deluxe cruiser offers the elegance of an old world voyage. The Oberoi Philae offers guests a cruise on the Nile along the landmarks of an ancient civilization. The journey begins in Luxor or Aswan and courses through Pharaonic dynasties that span thousands of years. Elegant interiors with teak paneling, parquet floors, European antiques and Oriental carpets create an ambiance of luxury. Excellent recreational and dining facilities make the journey pleasurable. Impeccable service,combined with a beautiful setting come together to make this a voyage of discovery. Cruise services include hair salon, laundry, and wheelchair, as well as valet service, gift shop, medical service (on call), same day ironing service, and private docking area in Luxor and Aswan.
All cabins and suites are fully equipped to ensure the comfort and security of our guests.Elegantly upholstered furniture, decorative ironwork on the balconies and rich fabrics and carpets lend an air of The British country house to the interiors. Each cabin has its own private balcony and sun loungers allowing peaceful contemplation of the ever changing views. All cabins feature private bathrooms, temperature controls, minibar, remote control TV, radios, computerized telephone system, safes and spacious wardrobes. The very highest standards of hygiene and cleanliness are observed throughout. A purified water supply and updated fire safety systems are installed on board. A misty system on the sun deck protects guests from excessive summer heat. Cabins and suites are arranged on A, B, and C deck, all with river views. Accommodation comprises 4 Single deluxe cabins ideal for the solo traveler, 50 Double deluxe cabins, with double or twin beds, and 4 Deluxe Suites.
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The Philae restaurant offers fine dining in impeccable surroundings. Meals are served on fine china, with crystal, silver plates and white linen all adding to the illusion of country house living. Continental and Egyptian dishes are served here between 7am and 9.30pm. On the second deck the panelled Lounge Bar is open for drinks, cocktails and soft drinks from 7am to 1am the following morning. In the evenings, The Lounge Bar hosts a discotheque where guests can dance the night away.
Recreation includes: out-door plunge pool, library, sundeck, lounge bar, in-door fitness centre, and daily sightseeing.