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Oberoi Zahra

Cairo and Oberoi Zahra

10-day stay & cruise from £3,230 pp incl. flights

Special offer: Tailor-made stay & cruise fares

Summary

Highlights

  • Visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx & the Egyptian Museum
  • Make the most of your time in Egypt with a private English speaking Egyptologist
  • Relax on one of the highest-rated ships on the Nile
  • Explore the Valley of the Kings, the Temple of Hatchepsut and visit the Botanical Garden by Felucca

In Brief

  • 2 Nights Cairo
  • 1 Night Luxor
  • 1 Night Qina
  • 1 Night Luxor
  • 1 Night Edfu
  • 3 Nights Aswan

About

Recommended for:
History & culture | River cruise

Explore the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx & the Egyptian Museum before sailing on the Nile on the 5-star Oberoi Zahra

Day by day itinerary

Day 1
UK to Cairo

After enjoying the use of your included airport lounge, fly direct to Cairo where you will be met and transferred by private air-conditioned vehicle to the Marriott Mena House Hotel for a two night stay on a B&B basis in a Garden View room.

Stay: Marriott Mena House Hotel, Cairo

Day 2
Cairo

Enjoy a full day tour to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx & the Egyptian Museum, in a private air-conditioned vehicle with a private English speaking Egyptologist.

Stay: Marriott Mena House Hotel, Cairo

Meals: B

Day 3
Cairo to Luxor

Check out of the hotel and take your included private transfer to the airport for your flight to Luxor, where you will be met and transferred by private vehicle to the dock to embark Oberoi Zahra.

In the afternoon enjoy a visit to Karnak Temple and Luxor museum.

Stay: Oberoi Zahra

Meals: B L D

Day 4
Quina

After breakfast, take your included tour to the West Bank, to explore the West Bank of ancient Thebes. Visit the Valley of the Kings, with its royal tombs, King Tut's tomb and Ramses "the Six". This is followed by a visit to The temple of Madinat Habu and a stop at the Colossus of Memnon.

Sail to Quina, and after your lunch on the ship, travel to Dendara to visit the Temple of Dendarah, dedicated to Hathor, Goddess of Music, Love and Joy.

Stay: Oberoi Zahra

Meals: B L D

Day 5
Luxor

Sail to Luxor, and later in the morning visit the West Bank, including the Valley of the Noble’s tombs and  Dier El Madina, the site of a very special workman’s village,  Lastly, visit the Temple of Hatchepsut before returning to the Oberoi Zahra for lunch.

 and later that afternoon enjoy a tour of Luxor Temple, before returning to the ship for a cocktail reception and dinner.

Stay: Oberoi Zahra

Meals: B L D

Day 6
Edfu

Enjoy time sailing the Nile as the ship makes its way to Edfu. In the afternoon visit the Temple of Edfu, the best preserved temple of the ancient world, dedicated to Horus the Falcon God.

Stay: Oberoi Zahra

Meals: B L D

Day 7
Aswan

Enjoy your time on board as the ship sails to Aswan. After lunch, visit the High Dam and Philae temple.

Stay: Oberoi Zahra

Meals: B L D

Day 8
Komombo & Aswan

After breakfast the ship arrives at Komombo. Enjoy a morning tour to the temple of Komombo, where one side is dedicated to the Crocodile God Sobek, God of Fertility and Creator of the World whilst the other side is dedicated to the Falcon God Haroeris, also known as Horus, the Elder.

Back on board, the ship sails to Aswan and there is an included visit to the Botanical Garden by Felucca in the afternoon.

After sunset enjoy the Sound and light show at Philae Temple before returning to the ship for dinner.

Stay: Oberoi Zahra

Meals: B L D

Day 9
Aswan

After your breakfast you can take an optional excursion to Abu Simbel, or relax in the spa on board. Your time is your own today until the evening cocktail reception and entertainment.

Stay: Oberoi Zahra

Meals: B L D

Day 10
Aswan to UK

Debark the ship and take your included private transfer to the airport for your flight to Heathrow via Cairo.

Meals: B

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Pricing

Any element of this cruise can be adjusted to suit your needs. Just contact us to find out more.

Prices

10-day stay & cruise on board Oberoi Zahra (Oberoi Cruises) from £3,230 incl. flights

Departure:

Tailor-made stay & cruise fares
Book by: 31 December 2019

Includes:

  • Use of airport lounge at Heathrow
  • Direct flights to Cairo
  • Meet and assist through the airports in Egypt
  • Private overseas transfers throughout
  • 2-nights hotel accommodation at the 5-star Marriott Mena House Hotel on a B&B basis
  • Private full day tour to visit the Great Pyramids of Giza, the Sphinx & the Egyptian Museum
  • Internal Egypt flights
  • 7-nights full board accommodation on the Oberoi Zahra luxury Nile river ship
  • All tours as outlined in the itinerary, conducted in private air-conditioned vehicle with a private English speaking Egyptologist

Departs UK every Sunday

  • Fares from £3,230 pp based on May to September departures, and from £4,165 pp on October to April dates.
  • Single fares from £4,385
  • A supplement will apply for Christmas and New Year
  • Also operates in reverse from Aswan to Luxor

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