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M/S Philae 

Discover ancient monuments, magnificent temples and five thousand years of Egyptian culture on a leisurely four or six night cruise between Luxor and Aswan, on board our luxury cruiser, The Oberoi Philae.

Our spacious accommodations feature, magnificent bathrooms and are refreshed with uninterrupted River Nile views. Guests can enjoy freshly prepared international cuisine, exclusive spa and beauty services, an outdoor, temperature controlled swimming pool and a 24-hour gymnasium.

Unravel the secrets of Egypt's past, delve into the sands of time and luxuriate with our legendary hospitality on board The Oberoi Philae.

With just twenty-two cabins and suites, The Oberoi Philae is perfect for honeymoon couples, groups of friends or family looking for an intimate, luxury River Nile cruising experience. Our bright, spacious accommodations have large French windows from which guests can enjoy magnificent River Nile views and are equipped with the latest technologies and high speed WiFi, throughout.

Our elegant indoor and poolside dining spaces are tastefully decorated and afford spectacular River Nile views. At intimate tables in our main restaurant, guests can savor the finest Western, Indian, Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines, freshly prepared on board by our talented master chefs. At our poolside restaurant, guests can enjoy lunchtime barbecues and eclectic light meals, while our bar features a fully equipped movie theatre, a dance floor and an exclusive cigar lounge.

Our elegant main restaurant is decorated in a delicate natural palette and affords spectacular River Nile views. During the day, it is filled with natural light. In the evening, it glows in the ambient light of a backlit marble wall. At intimate tables and from the comfort of rich leather chairs, guests can savor the finest Western, Indian, Asian and Middle Eastern cuisines, freshly prepared on board by our talented master chefs. Our main restaurant serves breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Our poolside restaurant affords diners wonderful views from our top deck, up and down the River Nile. Sheltered by a large canopy for our dining guests comfort, the poolside restaurant glows with ambient lamps and imbedded floor spotlights after sunset. The poolside restaurant serves light meals, snacks and a barbecue lunch. The attached cocktail bar is open from morning until late.
Our chic bar is furnished with intimate tables, a dance floor and a movie theater. Our menu includes fine international wines, classic and signature cocktails, single malts and imported spirits.

Those who wish to enjoy a Cuban cigar with their drink, can ascend the  staircase to the dedicated cigar lounge on the upper deck. From here, views up and down the River Nile are simply superb.

Luxury Cabins:
Spanning 388 square feet (36 square meters) our Luxury Cabins include a spacious bedroom-cum-living area and a separate bathroom. They are furnished with a king or twin-size beds, topped with a plush 10" mattress and offer a pillow menu that caters to individual preferences. Our Luxury Cabins are equipped with a 40" LCD television with high speed WiFi access, a DVD player, an electronic safe and a personal bar. In-room services include an express laundry and a wide selection of in-house entertainment.

Guests can enjoy River Nile views from the privacy of a magnificent bathroom. Fitted with a large, multi pressure overhead shower and a separate hand shower, and with walls lined with sparkling mirrors and fine Egyptian style mosaic tiles, these bathrooms epitomize elegance.

Luxury Suite:
Spread across 592 square feet (55 square meters), our Luxury Suites include a spacious king size bedroom and a separate, luxuriously comfortable living room. Guests can lie back upon their plush 12" deep mattress, nestle into a deep armchair or sofa, or open their private balcony windows to enjoy magnificent River Nile views.
Guests can relax at the end of a fulfilling day of sightseeing with a cup of tea, fresh coffee or drink from their personal bar. High speed internet or a movie from our in-house collection can be enjoyed on the 40" television, before guests move to the bar or restaurant for refreshments.

The expansive bathroom in this suite features a beautiful bathtub with a stand alone tap, overhead and handheld showers and twin wash basins for couples convenience. Guests can bathe in exquisite style while enjoying uninterrupted River Nile views from the privacy of this bathroom.

Luxury suite with private terrace:
This suite features a large (323 square foot/30 square meter) private terrace with a heated whirlpool. The interior 592 square foot (55 square meters) includes a king size bedroom, a luxurious living room and a sparkling bathroom.

The Spa:
The Oberoi Philae offers a magnificent on-board spa with exclusive Oberoi treatments, a fully equipped, 24-hour gymnasium and a beauty salon for ladies and gentlemen. We also offer a temperature controlled, outdoor swimming pool for guests to enjoy.

Fitness Centre:
Our air conditioned, 24-hour fitness centre offers refreshing River Nile views and is equipped with a range of cardiovascular and weights machines.

Ming Pool:
The Oberoi Philae affords a large, temperature controlled outdoor swimming pool for our guests to enjoy while admiring the River Nile. Length: 36 feet (11 meters)

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Cruises must be booked at least 45 days prior to embarkation.


  • 5 Day / 4 Night Cruise Luxor to Aswan

  • 5 Day / 4 Night Cruise Aswan to Luxor

  • 7 Day / 6 Night cruise Luxor to Aswan

  • 7 Day / 6 Night Cruise Aswan to Luxor


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