Classic Cairo & The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise

from $2439
8 Days
Private Tour
Thursday. Friday. Sunday. Monday

Classic Trip to Egypt​ by The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise tour is a different and unique experience in 8 days ​​​​​​Cairo and Nile cruise package including 3 nights stay at a 5-star hotel in Cairo with tours to the spectacular Pyramids, then heading to Luxor to embark the Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise for 4 nights sailing to Aswan with tours and excursions along the River Nile.

  • Met with assisted at Cairo International Airport upon arrival and departure by our Representative.
  • Entry Visa to Egypt.
  • Expert assistance and guidance during your stay by our Personnel, including all tours mentioned.
  • All airport transfers by private deluxe A/C vehicle with Free WiFi.
  • Domestic flights from Cairo to Luxor and from Aswan to Cairo 
  • Accommodation for 3 Nights at a 5-star hotel in Cairo on buffet breakfast
  • Accommodation for 4 nights onboard Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise on full board basis
  • Excursions to Pyramids, Sphinx and Egyptian Museum
  • Complimentary Cairo Photo Session at Giza Pyramids.
  • Excursions to Aswan High Dam
  • Excursions to the Nubian Museum of Aswan by motorboat
  • Excursions to Philae Temple and Kitchener’s Botanical Gardens
  • Excursions to visit Kom Ombo Temple and Edfu Temples
  • Excursions to Valley of the Kings and Temple of Madinat Habu
  • Excursions to Luxor Temple and Karnak Temples
  • All sightseeing tours between Aswan and Luxor to join small- group tours.
  • Lunch meals during tours in Cairo.
  • Admission fees to the sights throughout the tours.
  • English speaking Guide in Giza/ Cairo/ Aswan/ Luxor.
  • Bottled water during tours
  • Free loan of mobile phone charged against 60 min local calls / 10 min. international calls.
  • Applicable taxes for all hotels and Nile cruise included in the price.
  • International airfare
  • Personal spendings
  • Optional excursions
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Day 1: Arrival Cairo - Welcome to land of the Pharaoh’s

On this Trip to Egypt, you will be met and assisted on arrival at Cairo International Airport by a Memphis Tours Representative who will sort out your entry Visa to Egypt and luggage, then escort you to your 5-star hotel in Cairo by air-conditioned vehicle. Spend the afternoon and evening relaxing at the Hotel. If you wish, there is an optional tour of the Sound and Light Show at the Pyramids. Overnight at the Hotel.
Welcome Drink

Day 2: Pyramids and Cairo Sightseeing

After a relaxing breakfast at in Cairo, you will be accompanied by your private tour guide and driver to visit the famous Giza Plateau, home of Egypt’s greatest attractions to visit The Great Pyramids, which is one of the Seven Wonders of the ancient world including the Great Pyramid of Cheops, middle pyramids of Chephren and the little one of Mykerinos and The Mysterious Sphinx, the Father of Terror for the ancient pharaohs, this tour includes visit to the Valley Temple facing the great sphinx. Enjoy your Lunch before moving on to visit the world-renowned Museum of Egyptian Antiques that was built in neo-classical style designed by the French architect Marcel Dourgnon which exhibits a collection now over 120000 masterpieces ranges from pre-dynastic era, Pharaonic era to the Greco-Roman period in Egypt. Afterwards, enjoy a shopping tour at the Khan El Khalili famous Bazaar and old market where you can browse and purchase the wonderful array of handcrafted Egyptian souvenirs and gifts. Enjoy your free time in Cairo, and then you will be transferred to your Hotel for an overnight stay.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch.

Day 3: Fly Cairo to Luxor - The Oberoi Philae Cruise

Breakfast at hotel in Cairo then, fly to Luxor. On arrival at Luxor International Airport, you will be met and assisted by our Memphis Tours Representative and transferred to your Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise for embarkation. Once checked in, you will enjoy a delicious lunch on board before being collected with your expert English speaking tour Guide to visiting the famous Karnak and Luxor temples in Luxor. Back to the Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise for evening dinner with time for an Optional Tour of the Karnak Sound and Light Show if you would like to make the most of your time in Luxor. Overnight docking in Luxor.
Meals: Lunch, Dinner.

Day 4: Luxor Nile Cruise Excursions

An early breakfast to enable you to have ample time to explore the West bank of Luxor, the most famous excavation sites in the world known as the Valley of the Kings (the Royal Cemetery to 62 Pharaohs) where the magnificent Tombs were discovered including the famous boy King Tutankhamun included in your visit. (The tombs visited are determined by the Egyptian Government as to preserve them from the large flow of visitors, therefore are rotated throughout the year and cannot be confirmed as to which tombs prior to your visit). A visit to the Temple of Madinat Habu and Dier El Madina, a very special workman’s village where the original craftsmen built and decorated the tombs of the Pharaohs, then on to the two enormous and impressive Colossi of Memnon, the two colossal statues of Amenhotep III. Back to your Nile cruise boat for lunch, spa time, and sailing to Esna. Dinner on board and overnight in Esna.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Edfu and Kom Ombo Temples

A leisurely start with breakfast and sailing along the Nile to Edfu with excellent views of daily life unchanged for centuries. Once in Edfu, you will visit the Temple of Edfu, an awe-inspiring Temple dedicated to the God Horus (falcon-headed God) and one of the best-preserved Temples along the Nile. Back to your Nile cruise for lunch whilst sailing to Kom Ombo to visit the Temple of Kom Ombo, Temple of Kom Ombo standing on high grounds overlooking the Nile. The Temple of Kom Ombo was built in honour of these two deities, Sobek being known as the God of fertility and creator of the world, and Haroeris or the ancient falcon-headed Horus. Dinner and Overnight in Komombo.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Aswan Nile Cruise Tours

Early sail to Aswan whilst enjoying breakfast and views on board. All day until early afternoon to enjoy the Spa and relaxation time before heading off with your Tour Guide to visit the famous Aswan High Dam. This will be followed by an exploration of Philae Temple, a Nubian Temple rescued before the floods, then enjoy a visit to the Nubian Museum by motorboat. More spa time to relax on return to the Nile Cruise with dinner and free time to explore Aswan in the evening either individually or an optional tour with a Guide. Overnight in Aswan.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise - Fly to Cairo

Early breakfast then disembarkation from your Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise and transferred to Aswan Airport for your domestic flight back to Cairo. Overnight at your hotel in Cairo
Meals: Breakfast

Day 8: Cairo - Fly Back Home

Breakfast at your Hotel in Cairo with some free leisure time before being transferred to Cairo International Airport for your flight back home.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation :
Golden Accommodation:
Mena House Hotel
The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise
$ 2439 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3645 Per Person in Double Room
Diamond Accommodation:
Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at The First Residence
The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise
$ 2495 Per Person in Double Room
$ 3695 Per Person in Double Room
  • Charitable Giving

We make a donation to the Magdi Yacoub Heart Foundation for each booking reserved.

  • Prices: 

Per Person in Sterling Per Tour and can be paid in US$ or Euros by credit card via a secure payment system with no extra surcharge. Current prices are valid untill the 30th of September 2019 excluding Christmas Holidays.


  • Children Policy:

Up to 2 years: FREE
Age from 2 and below 6 years: 25% of adult price
Age from 6 up to 11 years: 50% of adult price
Ages 12 and Up: adult price.


  • Notes: 

Children policy is applied to children who share rooms with their parents.If your tour package includes airfare then extra charges for your children may apply.


  • Payment:

Early Reservations advised to avoid disappointment in securing your spaces..Booking secured upon receipt of a 25% deposit. During the Christmas holidays, packages require a deposit of 50%. forming part of your final payment. Packages and vacations which include International flights will require the full flight cost and deposit (25% or 50%) due to the regulations of the Airlines who require full payment


  • Transportation:

Transport for all tours included: domestic flights, trains, and air-conditioned vehicles by road.Wi-Fi, Bottled water and ice box all included whilst travelling by road. All are new vehicles for the latest design and technology.


  • Tour Guides:

Are available to assist you with transfers to and from Airports, Hotels assisting at Airports with Visa, tickets, luggage. All tours of the sites in Egypt include constant guidance of a highly qualified Egyptologist Tour Guide.


  • Travelling with Children:

Children delight in touring the Pyramids, Temples and Tombs in Egypt as often it is part of their school study programme. Memphis Tours offers packages to suit all ages with excellent combined multi-location destinations such as Cairo, Luxor, Aswan, Nile Cruise and the Red Sea Resorts.


  • Wheelchair Travellers:

Specially adapted Nile Cruise boat MS Amarco 1 has all amenities for wheelchairs and special assistance customers on the boat and disembarking for tours. Assistance from the Boat Crew and Tour Guides are always ready and available.

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