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  • oberoi-philae-main-restaurant.jpg - Dining on Oberoi Philae is an elegant affair in which passengers are served fresh Western, Indian, Asia and Middle Eastern cuisine.
  • oberoi-philae-alfresco-restaurant.jpg - Dine al fresco while taking in the passing sights during your Nile River cruise on Oberoi Philae.
  • oberoi-philae-stateroom.jpg - Relax in your finely appointed stateroom on Oberoi Philae during a voyage down the Nile and into the heart of ancient Egypt.
  • Luxury-Suite-Oberoi-Philae-Luxury-Nile-Cruiser-Egypt.jpg - A look at one of the 590-square-foot Luxury Suites in the Nile River cruiser Oberoi Philae.
  • oberoi-philae-pool.jpg - Enjoy the pool (still a rarity on a river ship) during your voyage on the Nile River aboard Oberoi Philae.
  • oberoi-philae-whirlpool.jpg - Kick back with a relaxing whirlpool during a voyage aboard the luxury Nile cruiser Oberoi Philae.
  • oberoi-spa.jpg - Take time out during your adventure along the Nile River for a spa treatment aboard Oberoi Philae.
  • Oberoi-Philae-Luxury-Nile-Cruiser.jpg - See Luxor and revel in the history of ancient Egypt during a luxury cruise on the river ship Oberoi Philae.
  • oberoi-philae-aerial.jpg - Explore ancient Egypt in comfort aboard the 44-passenger luxury river ship Oberoi Philae.
  • Luxor-Egypt-show - Sound & Light Show at the famed Karnak Temple in Luxor, Egypt.

Oberoi Philae: Explore ancient Egypt in comfort

Oberoi Philae, chartered by Lindblad Expeditions, is a newly refurbished contemporary luxury river ship for travelers to enjoy the Nile River. The ship uses a steamwheeler river boat model and carries a maximum of 44 passengers. The vessel features umodern public spaces and large, elegantly appointed cabins and suites, gourmet dining, a well-rounded enrichment program and an international crew and staff.

Where Oberoi Philae sails

The ship features  four- and six-night journeys between Luxor and Aswan, Egypt. Both journeys cover highlights such as Luxor, Karnak and the Valley of the Kings. The six-night voyages provide more in-depth explorations and visit other areas of interest and historic significance.

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Dining on board

Dining on Oberoi Philae is an elegant affair where passengers are served Western, Indian, Asia and Middle Eastern cuisine, prepared on board and served in the indoor restaurant, lounge or in the poolside dining area. While lightwear touring clothes are required during the daytime tours, resort-elegant attire is recommended for dinner. You'll also find a daily afternoon tea. No alcoholic beverages are included in the fare, but wine, beer and spirits are available for purchase.

Around the ship

The ship features several contemporary lounge spaces and a bar that serves a variety of cocktails, single malts and fine wines. It also features a fully equipped movie theater, a dance floor and a cigar lounge. You'll also find a sun deck with a temperature-controlled swimming pool, a full service spa, a library, indoor fitness center, hair salon and gift shop.

 

Relax in your finely appointed stateroom on Oberoi Philae during a voyage down the Nile and into the heart of ancient Egypt.
Courtesy of Lindblad ExpeditionsRelax in your finely appointed stateroom on Oberoi Philae during a voyage down the Nile and into the heart of ancient Egypt.

Staterooms

Oberoi Philae features 22 Luxury Cabins and Luxury Suites. The Luxury Cabins span 385 square feet (36 square meters) and are furnished with a king or twin-size beds. The Luxury Suites span 590 square feet (55 square meters) and feature a spacious master bedroom, living room, private terrace and an eye-popping marble bathroom. Two of the suites feature a Jacuzzi whirlpool on a 323 square-foot private deck.

All of the rooms include conditioning, bathrobes and slippers, hair dryer, daily fresh fruit, flowers, satellite television, 40-inch LCD television with high-speed WiFi access, a DVD player, an electronic safe and a personal bar. In-room services include an express laundry.

Interested in a cruise on this ship?

Staterooms are now open for booking. Interested in a cruise on this ship? Contact a Cruiseable travel advocate at 1-877-322-3773, or by email, to get additional information and to find the best rates and value for your vacation dollar. 

 

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Top highlights on this ship

  • What: Whirlpool
  • Where: Main deck

  • What: Karnak Temple
  • Where: Luxor, Egypt

Top dining options on board

Main restaurant

  • Style: Western, Asian, Middle Eastern
  • No additional cost
  • Open: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Al fresco dining

  • Style: Western, Asian, Middle Eastern
  • No additional cost
  • Open: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

Fast facts

44 Passengers [?]
65 Crew
5 Decks
1996 Maiden voyage
236 Length in feet
43 Width in feet (max beam)
2016 REFURBISHED

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