March 24 – April 2, 2025

Step back in time and visit the Grand Egyptian Museum, the new world-class museum complex that houses, displays, and preserves some of the world’s greatest ancient treasures.

Embark on a journey through the finest that Egypt has to offer with Malaka Hilton. Explore the tomb of Queen Nefertari, the banks of the Nile, and the newly-opened Grand Egyptian Museum, which houses many of Egypt’s national treasures.

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Arrival in Luxor

March 24, 2024LuxorYour first evening in Luxor begins with a visit to the magnificent Luxor Temple. This ancient complex was built over a period of 1,300 years, and it is one of the most important archaeological sites in Egypt. After your tour of the temple, you will be transferred to your luxurious hotel in Luxor, where you can relax and enjoy the amenities before your welcome dinner.

March 25, 2025 Luxor

Wake up early to visit the Valley of the Queens, the final resting place of many of Egypt’s most powerful queens, including Queen Nefertari. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is home to over 60 tombs, many of which are decorated with stunning hieroglyphs and paintings. After your visit to the Valley of the Queens, you will transfer to the Oberoi Philae, the luxurious cruise ship docked on the banks of the Nile River.

Aboard Oberoi Philae

This luxurious vessel offers guests the chance to explore the ancient wonders of Egypt while enjoying the finest in accommodations and amenities.

From the moment you step onboard, you will be enveloped in a world of comfort and indulgence. Your spacious stateroom features all the latest conveniences, including a private balcony with stunning views of the Nile River.

Enjoy leisurely boat rides along the Nile, delicious meals prepared by world-class chefs, and attentive service from the Oberoi staff.

The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruise is the perfect way to experience the magic of Egypt. Book your cabin today and start planning your unforgettable adventure!

Uninterrupted River Nile views can be enjoyed from your king size bedroom, from a sun lounger on your private terrace or from your private heated outdoor whirlpool. The stunning 55 square metres interiors are decorated in a relaxing natural palette, with touches of Egyptian modern art. They also include a living room, a bathroom with a freestanding bathtub, a shower and a private changing room.

Indulge in fine dining at the Main Restaurant, which offers a delectable selection of international cuisine. For a more casual meal, head to the Poolside Restaurant, where you can enjoy refreshing drinks and light snacks while taking in the stunning views of the Nile River. After dinner, relax in the Bar and Cigar Lounge, where you can enjoy a glass of wine or a cigar while savoring the night air.

March 26, 2025 – Start your day with a delicious breakfast onboard the ship. Then, head to the Valley of the Kings to explore the tombs of Tutankhamun, Ramses VI, and other famous pharaohs. Continue to Deir el-Medina, the village where the artisans who built the Valley of the Kings lived. Visit the tombs of the village’s inhabitants and learn about their lives. Head to Habu, the mortuary temple of Ramses III. Marvel at the temple’s reliefs, which depict scenes of Ramses’ military victories. Visit the Colossi of Memnon, two giant statues of Amenhotep III.

Sail to Esna, where you will enjoy a delicious lunch onboard your ship. Cross the Esna Lock, a unique hydraulic system that allows ships to navigate the Nile River. Relax with a cup of tea in the ship’s club lounge and watch the sun set over the Nile River. Enjoy a delicious dinner onboard your ship and savor the flavors of Egypt.

March 27, 2025 – Awaken up to the sound of the wind in the sails and the water lapping against the hull of your ship. Enjoy a leisurely breakfast onboard, savoring the flavors of fresh bread, fruit, and coffee. After breakfast, disembark at Edfu and visit the Temple of Edfu, a magnificent Ptolemaic temple dedicated to the god Horus. Wander through the temple’s colonnades and chambers, admiring the intricate carvings and reliefs that depict scenes from Horus’s life. In the afternoon, you will sail to Kom Ombo, where you will visit the twin temples of Kom Ombo. One temple is dedicated to Horus and Sobek, the crocodile god, and the other temple is dedicated to Horus and Hathor, the cow goddess. You will learn about the history and mythology of these ancient gods and goddesses. After tea in the club lounge, enjoy dinner onboard your ship, as the sun sets over the Nile River.

March 28, 2025 – As the sun rises over the Nile River, enjoy a delicious breakfast on board your boat. The morning air is cool and refreshing, and the scenery is simply breathtaking. As you sail, take in the sights of the lush riverbanks and the towering desert cliffs. Once you arrive in Aswan, visit the Aswan High Dam, one of the largest dams in the world. Learn about how this engineering marvel was built and how it has transformed the lives of Egyptians.

Next, visit Philae Temple, a UNESCO World Heritage Site awaits. This ancient temple was dedicated to the goddess Isis and was relocated to its current location on Agilkia Island after the construction of the Aswan High Dam. After your visit to Philae Temple, enjoy a delicious lunch at a local restaurant in Aswan. Sample some of the city’s famous cuisine, such as ful medames (a fava bean stew) or kushari (a lentil and rice dish). In the afternoon, visit the Nubian Museum to learn about the history and culture of the Nubian people. This fascinating museum houses a collection of artifacts that tell the story of this ancient civilization.

Dine for dinner on board your boat as you relax and reflect on your day’s adventures as you watch the sun set over the Nile River.

March 29, 2025 – Enjoy breakfast onboard before disembarking and bidding farewell to the The Oberoi Philae Nile Cruiser. A private plane will take you from Aswan to Abu Simbel to Cairo where your journey will continue.

St Regis Cairo

March 29 – April 2, 2025 – Experience the pinnacle of luxury in the heart of Cairo.

The St. Regis Cairo is a 5-star riverfront hotel that offers stunning views of the Nile and Old Cairo. The hotel has 233 rooms and suites, all of which are lavishly appointed and feature floor-to-ceiling windows. Guests can also enjoy the hotel’s many amenities, including a spa, fitness center, infinity pool, and a variety of restaurants and bars. The remainder of your trip will be spent in opulence as you return to the St Regis each night after touring some of the nearby ancient attractions.

Call Michelle Andersen at 941-951-1801 at extension 103 now to reserve your space on this unique journey today! You may e-mail at

Pricing TBD

We are currently accepting reservations with a $500 per person good faith deposit to secure your spot while components of the trip are being finalized.

A $250 per person Admiral Travel booking fee will apply. (VIPLane members complimentary)



  • Private docking areas

  • Breakfast, lunch, dinner and high tea on board (food only).
  • Return airport transfers.
  • Sightseeing including monuments entrance fees and guide charges.
  • Complimentary wireless internet access.
  • Restaurants with varied menus on a daily basis.


  • All payments made to or on behalf of Admiral Travel are non-refundable unless stated otherwise
  • Founder’s Journey will always be priced at or below published rates, but never higher.
  • Travel with like-minded individuals on these exclusive departures.
  • Enjoy a welcome cocktail party to meet your fellow travelers.
  • A hosted dinner will be offered during one night of the trip with the Hiltons.
  • On many occasions, optional shore events are offered as an option that only our group is invited to join.
  • Special global relationships that the Hiltons have formed over the years will allow you privileged access opportunities.
  • Trips are offered well in advance to give ample time for your future planning.
  • Minimum numbers must be met in order for the Hiltons to host the journey.
  • The Hiltons reserve the right to adjust the duration of their participation should any schedule conflicts arise.