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    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

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    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

Oberoi Zahra Nile Cruise, Egypt

The Oberoi Zahra

  • River Boat

Explore what's below deck

Luxury Suites

Never ending 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 spacious interiors are decorated in a relaxing natural palette, with clean lines, large windows and natural light. They also include a living room and private dining area, and a bathroom with a standalone bathtub and a rain shower.

Luxury Cabins

Decorated in a natural palette, with clean lines, natural fabrics and River Nile views. Furnished with a king size or twin beds and comfortable seating. These cabins have been designed for your cruising pleasure. Uninterrupted River Nile views are best enjoyed at the end of a fulfilling day sightseeing, from theglass panelled rain shower in your naturally lit ensuite bathroom.

Alternative boats

Our travel experts have years of knowledge and between them and have personally inspected or travelled on board many of the boats we offer.

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01285 601 784

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The cars and drivers were great -, especially in Cairo. We loved Hashim in Cairo- he was so good-natured, charming and thoughtful.

Egypt

The Oberoi Philae was fantastic in every respect.

Egypt - Oberoi Philae

Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise sets us apart. So too our curiosity. A curiosity of the world and of you, and your passions. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you.

Are you ready to discover extraordinary?


Why Steppes

Vessel Ice Rating Comparison Chart.

We use the Llyod Register scale to signify the ice rating of our vessels but you can see how that scale aligns with other scales in the chart below.

Mame / Country of Register

Ice thickness (cm)

10 15 30 50

Ice thickness (cm)

lowest   highest
Finland / Sweden
Category II
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IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super
Finland / Sweden
Category II
IC
IB
IA
IA Super