Visit The World’s Most Renowned Sights With These 10 Private Jet Journeys (Part 1)

Taj Mahal, Agra, India

We present you the ultimate multi-destination luxury itineraries by private jet, which cost more than US$50,000 – great for a once-in-a-lifetime travel experience.

10. Journey Through South America

South America - Iguassu Falls

Iguazu Falls, Parana, Brazil

The Experience: Journey to the South American region by private plane with Captain’s Choice, a three-week journey departing 15 September 2016.

Ultimate Destinations: Visit the world-renowned Iguazu Falls in Brazil, the Corcovado Mountain and its Christ the Redeemer statue, as well as the Manaus in the Brazilian jungle. Other stops include Cuba, the Amazon, Galapagos Island, Cuzco and the Panama Canal.

Luxurious Accommodation: Definitely stay in the legendary Copacabana Palace, which has housed guests like Prince Charles and Marilyn Monroe in its 90 years of existence.

Splurge: The full tour will cost about US$63, 250.


Potala Palace in Tibet, Image courtesy of Dennis Jarvis

9. Explore The World’s Hidden Treasures

The Experience: Uncover some of the most mystical architecture, culture and scenic sights in this private jet journey – of course – organised by Travcoa.

Ultimate Destinations: The 23-day voyage will reveal some of Uzbekistan’s best craftsmanship, discovered at the National Museum, as well as feature visits to the Potala Palace and Luang Prabang’s Royal Palace, the Shwedagon Pagoda and the ancient city of Bhaktapur.

Luxurious Accommodations: These would include Hotel Ritz, Madrid as well as Four Seasons Hotel Baku. Carolina Herrera names the Ritz Madrid her favourite hotel, and one she has stayed in since she was a child.

Splurge: It will cost about US$68,950.

8. The Most Luxurious Accommodations


Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia

The Experience: Stay in the most opulent hotels from the Aman brand across Asia in this private jet journey offered by Amanresorts and Remote Lands from 6 to 20 March 2016.

Ultimate Destinations: Enjoy a helicopter ride over Angkor Wat, and then have a gourmet picnic lunch at a secluded lost temple in the jungle. On a cliff top that overlooks the Vinh Hy Bay, have a fabulous champagne cocktail party and dinner. Celebrate a momentous occasion with a traditional Lao Baci ceremony performed by a Buddhist monk, or simply stroll across the perfectly white beaches of Amanpulo’s private island. We also recommend getting up at the crack of dawn (4am to be precise) to feast on the freshly-caught fish at Tsukiji Fish Market.

Luxurious Accommodation: Perhaps the finest of all these exclusive hotels is the Aman Tokyo in Japan.

Splurge: The trip around Asia will cost about US$58,888 per person.

7. UNESCO World Heritage Sites


Machu Picchu, Andes Mountains, Peru

The Experience: If you haven’t had your fill of UNESCO World Heritage Sites from the other private jet itineraries, try the Around the World by Private Jet excursion which is offered by National Geographic Expeditions.

Ultimate Destinations: Visit 12 of the world’s most renowned sites, like Machu Picchu, Angkor Wat and the lost city of Petra in Jordan. You’ll be travelling with the expert guides like Louise Leakey and Edmundo Edwards, who will disclose the mysteries behind these sites. Ride on the acclaimed Hiram Bingham locomotive, exclusively chartered for you, and dive into the rainbow-hued corals of the Great Barrier Reef.

Luxurious Accommodation: Hotels may include the Oberoi Amarvilas, the Raffles d’Angkor in Siem Reap and the Sea Temple Resort and Spa in Australia.

Splurge: The trip will cost US$76,950 per person.


Rock Islands near German Channel, Palau, image courtesy of Matt Kieffer

6. Islands in the Sun

The Experience: Bring your sunscreen as you journey to some of the most picturesque islands in the world with Smithsonian Journeys on the Islands Around the World by Private Jet tour, departing 7 to 30 June 2016. The private jet can fit up to 78 guests.

Ultimate Destinations: These islands comprise Hawaii, Vanuatu, Palau with the world-famous Jellyfish Lake, Java, Villingili, Zanzibar, Agrigento, Madeira and the Bermuda respectively. Visit UNESCO World Heritage Sites like the Borobudur temple, the Galle Fort, Stone Town and St. George.

Luxurious Accommodation: These include the Shangri-La Villingili Resort and Spa in the Maldives, where English actress Gemma Atherton has stayed.

Splurge: The price for this journey starts at US$79,950.

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