Continuing from Part 1, we view the top five most expensive private jet itineraries for 2016.
5. Africa’s Safaris
The Experience: Travel on the African Adventure Tour by Private Jet with Lakani World Tours from 10 – 24 February 2016, limited to just 15 travellers.
Ultimate Destinations: Africa, to visit the Big Five at the Kruger National Park on an exciting safari, a helicopter ride over the amazing Victoria Falls. The itinerary will also include an exploration into the African bush from the vantage point of the back of an elephant, a hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti and a dune safari and dinner party in the Namib Desert.
Pampering Amenities: Expect first class cuisine, fine wines and champagnes onboard the Lakani Private Jet and special entertainment. We’re particularly excited about the Dine By Choice option, where you can sample the local specialties, or have a remote dining experience by the beach.
Luxurious Accommodation: Guests will spend a night or two at The Royal Livingstone hotel, which has been visited by numerous celebrities and high-profile dignitaries.
Splurge: Price upon request, but definitely not higher than US$94,000, which is the price of the Round the World experience offered by Lakani.
4. Travel with Geoffrey Kent
The Experience: The founder, chairman and CEO of Abercrombie & Kent, Geoffrey Kent, has personally selected all his favourite destinations in the world for this Islands, Savannas & the Amazon epic adventure for just 50 persons to enjoy. This 26-day itinerary will depart in 17 October 2016.
Ultimate Destinations: Explore the best of Samoa, a paradise best known for the Vailima village, the last residence of Robert Louis Stevenson, while being delighted by some of its local cultural performances. Other stops include Papua New Guinea to see the Huli wigmen, Bali and Komodo, Madagascar with a final stop at Morocco, Geoffrey’s adopted home. You’ll also get to have an exclusive dinner with the founder himself.
Luxurious Accommodation: These will include the A&K Exclusive Mobile Tent at Kenya.
Splurge: This will cost about US$117,500.
3. Timeless Classics
The Experience: Handpicked by Travcoa’s team of experts, this 24-day itinerary is the second most expensive private jet journey we could find, and it includes travel to some of the experts’ favourite destinations, all of which have stood the test of time.
Ultimate Destinations: These places will include Sydney’s Opera House, the Table Mountain in Cape Town, Bora Bora’s stunning turquoise waters and Udaipur, widely regarded to be India’s most romantic city. More than 4,000 Buddhas also await your discovery at the Pak Ou Caves in Laos.
Luxurious Accommodation: Have a wonderful night’s sleep at the St. Regis Bora Bora, just one of the many amazing properties you’ll be staying at over the course of this trip.
Splurge: US$122,000 per person.
2. Luxurious Private Jet Journey
The Experience: Reigning supreme as the second most expensive private jet experience, stay in the luxurious Four Seasons Resorts across the world while exploring some of the best destinations – with a twist.
Ultimate Destinations: Four Seasons demonstrates that it’s not so much about the destinations, which are regulars in this article, but how travellers explore them that matters – have a private dinner on the Great Wall of China and visit St Petersburg’s palaces in the International Intrigue journey. Other locations include the Serengeti, Istanbul, Marrakech and The Maldives.
Luxurious Accommodation: All Four Seasons hotels in both itineraries, like the Four Seasons Beijing.
Splurge: US$132,000 per person for each trip.
1. Most Expensive
The Experience: Claiming victory as perhaps the most expensive private jet journey in the world, this one, also offered by Four Seasons, is an adventure of a lifetime.
Ultimate Destinations: Soar across the forest canopy in Costa Rica by zip line, then hike the stunning Jenolan Caves in Australia, followed by kayaking through Malaysian mangroves for the quintessential adventure itinerary. Relax on the pristine beaches of Mauritius before journeying through world-renowned sites like Petra, Jordan.
Luxurious Accommodation: Stay in amazing hotels like Four Seasons Costa Rica.
Splurge: US$137,000 per person.