Wildlife Safari: Around the world by private jet
Embark on a unique multi-destination adventure in search of the world’s most amazing wildlife.
About this unique luxury experience
This experience is an amazing opportunity to encounter iconic and often critically endangered animals in their natural habitats and meet leading conservation experts.
On this 24-day trip, circle the globe by exclusively chartered private jet to experience one rewarding wildlife encounter after another: from Madagascar’s playful lemurs and the placid whale sharks of the Philippines to endangered mountain gorillas and the iconic Big Five.
You are able to personalise the journey with a choice of Design Your Day® activities, including active outdoor excursions, enriching cultural encounters and relaxing wellness experiences. In Cebu, swim with whale sharks, enjoy a leisurely 18 holes of golf or participate in one of the many activities offered at the resort. In India, tour the historic Ranthambore Fort, have a cultural encounter in a local village, savor the complex spices of Indian cuisine during a private cooking lesson or be pampered at a world-class spa.
A network of worldwide experts worked together to design an itinerary filled with authentic, invitation-only experiences beyond the reach of any other travel company. Learn about measures to protect endangered wildlife during eye-opening discussions with experts including a gorilla doctor, the founder of the Bornean Sunbear Conservation Centre and the president of the Groupe d’Etude et de Recherche sur les Primates de Madagascar.
Your tour will be orchestrated from start to finish with an experienced Tour Director. On the ground, guests travel in small groups of no more than 16, each led by a Tour Manager, assisted by expert local guides who share their personal stories and lend insights well beyond any guidebook. A dedicated Photo Enrichment Coach helps make the most of every wildlife encounter, with tips and advice for capturing animals in their natural habitats. For peace of mind, there is also an onboard Physician who travels with the group throughout the journey.
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Begin in Japan to observe snow monkey in the enchanting Ginza district, before stopping in the Philippines, Malaysia and India to see whale sharks, honey bears and the elusive Bengal tiger. Then answer Africa’s call of the wild with exciting visits to Kenya, Madagascar and Rwanda to spot gorilla, lemur and all members of the Big Five. During this thrilling expedition, you’ll also enjoy insightful cultural experiences such as a visit to a Maasai school and private performances of traditional music.
~ Discover seven of the most amazing wildlife hotspots across Asia and Africa
~ Observing Japan’s iconic snow monkey and experience the picturesque Ginza region at night
~ In the Philippines, see rare wildlife before enjoying a private beachside musical performance
~ Malaysia promises powerful primates, picture-perfect scenery and exciting cultural experiences
~Visit India – home to the majestic Bengal tiger – to learn about big-cat conservation and see these fierce felines in the wild
~ In Madagascar, the land of the lemur, enjoy an abundance of wildlife-spotting opportunities as well as a festive feast showcasing local flavours
~ Head to Rwanda to learn about the endangered mountain gorilla and meet one of the expert veterinarians working to save these powerful creatures
~ Your final destination is Kenya – where the Big Five await. Embark on exciting safaris with expert wildlife guides and visit a Maasai school
Accommodations reflect the distinctive character of each destination and offer authentic hospitality. These include the classic luxury of The Peninsula Tokyo and The Oberoi Vanyavilas in Ranthambhore, as well as lesser-known gems such as the award-winning Angama Mara, overlooking the Masai Mara, and One&Only Gorilla’s Nest and Bisate Lodge in Rwanda, reserved exclusively for Private Jet guests.
You will also have at your disposal the Travelling Bell Boy® service to ensure luggage is waiting in your room at each hotel. You may also take advantage of complimentary laundry service, Traveller’s Valet®, midway through the journey. Prior to departure, guests can save time and hassle with White Glove Visa and Passport Handling, a concierge service that expedites visa and passport applications.
Fine Dining & Entertainment
Meals are more than just a chance to dine at the end of the day – they are a feast for the senses, with local entertainment and stunning natural backdrops.
Enjoy a performance by Samurai warriors followed by a festive dinner presided over by an accomplished geisha, sample the full range of Filipino cuisine at a private culinary festival, and gather for a torchlit feast in an amphitheater in Ranthambore.
There are also opportunities to sample cuisine at local restaurants — with your tour guide picking up the check.
Luxury in the Air
Travelling by private jet makes it possible to experience far more than on a conventional itinerary, with greater space and privacy.
Onboard, your chartered Boeing 757 has custom-designed Italian leather seats equipped with personal massage system, 4-way adjustable headrests and lumbar support, that open to fully lie-flat beds.
You will enjoy a fully stocked, open bar featuring top-shelf wine and spirits, in addition to first-class meal service with personalized espresso drinks. Completing the best-in-class in-flight experience is a dedicated cabin crew with a crew-to-guest ratio of 1:6. Amenities are designed to make guests feel at home, including noise-cancelling headphones and curated entertainment selected to complement the itinerary.