Leading luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent introduces ‘Wings Over the World’, a series of luxury journeys that feature privately chartered flights with a dedicated crew and no more than 16 guests.
This style of travel allows passengers to get the most out of every day of exploration avoiding unnecessary time spent at airports. Whether it’s a visit to the Great Wall or the Taj Mahal, every minute saved by flying is better spent experiencing the destination. An A&K Resident Tour Director® is standard across all journeys with incomparable, five-star accommodations and Insider Access opportunities all additional highlights.
Three journeys have been released. This first is ‘Wings Over Indochina’ itinerary which experiences the sights and sounds of Southeast Asia, from sailing magical Halong Bay and sharing a sunrise over Angkor Wat to exploring evocative Ho Chi Minh City, mystical Laos and the lively city of Bangkok. A visit to the Buddhist temples of Luang Prabang is a feature plus Vietnam’s historic Cu Chi Tunnels and the chance to ‘Ride Like a Local’ by cyclo through Hanoi and afloat in Siem Reap.
The 16-day tour is limited to 14 guests. Priced from US$29,995 per person. Tour dates: 7 – 22 November 2016.
The 15-day ‘Wings Over India’ itinerary explores India’s treasures, from the splendid Taj Mahal to holy rites beside the Ganges, bedding down in royal palaces-turned-luxury hotels, such as the lavish Taj Lake Palace and the grand Rambagh Palace. There’s a private sunset boat cruise on Udaipur’s Lake Pichola, a wilderness adventure in search of the Royal Bengal tiger, a Chef’s Table experience in Panna National Park and the exotic carvings of Khajuraho.
Limited to 16 guests. Priced from US $28,995 per person. Tour dates: 5 – 19 December 2016.
The third journey, ‘Wings Over China’, takes guests from the timeless Great Wall to the modern Hong Kong skyline, an exploration of vibrant Shanghai, picturesque Guilin and ancient Xian where the spectacular Terracotta Warriors are examined up close in the company of an on-site archaeologist. Other highlights include the Forbidden City, Tiananmen Square, Guilin’s wondrous Reed Flute Cave and a bamboo raft trip along the Yulong River.
The 12-day tour is limited to 15 guests. Priced from US$27,995 per person. Tour dates: 20 April – May 2017.