For most travelers, budget is a top consideration when planning a trip. But what if money weren’t a concern, and you could spend six figures on a single journey? It might look something like “Cultural Treasures: Around the World by Private Jet,” a 23-day journey across the globe that costs a cool $129,000. Per person.
What does such an over-the-top luxury trip entail?
Limited to 50 guests, the jaunt on a chartered, customized Boeing 757 jet transports guests from Seattle to Japan, Mongolia, Nepal, Bhutan, India, Abu Dhabi, Jordan and Sicily, touching down in Boston. Along the way, experiences include a Bedouin feast under the stars, Zen meditation in Kyoto, a helicopter flight below Everest, watching the sunrise glow on the Taj Mahal from a private balcony and an intimate candlelit dinner at Little Petra.
If you don’t have over a hundred thousand dollars to burn on a three-week trip, read on for a free-of-charge glimpse into how the glitterati travel.