NORTHERN SUMMER Around the World A Private Jet Expedition

NORTHERN SUMMER Around the World A Private Jet Expedition

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Follow the midnight sun to the world’s northernmost reaches—including a four-day cruise through Norway’s Svalbard Islands—to seven unique destinations around the Arctic Circle. we create an itinerary that is truly an opportunity of a lifetime.

Pricing from
$104,950
Trip Type
By Private Jet, International Land & Rail Voyages
Departure Dates
Jun 28, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019

HOTELS

Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto or Ritz Carlton, Kyoto

Three Camel Lodge or Shangri-La Hotel, Ulaanbaatar and Terelj Hotel and Spa

Ramada Kazan City Center

Hotel Astoria

Ocean Adventurer Ship

Hotel Borg

Hotel Arctic

Four Seasons Hotel Boston

TOUR MAP

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ITINERARY

  • day 1

    SEATTLE

    Meet fellow travelers and your expedition staff at a festive welcome dinner at Chihuly Garden and Glass. Four Seasons Hotel Seattle

  • days 2 - 5

    KYOTO, JAPAN

    Cross the international date line and lose a day before arriving in Kyoto—home to 17 UNESCO World Heritage sites. Immerse yourself in Kyoto’s spiritual landscape at Fushimi Inari Shrine and Sanjusangendo Temple. Or take a Japanese cooking class at a local Kyoto home.

    Four Seasons Hotel Kyoto or Ritz Carlton, Kyoto

  • days 6 - 8

    GOBI DESERT OR GORKHI-TERELJ NATIONAL PARK, MONGOLIA

    Nomadic people and wildlife dominate Mongolia’s undisturbed landscapes, where the horse is the most common mode of transport outside urban areas. Venture into the Gobi Desert to experience dramatic landscapes along with time-honored Mongolian hospitality.

    If you’ve already been to the Gobi and want to experience a different side of Mongolia, travel to Gorkhi-Terelj National Park. An easy respite from the urban capital, the park is a protected area with alpine-like terrain, fascinating rock formations and local wildlife. Three Camel Lodge or Shangri-La Hotel, Ulaanbaatar and Terelj Hotel and Spa

  • days 9 - 10

    KAZAN, RUSSIA

    Located on the banks of the Volga River, this Russian port boasts an intriguing mixture of European and Asian cultures. Visit the Square of Freedom and Millennium Park as well as the Kazan Kremlin, an area of museums and sacred sites that range from mosques to cathedrals. Cruise the Volga and walk through the fortified island city of Sviyazhsk.

    Ramada Kazan City Center

  • days 11 - 13

    ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA

    Enjoy the opulent Catherine Palace and visit its legendary Amber Room. See the city’s most iconic structure, the Church of Our Savior on the Spilled Blood with its colorful onion-domed towers and mosaic-lined interior. Take a private tour of the Fabergé Museum to see an exclusive collection of the famed Imperial eggs. Attend an evening symphony or ballet performance. On our final night, indulge in a gala dinner at one of St. Petersburg’s regal palaces.

    Hotel Astoria

  • days 14 - 17

    SVALBARD ISLANDS, NORWAY

    Embark on an expeditionary cruise through Norway’s impressive Arctic environment. Enjoy unfettered views of the towering fjords, roving icebergs and massive glaciers. From the deck of the ship, spot polar bears, reindeer and seals while traveling high above the Arctic Circle. In summer the sun never sets, which leaves ample time for animal spotting or simply relaxing and taking in this arresting landscape. Ocean Adventurer Ship

  • days 18 - 19

    REYKJAVIK, ICELAND

    In the summer, this colorful capital city enjoys 22 splendid hours of sunlight. The seemingly endless days allow for plenty of time to explore the city’s modern dining scene and embark on outdoor adventures. Soak in the natural hot springs of the Blue Lagoon. See Iceland’s famous geysers, refresh in the mists of Gullfoss, or hike in Heidmörk Nature Reserve. Hotel Borg

  • days 20 - 21

    ILULISSAT, GREENLAND

    Land in western Greenland and take a charter flight to the remote town of Ilulissat. Marvel at the spectacular landscape on a flightseeing tour over the Ilulissat Icefjord, followed by an easy hike to the glacier. Cruise past the expansive Eqi Glacier for a chance to see icebergs in formation and explore the Inuit ruins at Sermermiut. Hotel Arctic

  • days 22 - 23

    BOSTON

    Fly to Boston and relax overnight before catching your independent flight home. Four Seasons Hotel Boston

    JUNE 28 – JULY 20, 2019 / 23 DAYS / 50 GUESTS

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