Discover the colourful continent, the tango twist and the Latino spirit alive and kicking in South America. This exceptional luxury jet vacation will take you to lost cities, the foothills of the Andes, the heart of Buenos Aires and to the heady, paradise islands to soak up the sun.
South America is an outstanding clash of flavours and every sight and sound will ignite the sparks in your feet. The vast landscapes melt into each other in a seamless design covering everything from mist soaked rainforest to spiralling mountains, throbbing cities and mythical islands that have carved their place in the history books.
Day 1: Cartagena de Indias, Colombia
Fast track through your choice airport and board your luxury private jet for a pleasurable flight to the Latin shores. Wine and dine in your private cabin as you look forward to an opulent journey into the mystic.
After a VIP welcome you can enjoy a private guided walking tour around the walled city of Cartagena. This fairy tale city is laced in romance with its balconies over spilling with bougainvillea, cobbled streets and charming cloisters. See the Gold Museum of Zenu Culture, the Palace of Inquisition and the towering churches.
Since Colombia is famed for its sweet cigars and hedonistic rums, unwind the day away with a delectable tasting session at a private colonial mansion. One of the world’s best international sommeliers will help you pair the best tastes of the finest undiscovered rums and local cigars for a superior experience.
After dinner, retire to your beautiful hotel suite at the former 17th century monastery of the Sofitel Santa Clara.
Day 2: Isla del Rosario, Colombia
Sunshine and smiles season an afternoon of sheer delight as you take in the lush landscapes of the stunning islands. Spend the day snorkelling, scuba diving, jet skiing or kayaking across the pristine waters.
Day 3: Sacred Valley, Peru
Your luxury private jet is waiting to whisk you away to the Sacred Valley of the Incas. Upon arrival you can rest and acclimatize in your deluxe villa at the stunning Rio Sagrado Hotel with sweeping views across the emerald mountains.
Discover the true taste of Peru with lunch at the Hacienda Huayoccari. This traditional hacienda offers exceptional dining with dazzling views to the valley below and is lived in by one of the oldest land owning families in Cuzco. After a luscious lunch you can walk with the owners and explore their fascinating collection of folk art.
Day 4: Machu Picchu, Peru
Wind through the splendour of the Sacred Valley on board Orient Express’ luxury Hiram Bingham Train. Adorned in 1920s decadence you can sit back, enjoy gold star service and a delicious gourmet brunch as you watch the Andean villages, the ebbing Urubamba River and the velvet draped mountains pass by on this three hour journey.
Day 5: Cuzco, Peru
Select a special experience to perfectly complement your cultural experience of Cuzco, whether it is a visit to the Monasterio with an architecture authority (··), an afternoon excursion to an alternative school in the Urubamba Valley or a rare glimpse into the indigenous people through the eyes of a renowned photographer (··).
Day 6: Easter Island, Chile
Start your adventure to the mysterious Easter Island with a comfortable flight on your own exclusive private jet. While in flight, reminisce on the once-in-a-lifetime moments shared over the last few days.
Day 7: Easter Island, Chile
If you happen to visit the island during the first two weeks of February, you will find the island in the midst of the Tapati festival, a celebration of the local culture with music, dance and sports.
Day 8: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Leave the heads of Easter Island as you leisurely board your private jet and head to the Atacama Desert. Reflect with world class cuisine, cocktails and dedicated service on your luxury jet for the four hour flight.
Day 9: San Pedro de Atacama, Chile
Lose yourself in the desert of Atacama, a landscape pieced together of salt flats, Sahara dunes, mirages of turquoise lagoons and brooding volcanoes. You can spend the whole day with your private guide discovering the immense sand valleys of the desert.
Day 10: Santiago de Chile
After visiting the essential sights of the buzzing capital you can head to the beautiful bohemian area of Bellavista for a special exhibition. Here you can visit the private workshop or meet with two famous Chilean artists (∴). Both these artists are revered in the international art world.
Day 11: El Calafate, Argentina
In preparation for tomorrow’s adventure on the glacier, indulge your senses in the magnificent scenery around. Go horse riding, jump on bicycle or simple wander in peaceful solitude around your luxurious lodge.
Day 12: El Calafate, Argentina
Day 13: Buenos Aires, Argentina
Day 14: Buenos Aires, Argentina
The Argentinian gem of Buenos Aires houses one of the largest Jewish communities outside of Israel and today you can meet with the rabbi (∴) who will tell you all about the fascinating culture of the city.
Tempt your taste buds with a sweet treat at one of the city’s finest ice cream parlours for a private tasting session before embarking on an exclusive tour of the Colon Opera House.
Day 15: Buenos Aires – USA
Your luxury private jet provides a peaceful retreat as you take to the air for a seamless flight. Stretch out with a glass of wine and enjoy a restful journey through the clouds back to the closest runway to your home.
(··) Out of respect and privacy considerations, the specifics of these persons or locations will be shared with seriously interested parties only.
The number of guests, the type of aircraft elected and the origin city define the cost of the vacation. The following two types of private jets are suggested for this itinerary:
Heavy Jet –Gulfstream G-V or similar
This is the aircraft of choice for groups up to 16-18 guests. Prices begin at $79,900 per person for a group of 12 guests flying from the East Coast.
VIP Airliner – Airbus 319 or similar
This aircraft is suited for groups larger than 18 guests. Prices begin at $87,000* per person for a group of 30 guests flying from the East Coast. The airplane is never shared with travelers from different groups of guests.
- Return flights on selected private jet
- Onboard gourmet catering
- All hotel accommodations in suites or equivalent, including breakfast **
- Most meals and all activities, including entrance fees for listed sites where applicable
- Best available ground transportation to and from all activities
- Private guidance by professional guides and historians for the entire trip
- Unique events and surprises
* Due to capacity limitations at some of the itinerary venues, groups larger than 18 guests may necessitate alternate accommodations or slightly different activities.
** If the number of suites at any given property is insufficient to host the entire group, next best available rooms will be used for some guests.
All itineraries are fully customizable to accommodate our guests’ interests, lifestyle and desired purposes.
You may also create your own journey by selecting any worldwide destinations of choice. We will build a custom-crafted experience for you.