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Join us on a new route around the world. Circumnavigate the globe, visiting fascinating and up-and-coming destinations in Asia and Europe. Filled with UNESCO World Heritage sites and natural wonders, this adventure takes you from remote Russia and the stunning Gobi Desert to Silk Road cities and the Aegean and Adriatic coasts.

20 Days 11 Days
6 Destinations Untitled-3 Destinations
52 Guests 11 Guests
Airbus A321 big jet Airbus A321
Pace - Moderate pace Moderate Pace
Flatbed Seats Asset 60 Flatbed Seats

What's Included

This all-encompassing itinerary includes accommodations, all meals, transportation, and a wide variety of exclusive excursions and activities.

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  1. Temperature temperature 75F/55F
    Rainfall rainfall 0.8 Inch
    Currency currency U.S. Dollar
    Time Zone timezone GMT -7

    Arrive in vibrant Seattle

    Seattle’s abundant natural beauty is matched only by its wealth of urban attractions. Enjoy unfettered access to the Seattle Art Museum, world-class dining and shopping, and Pike Place Market. Meet fellow travelers and expedition staff at a welcome dinner at Chihuly Garden and Glass, which showcases the striking glass sculptures of local artist Dale Chihuly against the backdrop of the iconic Space Needle.

    SEATTLE TO PETROPAVLOVSK: 7H 50M
    See more information here.
  2. Temperature temperature 57F/48F
    Rainfall rainfall 3.0 Inches
    Currency currency Russian Ruble
    Time Zone timezone GMT +12

    Explore Russia’s remote Kamchatka Peninsula

    Venture into the Kamchatka Peninsula, one of the last untouched places on the planet. Cross the international date line, losing a day en route, before landing in Russia. Few travelers make it to Russia’s Far East, but those who do are rewarded with a majestic volcanic setting in a region known as the land of fire and ice.

    PETROPAVLOVSK TO ULAANBAATAR: 6H 50M (includes charter flight)
  3. Temperature temperature 82F/59F
    Rainfall rainfall 1.2 Inches
    Currency currency MONGOLIAN TUGHRIK
    Time Zone timezone GMT +8

    Encounter one of the world’s few remaining nomadic societies

    Covering much of southern Mongolia, the Gobi Desert is filled with dramatic landscapes, from craggy mountain peaks to breathtaking sand dunes. Mongolian nomads roam this extreme terrain, seeking pasture for their animals. Naadam, the national independence festival, will take place during our trip.

    • Temperature temperature 70F/46F
      Rainfall rainfall 3.7 Inches
      Currency currency MONGOLIAN TUGHRIK
      Time Zone timezone GMT +8

      Mongolia's traditions thrive amid the country’s vast landscape

      Experience a different side of Mongolia in bustling Ulaanbaatar and in Gorkhi-Terelj National Park, an easy respite from the urban capital. The protected park land is characterized by high granite cliffs, serpentine rivers and pristine forests. Guests choosing this alternate will travel separately and meet up with the rest of the group before heading to our next destination.

    ULAANBAATAR TO BAKU: 7H 45M (INCLUDES CHARTER FLIGHT FROM GOBI)
  4. Temperature temperature 86F/72F
    Rainfall rainfall 0.1 Inch
    Currency currency AZERBAIJANI MANAT
    Time Zone timezone GMT +4

    Old and new come together seamlessly in Azerbaijan

    Azerbaijan’s capital, Baku, is an ancient city on the Caspian Sea once visited by the famed explorer Marco Polo on his travels through Eurasia. Today, Baku offers the best of both worlds: a historic Old Town that remains the city’s cultural heart and futuristic modern architecture that speaks to the country’s thriving oil and gas economy.

    BAKU TO BODRUM: 3H 30M
  5. Temperature temperature 91F/70F
    Rainfall rainfall 0.1 Inch
    Currency currency TURKISH LIRA
    Time Zone timezone GMT +3

    Traverse Turkey’s Turquoise Coast

    Discover an ancient landscape where the Aegean’s signature cerulean waves lap at timeless sun-soaked shores. The Turquoise Coast is renowned for its Greek, Roman and Byzantine archaeological sites, as well as its tranquil beauty.

    BODRUM TO KRAKOW: 2H 50M
  6. Temperature temperature 73F/54F
    Rainfall rainfall 3.7 Inches
    Currency currency POLISH ZLOTY
    Time Zone timezone GMT +2

    Experience Krakow, a center of academic, cultural and economic life

    With a wealth of Gothic and renaissance architecture, no other city in Poland has so many historic buildings and monuments.

    KRAKOW TO TIVAT: 1H 50M
  7. Temperature temperature 82F/63F
    Rainfall rainfall 2.0 Inches
    Currency currency EURO
    Time Zone timezone GMT +2

    Tiny Montenegro is a hidden gem in the Balkans

    One of Europe’s newest nations, Montenegro has been earning raves for its unspoiled Adriatic coastline, rugged mountains and medieval villages. Now is your chance to experience why this small nation is on many a must-see travel list.

    TIVAT TO BOSTON: 10H 40M (WITH STOP IN IRELAND TO CLEAR CUSTOMS)
  8. Temperature temperature 82F/63F
    Rainfall rainfall 3.0 Inches
    Currency currency U.S. Dollar
    Time Zone timezone GMT -4

    Recap your journey among new friends in venerable Boston

    The gateway to New England, Boston offers numerous opportunities to explore United States history, including the Freedom Trail. Enjoy a farewell dinner with your fellow travelers and a luxurious overnight stay at the Mandarin Oriental Boston, before returning home on your independent flight the next day.

    Protect Your Trip with Travel Insurance 

    We offer an exclusive travel insurance program designed for guests on our group jet expeditions. Discover how you can insure your entire trip cost in a single streamlined plan, get COVID-19 coverage, and take advantage of other unique benefits not available anywhere else in the insurance market.

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Our Dedicated Staff and Knowledgeable Experts

An experienced team takes care of all the logistics before, during and after your trip. Your dedicated guest services manager prepares you for your trip of a lifetime and a veteran team of expedition leaders travels with you, taking care of all the details throughout your journey. We also invite a knowledgeable lecturer, as well as local experts, to join us on our expedition to bring each destination to life with real-time insights into culture, history and daily life.

Expedition Leader

Expedition Leader

You will travel with an experienced expedition leader, who will manage all the logistics of this program, fill out customs and immigration forms, handle your luggage and ensure that your experience is hassle-free.

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Jan Nijman

EXPERT

Jan Nijman is the director of urban studies and professor at the University of Miami, where his specialties include geopolitics, economic and cultural globalization, and the history of world cities. He has supported research projects in India, the Caribbean, Europe and West Africa, and is the author of four books and over 100 publications.

Ahva Pordel

Ahva Pordel

Guest Services Manager

Ahva Pordel comes with an extensive background in customer service. As a Guest Services Manager, she is here to assist and support her guests from the moment they book their trip until long after they return home. Her favorite places to travel are Italy, Greece and anywhere throughout Southeast Asia.

Our Private Jet Experience

The moment you board our private jet, you can breathe deep and leave your worries at the door. The hidden costs of international travel, such as transit time and airport delays, cut into quality vacation time. Flying direct to most destinations reduces overall travel time, maximizing the time spent exploring each iconic destination.

Welcome Aboard

Throughout your flight, you’ll have highly trained staff and crew at your service. They’ll know your name, likes and dislikes, so you can have the most personalized experience possible. All in-flight meals and beverages are included, as well as a selection of beer, wine and spirits. In addition, we can accommodate your food allergies or special dietary requirements.

Aircraft: Airbus A321neo-LR

Number of seats: 52

Type of seats: Full flatbed recline

Features: In-seat power outlets and USB ports

Amenities: Noise-canceling headphones and onboard tablet, WiFi where available

TCS Airbus a321 52-Seat configuration

Expedition Details

Relax, discover and explore on an expertly curated journey, meticulously produced by a passionate team of seasoned world travelers. Learn more about the services we offer—before, during and after your trip, as well as what to expect on our expeditions.

This once-in-a-lifetime trip is the perfect way to spend quality time with your partner or to treat yourself to an adventure you’ll never forget. Adults of all ages take our trips, sometimes with a companion and sometimes by themselves. You will meet fellow guests with a curiosity about the world and come away with unforgettable memories and special friendships. It can also help you memorably mark a special occasion, whether it’s an anniversary, birthday, retirement, honeymoon or other milestone.

The minimum age to take our expeditions is 12, but we will consider younger guests on a case-by-case basis.

Shortly after booking, your guest services manager will mail you more details about your trip. This dedicated professional will be your main point of contact. He or she will provide you additional information leading up to your departure and is available to answer any questions via phone or email.

Prior to departure, you will receive a set of amenities for your trip. These may include a wheeled bag, a backpack, packing cubes and other useful travel items.

Our trips are a unique opportunity for like-minded travelers who are interested in learning and exploring to come together. The strong friendships forged on our trips continue long after guests return home and open the door to more travel adventures.

On expeditions with 50 or more travelers, daily activities will be divided into intimate groups of 6 to 12, so you never feel like you’re part of a crowd. On all trips, we offer numerous activity options at each destination such as: guided small-group sightseeing, curated shopping, and exclusive visits to museums and landmarks. Other examples include more active options like hikes or snorkeling, as well as unforgettable moments like an intimate guided exploration of Angkor Wat and our hot air balloon ride over the Serengeti. 

TCS World Travel is committed to maintaining the quality and safety of the expedition for all participants. Overall, our trips give you the freedom to set your own pace. Each destination on every itinerary offers a variety of options with different activity levels. In some, you may only be walking for short periods of time and have more downtime between excursions, while in others, you may spend the entire day touring or walking over uneven terrain. You may, of course, choose to have a day off and relax at any location.

On all our expeditions, you can expect the following:

  • Uneven ground/frequent walking up to one mile at any given time
  • Walking up the steps to the jet, as many foreign airports do not have jetways
  • Trip pace—only one to three nights in each stop with some late-night activities and early-morning departures
  • Time zone changes
  • High altitude (some expeditions)
  • Changes to your ‘normal’ routine: unique cuisine, frequent packing/unpacking

We will make reasonable efforts to accommodate participants with special needs; however, we cannot accommodate wheelchairs or walkers. If you require a slower pace, extra assistance, or the use of a cane or walking stick, arrangements can be made for private touring at each destination. Any extra cost for such arrangements will be the responsibility of the participant.

Trip Pace Definitions

These icons refer to the overall pace of the trip and not to specific activities at each destination. For example, an expedition classified as moderate or relaxed in overall pace can still offer active options such as hiking or snorkeling.

  • Active Pace: Almost every day fully scheduled, and/or longer flight durations; expedition crosses multiple time zones
  • Moderate Pace: Downtime opportunities every three or four days, and/or shorter flight durations; crosses fewer time zones
  • Relaxed Pace: Many opportunities for relaxation, and/or three-night minimum stays in most destinations

Destination Safety
Before TCS travels to any destination, we vet it for safety. We and our consultant medical advisors, Dr. Thomas Burke and the BostonMD team, closely monitor all health situations. We monitor the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), World Health Organization (WHO), the US Department of State, the UK Foreign and Commonwealth Office and other third-party destination experts, and are consulting with our trusted local suppliers to evaluate travel to all locations featured on our expeditions. 
 
The beauty of private jet travel is the ease of pivoting. If we need to change an itinerary for any reason, we can use our contacts in countries worldwide to assist us with making alternate arrangements for our group. These changes could be made well in advance of arrival or even while we are in the air en-route to a given location.
 
On-Trip Resources
On many expeditions, a trip physician will be available to consult with you at your request about general medical health issues such as upper-respiratory infections or gastro-intestinal upsets, which are not uncommon on this type of trip. Should you become seriously ill en route, the trip physician will be able to liaise with local physicians at your request and, if necessary, your medical providers back home, to assist in determining what further care you may require.
 
On-Trip Activity Level
This is an active program which requires a serious health assessment. There will be walking excursions at nearly every location, and you will need to climb stairs at some of the sites, as well as when you board and disembark the aircraft. There are some airports where you will be responsible for transporting your small wheeled overnight bag. We will have some early-morning departures and late-night activities, and may travel through multiple time zones.

To help counterbalance the carbon footprint that results from flying, TCS World Travel offsets carbon emissions for all flights. TCS has partnered with Sustainable Travel International, a global non-profit organization with 15 years of experience developing successful carbon offset programs for the travel industry. Sustainable Travel International has calculated the carbon footprint of all TCS jet trips starting in 2019 and purchases highly vetted carbon offsets equivalent to that amount.

Our luggage allowances are based on the type of aircraft on which the expedition is offered. On our custom Airbus A321LR, luggage typically is limited to two checked bags: the wheeled bag we mail you and one additional large suitcase of your own. Both of these bags will be stored in the hold of the jet during our flights, but you will be allowed to take your backpack and other small personal items, such as purses and camera bags, along with you in the cabin.

A dedicated expedition staff member handles your luggage throughout the journey. In many destinations, our staff will transfer your luggage directly from the plane to your hotel room. In others, you may be required to walk your bags through customs before handing them over to our staff, but we take over from there. Secure vehicles accompanied by a dedicated expedition staff member are used to transfer luggage between the airport and the hotel on arrival and departure. Often times, your bag is in your room by the time you’re checked into the hotel.

We suggest you bring comfortable clothing that can be layered. One of your most important items is a pair of comfortable shoes for walking. Our guests generally dress up a little for the welcome and farewell dinners, but this is their choice and is certainly not required. Also, you will find slightly more formal dining options at many of the hotels where we stay. For this reason, you may want to bring a few nicer outfits. A more detailed packing list with specific clothing recommendations will be sent to you closer to the departure date. While you’re packing please keep in mind that laundry services are available at most of our hotels. We also recommend you leave extra space in your suitcase to bring home souvenirs of your journey. 

TCS World Travel is committed to safeguarding the security of its guests on every expedition. The company has implemented a set of security processes throughout the journey – from before guests depart to when they touch down in a destination. These processes have been fine-tuned over two decades and more than 300 private jet expeditions and thousands of custom trips to help ensure peace of mind for everyone involved.

All guests must have valid passports to participate in this program. Passports must be valid at least six months beyond the end date of your expedition. If visas are required for the expedition, a visa kit will be sent to you approximately five months before departure. We work with an expediting service that helps makes getting your required visas easier. Although you’re still required to fill out your visa forms and cover the application costs, they will review the application to make sure it’s complete and liaise with the necessary consulates and embassies to process your visas.

We pre-fill your customs and immigrations forms at every stop—all you have to do is sign. Where possible, our guests enjoy special privileges, such as expedited customs and immigration formalities. We may have a dedicated customs counter for our group and are occasionally allowed to go through without individual clearance.

The price of your expedition incorporates large items like the jet, hotels, transportation and meals, but it also includes many other things, such as activities, top-of-the-line guides, private dinners in restaurants, beverages and every single tip (guides, restaurants, hotel staff, drivers, etc.). In addition, we give you some “walking around money” in the local currency at each stop. We also supply you with all the bottled water you can drink all day every day. We even provide you with postcards that we mail for you—all you have to do is write.

Your expedition includes:

  • Travel on our privately chartered jet
  • First-class accommodations
  • Ground transportation
  • All meals and beverages, including select beer and wine
  • All sightseeing activities, from guided small-group excursions and private shopping to more active options such as snorkeling and hikes
  • Special events and private access
  • Top local guides and/or on-trip experts
  • A veteran expedition team who handles all logistics
  • On some itineraries, a trip physician who accompanies you throughout your journey
  • All gratuities
  • Luggage handling
  • Bottled water

Your expedition does not include:

  • Commercial airfare between your home city and departure/arrival destination
  • Optional and additional accident/baggage/cancellation insurance
  • Passport and visa fees
  • Personal expenses such as laundry, telephone and fax fees
  • All beverages not mentioned above as included
  • Hotel minibar charges
  • Meals not scheduled by TCS World Travel
  • Inoculation and medication costs of any kind

Reservation Process

To reserve your place on the expedition, complete and sign a reservation form and return it with your deposit. The deposit can be made by check, wire transfer, or by a major credit card such as American Express, Visa and MasterCard. If you pay your initial deposit by credit card, it is fully refundable until you sign the reservation form. Subsequent payments are payable by American Express, check or wire transfer, made out to the secure escrow account for each expedition.

Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your reservation or change your plans, your right to receive a refund is limited, as set forth in the trip payment schedule. All cancellations will become effective as of the date of the postmark or email receipt. All requests for refunds must be sent to TCS World Travel in writing via mail, fax or email.

If you are traveling solo and prefer the privacy of your own room, you will be charged a solo traveler supplement. This ensures that individual travelers will get the same type and size rooms as our double occupancy travelers.

We strongly recommend purchasing insurance to protect your travel investment. We offer a best-in-class trip insurance program available exclusively to guests on our group jet expeditions. Our program provides unique benefits that you won’t find anywhere else in the insurance market, including:

  • Insurance for your entire trip cost in a single streamlined plan
  • The ability to purchase the plan and waive pre-existing conditions any time up until final payment
  • COVID-19 coverage, with the option to cancel before your trip departs
  • Flexibility to pay in installments and insure your trip as you go

Our insurance program also includes these additional benefits for your peace of mind:

  • No-risk guarantee allowing you to cancel your plan within 10 days and receive a full refund
  • Coverage for trip cancellation/interruption, baggage loss, emergency dental and more
  • Option to add on Cancel For Any Reason ("CFAR") coverage for up to 75 percent of your trip cost

If you would like a personalized quote, or have any questions about our insurance program, please contact our Guest Relations team at 800.454.4149.

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