Luxury Travel Launches Celebration Travel Itineraries
Updated: 18/8/2018 | 4:30:09 PM
Luxury Travel, the world’s leading ultra-luxe Asia travel designer, recently launched Celebration Travel itineraries, designed for groups to reconnect and travel in style for anniversaries, birthdays, graduations, and other major celebrations.
From vow renewals in ancient temples in Cambodia to birthday bashes at wilderness camps in India’s wild Ranthambore, Remote Lands delivers personalized itineraries complete with luxury accommodations and extraordinary experiences for memories that will last a lifetime.
Below is a selection of Remote Lands’ new Celebration Travel itineraries across Asia. For more information, visit www.luxuryprivatetravel.com.
A Jubilee Wanderlist Across Asia
This 13-day trip brings groups together for a celebratory itinerary full of exciting experiences punctuated by moments of intimacy and serenity. Groups will travel by long-tail boat, helicopter, jetfoil, seaplane, and more as they embark on the adventure of a lifetime across Asia, including Hong Kong, Macao, Thailand, Singapore, and Bawah Island. Beginning in Hong Kong, travelers will take in the iconic sights while sampling street food and fine-dining before moving on to Macao where they will learn about the country’s Portuguese history and revel in the casino glamour. The itinerary continues in Thailand where groups have the opportunity to immerse themselves in Bangkok’s local culture via private long-tail boat and helicopter. Other highlights in Thailand include caring for elephants at sanctuaries in the jungles of Chiang Mai, taking over an entire 4-acre luxury private villa in the misty Mae Rim valley, indulging in Bangkok’s renowned street food and night markets, and experiencing Isaan culture through food and crafts. The itinerary also stops in Singapore where guests will be able to admire the city’s skyline from an observation wheel and the world’s largest rooftop infinity pool at Marina Bay Sands. Finally, travelers will retreat to Bawah Island, a new island paradise destination of crystal clear lagoons, white power beaches, and an abundance of sea life to end their journey.
Indonesia’s Cultural and Natural Highlights by Private Jet and Yacht
This one-of-a-kind 10-day journey through Indonesia will allow groups of travelers to see Indonesia by private jet and yacht. With a mix of island relaxation, jungle adventure, and cultural exploration, the journey is sure to satisfy all types of luxury travelers. Highlights include exploring Borobudur, a renowned Buddhist temple complex and a UNESCO World Heritage Site built in the ninth century; witnessing exotic orangutans deep in the jungles of Camp Leakey; snorkeling and diving in the island paradise of Makassar; and participating in traditional Indonesian rituals in the ancient village of Kete Kesu. Guests will also have the opportunity to embark on an elegant private charter ship for a four-day private cruise to Komodo Island to see the famous Komodo dragons in their natural habitat.
Living the High Life: Maldives and Dubai
Geared toward couples celebrating major anniversaries, birthdays, or other occasions, this elite nine-day itinerary encompasses five-star luxury in the Maldives and Dubai, an ideal mix of a city and beach vacation. In the Maldives, guests will stay at one of the five-star properties on the stunning Kaafu Atoll where they will enjoy aquatic adventure and relaxation, including scuba diving, snorkeling, cruising, and kayaking in crystal clear waters; visitors can also avail themselves of beachside yoga, a seaplane flight above the Maldives’ 1,190 islands, pampering spa treatments, private dinners under the stars, and more. After five days of island romance and adventure, guests will move on to the glitzy city of Dubai, where they will check-in to one of the top hotels in the world. From this luxurious home base, travelers will explore the City of Gold, taking in both its colorful past and dynamic present. Highlights include visiting the Burj Khalifa, the tallest man-made structure in the world; an exclusive, private seaplane ride over the city, and a romantic Lobster & Caviar evening cruise aboard a luxury yacht. This celebratory experience is capped off with an off-road desert adventure where guests will ride in the sand dunes, experience the art of falconry, and stay in a secluded luxury camp in the desert.
Romance, Relaxation, and Renewal in Cambodia
Perfect for couples celebrating anniversaries or vow renewals, this 11-day romantic itinerary explores Cambodia’s highlights and treasures and embraces the Angkor culture, history, and landscapes. The enchanting trip begins with a visit to the capital Siem Reap, home to the country’s most impressive ancient temples and ruins, including the iconic Angkor Wat, a magical backdrop for renewing marital vows Khmer-style. Adorned in Khmer wedding dress and surrounded by ancient Angkorian music, couples can exchange vows and receive auspicious blessings from a monk in the middle of an intimate ancient temple experience. The rest of the day can be spent in blissful leisure or with a visit to a Khmer dance school to watch students perform a traditional dance, before indulging in a lavish multi-course dinner. Other highlights of the itinerary include a cruise down the mighty Mekong River; swimming and snorkeling in the warm tropical waters of Song Saa Private Island; and viewing tropical birds and other wildlife while hiking through the rainforest.
Birthday Bashes Across Asia
For those looking to celebrate a major birthday with an over-the-top vacation surrounded by all their friends and family, Remote Lands can arrange exclusive buyouts with top hotels throughout Asia. For the adventurous, Sujan Jawai in India offers an unrivaled glamping experience where guests stay in plush tents and wild leopards, spotted cats, and birds roam the grounds. Groups can take customized 4x4s on a nature safari, walk through rural Indian villages, and enjoy picnics in the wilderness. Adventurous travelers can also opt for the luxury tents of Aman-i-Khas in Ranthambore National Park, a wildlife sanctuary and one of the best places in the world to spot Bengal tigers. Parties can spend their days on tiger safaris and their evenings dining on Indian-Western fusion meals by the communal outdoor fireplace. For groups that like to hike, Amankora Thimphu in Bhutan offers travelers the chance to experience Bhutan’s incredible landscapes and the Himalaya’s snow-capped peaks, as well as the iconic Tiger’s Nest monastery, with accommodations in 16 identical luxury lodges.
For birthday parties that are focused on relaxation, the Tenku no Mori resort on in Japan is nestled into a forest overlooking the volcanic mountains of Kagoshima. Aptly translating to “heaven in the sky,” the resort boats panoramic views of the lush forest through floor-to-ceiling windows. With only five rooms, this intimate getaway is for groups looking to relax in Japanese style, complete with private hot-springs and open-air baths and spas. Another remote Japanese relaxation option Remote Lands offers is the Tsukihi-Tei resort which is set in the middle of the UNESCO World Heritage listed Kasugayama Primeval Forest, a preserved sacred area. With just three rooms, this minimalistic ryokan is one of the most intimate and peaceful in all of Japan
Avid skiers will enjoy celebrating their winter birthday in a luxury Japanese ski chalet in Niskeo surrounded by powdery white snow and ideal skiing conditions. With comfortable living areas, warm fireplaces, and Japanese culture in nearby villages, non-skiers have more than enough to keep them occupied.
Family Reunions in the Maldives
For high-end family reunions of up to 12 guests, Remote Lands can arrange renting out the decadent Coco Privé island in the Maldives, a 150,000-square-foot private island paradise complete with well-appointed villas, a private chef to make customized meals suited to each guest’s personalized preferences, unlimited diving access along with a variety of other aquatic activities, off-island excursions, and pampering in the spa. The island offers something to suit every family member’s interests and Remote Lands will ensure that families’ every need is met, from customized activities to cuisine and amenities.
“Traveling with a large group can be very taxing and involves a lot of planning and moving parts. Our new Celebration Travel itineraries and experiences make it easy for groups to sit back and relax as Remote Lands takes care of creating an unforgettable holiday,” said Catherine Heald, Remote Lands co-founder and CEO. “From organizing the finest flights and hotels to curating an array of bespoke experiences designed to connect and inspire, Luxury Travel will organize extraordinary journeys across Vietnam’s most exotic destinations.”
(Source: Luxury Travel Co., LTD)