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Luxury Private Jet Around the World 2013
Encountering Cultural Connections
Each year we are met with the challenge of presenting a new and different Private Jet Around the World itinerary that captures the essence of the diverse cultures on earth. For 2013, we believe that we have planned just the right tour to showcase some of the world’s most extraordinary places, coupled with exciting events and stunning accommodations. In celebration of our 10th Anniversary, you can expect surprises all along the way to make the journey truly special and absolutely unforgettable. Please join us.
When Heidi Lakani founded Lakani World Tours in 2003, she established a set of four fundamental principles that have become the cornerstones of the company. Experience and Innovation guides the creation of each itinerary. Quality and Value are included in every tour program. Service begins the first time you call and continues until the end of the journey. Integrity permeates the company in our communication with you and with whom we conduct business.
Leisure Travel Lakani Private Jet Tours are designed to give you ample time to immerse yourself in the culture and history of each region. Stroll along cobbled streets of medieval cities; shop for local specialties in traditional marketplaces; spend time in prominent galleries and museums; or indulge in spa treatments. Enjoy abundant photographic opportunities and never feel rushed. Relax, have fun and enjoy yourself!
All-inclusive Facilities Your Lakani Private Jet tour includes everything you can possibly imagine in a luxury journey. You never have to worry about paying extra for optional sightseeing, meals or services – because they are already included. Enjoy these all-inclusive amenities: Luxurious extended recline leather seats with a 60 inch pitch • Luxury hotels with deluxe rooms • Touring in small groups of only 12-15 guests • All meals • Lakani’s signature Dine By Choice with no limitations – including Room Service • Deluxe vehicles with a window seat for optimum viewing during sightseeing • All gratuities to guides, drivers, hotel and restaurant staff • Four Tour Managers plus an Operations Manager • Special entertainment and gala evenings • First class cuisine with fine wines and champagnes aboard the Lakani Private Jet •
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Experience remarkable dining enjoyment with Dine by Choice meal program
Lakani’s Dine by Choice
Your Personal Concierge
One of the most thrilling aspects of travel is the opportunity to taste the local flavors of each destination. It is why Lakani includes the exclusive Dine by Choice meal program in each private jet journey. This feature gives you flexibility and a way to personalize your traveling experience. Dine where, when and with whom you choose. If you fancy a quiet evening in the comfort of your luxury hotel room, then order room service. Or you might wander down to one of the dining options located in your hotel. But for those who want to experience the local specialties and ambience of the city, journey outside your hotel to the restaurant of your choice. And don’t forget to seek the help of your tour manager who will assist you with suggestions and reservations.
Winging your way around the world aboard a Lakani Luxury Private Jet is the most stress-free and relaxed way to travel. Your professional tour managers take care of all the details, leaving you to enjoy every moment of your luxury private jet journey. They insure that arrival and departure formalities are smooth and efficient, hotel rooms are ready when you are, and sightseeing is maximized to make the best use of your valuable time. Consider your Lakani tour manager your personal concierge who makes restaurant reservations for your Dine by Choice pleasure, assists you with personal shopping and is at your disposal 24/7. No request is too big, too small, or too difficult because the Lakani tour managers are devoted to making your travel experience special and memorable.
Luggage One-Touch For 23 days, enjoy the best the world has to offer without any care. Our exclusive “luggage one-touch” service assures that once your luggage arrives in Ft. Lauderdale, you won’t have to handle it again until your arrival back in Boston.
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Amber Fort, Jaipur
Exotic Places.... Easter Island Explore the world’s most remote inhabited island, located in the Pacific Ocean over 2000 miles west of its motherland Chile. One of the most unusual sights to behold here is the presence of large stone Moai statues that were carved by native islanders as long ago as 900 years. Located close to the shore and facing toward the land, it is believed that the unique statues were built to represent ancestors to watch over and protect their descendants. Learn about the history of the island and how its landscape, fauna and inhabitants changed with the arrival of the Europeans. Wander through the scenic Rapa Nui National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Kangaroo Island Separated from the Australian mainland 10,000 years ago this pristine island is just 70 miles southwest of Adelaide. Its natural beauty, untouched bushland and prolific wildlife attracts visitors from near and far. Spend the day exploring the wilderness in 4WD vehicles – the very best way to travel across its sand dunes and forests. Look for its indigenous kangaroos, wallabies, possums, New Zealand Fur Seals and many varieties of birdlife. The island is also noted for its honey and you will no doubt see plenty of vineyards as there are almost 30 wine growers here now.
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India Whether you choose to spend time in Agra or Jaipur, India will surely leave an unforgettable impression on your senses. Discover the remarkable Mughal architecture of Agra or explore Jaipur, the Pink City. In Agra, the Taj Mahal is a sight to behold – especially at sunrise and sunset, when the light is perfect. Named as a new Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Taj Mahal is India’s crowning glory. Agra is also home to two more impressive works of architecture from the Mughal Empire - Agra Fort and Fatehpur Sikri. Both are UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Discover the indelible mark left by India’s greatest Mughal ruler, Akbar. Jaipur, referred to as the “Pink City” because of its many pink colored buildings, were painted especially to welcome the Prince of Wales to the city in 1876. Marvel at the splendid Amber Fort, the 18th-century astronomical observatory, Jantar Mantar, and the unique-looking palace, Hawa Mahal. While in the city known for its enthusiasm for elephants, indulge in an Indian pastime - Elephant Polo. Play or watch this twist on traditional polo. There is nothing like trying to whack a ball with a mallet from atop a colossal mount.
Hot Air Ballooning over Masai Mara
Exciting Events! Panama Canal Cruise Dinner Sail under the famous Bridge of the Americas that crosses the manmade body of water dividing North and South America on a private yacht. Pass through the Miraflores Lock to the wide open Pacific Ocean while enjoying cocktails and gourmet cuisine freshly prepared by the expert staff. Then feel the beat of the music on board as you admire the splendid Panama City skyline. This is surely a night you’ll remember for years to come. Fiji Firewalkers Feast your eyes on the centuries-old Fijian ritual of Fire Walking at a private beach cocktail and dinner party, complete with traditional Meke entertainment and Lovo, the Fijian meal prepared in an underground oven. The ancient ceremony originates from the island of Beqa, where legend says the ability to walk on fire hot stones was given by a spirit god to the Sawau tribe and its descendants in return for his life. Today it is a symbol of Fijian culture and promotes a sense of strong community amongst its people – and provides an unforgettable memory for visitors to the islands.
Hot Air Ballooning over Masai Mara The excitement begins before dawn with the smell of Kenyan coffee as it arrives at your tent. As the first light of dawn appears you board your hot air balloon and gently ascend as the sun rises over the scenic Masai Mara. Floating silently above the treetops you get a sense of the vastness of the reserve as you intently watch for wildlife, including Africa’s “Big Five” awaking to the new day. It’s an awe-inspiring ride followed by a delicious champagne breakfast – and always a memorable highlight of any journey to Africa. Bali Performances Immerse yourself in the graceful and spiritual culture of Bali at a private performance of two of the island’s most famous dances. You can’t help but be drawn in to the story of Ramayana as depicted in the lively Kecak or Monkey Dance, where the monkey-like Vanara helps Prince Rama fight the evil King. And be mesmerized by the expressive Legong Dance, in which young girls in elaborate costumes enact a traditional romantic tale. Your Balinese cultural experience is accompanied by cocktails and dinner to make a truly special occasion.
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Luxury Private Jet Step aboard your luxury Private Jet and you immediately feel the spacious comfort of your home in the sky. The Icelandair 757-200 Extended Range jet normally carries up to 240 passengers. For Lakani travelers it is reconfigured for only 50 guests. Relax in extended-recline leather seats and enjoy the private roominess of more than 60 inches of space between you and the seat in front for your journey around the world. Dining in the sky is sure to be an extraordinary experience. The onboard chef and sous chef travel with you from
beginning to end, creating new menus with mouth-watering dishes every flight. In each destination, while you are enjoying the sights, they venture out to the markets to find the freshest ingredients to include in the meals for the next leg of the journey. Travelers marvel at the innovative gourmet cuisine aboard the jet, with flavors representing the places visited along the way. Naturally, each course is accompanied by fine wines selected to complement the dishes served.
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Panama City, Panama
Panama City, Panama
Easter Island, Chile
Easter Island, Chile
Nadi, Fiji Islands
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Nadi, Fiji Islands
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
Denpasar, Bali, Indonesia
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Sample Menu Around the World by Lu xury Privat e Jet
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Your Luxury Private Aircraft Your experienced cabin attendants are friendly, gracious and enthusiastic. With an incomparable staff to passenger ratio of 1 to 7, your cabin crew, onboard chef, and sous chef provide personalized, attentive service. They are devoted to making your time in the air enjoyable and memorable. Discover how they manage to bring the theme of the destination on board the aircraft to provide many unforgettable moments and photo opportunities. Traveling in the company of an extraordinary crew, some of the best Tour Managers in the world, and like-minded fellow travelers, you will soon come to regard your private jet as “home.”
While aloft, you will have a chance to socialize with your fellow travelers in the unique onboard lounge where there are tables and seating for 16 people. Play cards or take out one of the many board games you’ll have at your disposal; or get together with newfound friends, have some cocktails and review your photos from the last destination. There are a myriad of ways to enjoy your time aboard. You can even choose to dine with companions at the tables in the lounge. Flying has never been so grand!
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Early reservations assure greater seat selection
Sky lounge for dining and socializing
Extensive personal space
Flight crew is hand selected
Your Luxury Private Jet for only 50 guests
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cultural connections around the world by luxury private jet October 7 - October 29, 2013 Cost per person $94,900 / Double Occupancy $6,950 Single Room Supplement
Your Journey Begins... F t. L auder dale / Miami , Fl o rida M on . , Oct. 0 7 , 2 0 1 3 R i t z Ca r lt o n / M a n d a r i n O r i e n t a l Your journey begins as you travel from your hometown to the Miami or Ft. Lauderdale Airports, where you will be met and transferred to your luxury hotel. Meet fellow travelers and your Lakani Tour Managers this evening at a welcome reception and dinner party.
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Bridge of the Americas, Panama
Panama C ity, Panama Tue . & W ed. Oc t. 08 & 09 Tr um p Ho te l P anama Depart Ft. Lauderdale on your Private Jet to Panama, the southernmost country in Central America. Panama City is a delightful combination of the historic and the ultra modern and has one of Latin America’s richest histories. Ocean view rooms are reserved at Panama’s newest luxury hotel, Trump Hotel Panama. While sipping cocktails at sunset, observe vessels transiting the Panama Canal from a prime viewing point at the Miraflores Visitor’s Center. Learn firsthand about the various operations of the Panama Canal, the history of its construction, its participation in the world market, and the importance of its watershed.
Embera Indians of Panama
CHOOSE YOUR LEISURE DAY ACTIVITY Panama City Tour Discover the ruins of Casca Viejo (the old city compound), dating from the late 1600’s, climb up the Cathedral Tower and visit the Panama Canal Museum. Panama Canal Rainforest Boat Adventure Explore the waters of the Panama Canal through coves and inlets in search of wildlife including countless species of birds, reptiles and several species of monkeys. Chagres River & Embera Indian Village Travel by motorized canoe up the Chagres River through the rainforest of the Chagres National Park and watch for the abundant birdlife. Visit the Embera Indian village and learn their customs and relationship with nature.
A private yacht cruise will take you on a partial transit of the Panama Canal. Transit the Miraflores Locks before entering the open waters of the Pacific Ocean. Pass under the Bridge of the Americas and admire Panama City’s splendorous skyline. Enjoy a sumptuous dinner and musical entertainment while onboard.
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Giant Moai statues of Easter Island
CHOOSE YOUR LEISURE DAY ACTIVITY Archaeology by Horseback
Ride on docile horses to visit the ruins of Puna Pau, one of the 70 volcanic cones on the island with a rich red color and Ahu Akivi, one of the last built, whose 7 moais, all about 14 feet tall are remarkably similar. Ana Kai Cave Walk
Take a guided beach walk to visit the cave at Ana Tepahu. Unlike other caves, it has been transformed into a cool, protected, Polynesian garden known as a manavai.
E as t er I sland , Ch ile T h u . , F ri . & S at. Oct. 1 0 , 1 1 & 1 2 E xp lo r a R a p a N u i Board your Private Jet bound for Easter Island, a remote location in the South Pacific, 2237 miles west of the coast of mainland Chile. Your exploration of the island takes you to Rano Kao, one of three extinct volcanoes on the island whose crater is packed with over 100 small lakes. At Rano Raraku, there are 396 maoi in the quarry, many of them still half carved. Continue to Ahu Tongariki, one of the most visually stunning sites on the island and the largest reconstructed temple in all of Polynesia. A lavish barbecue lunch is served under a tent at Anakena Beach, where you can swim or snorkel in the calm turquoise cove of the warm Pacific waters. From your vantage point at Orongo, the curvature of the earth can be seen with an unending vista of open ocean. Enjoy a private dance performance by the ethnic Ballet Kari Kari.
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Dancers of Fiji Islands
Vi t i L ev u I sland , F iji Sun ., Mon . & tue. Oct. 13, 14 & 15 I n t er Co nti ne ntal Fiji Golf R es or t & Spa Enjoy first class cuisine on your Private Jet flight to Fiji. After crossing the International Dateline, arrive Monday afternoon and transfer to your resort ideally nestled on the beautiful white sandy Natadola Beach. Gather for a private cocktail party and Meke performance (traditional Fijian dances). A Fijian lovo feast will be prepared in an underground oven. Witness the spectacle of a Fijian Firewalking ceremony on the beach, a ritual that has been passed down through the generations.
CHOOSE YOUR LEISURE DAY ACTIVITY Sigatoka River & Village
Take a jet-boat safari on the Sigatoka River, the longest river on the island. Visit an authentic village and experience a day in the life of a real â€˜kaivitiâ€™ (Fijian) to learn about their rich culture. Leisure Day
A variety of facilities are offered at your resort. Consider a guided snorkeling safari, play a round of golf on the championship golf course or be pampered with a spa treatment in a beachside cabana.
Relax on a palm-fringed white sand beach and swim or snorkel in rolling surf to experience natural Fijian ambiance. Your resort offers breathtaking 360-degree views of Natadola Bay and exotic landscaped gardens. Its captivating design, world-class dining and authentic Fijian hospitality combine to create one of the most magnificent retreats in the South Pacific.
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CHOOSE YOUR LEISURE DAY ACTIVITY Barossa Valley
Discover Barossa Shiraz wines that are celebrated across the world. Experience a private master class, tutored tastings of the finest wines, and meet the owners of a small premium winery, the proud custodians of the world’s oldest Shiraz vines. Adelaide Markets & Art
Take a guided walking tour through the city’s Central Market and visit the Tandanya Aboriginal Art Gallery.
Travel by 4WD through the land of the Ngarrindejeri people to Camp Coorong and meet the Aboriginal people of Australia. They will share with you stories of their history, culture, beliefs and traditions, and you can try your hand at learning some of the local skills.
A delaide & K an g a ro o I sland , Austr alia Wed., Thu. & Fri. Oct. 16, 17 & 18 In t e r Co n t i n e n t a l A d e la i d e Board your Private B-757 Jet and continue across the Pacific to the land down under. Arrive in Adelaide this afternoon and transfer to your hotel positioned along the banks of the River Torrens. Thursday enjoy an excursion by local flight to Kangaroo Island, a pristine wilderness that has offered protection to substantial populations of native Australian animals. Kangaroo Island is surprisingly diverse. From very early in Kangaroo Island’s history, national and conservation parks were declared across the Island, in recognition of the importance of preserving the unique plant and wildlife species that exist here. Some of these species of plants and animals are either threatened or exist nowhere else in Australia. Touring the island in 4WD vehicles, you will find soaring cliffs, dense forest, towering sand dunes, wetlands and bone white beaches. After a wonderful lunch in the bush, return by local flight to Adelaide in the evening.
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D enpasa r , B ali , IN D O NESIA Sat. & S un . Oc t. 19 & 20 F o u r S e aso ns Res or t B a li at Jimb a r a n B a y Enjoy a lavish lunch onboard your Private Jet flight to Bali, where your luxurious ocean view one-bedroom villa with private plunge pool awaits you. The Four Seasons Jimbaran Bay is a tropical oasis that combines luxury with the comforts of a traditional Balinese home. Bali is enchanting, renowned for its highly developed art, traditional and modern music and dance, sculpture, painting and hospitable people. Tour villages steeped with traditions and marvel at the thousands of intricately decorated shrines, scenic rice paddies and abundant mountain and coastal landscapes. In the evening, in true Indonesian style, enjoy a unique Balinese cocktail reception and dinner party. Musicians and elaborately adorned dancers will perform the stately Legong Dance. In the shadows cast by torchlight, the entire male population of a village sit in concentric circles providing the percussive vocal accompaniment to the Kecak (monkey) Dance.
CHOOSE YOUR LEISURE DAY ACTIVITY Ubud Village
Explore the artist colony of Ubud, famous for its painters and galleries. Get a glimpse of history at Goa Gajah (the Elephant Cave), an 11th Century Buddhist sanctuary. Mengwi & Alas Kedaton
Visit the Mengwi Royal Family’s Taman Ayun (Water Garden) temple, one of Bali’s loveliest shrines. Visit one of Bali’s fabled Monkey Forests at Alas Kedaton, and Tanah Lot, a temple perched on a rocky outcrop in the sea. Cooking Class at Four Seasons
After an optional early morning market tour, gather in the cooking school kitchen and learn the secrets of Indonesian cuisine as you prepare authentic Balinese dishes to be savored at lunchtime. The Four Seasons onsite cooking school is designed to appeal to novice and experienced cooks alike.
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Taj Mahal, Agra, India
CHOOSE YOUR LEISURE DAY ACTIVITY Agra Fort
Explore the Agra Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site also known as the Red Fort. Its imposing gates and walls are constructed of red sandstone, and the many buildings within make it a city within itself.
Drive about 45 minutes outside of Agra to discover this Imperial complex built during the 16th century, one of the best preserved collections of Mughal architecture in India.
The Missionaries of Charity
Established in 1950 by Mother Teresa, there are additional missionaries in 133 countries. They care for sick and abandoned children, as well as the aged and convalescents. You will have an opportunity to feed the children or read a story book to them. Shopping Tour
Shop in Agraâ€™s upscale district. With your expert guide visit reputable shops that cater to high-end arts and crafts from marble inlay tables and jewelry to woodwork carvings and Indian carpets.
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A g r a , I ndia MON . & T U E . Oct. 2 1 & 2 2 A ma r v i la s H o t e l
Board your Private Jet flight to Agra, India. If you have previously visited Agra, you may opt to continue flying by Private Jet to Jaipur for a twoâ€“night stay. AGRA OPTION: Discover the fabled Taj Mahal, a breathtaking site with its intricately carved marble inlaid with semi-precious stones. There will be opportunities to visit the Taj Mahal at both sunset and sunrise when lighting is at its best. In the evening, enjoy a festive cocktail and dinner party with music and a private performance of Indian classical dances.
Elephant Polo match, Jaipur
J aipu r, I ndia MO N. & T U E . Oct. 21 & 22 R a j v i las Jai pur JAIPUR OPTION: Continue your Private Jet flight to Jaipur, the rose-pink capital of Rajasthan. It is a walled city with the Maharajah’s Palace in the center of the city amidst lovely gardens. Your city exploration includes visits to the open-air royal observatory Jantar Mantar and Hawa Mahal or Palace of the Winds, and the City Palace and Museum with its fine collection of textiles. Take a rickshaw ride in the exotic bazaars where you will see traditional craftsmen that produce exciting wares.
CHOOSE YOUR LEISURE DAY ACTIVITY Amber Palace and Fort
Trace Jaipur’s history at the Amber Fort, the former seat of the Rajput rulers of Jaipur. Ascending the fortress, wander around the beautiful palaces and visit the Shiladevi temple (the private temple of the Royal family), with its exquisite marble carvings and silver door. Shopping Tour
Shop in Jaipur’s upscale district. With your expert guide visit reputable shops that cater to high-end arts and crafts and jewelry to colorful textiles and Indian carpets.
A very special event has been arranged in your honor at the City Palace – a Royal Elephant Polo match, beginning with a regal procession of bejeweled camels, and folk dancers in traditional dress. A commentator will explain the rules of the game and the historic incidences relating polo and the Royals. Those who wish to ride the elephants are welcomed to participate in the match.
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Wildlife of the Mara
M asai M ar a ,KEN YA W ed., th u. & Fr i. Oct. 23, 24 & 25 M a r a Intre pi ds Tent ed Camp Fly by Private Jet to East Africa, landing at Nairobi, capital of Kenya. Transfer to light aircraft for a short hop to the Masai Mara, Kenya’s most spectacular wildlife reserve set in the heart of Africa’s Great Plains. Overlooking the Talek River, at the very confluence of the Mara’s four game-viewing areas, Mara Intrepids enjoys one of the most spectacular locations in the world’s best-known wilderness. Each of the 30 tents are spacious with private verandahs to enjoy the plains, giving infinite views of the Mara.
The Masai Mara is renowned for offering the best game and bird-viewing not only in Kenya, but anywhere in Africa. The views across the rolling golden grasslands studded with acacia trees, rivers and forests are spectacular, offering a kaleidoscope of color and life. You will have opportunities for morning and afternoon game viewing. Set out in four-wheel drive safari vehicles with your expert tracker-guide to search out the Big Five. You will view large concentrations of lion, giraffe, buffalo, elephant and other game. Enjoy an exclusive visit to a Masai village and interact with the Masai Tribesmen whose dress and way of living has remained unchanged for hundreds of years. The highlight of your safari experience is a Hot Air Balloon safari, which offers game viewing from a different perspective. Celebrate your landing with a champagne breakfast cooked wherever you land.
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I sland o f M adei r a, Port u g al S at., S un . & Mon. Oc t. 26, 27 & 2 8 R ei d â€™s Pal ace
Depart Africa on your Private Jet flight to the Island of Madeira, famous for its friendly people and exceptional natural beauty. Its traditions and customs, visible in its old buildings, museums, churches and even in regional products like its wine and embroidery, have lasted for centuries. Explore the old city of Funchal, visit the lovely flower market and the well-known market hall. Take a cable car ride up to Monte and visit the famous pilgrim church. Enjoy a tasting of Madeira wines at one of the oldest wine cellars.
Your Journey Ends
CHOOSE YOUR LEISURE DAY ACTIVITY West Madeira
Visit the fishing village of Camara de Lobos; then travel up to Serra de Agua and Encumeada for amazing coastal views. Explore the unique and rich vegetation of the Laurissilva Forest (UNESCO) and sample wines and tapas at the family home of one of the few traditional wine producers on the island. Blandy Gardens
A mecca for botanic lovers, Blandy Gardens boasts over 2000 exotic plants from all continents and some of the most valuable and rare exotic plants on the island. A Baroque chapel and a magnificent manor house from the 18th century also offer excellent views over Funchal Bay and city.
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Reid’s Palace, Madeira
Luxury Accommodations The pampered luxury of traveling by private jet with Lakani is felt as much on the ground as in the air. Exquisite accommodations are carefully chosen in each destination to make the journey a seamless progression of unparalleled cultural experiences in comfort. Nestled unobtrusively on a hill overlooking the Pacific Ocean, sits the exclusive Explora Rapa Nui. With careful consideration for its natural and historical surroundings, the lodge is designed to blend into the landscape. Enjoy a splendid view of the ocean from your peaceful, and luxuriously appointed room. Become immersed in the island culture and meet the locals on a guided walk. Built in a style inspired by Moorish and Mughal architecture, the Oberoi Amarvilas in Agra blends perfectly against the backdrop of the nearby Taj Mahal. From the balcony of your luxurious room you can look out onto the Taj Mahal at your whim. The fort-like setting of the Oberoi Rajvilas amidst beautiful gardens, pools and fountains presents a truly royal welcome in Jaipur. Rejuvenate in the spa, cool off in the splendid swimming pool or luxuriate in your elegant premier
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room. Whether you choose Agra or Jaipur, the awardwinning Oberoi experience is sure to meet your highest expectations. Idyllically set amidst lush gardens with stunning ocean views, your Balinese villa awaits you. Take a dip in your own private pool on your terrace, or swim the lengths of the infinity pool at the Four Seasons Resort Jimbaran Bay. Indulge in a choice of dining experiences, featuring Indonesian and Italian cuisine in fine restaurants or at a secluded gazebo overlooking the ocean. If the tropical island brings out the artist in you, spend an hour to two at the sketch pavilion. The legendary Reid’s Palace Madeira offers a perfect finale to your journey around the world. The resplendent Orient Express hotel is surrounded by internationally renowned gardens atop a cliff overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy sumptuous comfort in beautifully decorated rooms with state of the art amenities. You’ll be spoiled with dining options, but be sure to save one afternoon to experience the traditional Afternoon Tea at Reid’s.
Terms & Conditions CULTURAL CONNECTIONS TOUR PRICE: $94,900 per person (double occupancy) $6,950 single supplement Included in tour price: All private jet flights between Ft. Lauderdale and Boston; all beverages including liquor on the private jet; deluxe rooms at finest hotels on share basis; single accommodations and suite upgrades are available at additional cost; (Lakani reserves the right to substitute hotels for those named in the brochure when necessary); three meals per day, a la carte where available or practical; bottled water, coffee and tea with meals on the ground; special events; transportation by deluxe air conditioned vehicles, motor coaches and four wheel drive safari vehicles; entrance fees for comprehensive sightseeing; gratuities to hotel and restaurant staff, local guides and drivers; knowledgeable local guides; services of Lakani tour managers; baggage porterage throughout including two pieces of baggage, total weight 100 pounds; airport taxes; amenities package; arrival transfer from Ft. Lauderdale/Miami airport to hotel at beginning of trip and from Boston airport arrival terminal to ongoing flight or to a hotel in Boston at end of trip; medical evacuation insurance of $100,000 for covered reasons. Not included in tour price: Airfare to Ft. Lauderdale/Miami and from Boston; trip cancellation insurance; medical and accident insurance; passport and visa fees; personal expenses (such as mini bar, laundry, telephone, fax, and internet charges); costs to ship passenger documents to international addresses; inoculations and medications; discretionary end-of-tour gratuity to Lakani tour staff; other gratuities not specifically mentioned as included. Payment requirements: To confirm your reservation, we require an initial deposit of $5,000 per person. A second deposit of $20,000 per person is due March 13, 2013. Balance is due May 01, 2013. All payments are protected in part by a Surety Trust Agreement in favor of the charter participants by and between Lakani World Tours and Shelby Financial Corp, 5 Great Valley Parkway, Malvem, PA 19355. If Lakani World Tours is unavailable, claims should be filed directly with Shelby Financial Corp within 60 days after the completion of the trip. Otherwise, Shelby Financial Corp and Lakani World Tours shall be released from all liability to charter participants under the Surety Trust Agreement. Payment constitutes acceptance of our Terms & Conditions. Refunds & Cancellation Policy: All requests to cancel confirmed reservations must be received in writing. Cancellations received: Cancellations Date:
Before Dec 06, 2012 Between Dec 06, 2012 and Feb 06, 2013 Between Feb 07 and Mar. 17, 2013 Between Mar 18 and Apr 30, 2013 Between May 01 and Jul 08, 2013 Between Jul 09, 2013 and departure
$500 per person $2,500 per person $5,000 per person $23,000 per person 60% of full trip price NO REFUND
Refunds will not be made for unused portion of the tour, such as, but not limited to, sightseeing excursions, meals, and or other pre-arranged services. Refunds are limited to the amounts as stated in our Cancellation Policy. An Operator-Participant Contract will be sent to you upon confirmation that outlines your right to cancel and receive a full refund in case of Major Changes. Insurance: Lakani World Tours cannot be held responsible or liable for loss, damage, or theft of luggage or personal belongings, nor for personal injury, accident, or illness. A travel insurance plan including trip cancellation protection is available through Lakani World Tours. Developed in conjunction with Travel Guard, this plan is available at the time of reservation and may protect you against unforeseen events. Cancellation insurance is strongly recommended. Photography: Lakani World Tours encourages tour participants to take photographs and videos during the tour and submit them to the Lakani Travel Club for use in promotional materials. Participants who prefer that their image not be used for marketing purposes are asked to make this request known in writing prior to departure.
Health & Inoculations: Inoculation requirements and recommendations often change; therefore, we strongly recommend you contact your personal physician, local Health Department, or the Center for Disease Control in Atlanta, Georgia, (404-322-4559 or www.cdc.gov/travel and advise them of your itinerary. Responsibility: Lakani World Tours and its employees, independent contractors and representatives act only as agents in arranging hotels or lodging, transportation, ground handling, restaurants, or other travel services and in no way shall be held liable in the event of failure by any person or company to render services to travelers, nor shall they be held liable for any negligent or willful act by any such person or company. Furthermore, neither Lakani World Travel Inc (DBA Lakani World Tours) nor its employees, independent contractors or agents shall be liable or responsible for any injury, loss, death, or damage to personal property in connection with any goods or services provided, resulting from force majeure, acts of God, civil unrest, acts of war, terrorist activities, labor strikes, or mechanical failure of transport while traveling. In the event of unforeseen circumstances, Lakani World Tours reserves the right, without notice, to withdraw any or all parts of a tour and or to make such changes as may be necessary. The extra cost, if any, for such changes will be the responsibility of the traveler. Lakani World Tours reserves the right to cancel the tour, in which case a full refund will be made without further obligation on our part. We also reserve the right to decline to accept or to retain any person as a member of the tour, or to require a participant to withdraw from the tour at their own expense when such an action is determined by Lakani World Tours tour staff to be in the best interest of the participant’s health and safety or that of the tour group. No refund will be made for the unused portion of the tour. The published tour cost is based on tariffs and exchange rates in effect in July 2012, and is subject to change. Any tariff, exchange rate or fuel surcharge will be passed on to the participants. Baggage is carried at the owner’s risk entirely. It is understood that the air ticket when issued shall constitute the sole contract between the passenger and the airline concerned. The airlines concerned are not to be held responsible for any act, omission or event during the time passengers are not on board their plane or conveyance. Lakani World Tours accepts no liability for any airline’s cancellation penalty or change fee incurred by the purchase of a restricted air ticket in connection with this tour. In regard to credit card payments for travel services to Lakani World Tours the traveler (and or cardholder or the cardholders authorized representative) will hold Lakani World Tours and its employees, independent contractors or representatives harmless for any or all charge-backs exercised by them or their credit card companies, originating from any complaints regarding travel services or involving refund requests of monies paid when insurance was not purchased, or for any reason whereby the traveler did not utilize any portion of the prepaid travel services, or any reasons whatsoever. Arbitration Resolution: Any controversy or claim arising out of, or relating to, any services arranged by Lakani World Tours shall be resolved solely by binding arbitration in Orange County, California, in accordance with the rules of the American Arbitration Association. Acceptance of initial travel services and payment of monies to Lakani World Tours will constitute agreement by the traveler(s) of these Terms & Conditions. California law requires sellers of travel to be bonded. Lakani World Tours is bonded through Great American Insurance and is a participant in the California Travel Consumer Restitution Corporation, TCRC fund. CST # 2073277-50 Lakani World Tours 1300 Bristol Street North, Suite 100 Newport Beach, CA 92660 www.lakani.com
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