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African Adventure Luxury Tour by Private Jet In Partnership with andBeyond February 22 – March 8, 2020
Natural Wonders & Diverse Wildlife
Dear Travel Friends, It is with great pleasure that we present to you an extraordinary journey around Africa by private jet in February of 2020. The trip encompasses a collection of diverse landscapes and cultures on the continent, where you’ll have ample opportunities to see a variety of wildlife, birds, and ocean creatures. Experience natural wonders, like Victoria Falls, Sesriem Canyon, and the dunes of the ancient Namibian desert. And venture into the African bush in Tanzania and South Africa to view myriad fascinating animals in their natural habitat. Study the stars in the stunning African skies with an astronomer. Enjoy Sundowners by the fire or while on a cruise at the end of the day. We have partnered with andBeyond to provide luxurious suite accommodations throughout. With a similar company ethos that is devoted to caring for the land, wildlife, and people, it seems only natural that we would choose andBeyond to help create an exclusive and unforgettable journey. Enjoy views from your private deck or take a dip in your private pool. Each place will hold a special place in your heart and will leave indelible memories for years to come. While aloft in the Lakani Private Jet, enjoy superb service and meals from a hand-picked crew, and stretch out in your extremely comfortable business class seats. It’s your home in the sky for the duration. Of course, traveling by private jet is really the most expeditious way to see all the fabulous places on this trip. And you’ll revel in the royal treatment you’ll receive on arrivals and departures along the way with the unrivaled attention from two Lakani Tour Managers who will accompany you. This adventure is truly one-of-a-kind, and we hope you’ll consider being included in the small group of just 15 guests to join us. With best traveling wishes, Heidi Lakani
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.
Lakani Private Jet Tours are designed to give you ample time to immerse yourself in the culture and history of each region. Enjoy abundant photographic opportunities and never feel rushed. Relax, have fun and enjoy yourself!
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:
Luxury hotels with deluxe rooms or suites where offered All meals • Deluxe vehicles with a window seat for each traveler for optimum viewing during sightseeing • All gratuities to guides, drivers, hotel restaurant staff and tour manager • Tour Manager plus an Operations Manager • Special entertainment • First class cuisine with fine wines and champagnes aboard the Lakani Private Jet • Luggage One-Touch • •
Experience remarkable dining enjoyment.
Lakani’s Dine by Choice
Your Personal Concierge
One of the most enjoyable aspects of travel is the opportunity to sample the traditional cuisine of each location. This is why Lakani World Tours offers the most inclusive dining program available on each private jet journey. 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. It’s your choice!
Winging your way around Africa aboard a Lakani Luxury Private Jet is the most stressfree and relaxed way to travel. Your professional tour manager will take care of all the details, leaving you to enjoy every moment of your luxury private jet journey. He will ensure that arrival and departure formalities John & Heidi 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 Manager is devoted to making your travel experience special and memorable.
While on safari, enjoy the culinary delights of each exclusive camp and lodge, where attention is given to providing a selection of scrumptious entrees, freshly baked breads, organically grown vegetables and exquisite desserts.
Luggage One-Touch For 16 days, enjoy the best Africa has to offer without any care. Our exclusive “luggage one-touch” service assures that once your luggage arrives in Johannesburg, you won’t have to handle it again until after your departure from Johannesburg.
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Extensive personal space
Luxury Private Jet Your Executive Private Jet, which normally seats up to 40 passengers, has been custom-fitted for up to 15 travelers with luxurious leather club seats, providing you with the highest standards of comfort. These Jets are intimate in scale, with posh interiors typically reserved for heads of state, royalty and, of course, Lakani guests.
Flight crew is hand selected
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Your Executive Private Jet takes you directly to smaller airports that are closer to our chosen destinations, allowing for flexibility and creativity in itinerary design. With the exception of a few short flights from Windhoek to Sossusvlei, from Kilimanjaro to the Serengti and from Sabi Sands to Johannesburg, where airstrips necessitate a light aircraft charter, all flights are on your Executive Private Jet. Experience flying from and to private airport terminals where security clearance is faster. Enjoy time in the air that is never too long; the average flight time is three hours or less. These are the advantages that make private jet travel the ultimate in luxury vacations. Your cabin attendants are gracious, enthusiastic and will anticipate all of your in-flight needs. You also have the peace of mind that comes with knowing that the chartered aircraft operates at the highest standards of safety and security. The camaraderie of fellow travelers, professional tour managers, hand-selected flight crew, vintage wines, champagnes and top cuisine combine to make your Lakani Private Jet Tour memorable and rewarding.
Thorntree River Lodge
andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa
Tengile River Lodge
andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas
andBeyond Mnemba Island
Hotels of Choice Saxon Hotel, Villas & Spa, Johannesburg, South Africa Settle in your elegant and spacious Luxury Suite in the prestigious hotel situated on ten acres of gardens. Enjoy 24-hour butler service, an array of welcome amenities, and absolute comfort in your beautiful suite that is decorated in contemporary African style. Visit the Spa for a rejuvenating treatment to help you recover from your international flight.
andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas, Serengeti, Tanzania Experience the ultimate in luxury camping, complete with private butler service in the heart of the Serengeti. Your luxury Tent offers hot bucket showers, flush toilet, and comfortable beds with fluffy duvets. Carefully positioned for proximity to the wildlife of the Great Migration, the mobile camp affords you optimal viewing opportunities of the wildebeest calving season at this time of year.
andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, Sossusvlei Escape from daily stress and reconnect with nature in your newly refurbished, air-conditioned Suite with unforgettable floor to ceiling views of the surrounding mountains and sand dunes of the Namib Desert. After a day of exploring the desert on nature drives and walks, take a dip in the pool. In the evening, join the resident astronomer for an in-depth look at the amazing African sky.
andBeyond Mnemba Island, Zanzibar, Tanzania Luxuriate in paradise in your beachside Banda overlooking the Mnemba atoll. Your open-sided, thatched wooden suite has rattan floors, fans for cooling, and your own private shaded veranda. Snorkel, swim, kayak, scuba-dive, or simply unwind and take in the idyllic scenery from your private island hideaway. Delight in abundant fresh fruit and seafood, along with delicious mezze. Enjoy candlelit dinners on the beach, or on your veranda.
Thorntree River Lodge, Livingstone, Zambia Immerse yourself in life along the Zambezi River in your luxurious Tented Suite with close-up views of the famous river where you are sure to spot pods of Hippos. Featuring an array of amenities, your tent includes a private plunge pool. Catch up on your reading in the lodge’s library, take a dip in the infinity pool, or enjoy a spa treatment while looking out onto magnificent river views. Gather with fellow travelers at the sunken boma on the main deck for cocktails and watch the sun go down.
Tengile River Lodge, Sabi Sands Reserve, Greater Kruger National Park, South Africa. Indulge in safari luxury at this brand new &Beyond lodge, in your secluded and spacious Suite with sweeping views of the Sand River, where you may spot animals drinking and cooling off. The décor celebrates custom-made furniture and artwork of local designers and artists. Step out onto your private deck where you’ll find your own swimming pool. After seeking the Big Five on your evening game drive, return to a gourmet meal paired with beautiful South African wines. Simply, unforgettable! Visit Our Website at www.Lakani.com 3
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AFRICAN ADVENTURE LUXURY TOUR BY PRIVATE JET IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ANDBEYOND February 22 â€“ March 8, 2020 Cost per person $99,800 | Single room supplement $14,500 Membership is limited to maximum 15 travelers Deluxe Accommodations and Tented Camps
Your Journey Begins... JO HA N N E S B U RG , S O U TH A F RICA S AT. F E B 2 2 Saxon Hotel Arrive in O.R. Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, the largest city in South Africa. You will be met with VIP Fast Track service and transferred to your Luxury Suite at the splendid Saxon Hotel. Meet your travel companions and Lakani Tour Managers at a welcome cocktail reception and dinner party.
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SOSSUSVLEI, NAMIBIA SUN., MON. & TUE., FEB. 23, 24, & 25 andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge Board the Lakani Private Jet this morning and fly to Windhoek, capital of Namibia. There you will transfer to a private charter flight bound for Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert. Gaze at the large red dunes, some of the highest in the world, that surrounds the salt and clay pan in the Namib-Naukluft National Park. Youâ€™ll see them from your luxury accommodations at the newly renovated lodge. Explore the area on guided walks, nature drives, and by quad-bikes. View San rock paintings and petrified dunes. Discover Sesriem Canyon and Dead Vlei on excursions. Float above the spectacular dunes in various hues from orange to terra cotta that tower over the vast, dry pan. Join the resident astronomer for an evening of unforgettable stargazing at the state-of-the-art observatory.
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LIVINGSTONE, ZAMBIA WED. & THU., FEB. 26 & 27 Thorntree River Lodge Transfer to Windhoek by charter flight and board the Lakani Private Jet bound for Zambia. Settle in your luxury tent overlooking the Zambezi River. Take a dip in your private plunge pool, watch for hippos in the river, and perhaps indulge in a spa treatment. Take a morning guided walking tour of the majestic Victoria Falls, followed by lunch at the Royal Livingstone Hotel with a special guest. View the falls by helicopter on a scenic flight over the Zambezi River and National Park. See the beautiful African sunset aboard a private cocktail cruise on the Zambezi.
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SERENGETI, TANZANIA F R I., SAT. & SUN . FEB . 28, 2 9 & M A R. 0 1 andBeyond Serengeti Under Canvas Fly aboard the Lakani Private Jet to Kilimanjaro and transfer to a private charter to take you to the Serengeti and your tented camp. Become at one with nature on exciting wildlife drives in the morning and late afternoon. Spot the Big Five and seek out the wildebeest calves; during this time of the year thousands may be born on the same day! Observe the animals as you soar over the Serengeti in a beautiful balloon. Spend the whole day on safari with a picnic lunch, if you choose. Relax by the campfire with Sundowners in the evening and recount your adventures with fellow travelers.
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M NE MBA IS LA ND, ZANZIB AR, TANZ A N IA M O N., TU E . & WED. M AR. 02, 03 & 0 4 andBeyond Mnemba Island Take a private charter flight back to Kilimanjaro where your Lakani Private Jet awaits to carry you to Zanzibar, the archipelago off the coast of Tanzania in the Indian Ocean. Visit the historic center of Stone Town, a UNESCO World Heritage Site on the main island of Zanzibar. Travel by road and boat to your island paradise on Mnemba. You may be as active as you choose during your time here. Swim, snorkel, dive or participate in a wide variety of water sports. Spot the islandâ€™s wildlife, such as Aderâ€™s duiker, Suni antelope, an assortment of birdlife and dolphins. Perhaps indulge in a massage, or simply relax by the pool with a book. As the sun sets, climb aboard a traditional dhow for a sundowner cruise.
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SABI S AND S GAM E RESERV E, SOU TH A F RICA T H U ., F R I. & SAT. M AR. 05., 06 & 0 7 Tengile River Lodge Bid farewell to your idyllic island resort and return to the airport and board the Lakani Private Jet for your final flight to Skukuza Airport in Kruger National Park. Spot wildlife on your way to your safari haven located on the Sand River. Seek out the elusive leopard, lions, spotted hyena, elephant, white rhino, buffalo, hippo and much more on your twice daily game drives and bush walks.
From the river-facing private deck of your suite, youâ€™ll have opportunities for wildlife viewing as they come to water to drink. Take a dip in your private pool to cool off after your safari drive, or perhaps indulge in a spa treatment. Join your fellow travelers for sundowners and share your unforgettable moments from this memorable journey.
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Your Journey Ends JOH ANNESB URG/HOM EWARD B O U N D S U N. MAR. 08 I NT E R- CON TIN EN TAL JOH AN N ES BU R G O . R . TA MBO ( D AY R O O M) Board the private charter flight bound for Johannesburg where youâ€™ll be met and escorted over to the Inter-Continental Hotel where you will have an opportunity to refresh and repack in your reserved room. Youâ€™ll have the rest of the day at leisure before your evening departure flight transports you home or to your next destination.
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TERMS & CONDITIONS AFRICAN ADVENTURE IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ANDBEYOND TOUR PRICE: $99,800 per person (double occupancy), $14,500 single supplement Included in tour price: All private jet flights between Johannesburg and Johannesburg; local charter flights from Kilimanjaro to the Serengeti; Windhoek to Sossusvlei and Sabi Sands to Johannesburg; all beverages including liquor on the private jet; deluxe room or suites (where offered) at finest hotels on share basis; single accommodations 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 with alcohol; 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, Lakani Tour Managers, local guides and drivers; knowledgeable local guides; services of Lakani tour managers; baggage porterage throughout including two pieces of baggage; airport taxes; amenities package; arrival transfer from Johannesburg airport to hotel at beginning of trip and departure transfer to Johannesburg airport; medical evacuation insurance of $100,000 for covered reasons. Not included in tour price: Airfare to Johannesburg and from Johannesburg; trip cancellation insurance; medical and accident insurance; passport and visa fees; personal expenses (such as mini bar, alcohol not mentioned above, laundry, telephone); costs to ship passenger documents to international addresses; inoculations and medications; other gratuities not specifically mentioned as included. Payment requirements: To confirm your reservation, we require an initial payment of $5,000 per person. A deposit of $20,000 per person is due July 8, 2019. Balance is due October 7, 2019. Refunds & Cancellation Policy: All requests to cancel confirmed reservations must be received in writing. Cancellation Date & Cancellation Fee: Before July 7, 2019 Between July 8 and Oct. 6, 2019 On or after October 07, 2019
$5,000 per person $25,000 per person 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. 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. Responsibility of Traveler: This is an active program, requiring participants to be in good health and capable of moderate exertion. Participants must be able to ascend and descend the aircraft stairs. Special assistance and/or private ground arrangements may be available at additional cost, depending upon specific requirements. Smoking is prohibited on the private jet, at group meals, on buses and during all group activities. Travel documents: Lakani World Tours does not obtain personal travel documents or assume responsibility for notifying travelers of current requirements. All expenses incurred as a result of delays or itinerary changes related to lack of appropriate travel documents shall be borne by the individual traveler. 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.
Photography: Lakani World Tours encourages tour participants to take photographs and videos during the tour and submit them to the Lakani 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. Prices: Lakani World Tours reserves the right to increase tour prices to cover increased costs after prices are published, and to reflect fluctuations in foreign exchange markets. Lakani World Tours is under no obligation to provide a breakdown of costs involved in this program. 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 Tours) nor its employees, independent contractors or agents shall be held 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 March 2019, 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. Lakani World Tours 1300 Bristol Street North, Suite 100 Newport Beach, CA 92660 www.lakani.com
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