Inside the $160k-per-seat Private Boeing 757 Charter

Accompanied by an A&K tour guide, the luxury tour operator handles everything from visas to guided tours. The experience even includes a doctor who is available to guests in case of an emergency.

Luxury travelers willing and able to foot the high bill travel to a total of eight countries.

The 48 lucky (and privileged) guests will depart from Seattle on May 6 and fly direct to Osaka, Japan with a transfer to Kyoto. A guided Zen meditation, a Japanese tea ceremony, and a private dinner and geisha performance are just a few of the planned activities.

After four days in Japan, guests are whisked away to the capital of Nepal, Kathmandu. The two-day visit includes a presentation by a Mount Everest summiteer and an impressive helicopter tour of Everest.

Mount Everest
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Bhutan is the next stop on the tour with visits to the National Museum of Bhutan and Buddha Point, home to the country’s tallest statue. A private Czech Festival and an early morning hike to Taktsang Monastery (“Tiger’s Nest”) are the tips of the luxury iceberg on this leg of the journey.

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From Bhutan, guests will then travel to Agra, India, where they will stay at The Oberoi Amarvilas, named after Travel + Leisure as the best hotel in the world overlooking the nearby Taj Mahal. Visits to the Taj Mahal and the UNESCO World Heritage Sites of Agra Fort and Itmad-Ud-Daulah (Baby Taj) are planned for this two-day stay.

Taj Mahal in India
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Uzbekistan is the fifth country guests will visit with accommodation at the DiliMah Hotel. Exploring the legacy of the Samarkand Silk Road, the great mausoleums of Gur-Amir and Shakhi-Zinda, Bibi Khanym and the Siab market are just some of the activities to keep guests busy in this destination.

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In Abu Dhabi, the sixth destination of the trip, sights such as the Yas Marina Circuit, the Louvre Abu Dhabi and Qasr Al Watan are on the itinerary. The A&K Experience also includes design-your-day options, available at some of the itinerary’s stops for a more personalized day of adventure. the visit to the United Arab Emirates is one of them. Abu Dhabi’s crown jewel, the magnificent Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is another place guests will enjoy.

Sand dunes in Abu Dhabi
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From Abu Dhabi, guests fly into the Hashemite Kingdom of Jordan, home to the popular ancient city of Petra. Exploring Wadi Rum, known as the Valley of the Moon, and sand dune adventures await in Jordan.

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Ancient city of Petra in Jordan
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The final destination of this fast-paced journey is Sicily, Italy. Driving a vintage Alfa Romeo or Fiat 500 through artisan villages is a traditional experience Opera dei pupi (puppet performance) and learn about the history and reality of the mafia in Sicily from a local historian. A private walking tour of Palermo and a gala farewell dinner reminiscent of a 19th-century Sicilian wedding complete this ultra-luxurious adventure.

After a three-week trip around the world, guests literally come back in the States and end up in Boston.

What do you say, TN readers? Are you spending $160,000 on the adventure of a lifetime?

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