22 Days 11 Days
8 Destinations 11 Destinations
52 Guests 11 Guests
Pace - Moderate pace Moderate Pace
Flatbed Seats Asset 60 Flatbed Seats
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Fly direct on the new, customized private jet, traveling the length and breadth of Africa to encounter incredible wildlife, marvel at the varied landscapes, and delve into the unique cultural wonders of eight diverse countries.

22 Days 11 Days
8 Destinations 11 Destinations
52 Guests 11 Guests
Pace - Moderate pace Moderate Pace
Flatbed Seats Asset 60 Flatbed Seats
Airbus A321 big jet Airbus A321

What's Included

The price of this all-inclusive expedition covers everything from travel by private jet, hotels, ground transportation and meals, down to all daily activities, top-of-the-line guides, beverages and every single tip.

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Itinerary

  1. February 26
    Madrid, Spain
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    Overview

    Begin your exciting expedition

    Arrive to vibrant Madrid, where you will meet fellow guests, your expert trip leaders and dedicated guest services staff for a welcome dinner. As your adventure begins, enjoy the atmosphere of this bustling cosmopolitan city.

    Accommodations
    Four Seasons Hotel Madrid
    Set in the restored and reimagined Centro Canalejas complex, Four Seasons Hotel Madrid brings new life to one of Madrid’s historic landmarks. The grand lobby retains its original stained glass, marble columns and bank teller counters, while the four-level spa and rooftop restaurant from Spanish celebrity chef Dani García infuse the space with modern flair.
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    Discover the artsy and lively Ghanaian capital of Accra

    Historical traditions and contemporary culture intertwine in Accra, Ghana’s bustling capital on West Africa’s Atlantic Coast. With everything from hip art galleries to vibrant local markets to golden beaches, Accra is a unique destination that was recently named one of the “Best Places to Travel” by Conde Nast Traveler magazine.

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    Curated Experiences
    Accra City Excursion

    Explore the highlights of Accra, including Kwame Nkrumah Memorial Park, dedicated to the first leader of Ghana’s post-independence period. Learn about the city’s artistic heritage, both traditional and contemporary. Uncover the significance of traditional kente cloth—its vibrant colors and patterns rich with symbolism—in local markets.

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    Ga Craftsmen Visit

    In a suburb of Accra, visit with world-famous Ga craftsmen who create ornate coffins. The coffins they create can be shaped like cars, leopards or anything else that symbolizes the deceased’s persona or affiliation.

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    Accommodations
    Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra
    Guest rooms at the centrally located Kempinski Hotel Gold Coast City Accra are sleek and contemporary with Ghanaian-inspired flourishes. Enjoy Mediterranean flavors at the hotel’s restaurants, or unwind with a cocktail by the infinity pool. If you want to stay active, head to the fully outfitted gym and yoga studio.
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    Experience two countries in one stop

    During our stay you will not only enjoy the wonders of safari in Chobe National Park in Botswana, but you will also experience the marvel of Zambia’s UNESCO-listed Victoria Falls.

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    Curated Experiences
    Victoria Falls

    Take a guided walking tour of breathtaking Victoria Falls, an awe-inspiring display of nature’s grandeur.

    Victoria Falls
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    Water and Land Safaris

    Spot herds of elephants, Cape buffalo, cheetah and more during your stay. Both game drives and wildlife cruises take place in electric vehicles, allowing for a unique silent observation of the dramatic wildlife.

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    Chobe Angels – Local Immersion

    Meet with this groundbreaking team of women guides, the first ever all-female safari guide team, and learn how they have overcome obstacles along the way.

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    Accommodations
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    Chobe Game Lodge
    Chobe Game Lodge is a five-star, ecotourism-certified safari lodge and the only property located inside the world-renowned Chobe National Park. Set on the banks of the famous Chobe River, the lodge offers an all-encompassing safari experience on land and water. Enjoy your elegantly designed terrace room, find a quiet spot on one of the many expansive viewing decks, walk along the private jetty or lounge on the boardwalk.
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    Royal Livingstone Hotel
    On the banks of the Zambezi River, the Royal Livingstone Hotel reflects the vibrant energy of its natural setting. The room decor is inspired by a blend of Victorian elegance and African hospitality. Hotel amenities include a pool, spa and gym.
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    Explore cresting sand dunes and the life held within them

    Arguably the world’s oldest desert, the Namib Desert has existed for about 43 million years. Its stunning landscapes are in constant flux with sand dunes and plains of all sizes and shapes stretching along its coast. As a testament to the importance of this starkly beautiful environment, Namibia is the first African country with an environmental conservation clause in its constitution.

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    Curated Experiences
    Sossusvlei, Dead Vlei and Sesriem

    Explore the enormous clay pan of Sossusvlei, surrounded by walls of towering sand dunes that change colors as the day progresses. Walk along the cracked earth beneath the enigmatic skeletons of camelthorn trees in the unforgettable landscape of Dead Vlei. Then witness the effects of time and nature upon the desert landscape at the nearly two-mile-long Sesriem Canyon.

    Dead Vlei, Namibia
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    Game Drive

    Head out into the desert in enclosed 4x4 vehicles as you search for wildlife, including ostrich, springbok, spotted hyena, oryx, bat-eared fox and aardwolf. Your guide will also help you spot unique birdlife such as the endemic dune lark.

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    Walking Safari

    Get your boots on the ground and immerse yourself in this fascinating landscape, which is home to a diverse array of insects, reptiles and rodents. Walk along a dry riverbed, discover the sunbaked earth of the clay and salt pans, or take a mesmerizing nighttime stroll under the stars.

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    Little Kulala Camp
    Situated on the banks of the dry Auab riverbed in the midst of the Namib Desert, Little Kulala is a welcome oasis and the perfect home base for your Namibian explorations. Each private kulala offers floor-to-ceiling windows that look out over the desert, a private plunge pool and elegant furnishings that reflect a starkly beautiful aesthetic. After a busy day exploring the desert, dine in style and then retire to your rooftop star bed to marvel at the blazing night skies.
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    andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
    Experience this stark yet enchanting region from your luxurious stone-and-glass villa set upon the curve of an escarpment overlooking the desert. Relax on your private veranda, enjoy a crackling fire, and count the stars in the southern skies through the skylight above your comfortable bed. Other amenities include a fireside bar in the main lodge, a lantern-lit dining room and a desert swimming pool fed by an underground spring.
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    Kwessi Dunes
    This luxury tented lodge, located deep in Namibia’s striking NamibRand Nature Reserve, sits amid a vast 200,000-hectare desert wilderness. The 12 air-conditioned chalets feature canvas walls and thatched roofs. Each chalet comes with its own stargazing platform, allowing guests to take in the expansive night sky. Enjoy the main dining area and lounge in addition to the swimming pool. All feature stunning views of the surrounding desert landscape.
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    Rich history and stunning natural landscapes sit at the tip of Africa

    Surrounded by wild Atlantic surf and world-renowned vineyards, Cape Town is a stylish outpost at the edge of the Earth. The city’s most beloved landmark is the majestic Table Mountain, a flat-topped mountain that soars two-thirds of a mile above sea level, offering views to the nearby Cape Winelands and beyond.

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    Curated Experiences
    Cape Winelands

    Journey into the nearby Cape Winelands, meeting local winemakers and tasting award-winning regional vintages.

    Winelands, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Cape of Good Hope

    Visit the Cape of Good Hope, taking in the soaring cliffs and dramatic coastal views on your way to the end of the continent. During your outing, stop among the coves of Boulders Beach to get up close and personal with the convivial African penguin colony.

    Cape of Good Hope, Cape Town, South Africa
    Curated Experiences
    Robben Island

    Board a private charter boat for Robben Island, a UNESCO World Heritage site and place of banishment, exile, isolation and imprisonment for nearly 400 years. It was here that those regarded as political troublemakers, social outcasts and the unwanted of society were sent, including its most famous prisoner, Nelson Mandela. Our tour of the facility is guided by a former political prisoner.

    Robben Island, Cape Town, South Africa
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    Table Mountain

    Ride a cable car to the summit of this Cape Town icon and stroll along a wooden walkway to see striking panoramic views of the city and the sea. Keep an eye out for the diminutive rock hyrax, a rodent-like creature that is the closest living relative of the modern-day elephant and manatee.

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    Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

    Stroll around the Victoria & Alfred Waterfront, with its collection of fine restaurants, friendly pubs and international boutiques. Enjoy shopping for local handicrafts or high-end items.

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    One&Only Cape Town
    Located on the Victoria and Alfred Waterfront, One&Only Cape Town offers exquisite interior spaces, adorned with fabrics and furnishings recalling the warm, muted tones of Africa's savannahs. Resort features include a wine loft with a collection of more than 5,000 bottles, a spa on a private island and heated infinity pool.
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    Come face-to-face with mountain gorillas in Volcanoes National Park

    Arrive to Kigali and enjoy dinner at your leisure before departing the next day on an approximately three-hour drive to spend two nights in the verdant mountains of Volcanoes National Park, where Dian Fossey famously studied mountain gorillas in their natural habitat. Accompanied by an expert naturalist guide, hike through beautiful bamboo forests to get up close with a family of gorillas.

    Curated Experiences
    Curated Experiences
    Gorilla Trekking

    Travelers 15 and older will make their way up the forested slopes of the Virunga Mountains through the heart of the Rwandan rain forest and into the natural habitat of peaceful and powerful mountain gorillas. In an intimate, hour-long visit, watch a gorilla family interact with one another for an unforgettable experience.

    Gorilla Trekking, Rwanda
    Accommodations
    Accommodations
    Kigali Marriott Hotel
    Located on one of the city’s most charming boulevards, the new Kigali Marriott Hotel provides contemporary accommodations and amenities, including a swimming pool, relaxing spa, well-equipped fitness center and multiple restaurants.
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    One&Only Gorilla’s Nest
    Nestled into the foothills of the Virunga Volcano range, this new lodge offers an upscale base for encounters with mountain gorillas. Enjoy produce grown in the lodge’s on-site garden and relax after a day of trekking at the spa, which draws on African traditions for its treatment menu.
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    Bisate Lodge
    Set in a natural amphitheater formed by eroded volcano cones, Bisate Lodge enjoys a dramatic natural setting. Each of the lodge’s six forest villas features a traditional design and spacious verandas with spectacular views of the surrounding volcanoes.
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    Singita Kwitonda Lodge
    Named for a great silverback gorilla who was known for his humility and gentleness, Singita Kwitonda Lodge offers a quiet, contemplative retreat at the edge of Volcanoes National Park. Surrounded by lush meadows and wetlands, and within easy reach of gorilla trekking, the property’s luxury suites incorporate locally sourced materials and are designed to mediate the experience of coming face to face with Rwanda’s magnificent mountain gorillas.
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    Alternate destinationAlternate  •  March 9 – 11
    Kigali, Rwanda
    Overview

    Discover Kigali, the cultural heart of Rwanda

    Opt to spend three nights in Kigali instead of gorilla trekking in the mountains and get a feel for the growing city’s cosmopolitan culture amid its wide tree-lined boulevards and lively markets. Guests choosing this alternate will meet up with the rest of the group before heading to our next destination.

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    Curated Experiences
    Kigali Genocide Memorial

    Visit the Kigali Genocide Memorial Center to learn about the 1994 genocide through the survivors’ stories. Be inspired by their moving tales and the admirable efforts of a war-torn nation to overcome deep divisions.

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    Akilah Institute

    Visit the Akilah Institute for Women, the first college for women in Rwanda. Learn how the school prepares students to launch successful careers in the fastest-growing sectors of the economy.

    Akilah Institute, Kigali, Rwanda
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    Local Art Experience

    Enjoy exposure to the arts of Rwanda during a gallery tour. Should you wish, you can pick out a reminder of your time in this country to take home.

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    Kigali Marriott Hotel
    Located on one of the city’s most charming boulevards, the new Kigali Marriott Hotel provides contemporary accommodations and amenities, including a swimming pool, relaxing spa, well-equipped fitness center and multiple restaurants.
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    Witness the incredible biodiversity of the Seychelles

    An immaculately preserved island paradise set in the azure waters of the Indian Ocean, the Seychelles could have been taken directly from the pages of your favorite travel magazine. Nicknamed “The Galápagos of the Indian Ocean,” the islands serve as sanctuary to a spectacular array of wildlife, from giant Aldabra tortoises to tropicbirds. Island culture is a colorful mix of Asian, African and European heritages, creating multiethnic customs that will leave an unforgettable impression.

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    Curated Experiences
    Praslin & La Digue

    Transfer to the island of Praslin. Upon arrival tour the Vallée de Mai Nature Reserve, home to well-preserved natural palm forests filled with the coco de mer palm and a variety of bird species, including the Seychelles black parrot. Then travel by boat to the pristine island of La Digue to enjoy lunch and explore the beaches, famous for their white sand and granitic boulders. Later in the afternoon, sail back to Mahé Island.

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    Island Outing

    Start with a visit to the Natural History Museum. Explore a market, where locals sell fruits, spices, jewelry and traditional clothing. Then visit the island’s only Hindu temple, which serves as a place of worship and festivals for the large population of Hindu Seychellois. We end at the National Botanical Gardens to view towering palms, native orchids and a colony of giant tortoises, some over 150 years old.

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    Time at Leisure

    Take time to unwind and enjoy the luxurious amenities of our Four Seasons resort. Absorb the marvels of the Indian Ocean and the beauty that surrounds you while lounging at the beach, swimming or treating yourself to a rejuvenating spa experience.

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    Four Seasons Resort Seychelles
    Set high on a hillside, Four Seasons Resort Seychelles is your luxurious island sanctuary. From your serene villa, relax indoors amid Creole furnishings or outdoors cooled by soft breezes from the Indian Ocean. Refresh yourself with a dip in your villa’s private pool. Savor fresh seafood, island fruit and Creole flavors in your resort’s restaurants and bars.
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    Marvel at the ancient wonders of Egypt

    Travelers have been drawn to Egypt for millennia. Uncover the layers of history in Cairo and explore the awe-inspiring Pyramids at Giza, still standing after nearly 5,000 years.

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    Curated Experiences
    Egyptian Museum Private Tour

    Take a private tour of the world-renowned Egyptian Museum of Antiquities, which houses an incredible collection of ancient artifacts, including the treasures of the Tutankhamun and other pharaohs.

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    Pyramids and the Sphinx

    Come face-to-face with the Pyramids of Giza, the largest of which—the Great Pyramid—is by far the oldest Ancient Wonder of the World. Just next door is the Great Sphinx of Giza, whose mythical lion body and human head have puzzled scholars for centuries.

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    Accommodations
    Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza
    Stay on the banks of the Nile at the Four Seasons Hotel Cairo at Nile Plaza. The hotel’s quiet, upscale Garden City neighborhood is the perfect place to come home to after an afternoon exploring the city. Unwind in the adults-only pool, the steam room and sauna, or any of eight on-site restaurants and lounges.
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    Return to Madrid to recap your journey around Africa with new friends

    Our journey ends in Madrid, where you return to the stately Four Seasons Hotel Madrid for an overnight stay before catching your independent flight home the following day.

    Accommodations
    Four Seasons Hotel Madrid
    Set in the restored and reimagined Centro Canalejas complex, Four Seasons Hotel Madrid brings new life to one of Madrid’s historic landmarks. The grand lobby retains its original stained glass, marble columns and bank teller counters, while the four-level spa and rooftop restaurant from Spanish celebrity chef Dani García infuse the space with modern flair.
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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.

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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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A knowledgeable expert from a renowned organization will accompany you throughout the trip and enrich your experiences with insights into the sights, cultures and people we encounter in each destination.

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Evan Griffis

Guest Services Manager

Evan’s background in luxury boutique hotels benefits guests looking for a personalized travel manager. He enjoys getting to know guests throughout the planning process and preparing their details to ensure a seamless trip.

The Private Jet Experience

The moment you board the 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, Wi-Fi where available

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Aircraft operated by Titan Airways Limited

TCS Airbus a321 52-Seat configuration

Expedition Details - Your Trip

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 20 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 the custom Boeing 757 or Airbus A321 planes, luggage typically is limited to two checked bags: the wheeled bag we mail you and one additional large suitcase of your own. On expeditions on smaller aircraft like the Fokker 70, guests are allowed the wheeled bag we mail you and one additional smaller bag due to weight restrictions. Bags will be stored in the hold of the jet during our flights, but you will be allowed to take your backpack and another small personal item, such as purse or camera bag, along with you in the cabin.

On many trips, 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 departing on expeditions with international destinations must have valid passports to participate in the 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 make 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.

For expeditions that include international border crossing, 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 a 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 check or wire transfer, made out to the account indicated on the reservation form.

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.

The Jet tour is operated by TCS World Travel, dedicated to delivering immersive, worry-free travel experiences for the globally curious and modern luxury traveler. The aircraft is operated by Titan Airways, an IOSA-certified airlines with over 30 years of experience in bespoke air charter travel.

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.

Madrid, Spain
Accra, Ghana
Chobe National Park, Botswana and Victoria Falls, Zambia
Sossusvlei, Namibia
Cape Town, South Africa
Volcanoes National Park, Rwanda Alternate: Kigali, Rwanda
Seychelles
Cairo, Egypt
Madrid, Spain