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Aman’s luxury private jet journey will take guests across Pan Asia this October

Specially curated by Aman experts, the 17-day trip includes visits to cultural landmarks and scenic destinations in China, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka.

Aug 12, 2017 | By Pameyla Cambe

As Four Seasons has demonstrated, private jet journeys are all the rage right now, especially to those for whom the mundanities of holiday planning seem like too much to conquer. Aman’s private jet journeys are no exception. Returning for its 4th edition this October, the luxury hotel group’s 17-day tour across Pan Asia will host up to 16 guests — double the amount from last year.

Specially curated by travel experts for a holiday experience unlike any other, Aman’s upcoming private jet getaway will take flight from October 8 to 24, 2017. Up in the air, guests will travel upon Aman’s 2 cosy Gulfstream G200s, which will accommodate only four couples each. Sticking to tradition, guests will embark on a tour that spans across the lands of China, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka, all in the comfort of a private car.

On October 8, the tour will kick off at one of China’s most beloved tourist destinations: Hangzhou, the capital city of the Zhejiang province. Guests will travel to the centuries-old village of Amanfayun, where they will explore some of China’s famous terraced tea plantations and bamboo forests.

For a dose of history, guests will also pay a visit to Lijiang’s Old Town. The UNESCO World Heritage Site offers breathtaking views of the Jade Dragon Snow Mountain range and a peek into the unique lifestyle of the ancient Naxi community.

The private jet by Aman

Next up on the itinerary is a stay at the luxury lodges of Amankora in Thimphu. There, guests can easily experience the best of what Bhutan’s capital has to offer: Buddhist monasteries, charming markets and a wealth of museums. Over at Paro, guests will embark on an exciting half-day hike to the legendary Tiger’s Nest temple, which clings to a cliff face, 900meters above the ground.

Guests will then whisked away to India’s “Pink City”, Jaipur, where they will have the unique experiences of glamping at the grand tents of Aman-i-Khas, as well as a surreal yoga session atop a stone pavilion in the ruins of Bhangarh city.

Arriving in Sri Lanka, the tour’s final destination, guests will get to explore yet another UNESCO World Heritage Site: Galle. The historic fort is perfect for sightseeing with its ancient colonial architecture, followed by a relaxing session at a hydrotherapy spa. The last day of the tour promises scenic nature trails, market visits and a sunrise yoga session overlooking the beaches of Amanwella resort.

Priced at $64,888 per person, Aman’s private jet expedition across Pan Asia is sure to create memories unlike any other, enriched with unparalleled experiences and insights into Asian history and cultures.

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