A Four Seasons Private Jet ExperienceAsia Unveiled
Uncover the enchantment of seven timeless destinations across Asia on a 16-day adventure of a lifetime. Awe-inspiring world wonders, dynamic cities and idyllic islands await on this brand-new journey by private jet.
January 11 – 13
Tokyo, JapanView details
Your adventure begins in Japan’s eclectic metropolitan capital
Tokyo is a city of contrasts where ancient temples and age-old markets stand alongside modern high-rises and a sparkling skyline.
Samurai Sword Lesson
Become a samurai for a day as you learn to draw, pose and swing your katana, the traditional sword used by ancient Japanese warriors. Tetsuro Shimaguchi, head choreographer for Kill Bill: Volume One, guides your hand.
Explore the massive Meiji-jingu shrine, a forest oasis of 120,000 trees built to honor the first emperor of modern Japan. Then take a leisurely stroll through the picturesque gardens of the Imperial Palace before sitting down to a shabu shabu (hot pot) lunch at a local restaurant.
Make your own bonsai at the Shunkaen Bonsai Museum, operated by renowned bonsai artist Kunio Kobayashi.
Visit a local market with a professional chef to source fresh ingredients. Create a local dish with the guidance of your chef and afterwards, enjoy the fruits of your labor.
Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at OtemachiSet in the heart of Tokyo with sweeping views of the Imperial Palace and surrounding gardens and overlooking the glimmering nighttime skyline, Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Otemachi is home to next-level accommodations, style and service. Marvel at the vibrant capital city over a meal at one of the hotel restaurants or with an evening drink on the open-air terrace.
January 13 – 16
Bali, IndonesiaView details
Discover the cultural heart of Bali
Seek out Bali’s soul-stirring temples, renowned cultural traditions and incredible tropical beauty in the central highlands, nestled deep in the jungles along the Ayung River.
Water Purification Ceremony
After a morning spent visiting beautiful temples, you’ll arrive at Tirta Empul, where a Balinese priest will perform a traditional water purification ritual to cleanse your body both physically and spiritually.
Batik Painting Class
In the home of a local artist, you’ll learn the secrets of batik, a traditional Indonesian art form in which a pattern is drawn with hot wax onto fabric that is then dyed in brilliant colors.
Ayung River Rafting
Experience the power and beauty of the Ayung River while rafting on its Class 2 rapids through gorges studded with cascading waterfalls.
Four Seasons Resort Bali at SayanTucked away in the central highlands, Four Seasons Resort Bali at Sayan is your personal sanctuary in the jungle. Unwind in your spacious villa, which features a private plunge pool and outdoor shower. In the Sacred River Spa, unite body and mind with therapies drawn from Eastern traditions and guided yoga sessions. Savor Indonesian and international flavors at one of the resort’s restaurants, where you can dine above a lush gorge or by the river.
January 16 – 19
Enjoy three days of relaxation and exploration in the Maldives
White-sand beaches, crystal-clear waters and island breezes set the tone for your idyllic escape to the Maldives. Upon arrival in Malé, take a speedboat ride to tiny Kuda Huraa, a private coral island, where an array of options awaits.
Recharge at the resort’s Island Spa, a haven of tranquility situated on its own tropical island. Discover the magic of an award-winning open-air lunar treatment underneath the night sky.
Take in panoramic views of the sunset over the Indian Ocean and watch the acrobatic antics of spinner dolphins as you indulge in cocktails and refreshments on a private cruise around the island.
The Maldives are home to a variety of turtle species, including the Hawksbill and the Green Turtle. Join the resort’s resident marine biologist for an introduction to the lives of these beautiful creatures, visiting a nearby site where you have the opportunity to see the turtles up close.
Revel in the company of your fellow travelers at a specially prepared beach dinner, complete with fresh-caught seafood, local musicians and dancing under the stars.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda HuraaFour Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa enchants with traditional thatched roofs and white-stone walls, plus an award-winning spa on a picturesque tropical island surrounded by crystal waters. This recently refurbished property features two stunning pools—a free-form serenity pool on a secluded beach and a freshwater infinity pool surrounded by a large sundeck—as well as pools at each overwater villa.
January 19 – 21
Hoi An, VietnamView details
Hoi An has a timeless flavor that soothes and entices
Discover ancient temples, colonial architecture, verdant rice paddies and pristine beaches in Vietnam’s central coast. Step back in time in Hoi An Ancient Town, a 15th-century UNESCO World Heritage site along the Thu Bon River.
Exploring Hoi An Ancient Town
Step back in time as you walk the lantern-lit streets of this 15th-century UNESCO World Heritage site, lined with charming restaurants and artisan ateliers. Opt to meet a local tailor and get fitted for a bespoke silk dress or suit.
Culinary Tour by Vespa
After a sunset cocktail, board vintage Vespas with a driver who will guide you through the city’s vibrant streets for a unique progressive dinner with stops at local eateries.
Explore the Countryside
Cross the Thu Bon River in a wooden boat and embark on a cycling tour of Cam Kim Island. Ride down quiet back roads, stopping in villages and local homes to learn how locals make distinctive handicrafts and try your hand at making traditional rice noodles.
Four Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi AnFour Seasons Resort The Nam Hai, Hoi An is regarded as one of the country’s premier beach resorts. Set on a private half-mile stretch of pristine beach, this tropical garden hideaway features refreshed villas and three pools that cascade to the beach. Guests enjoy an authentic connection to the region through on-site activities such as a cooking academy, a spa attuned to the rhythms of nature and exhilarating water sports.
January 21 – 24
Paro, BhutanView details
Bhutan is a remote Himalayan kingdom known as the “last Shangri-La”
With snow-capped peaks, dramatic valleys and well-preserved culture, Bhutan has been wowing foreign visitors since it opened up to mass tourism in the 1970s. Get an authentic glimpse of daily life as you travel through scenic panoramas and experience Bhutanese traditions that have largely been preserved through years of isolation.
Rinpung Dzong Visit
Visit the Paro Rinpung Dzong, known as the “Fortress on the Heap of Jewels,” whose massive buttressed walls tower over the town and are visible throughout the valley. Construction first began in 1644, and today it houses both the monastic body and district government offices.
In the country’s capital, Thimphu, tour the Dechen Phodrang Monastery, a monastic school that houses several important historical Bhutanese artifacts including 12th-century paintings monitored by UNESCO. Visit the National Textile Museum, which displays the country’s major weaving techniques, styles of local dress and locally made textiles.
Tiger’s Nest Monastery Hike
Take a spectacular hike to Taktsang Palphug Monastery, known as the Tiger’s Nest. Perched 10,200 feet above sea level, it is one of the country’s most revered sites, named for the flying tigress that is said to have carried the Guru Rinpoche here in the eighth century. This is a strenuous hike.
Zhiwa Ling Heritage ParoThe Zhiwa Ling represents Bhutanese architecture at its finest combined with modern-day amenities and technology. Enjoy hand-carved woodwork and stonework throughout the property. Amenities include heated floors in guest rooms, a fitness center with sauna and steam room, and a traditional outdoor Bhutanese hot-stone bath.
Angkor Wat, CambodiaView details
Take an exclusive day trip to Angkor Wat
On our way to Bangkok, we touch down for a special day stop in Siem Reap, allowing you to encounter the splendor of Angkor Wat with ease. Spend your time exploring the intricately carved towers of this world wonder, a temple complex that has endured for centuries.
Renowned both for their grand scale and elaborate carvings, the temples of Angkor stand as a testament to the Khmer people who constructed them nearly a thousand years ago. Accompanied by knowledgeable local guides, uncover the mysteries of this awe-inspiring temple complex.
Monk Blessing Ceremony
Surrounded by the sounds of spiritual chants and the smell of incense, join saffron-clad monks in a private blessing ceremony at one of Angkor Wat’s smaller temples, and leave with a red thread around your wrist for good luck and prosperity.
Ta Prohm and Bayon
Explore Ta Prohm, where the massive roots of trees remain intertwined with the temple ruins, and Bayon, which is distinctly adorned with 216 gigantic faces carved onto its towers.
January 24 – 26
Bangkok, ThailandView details
Conclude your journey with the hidden gems of Bangkok
For the final stop on your adventure, discover the different sides of Bangkok’s dynamic spirit, from the dazzling flavors of its food to its timeless gilded temples and the soothing rhythms of life along the river.
See the colossal golden statue of the reclining Buddha up close at Wat Pho and admire the magnificent gilded buildings of the Grand Palace, where you have a special opportunity to see monks chanting in worship, before returning to our hotel on a private boat.
Longtail Boat Canal Cruise
Take a longtail boat through Bangkok’s waterways into the Thonburi canals, where you can witness a peaceful way of life untouched by time, as you explore the houses on stilts, hidden temples and colorful markets with your local guide.
Market Visit & Cooking Class
Accompanied by a chef, explore a local market and pick out fresh ingredients. Afterward, put your bounty to use in a hands-on cooking class, learning to prepare local Thai dishes and an herbal drink.
Four Seasons Hotel Bangkok at Chao Phraya RiverThis riverfront property offers a resort-style sanctuary with sweeping views from the heart of the city’s revitalized creative district. Enjoy the tranquility of the river from the infinity and lap pools, or indulge in modern, naturally inspired spa treatments with Thai influences. Choose from a variety of international dining options, from gourmet dim-sum to Italian and French.
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The Four Seasons Private Jet Experience
Experience the luxurious design and exceptional attention to detail you have come to expect from Four Seasons properties at 40,000 feet when you travel the world aboard this brand-new jet. Designed by the same team that conceives the style and character of Four Seasons hotels and resorts, the custom-fitted Airbus A321 has been reimagined with premium, handcrafted finishes and intuitive functionality in mind. With the widest and tallest cabin in its class, as well as a spacious new social lounge that invites you to connect with your fellow travelers, the new jet offers an even more modern, enriching and interactive flight experience.
Every element of the private jet has been strategically designed with you in mind, from the Italian-leather seats created exclusively for Four Seasons to the customized amenities. With one crew member to every six passengers, personalized service is guaranteed from the moment you step aboard.
Aircraft: Airbus A321neo-LR
Number of Seats: 48
Type of Seats: Flatbed (180-degree recline)
Features: Spacious social lounge area, larger lavatories, personal ottoman
Amenities: On-demand entertainment and in-flight Wi-Fi
Aircraft operated by Titan Airways Limited
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 50 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
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 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.
Luggage is limited to two bags per person. The maximum weight per suitcase is 50 pounds (22 kg). All suitcases will be stored in the hold of the jet during our flights. You may also bring one carry-on bag per person, plus a camera bag or purse. All carry-on items must fit in the overhead bin. Please note that in some destinations you will need to carry your items up the jet stairs.
A dedicated journey 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 journey staff member are used to transfer luggage between the airport and the hotel on arrival and departure. Often, your bag will be 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 must have valid passports to participate in this 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.
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.). 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
*Aircraft operated by Titan Airways Limited.
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.
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.