New journeys in Spain & Morocco and East Africa feature the convenience of privately-chartered flights
DOWNERS GROVE, IL – October 12, 2017… Abercrombie & Kent has expanded its Wings Over the World portfolio with two new regional journeys that combine luxury small-group travel with the comfort and convenience of privately-chartered flights. Explore the enduring influence of the Moors on architecture and cuisine on Wings Over Spain & Morocco or fly between the finest safari destinations on Wings Over East Africa, while enjoying breathtaking aerial views of the Masai Mara, Ngorongoro Crater and Serengeti.
Each Wings Over the World journey features privately-chartered flights between each destination for the reward of visiting remote sites with less time spent getting there. Hassle-free flight departures and arrivals, often at separate terminals for faster security and immigration procedures, avoid connections and long layovers due to commercial aviation schedules.
Private flights give guests more time to relax in luxurious five-star accommodations and explore alongside an A&K Resident Tour Director, who has lived for decades in the destination, offering the kind of insight that can only come from a local. The small group size makes exclusive insider access possible, from private museum openings to visits with local people in their homes.
Abercrombie & Kent’s newly expanded Wings Over the World portfolio for 2018 includes six journeys that explore East Africa, Spain & Morocco, China, India, Australia and the Mediterranean, with additional departures in 2019.
Enjoy an early morning visit to the Alhambra, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Overnight in the Sahara in style at A&K’s Exclusive Desert Tented Camp amid the stunning Erg Chebbi dunes. Discover medieval Meknes and awe-inspiring Volubilis. Visit Jardin Majorelle in Marrakech, a garden restored by design legend Yves Saint Laurent, then stop at the newly-opened museum. Privately enter Seville’s monumental Royal Alcazar Palace on an after-hours visit, followed by a tapas dinner. Roam the medieval streets of Córdoba’s Jewish Quarter, visiting an ancient synagogue. Limited to just 13 guests; 12 days from $27,995 (Oct 8–19, 2018; Mar 25-Apr 5, 2019)
Discover the astounding diversity of Africa’s wildlife, from the celebrated “Big Five” to species unique to northern Kenya. Fly between the finest safari destinations in a privately-chartered Cessna Grand Caravan, reclining in a fully rotating, contoured leather seat. Panoramic wraparound windows offer expansive aerial views. Experience unsurpassed comfort at the finest boutique camps and luxury safari lodges. Limited to just 16 guests; 12 days from $29,995 (Sep 12–23, 2018)
LUXURIES THAT MAKE A WORLD OF DIFFERENCE
The authentic taste of local cuisine is one of the highlights of any journey. A&K provides a balanced mix of planned small group meals — including celebratory welcome and farewell dinners — with mealtimes left unscheduled. Guests are invited to enjoy local restaurants, including aChef’s Table experience featuring a culinary demonstration, as well as à la carte dinner at leisure.
New for 2018 is Breakfast in Bed. Twice during each journey guests may opt for continental breakfast served in the comfort of their hotel room.
Every Wings Over the World journey includes locally-inspired moments crafted by A&K’s experts such as neighborhood visits by horse-drawn carriage or rickshaw on Ride Like a Local; a Scenic Sundowner cocktail in an unforgettable location; Traveller’s Valet®,complimentary mid-journey laundry service; and Travelling Bell Boy®service to transfer luggage from one hotel to the next. Private arrival and departure transfers are always included, regardless of arrival and departure dates, as well as most gratuities.
For more information and departure dates, visitwww.abercrombiekent.com, call 800.554.7094 to speak with an A&K Travel Consultant or contact your travel professional for more information.
Pricing is per person, double occupancy
About Abercrombie & Kent
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