Cut the queues and get to your destination faster when you travel with your very own private jet. Indulge during three weeks as you jet from one fascinating destination to another and set up your home temporarily in exclusive properties across South East Asia.
Start off your journey in Thailand where you will meet the country’s most sacred animal, the elephant. From there hop onto the Aqua Mekong and cruise this mysterious river during a week, starting from Saigon and arriving in Siem Reap. Once in Siem Reap, prepare to marvel at the beauty of Angkor Wat. Then unwind on the beaches of Cambodia and discover the Philippine’s astounding underwater world.
Day 1: Arrival into Thailand
Upon arrival into Chiang Rai airport aboard your private jet, you will be transferred to your first accommodation, the Four Seasons Tented Camp. With only 15 spacious tented accommodations spread out across the resort with wonderful views of the surrounding area, the Four Seasons Tented Camp is truly one of a kind in Thailand and Asia.
Take the remainder of the day to relax and make the most of the resort’s facilities.
Stay: Four Seasons Tented Camp
Day 2-3: Exploring the Golden Triangle
Over the next two days in Chiang Rai, you will discover the way of the locals.
Start off with a full day at the Thai Elephant Conservation Centre where you will learn to become a mahout (elephant trainer). During your course, you will learn the basics of elephant riding and training as well as admiring elephants in their natural habitat. Once your ‘mahout’ training is complete, you will enjoy an elephant ride with you at the reigns.
Another great way to immerse yourself into the local culture is by taking a cooking class in a Thai family. They will kindly open up their homes so that you can discover the local lifestyle, try your hand at basket weaving and of course learn to cook succulent Thai dishes. Visiting the hill tribes of the area will also give you wonderful insights in the ways of the locals.
Stay: Four Seasons Tented Camp
Day 4-10: Aboard the Aqua Mekong - from Vietnam to Cambodia
Return to Chiang Rai’s airport and board your private jet onwards to Saigon. Once you’ve arrived in this bustling Vietnamese city, you will board the stunning Aqua Mekong, which will take you through the fascinating waterways of the Mekong River.
Whilst aboard this sleek vessel enjoy the delectable cuisine by Chef David Thompson and indulge in a soothing masage. Numerous excursions are also organised during the week-long excursion and include climbing up mountaintop is Cambodia’s countryside, discovering temples, palaces the Tonle Sap, cycling along the river and many more.
Stay: The Aqua Mekong
Day 11: Visit Angkor Wat
Today, you will end your voyage aboard the Aqua Mekong in the wonderful city of Siem Reap, one of Cambodia’s jewels. You will be transferred to your next accommodation, Amansara, a few minutes away from the magnificent Angkor ruins, which you will have time to visit in the afternoon.
Day 12: Sunrise over Angkor Wat
Prepare for an early wake-up call to catch the sun rising over Angkor Wat, a truly magical sight to behold. You will continue to explore the countless temples that make up this enormous complex during the remainder of the day.
In the evening, head to Destination Dining for a unique dining experience: a private three-course meal in a secluded thatched pavilion above a lotus pond and live music make for a wonderful evening. Added bonus: the entire locale is booked out just for you.
Day 13: Day at leisure in Siem Reap
Today, you will have the entire day at leisure to either make the most of the hotel’s facilities and relax, or continue exploring Siem Reap. Should you wish a little adventure and excitement, Lightfoot Travel can organise a Quad outing, through rice fields and traditional villages.
Day 14: From Siem Reap to Cambodia's Coast
Stay: Song Saa
Day 15-17: Relaxing in Song Saa
During the next few days, make the most of this secluded island to relax and while the days away. Activities in Song Saa include kayaking, mangrove tours, snorkelling, bird watching, private picnics and many more. The property’s yoga center and spa will have you feeling rested and relaxed in no time.
Stay: Song Saa
Day 18: From Cambodia to the Philippines
Your last leg of your holidays will take you to a private islands in the Philippines where lies the exquisite Amanpulo.
Day 19-21: Beach side fun in Palawan, Philippines
Palawan is known for its turquoise waters and amazing underwater world, which you will be able to witness whilst on holiday in Amanpulo. You can scuba dive or snorkel, rent a boat and go fishing, or go windsurfing. If you desire you could island hop during the day and wind down with a private beach barbeque dinner.
Day 22: Departure
Make your way home aboard your private jet.
|Day 1:||Arrival into Thailand||Four Seasons Tented Camp|
|Day 2-3:||Exploring the Golden Triangle||Four Seasons Tented Camp|
|Day 4-10:||Aboard the Aqua Mekong - from Vietnam to Cambodia||The Aqua Mekong|
|Day 11:||Visit Angkor Wat||Amansara|
|Day 12:||Sunrise over Angkor Wat||Amansara|
|Day 13:||Day at leisure in Siem Reap||Amansara|
|Day 14:||From Siem Reap to Cambodia's Coast||Song Saa|
|Day 15-17:||Relaxing in Song Saa||Song Saa|
|Day 18:||From Cambodia to the Philippines||Amanpulo|
|Day 19-21:||Beach side fun in Palawan, Philippines||Amanpulo|
- Accommodation with daily breakfast
- 24 hour emergency contact
- Activities mentioned in the itinerary
- English speaking tour guide
- International and domestic airfare
- Personal expenses
- Visa fees and/or visa authorization
- Tips and gratuities
- Other expenses not mentioned on the itinerary
- Travel insurance (please note that travel insurance is mandatory for all Lightfoot Travel holidays)
From USD18,091 per person based on two guests travelling
Notes on our prices
- This price guide provides you with a broad indication of how much to budget for your holiday.
- Prices are generally based on two people travelling together (unless stated otherwise) on a shared room basis.
- Prices can fluctuate depending on season, standard of accommodation, excursions selected (private versus shared) etc.
- This basic structure works very nicely, but don’t forget that Lightfoot Travel can provide a range of experiences and we tailor-make each itinerary based on your travel requirements. Get in touch to start planning your perfect trip with your own travel consultant