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World's most expensive tours
  • For a round the world trip to remember, visit Africa, Antarctica, Asia, Australia, Europe, North America and South America with Mantis eXtreme. The Big 7 on 7 holiday (£47,065 per person) includes enriching wildlife spotting activities, such as snow leopard trekking in the Himalayas and walking safaris to experience raw Africa at its wildest. This trip was made for adventure travellers looking for once-in-a-lifetime encounters and includes luxury accommodation and round the world travel. Highlights include kite-skiing in Antarctica, observing grizzly bears in North America and exploring the remote fjords of Tierra del Fuego in South America.
  • Budding photographers will love VeryFirstTo.com's ultimate photography holiday, which offers the chance to capture 10 of the world’s most sensational views - with cameras included. The tour takes in breathtaking sites, such as Grand Canyon, Christ the Redeemer and Mount Everest, all with capturing the perfect shot in mind. Travellers on the photographic pilgrimage, which costs an eye-watering £72,000, are provided with a selection of the latest Fujifilm cameras (including the waterproof XP70 camera for capturing the Great Barrier Reef underwater).
  • For a nature holiday like no other, spend 111 days searching for 18 endangered species across 12 spectacular destinations (all with first class travel and incredible accommodation, of course). Natural World Safaris' Journey to Nature's Edge tour costs one million US dollars for two people (£595,800) and is designed to raise awareness and understanding of conservation issues with a percentage cost of the trip donated to each project visited. The species you'll encounter include the northern white rhino in Kenya, the Bengal tiger in India and the giant tortoise in the Galapagos Islands. Accommodation includes a floating hotel for spotting jaguars in Brazil, en-suite camping pods in Antarctica and remote tents in Namibia.
  • Love fine dining? How about sampling the dishes of all 107 3 Michelin star restaurants on the planet? Holidays Please offers the ultimate trip for gourmands, taking in 12 different countries, from the US, to countries across Europe and China. You'll be one of the few people who have experienced the delights of every 3 Michelin star restaurant on the six-month trip (£182,000), which features some of the finest hotels in the world and business class flights. With two nights in each location, you'll also get to explore the local sites.
  • Luxury travellers wanting to immerse themselves in the wonders of Africa can go on an inspiring journey across the continent by private jet, taking in seven countries in 19 days from £52,865. Abercrombie & Kent's Africa: Across a Continent by Private Jet holiday visits the ancient churches of Addis Ababa, mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable Forest and the Big Five in the Serengeti National Park. Some of the amazing experiences on the itinerary include interacting with semi-habituated elephants, seeing Victoria Falls from the air on a private helicopter flight and enjoy the exclusive hospitality of five-star luxury camps in Botswana and Zambia.
  • Always wanted to spend a night in the Royal Suite at the Burj Al Arab or in the Palms Casino Resort's Two Story Sky Villa? For a cool £359k you can sleep in ten of the world's most extravagant hotel suites over 21 days. The hotel suites on the VeryFirstTo.com holiday include the Ritz-Carlton Suite in Tokyo situated on the 53rd floor of the city's tallest building, the Penthouse Suite in the George V with its stunning terraces offering sweeping views of Paris' architectural icons and the Sultan Suite at the Çiragan Palace Kempinski in Istanbul, where you can arrive by helicopter.
  • Hop on a private jet in the UK and experience the ultimate long-haul flight with COMO Hotels & Resorts' exclusive trip to breathtaking Bhutan. The Luxury Himalayan Escape (£65,700) is an all-inclusive trip offered in partnership with specialist Chapman Freeborn, the only private charter broker with permission to fly in and out of Bhutan. Guests can charter anything from a Cessna Citation light jet to a long-range Gulfstream G450, and accommodation includes four nights at Uma by COMO in Paro and three nights at Uma by COMO in Punakha. While there, you'll enjoy six and a half days' of hiking to landmarks such as the Punakha Dzong with a private guide, time in the capital, white-water rafting, time with local Buddhist monks, massages and a Bhutanese hot stone bath for two.
  • Travel like Kate, William and George on your own Royal Tour of Australia which takes in the country's best attractions over one month for £341,000. VeryFirstTo.com's 'Royal' Australian Tour, organised by Bridge & Wickers, allows you see all the destinations visited by the royals and more. Travel on the trip includes first class flights, chauffeured limousines and private yacht, and you'll stay in the finest hotel suites in Australia. Dining at iconic restaurants Tetsuya’s, Icebergs and Marque in Sydney is included, as well as wow-inducing experiences, such as watching a performance at the Sydney Opera House, a private guided ‘walkabout’ in the oldest rainforest on the planet and a visit to the sacred Aboriginal lands in Crocodile Dundee’s Kakadu National Park.
  • Experience the ultimate round-the-world tour by train on a 53-day journey, taking you from London across the USA, China, Russia and back through Europe before returning to London. Great Rail Journeys' Around The World in 53 Days tour allows you to experience the world's most iconic trains for £21,995. Itinerary highlights include Venice Simplon Orient-Express and the British Orient Express Pullman, travelling aboard the Tsar's Gold Private Train, and the Royal Gorge Railroad. You'll stay in four and five-star accommodation and have the services of a professional Tour Manager throughout.
  • Dubbed the 'world's most expensive holiday', VeryFirstTo.com's Ultimate Journey visits every World Heritage Site on the planet and costs a whopping £990,000. The two-year trip takes in 962 sites, including Mexico’s ancient city of Monte Alban, the sensational Taj Mahal in India, Petra the symbol of Jordan and Cambodia’s exotic Angkor temples. Travel is ultra luxurious with business class a minimum standard and hotels that you'll stay at include Sandy Lane in Barbados, The Taj Mahal Palace in Mumbai and Moscow's Ritz-Carlton Hotel.