A Luxury Tour Company Wants to Whisk You Across the Arctic & Antarctica

posted: 02/04/16
by: Danny Clemens
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A luxury tour company wants to satiate your thirst for adventure with a literal trip around the world, from Antarctica to the the Arctic.

For a mere $102,000 per person, tour operator Private Jet Tours will whisk ten lucky adventurers across the globe during an "unprecedented" eleven-day expedition aboard a luxury private jet (perhaps an inappropriate, energy-guzzling choice for an ecotourism excursion).

After meeting in Hertfordshire, England, travelers will make their way to northern Finland, where they will spend three days basking under the Northern Lights and cruising the Arctic in an icebreaker. Brave souls will even have a chance to swim in the frigid Bothnian Bay, which sits in the northern Baltic Sea.

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The luxury "Tip to Toe Experience" then continues in Antarctica, by way of South Africa, with ice skiing, rope walking and zip lining under the southernmost continent's 24-hour daylight. Travelers will also have the chance to visit one of the continent's massive emperor penguin colonies before returning home.

The trip is serviced by VeryFirstTo, a website that purports to offer travelers with "discerning tastes" access to high-end experiences before they become available to the general public. A portion of each ticket sold will be donated to a charity that provides children dealing with illness and disability with free vacations.


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