Cape to Cape by Private Jet
January 10 - February 1, 2014
Approximately 5,000 miles of ocean separate the Cape of Good Hope in Africa from Cape Horn in South America, yet they share a dramatic Atlantic coastline and an abundance of sights. Travel by private jet with a team of world-class experts and professional staff for a level of service, security and convenience that makes this journey a truly unforgettable experience.
Meet fellow travelers and the expedition staff at a welcome dinner at our hotel.
Four Seasons Hotel London at Park Lane
Jan. 11-12. - Madeira Island, Portugal
Ride a cable car up to Monte Palace for spectacular views of the city and the North Atlantic. Or explore the island’s back roads and magnificent outlooks by four-by-four vehicle, including Cabo Girão, one of the highest sea cliffs in the world. Other options include visits to the local market, the Sacred Arts Museum, and a tasting at one of the oldest wine lodges in Funchal.
Reid’s Palace Hotel
Jan. 13-15. - Burkina Faso
Take a trip to view the painted animist symbols of the village of Tiébélé. Reboard our private jet to explore Burkina Faso’s cultural capital of Bobo Dioulasso and travel to the fascinating carved rock formations at the Domes of Febedougou.
Laico Ouaga 2000 Hotel, Ougadougou
Jan. 16-17. - Cape Town & the Cape of Good Hope, South Africa
Take a scenic helicopter flight along the coast to Cape Point, where two oceans meet. Climb Table Mountain by cable car, or visit Robben Island, infamous as the prison where Nelson Mandela was held for 18 years.
One & Only Resort
Jan. 18-19. - Swapokmund and Walvis Bay, Namibia
Customize your time: seek out dolphins and pelicans on a Walvis Bay cruise; visit a nearby township to gain insights into apartheid; go flightseeing over the great red dunes of the Namib Desert; or journey through the desert’s lunar-like hills and valleys on a geologist-guided exploration.
Jan. 20-21. - Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
See the 130-foot Christ the Redeemer statue after scaling the granite face of Corcovado Mountain by cogwheel train. Then either visit Tijuca Forest, the world’s largest urban forest and home to the Golden Tamarind Monkeys, or explore colonial Rio de Janeiro—including the Royal Palace, the National Museum and the Candelaria Church. In the evening return to the hotel for dinner and a samba performance.
Copacabana Palace Hotel
Jan. 22-24. - Cape Horn, Chile
Embark upon a scenic journey on the world-class expedition ship Stella Australis. Visit Magdalena Island, home to a colony of more than 120,000 Magellanic penguins; Horn Island for a panoramic view of legendary Cape Horn; explore the archaeological treasures at the indigenous settlement of Wulaia Bay; and see spectacular icebergs in the sheltered waters of the Beagle Channel.
The Stella Australis
Jan. 25-27. - Buenos Aires, Argentina
Explore some of Buenos Aires’ distinct neighborhoods—the art community of San Telmo, La Boca (birthplace of the tango), and La Recoleta, which holds the ornate tomb of Eva Perón. Enjoy a tango performance, then travel to a countryside estancia to watch gauchos in action.
Four Seasons Hotel Buenos Aires
Jan. 28. - Iguaçu Falls, Brazil
Take a breathtaking helicopter ride or a walking tour of this mammoth string of more than 150 waterfalls. Or visit the Macuco Jungle for a thrilling trip under the falls in a Zodiac boat.
Hotel das Cataratas
Jan. 29-30. - Managua and Granada, Nicaragua
You will enjoy a choice of several options, including looking into the fiery depths of the active Masaya Volcano and visiting the San Francisco Convent Museum, home to ancient statues from Zapatera Island.
Real InterContinental Metrocentro Managua
Jan. 31-Feb. 1. - Orlando, Florida / Homeward
Return to Orlando to enjoy a casual meal and a night’s rest before flying home the following day.
Hyatt Regency Orlando
Please email National Trust Tours for questions about this program. Be sure to include your mailing address if you are requesting a paper copy of the brochure for this program.