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The Peninsula Grand Inaugural Crystal AirCruise

27 days with Crystal AirCruises   Rating: Deluxe

Itinerary
Click for Dates and Prices Day 1 New York City, USA
Exclusive launch day. Bon voyage reception. Your journey begins at The Peninsula New York in the heart of the city’s most prestigious shopping, entertainment and cultural district. Join us for a celebratory Launch Day & Bon Voyage event at the hotel's chic Salon de Ning rooftop bar and terrace overlooking Manhattan’s glittering skyline.

Day 2 New York City, USA - Chicago, USA
The Peninsula Chicago’s landmark location on fabulous Michigan Avenue puts you in the very heart of everything the Windy City has to offer. Indulge in the incredible food, museums, music, shopping and theater. Feel the breeze off of Lakeshore Drive and come to understand why Sinatra called Chicago “my kind of town.”

Day 3 Chicago, USA - Los Angeles, USA
Shaded by tropical gardens, The Peninsula Beverly Hills brings you all the glamour and fine dining you would expect in this star-studded city. Just steps from world-renowned shopping on Rodeo Drive, discover the dynamic arts, lively entertainment, fantastic restaurants and endless sunshine of Los Angeles.

Day 4 Los Angeles, USA - Crossing the International Dateline

Day 5 Crossing the International Dateline - Tokyo, Japan

Days 6-7 Tokyo, Japan

Prepare for a cultural journey to nirvana from your indulgent accommodations at The Peninsula Tokyo: Teppanyaki and tea ceremonies, sumo wrestling and taiko drumming, serene Japanese gardens, Shogunate temples and shrines, and for carnivores — a mouthwatering Kobe beef steak.

Day 8 Tokyo, Japan - Beijing, China

Days 9-10 Beijing, China

A private Tai Chi class at the Temple of Heaven, a dinner with fellow guests on the Great Wall, a bike tour and family visit in an old hutong area, a flight to the Yungang Grottos in Shanxi — experience the essence of Beijing and beyond combined with the legendary hospitality of The Peninsula.

Day 11 Beijing, China - Shanghai, China

Days 12-13 Shanghai, China

Silk worms spin their precious thread in Suzhou on the Grand Canal while glass towers race skyward in Shanghai. Dine in Michelin restaurants. Make Dim Sum. Fly to the ancient fairytale village of Xidi, and experience the redefined comfort at The Peninsula in the heart of the Bund.

Day 14 Shanghai, China - Hong Kong, China

Days 15-16 Hong Kong, China

From the legendary “Grande Dame of the Far East,” as The Peninsula Hong Kong is affectionately known, discover the dynamic and cultural landscape of an iconic city. Have a custom suit made. Learn about Feng Shui architecture, and relish the ethereal radiance of Victoria Harbor on an evening cruise.

Day 17 Hong Kong, China - Manila, Philippines

Day 18 Manila, Philippines

The Peninsula Manila has been the meeting ground for movers and shakers for over 30 years.Tour the walled city of Intramuros with an accomplished historian. Go exploring on a bamboo bike. Or meet leading furniture, fashion and interior designers and commission something wonderful for your own.

Day 19 Manila, Philippines - Bangkok, Thailand 

Days 20-22 Bangkok, Thailand

Peninsula luxury meets Thai charm at this tropical oasis on the river. Step back to the Siam of long ago on a river cruise where sampans are heaped with fresh produce, and wats and fortune houses gleam around every bend. Even more exotic — ride an elephant in Chiang Mai, or visit a Karen Hill Tribe.

Day 23 Bangkok, Thailand - Paris, France 

Days 24-26 Paris, France

Fashion shows, haute-couture, Champagne, the Mona Lisa — what more could you expect on your curated journey? Michelin restaurants? Mais oui. The Palais Garnier? Bien sur! Dine at the Louvre overlooking the Pyramid entrance by I.M. Pei, and experience the glamour and elegance of The Peninsula Paris.

Day 27 Paris, France - New York City,  USA
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All This Included
On a journey to ten of the world’s most exciting cities, enjoy a selection of unique, curated Crystal experiences and bespoke programs by The Peninsula Academy that reveal their very essence - historical, cultural, and lifestyle - while luxuriating in the warm hospitality of The Peninsula Hotels.

Air Experience
  • Crystal’s Boeing 777-200LR is the world’s newest and only privately owned private tour jet, offering unmatched space and a dedicated team of Crystal Skye Butlers
  • The world’s only private tour jet with a separate social space including dining tables, stand-up bar and Crystal SkyeCellar with more than 300 world-class vintages
  • The world’s only private tour jet with Crystal Exclusive Class™ seats—fully reclining, flatbed Welsh handcrafted sleeper seats designed for ergonomic comfort
  • The world’s only private tour jet with Michelin-inspired cuisine prepared by in-flight Executive Chef
  • Sophisticated in-flight entertainment system with 24" monitors, the industry’s largest, plus unlimited complimentary global Skye-Fi, Bose® Noise Cancelling headphones, Apple iPads® preloaded with personalized itineraries
  • The finest all-inclusive selections of wines, champagnes, beers and premium spirits
Land Experience
  • The world’s only private tour jet experience to offer a choice of four all-inclusive, interchangeable Destination Experiences in each destination, offering as many as seven unique options on any given day
  • The world’s only private tour jet experience to include culinary experiences at critically acclaimed restaurants, including Michelin– and Gault et Millau-rated favorites
  • Design Your Time option invites travelers to create a custom program (at their expense)
  • Signature Crystal Events bring guests together for exclusive experiences throughout each AirCruise, including Launch Day in New York City and Bon Voyage celebration in Paris.
  • Accommodations at the fi nest hotels, resorts, eco-villages and safari lodges; all transfers and privileged access to sites
Highlights
  • Explore the Forbidden City with exclusive access to the closed-to-the-public Chonghua Palace, take a Master-led Tai Chi lesson at the Temple of Heaven, join fellow AirCruise guests for a private dinner on the Great Wall.
  • Fly from Shanghai to Huangshan to see its stunning Yellow Mountain and ancient village of Xidi, and from Beijing to the Yungang Grottoes to with their amazing rock-cut architecture.
  • Take part in The Peninsula Academy’s Chinese Tea Appreciation, and travel to Macau by jetfoil.
  • Learn Thai Martial Arts' techniques at The Peninsula Bangkok, discover the Royal Palace and Emerald Buddha Temple through the eyes of a monk, and venture to Chiang Mai to ride an elephant or visit the Karen Hill Tribe.
  • Enjoy exclusive tours of Versailles, Palais Opera Garnier and the Musee du Louvre.
Accommodations
New York City: The Peninsula New York
Chicago: The Peninsula Chicago
Los Angeles: The Peninsula Beverly Hills
Tokyo: The Peninsula Tokyo
Beijing: The Peninsula Beijing
Shanghai: The Peninsula Shanghai 
Hong Kong: The Peninsula Hong Kong
Manila: The Peninsula Manila
Bangkok: The Peninsula Bangkok
Paris: The Peninsula Bangkok
Notes
  • Please ask your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information. 
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* The prices shown are U.S. dollars per person, based on double occupancy, and subject to availability. Prices quoted for land/cruise arrangements are subject to increase without notice. Once we have received your deposit, land/cruise prices are guaranteed. Air prices quoted via phone or email are subject to increase and are guaranteed only from the time that full payment is received. Also, air prices or air promotions mentioned on this site or on the phone do not include baggage fees imposed by airlines.