Pristine beaches. Cosmopolitan cities. Incredible wildlife. Enjoy the Four Seasons experience every step of the way as you travel around the world on the newly designed Four Seasons Jet. At every stop, enjoy world-class accommodations at Four Seasons hotels and resorts that embrace the natural beauty and authentic character of each destination. This is one journey that will surely delight and surprise you at every turn.
Begin your journey in the Emerald City, which offers the perfect balance of outdoor adventure and cultural sophistication. Meet your fellow travelers and journey managers for a welcome dinner at the hotel.
Four Seasons Hotel Seattle
We cross the international date line losing a day en route, and arrive in bustling Tokyo, an ultramodern center of design and innovation. A serene escape in this buzzing metropolis, explore Meiji Shrine, the city’s most famous Shinto shrine. Fashion fanatics will want to spend some time in the Ginza district and browse the Mitsukoshi department store and the flagships of major fashion houses such as Chanel, Dior and Cartier.
Four Seasons Hotel Tokyo at Marunouchi
China’s capital city, Beijing is one of the world’s most celebrated places right now, with booming dining and arts scenes. See Tiananmen Square with its towering Monument to the People’s Heroes. Tour the vast Forbidden City, a former imperial palace and now a UNESCO World Heritage site. Enjoy a private lunch on the Great Wall, the impressive barrier that took over 2,000 years to build. Contemporary art aficionados will enjoy a stroll through the 798 Art Zone where former warehouses and factories are home to some of the nation’s leading galleries and studios.
Four Seasons Hotel Beijing
Known as the “last paradise on earth,” the Maldives is a chain of atolls featuring dazzling white-sand beaches and endless views of warm, clear seas. Take a half-hour speedboat ride to tiny Kuda Huraa, a private coral island with verdant gardens and beautiful lagoons. Swim or snorkel among delicate corals teeming with more than 700 species of fish. The adventurous can embark on a thrilling underwater safari where they may encounter blacktip and whitetip reef sharks. Go surfing, scuba diving, kayaking, deep-sea fishing or simply pass the time in your luxurious, private bungalow.
Four Seasons Resort Maldives at Kuda Huraa
SERENGETI PLAIN, TANZANIA
A true wildlife paradise, Tanzania has more land devoted to national parks and game reserves than any other country on earth. It’s also home to the Big Five, the most popular animals to spot on safari: lions, leopards, Cape buffalos, elephants and rhinos. Your safari begins the moment you land with a game drive to the lodge. Watch lions and antelope dart across the seemingly endless landscape, and take in the plain’s wildebeest, zebra and more than 500 species of birds. After a day’s adventures on the savannah, toast to your adventures back at the lodge.
Four Seasons Safari Lodge Serengeti
An East meets West experience, Istanbul fuses age-old sights with sophisticated, contemporary culture. A sixth-century Byzantine masterpiece, visit the colossal Hagia Sophia. Stroll the Grand Bazaar, brimming with jewelry, carpets and spices. Explore Topkapi Palace, the residence of ottoman sultans that houses splendid treasures. Examine the azure-colored Iznik tiles that line the interior of the imposing Blue Mosque. Or opt to take a private cruise to Princes’ Islands, once a haven for exiled royalty before becoming a popular resort for Istanbul’s wealthy, and explore the islands by horsedrawn carriage.
Four Seasons Hotel Istanbul at Sultanahmet
ST. PETERSBURG, RUSSIA
Designed to rival the cities of Europe, St. Petersburg is known for its grand palaces, superb art collections and elegant hospitality. Visit the lavishly restored Catherine Palace with its Amber Room, and examine the vast art collection at the State Hermitage Museum, including the famous Treasury Gallery. Tour Peter and Paul Fortress, the city’s oldest structure, to see the beautiful grounds and historic cathedral with its needle-thin spire and baroque interior. Indulge in a Russian specialties tour with a tasting of vodka and caviar or opt to enjoy high tea with a family of Russian artists.
Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg
The Red City remains steeped in mystery and Berber traditions, offering ample opportunities to soak in all the romance of Marrakech. Explore the medina, a jumble of vibrant souks, and stroll through Jemaa el-Fna, a lively square where snake charmers, acrobats and magicians entertain passersby. Immerse yourself in the coconut palms and bamboo groves of Majorelle Garden. Visit Gueliz, a modern district built by French and European ex-patriots that features fashion-forward clothing stores and shops with a contemporary spin on traditional Moroccan motifs.
Four Seasons Resort Marrakech
Relax at your hotel with a farewell dinner and a night’s rest before returning on your independent flight home.
Four Seasons Hotel New York