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New Wings Over the World

Wings Over Northern Europe 2019


14 days from $34,995

Limited to 13 guests

Wings Over the World itineraries feature private charter flights between destinations, allowing you the convenience of visiting remote places with less time spent getting there.

Discover historic, cultural and natural splendors across England, Iceland, Norway, Germany and Russia, whisking between destinations by privately chartered air, as you visit a private farm that raises Icelandic horses, enjoy special early entry to the Hermitage Museum and gather for dinner in the Reichstag in Berlin.

Aircraft: Bombardier Challenger 850 or comparable

Aircraft and seating configuration subject to change.

Flight Details: London–Reykjavik (3 hours 5 min) | Reykjavik–Bergen (2 hours 20 min) | Bergen–Berlin (1 hour 45 min) | Berlin–St. Petersburg (2 hours 10 min)

A&K Advantages

Discover the diverse appeal of northern Europe, exploring historic, cultural and natural splendors across England, Iceland, Norway, Germany and Russia, whisking between destinations by privately chartered air

Learn about and ride Icelandic horses on an exclusive visit to a private farm

Explore London like a local, taking a ferry across the Thames, exploring the Southwark Market, and walking the river’s South Bank

Visit a farm set on a Norwegian fjord, taking part in a cooking class on site, led by a chef

Gain special early entry to the Hermitage Museum to view its spectacular art collections in a quiet atmosphere, ahead of the masses

Celebrate your journey with a private farewell concert at the Isaak Brodsky House Museum, followed by a caviar tasting with Champagne

Experience a day in London your way, with a choice of A&K’s Design Your Day options

Itinerary at a Glance

Day 1
Arrive London, United Kingdom
Day 2
London | Local Sights & Culinary Delights
Day 3
London | Design Your Day
Day 4
Reykjavik, Iceland | City Sights & Icelandic Dishes
Day 5
South Iceland | Exclusive Private Horse Farm Visit
Day 6
Reykjavik | A Soothing Soak in the Blue Lagoon
Day 7
Bergen, Norway | Heritage of the Great Sea Traders
Day 8
Fjordland | Farm Visit & Cooking Class
Day 9
Berlin, Germany | Dinner at the Reichstag
Day 10
Berlin | Exploring Potsdam
Day 11
St. Petersburg, Russia | Canal Boat Cruise
Day 12
St. Petersburg | Discovering the Magnificent Hermitage
Day 13
St. Petersburg | Sample Fine Russian Caviars
Day 14
Depart St. Petersburg

Wings Over the World itineraries feature private charter flights between destinations, allowing you the convenience of visiting remote places with less time spent getting there.

Day 1
Arrive London, United Kingdom

Arrive in London, where you are met and transferred to your hotel. Tonight, join your Resident Tour Director and fellow guests for a briefing followed by a welcome dinner in the hotel’s Michelin-starred restaurant.

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square
Meals: Dinner
Day 2
London | Local Sights & Culinary Delights

Ferry across the Thames to ascend the Shard, the tallest building in the European Union, and take in the sweeping views over the city. Savor the culinary pleasures of Southwark Market, with a local food guide. Stroll the historic South Bank, past the London Eye, to Parliament, where you have a private tour and enjoy a traditional afternoon tea. Later, gather for dinner.

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 3
London | Design Your Day

Today, personalize your travel experience, matching it to your interests, as you Design Your Day.

DESIGN YOUR DAY | Select from these options

A Visit to Windsor Castle
Travel outside London to explore majestic Windsor Castle, one of the official residences of England’s beloved Queen Elizabeth II.

Royal Horticultural Society Home Gardens Visit
Travel outside London to explore the RHS Home Gardens at Wisley, which cover 270 acres and feature formal gardens, model gardens, glass houses, a laboratory and an arboretum.

Gin-Focused Walking Tour
Whatever your partiality for the “white satin,” enjoy a gin-focused walking and tasting tour through the neighborhoods of old London.

London Bicycle Excursion
Opt for a more active approach to viewing the highlights of London, as you peddle past Big Ben, Buckingham Palace and Westminster Abbey, and also bike through scenic city parks, led by a local guide.

All choices include a traditional Sunday pub lunch.

 

Four Seasons Hotel London at Ten Trinity Square
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 4
Reykjavik, Iceland | City Sights & Icelandic Dishes

Fly by private aircraft to Reykjavik, the cultured coastal capital of Iceland, where you have lunch upon arrival. Then, explore the city, viewing Hallgrimskirkja church, the Harpa performance center and Iceland’s parliament building. Later, visit the National Museum of Iceland to learn how this island nation was built. Tonight, dine on Icelandic cuisine.

Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
South Iceland | Exclusive Private Horse Farm Visit

Drive along Iceland’s scenic south shore, en route to a private farm that specializes in the famed Icelandic horse. This small native breed has two more gaits (such as a trot, canter or gallop) than most horses — the smooth-riding tölt and the speedy skeið. Learn about day-to-day life here, ride the horses if you wish and join your host family in their home for a bountiful farm lunch on this exclusive experience. Return to Reykjavik, stopping to view waterfalls and stunning black-sand beaches as you go.

Reykjavik Konsulat Hotel
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 6
Reykjavik | A Soothing Soak in the Blue Lagoon

Experience the Retreat, an exclusive enclave on the edge of the famed Blue Lagoon. Bathe in the thermal waters, just relax or take advantage of the many available treatments. After a relaxing lunch, depart by private charter air to Bergen, Norway. Check in to your hotel and enjoy dinner.

Bergen Børs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Bergen, Norway | Heritage of the Great Sea Traders

Walk the colorful Fish Market, and then stroll along the Bryggen (Bergen’s old wharf), a UNESCO World Heritage Site, to the Bergen Fortress. Gain a deeper insight into medieval-era sea trade here with a visit to the Bryggen Museum. Then, stop to view stately 12th-century St. Mary’s Church. This afternoon, ride the Floibanen funicular to a lookout point for the panoramic views. You may choose to join your local guide for a leisurely hike along the mountaintop. Dine tonight at one of Bergen’s top restaurants, and be introduced to the local shellfish.

Bergen Børs
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 8
Fjordland | Farm Visit & Cooking Class

Embark by private boat to a family farm set on the shores of Bjornefjorden. Tour the farm’s fruit garden and meet its small animals. Then, join a chef to forage the nearby forest and elsewhere for the fresh ingredients needed for a cooking class. Enjoy a wine tasting led by a sommelier, and then help your chef prep for the creation of savory local dishes. Return to Bergen by road this evening.

Bergen Børs
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 9
Berlin, Germany | Dinner at the Reichstag

Fly today to Berlin. On arrival, enjoy a brief orientation drive before you check in to your hotel. Savor a Scenic Sundowner before gathering for dinner in the German Reichstag (Parliament).

Hotel de Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 10
Berlin | Exploring Potsdam

Drive to Potsdam to view the Glienicke Bridge, site of Cold War spy exchanges. Explore Sanssouci Palace, visit a former KGB prison and enjoy a guided tour of Cecilienhof Palace, site of the historic Potsdam Conference attended by Harry S. Truman, Winston Churchill and Joseph Stalin. Afterward, return to your hotel for an evening at leisure.

Hotel de Rome
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 11
St. Petersburg, Russia | Canal Boat Cruise

Enjoy time at leisure this morning before you fly by private charter to St. Petersburg and check in to your hotel. Later, enjoy a boat cruise on the city’s canals, and then dine à la carte at your hotel.

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 12
St. Petersburg | Discovering the Magnificent Hermitage

Beat the crowds with special early entry to the world-famous Hermitage Museum, to marvel at its spectacular art collections in peace and quiet. Cross the river for lunch at a restaurant at Peter and Paul Fortress. Afterward, explore the fortress, where you enjoy a choral concert of Russian spiritual music, followed by the chance to visit St. Isaac’s Cathedral. Tonight, attend a performance in one of St. Petersburg’s historic theaters.

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Day 13
St. Petersburg | Sample Fine Russian Caviars

Travel to Petrodvorets (Peterhof), summer palace of Peter the Great, to view its grounds, sculptures and fountains. Return to St. Petersburg by hydrofoil (weather permitting). Upon arrival, choose from a traditional Russian High Tea or a visit with an artist in his home. Next, tour the dazzling Fabergé Museum, and then gather for a farewell concert at the Isaak Brodsky House Museum, which is dedicated to the works of the honored Russian painter. Tonight, indulge in a tasting of Russian caviars with Champagne, prior to a sumptuous farewell dinner at a local restaurant.

Four Seasons Hotel Lion Palace St. Petersburg
Meals: Breakfast, Dinner
Day 14
Depart St. Petersburg

After breakfast, transfer to the airport to board your departing flight.

Meals: Breakfast


Prices are in USD, per person, based on double occupancy.

  • Sep 06 - Sep 19
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Journey Details

Minimum age is 10 years.

First group event: welcome briefing at 5:30 p.m. on Day 1.

Last group event: farewell dinner at 7:30 p.m. on Day 13.


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