Air Cruise by Private Jet

The Grand Tour
Of South America

Grand Tour Amerique du sud luxe

17 days, February 16th to March 4th, 2025

Destinations - Your Private Jet - Travel Services - Rates & Conditions

From 92,000 € per person, All-Inclusive
Departing Paris, France

   

 

Choose excellence!

Our beautiful private plane will take you across South America, allowing you to choose the destinations that intrigue you the most. Embark on a fabulous adventure through the South American continent, a journey that will immerse you in breathtaking landscapes, vibrant cultures, and the discovery of natural and historical wonders that defy imagination.

Your odyssey begins with the roar of the Iguassu Falls, followed by the enchanting charm of Buenos Aires, the Argentine capital, where the tango resonates. Next is Chile, with Santiago set against the backdrop of the Andes, followed by the bohemian atmosphere of Valparaiso. Alternatively, you may select the mysterious and remote Easter Island, the Atacama Desert, or the snow-capped peaks of Torres del Paine. Peru welcomes you next: Lima, the city of kings, Cusco, and Machu Picchu. You can also explore Arequipa, the white city embraced by volcanoes, Lake Titicaca suspended between heaven and earth, or Trujillo on the coast. Finally, it's the wild wonders of the Galápagos Islands, the last stop on your air cruise, where biological diversity and natural beauty will enchant you.

The colors and memories of this exploration of South America will etch this continent into the collection of your most beautiful travel experiences. At each destination, excursions and visits will be creatively organized with the company of the best guides.

One rule: to delight you by fully cherishing every moment, welcoming you aboard our majestic private plane, welcoming you to the most beautiful hotels in South America, and to other exclusive and unexpected places. Finally, to amaze you by offering carefree enjoyment as everything is included, leaving you only to relax and enjoy the journey.

For all the details of this trip, ask us all your questions here.

See you soon – I can’t wait to welcome you on board!

ITINERARY

 EN TDAS GRANDE MAP 2

 

Iguassu, Brazil

Iguaçu grand tour amerique du sud

Immerse yourself in the heart of the wild and majestic nature of the Iguassu Falls, a natural treasure located on the border between Brazil and Argentina. Where the turbulent waters of the Iguassu River forcefully plunge from steep cliffs, an enchanting symphony of movement and sound unfolds around you. Wander along the trails winding through the lush tropical forest, where every step holds a new and wondrous discovery. Whether you explore from the Brazilian or Argentine side, a visit to Iguassu promises an unforgettable adventure at the core of one of the greatest natural wonders of the world.

 Your included tours and visits

February 16th: Paris - Iguassu

Takeoff of your private plane in the late afternoon after being welcomed by your designated Tour Leader and crew of your “Home in the Clouds”. Overnight on board the plane.

February 17th:  Iguassu

Arrive in the morning and embark on a journey towards the awe-inspiring Iguassu Falls on the Brazilian side. The panoramic walkways will treat you to breathtaking views of the falls, while the thunderous roar of the cascading waters will transport you to a mesmerizing atmosphere. Following that, enjoy a helicopter flight above the falls for an unforgettable experience. Surrounded by lush tropical forest, you'll be captivated by the sheer power and beauty of these majestic waterfalls.

 

Your hotels - 2 nights

Belmond Das Cataratas 5*
Awasi Iguazu 5*


Your flight

EN CDG IGUASSU

February 16th: Paris - Iguassu
Take-off: In the afternoon | Landing in Iguassu: Morning
Flight time: 13:30

 

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buenos Aires grand tour amerique du sud

Discover the excitement and cultural richness of Buenos Aires, the vibrant capital of Argentina. Take a leisurely walk through the historic neighborhoods adorned with cobblestone streets, where elegant architecture evokes the colonial era. Allow yourself to be entranced by the enchanting rhythms of tango in vibrant milongas, where dancers express their passion with grace and intensity. In Buenos Aires, each street corner unveils a new aspect of this captivating city, where history, culture, and contemporary life converge to craft an unforgettable experience.

 
 Your included tours and visits

February 18th: Iguassu - Buenos Aires

What better way to start this day than by exploring the Iguassu Falls, this time from the Argentine side! Well-maintained trails will guide you through lush jungle to spectacular lookouts of the falls.

This afternoon, you'll land in Buenos Aires, the vibrant capital of Argentina. Stroll through its lively streets bursting with enchanting energy, creating the perfect setting for an unforgettable getaway.


Customization option:

  • Private guide

February 19th: Buenos Aires

Today, you'll feel the vibrancy of the most European-style city in South America, from Recoleta, evoking memories of Evita, to the Palermo Gardens. Don't forget the Colon Opera House, the iconic Gran Café Tortoni, La Boca with its picturesque Caminito, and the trendy new neighborhoods in the port, before the excitement of a superb Tango evening!

Your hotels - 2 night

 
Your flight

EN IGUASSU BUENOS AIRES

February 18th: Iguassu - Buenos Aires
Take-off and Landing: in the afternoon
Flight time: 2:00

Chile, Chile

Santiago du Chili grand tour amerique du sud

Now the West Coast of South America welcomes you, starting with Santiago, the Chilean capital nestled at the foot of the majestic Andes mountains. This dynamic metropolis offers a harmonious blend of rich history, captivating architecture, and a flourishing artistic scene. Stroll through the bustling streets of downtown, where historic buildings stand alongside modern skyscrapers. Explore the colorful neighborhoods, lively markets, and tranquil parks that contribute to the city's eclectic atmosphere. A combination of panoramic views of the snow-capped peaks of the Andes and a metropolitan atmosphere, Santiago promises you a captivating and memorable urban experience.

 Your included tours and visits

February 20th: Buenos Aires - Santiago, Chile

This morning, take off from Buenos Aires towards Santiago, Chile. Through the airplane windows, let yourself be captivated by the spectacular views of the Andes unfolding before your eyes, heralding the beginning of an unforgettable adventure. Upon arrival, settle into your hotel for the next 4 nights.

Next, embark on a true adventure to explore the city on a guided tour. Explore the vibrant Plaza de Armas, immerse yourself in history at the Pre-Columbian Art Museum, and stroll through the picturesque streets of the historic center before ascending to San Cristobal Hill for a breathtaking panoramic view of the city and the surrounding mountains.

February 21stSantiago - Valparaiso

Today, immerse yourself in the bohemian and vibrant atmosphere of Valparaiso, a charming Chilean port town nestled between the Pacific Ocean and steep hills. Wander through its cobblestone streets and bustling fish market filled with fresh seafood before boarding the famous funiculars for a panoramic view of the colorful rooftops adorned with urban art. Conclude your day with a visit to La Sebastiana, Pablo Neruda's house-museum, for a fascinating glimpse into the life of the renowned Chilean poet.

In the evening, return to Santiago for the night.

February 22nd Santiago - Casablanca Valley

Today is dedicated to the Chilean Wine Route! You'll journey through the Casablanca Valley, famous for its exceptional wines with French influences such as Chardonnay, Pinot Noir, and Sauvignon Blanc. This day gives you the opportunity to discover the secrets of winemaking during a guided tour of a prestigious winery, where you'll taste a selection of refined wines, from crisp whites to complex reds. Meet passionate winemakers and explore family-owned vineyards along this route, promising unforgettable discoveries.

You'll return to your hotel in Santiago by the end of the day.

February 23rd Santiago - Portillo

Today, get ready for a fascinating day, exploring the Andes Mountains with your guide. After crossing the Aconcagua Valley, head towards the Argentine border. The panoramic route is spectacular all the way to Portillo and its Laguna del Inca. During lunch, you'll have the opportunity to enjoy delicious traditional Chilean salmon. Then, we'll make our way to the charming village of Los Andes before returning to Santiago for dinner and the night.


Alternative programs with additional fee:
Stay in Santiago, Chile, and a 3-night excursion to the Atacama Desert
 
Experience the vibrancy of Santiago combined with the serenity of the Atacama region. Immerse yourself in urban history before escaping to the desert for a three-night adventure among moon-like landscapes, smoking geysers, and the starry sky.
Stay in Santiago and a 3-night excursion to Easter Island
 
Immerse yourself in the lively and dynamic atmosphere of the Chilean capital. Then, fly to Easter Island, an isolated paradise in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, where the mysteries of the moai statues and the breathtaking landscapes will transport you to another era. 

Stay in Santiago and a 3-night excursion to Torres del Paine National Park

Experience the vibrancy of Santiago before admiring the breathtaking Torres del Paine National Park during a three-night excursion. Surround yourself with majestic mountains, deep blue lakes, and mighty glaciers with breathtaking views at every turn. An unforgettable experience in the heart of Patagonia where nature reigns supreme.

 

Your hotels - 4 nights

Santiago
The Singular Santiago 5*
Ritz Carlton Santiago 5*

Atacama Desert
Awasi Atacama 5*
Explora Atacama 5*

Easter Island
Explora Rapa Nui 5*
Nayara Hangaroa 5*

Torres del Paine
Awasi Patagonia 5*
The Singular Patagonia 5*

Your flight

EN BUENOS AIRES SANTIAGO

February 20th: Buenos Aires - Santiago 

Take-off: Morning | Landing: After lunch
Flight time: 2:20

Alternative programs

EN ALTERNATIVES CHILI 

From February 20th to February 24th 

Peru

Perou grand tour amerique du sud 

Welcome to Lima, the capital of Peru, where history and modernity intertwine harmoniously. This coastal metropolis skillfully combines diverse cultures, colonial architecture, and contemporary dynamism. Renowned for its exceptional gastronomy, Lima invites you to savor the delights of Peruvian cuisine in its numerous restaurants, bars, and lively markets. For art and culture enthusiasts, Lima is loaded with treasures to discover. From fascinating museums to dynamic art galleries to theaters offering traditional and contemporary performances, this city offers a rich cultural experience at every turn.

Your included tours and visits

February 24th: Santiago - Lima 

In the early afternoon, you'll fly to Lima on your private plane. As soon as you arrive, the adventure begins: head to your hotel where you'll unpack your bags and fully enjoy the next 4 nights. Let yourself be carried away by the excitement of this new destination, promising discoveries and unforgettable moments.

February 25th: Lima - Cusco 

Visit the Larco Museum for an immersion into pre-Columbian art, then explore the historic center and the majestic San Francisco Cathedral. After a delicious lunch facing the ocean in Miraflores, fly to Cuzco where you'll spend the evening and the night.


Customization option:

  • Gold Museum

February 26th: Santiago - Lima - Cusco 

Today, you have two options for visits at no extra cost:

- Machu Picchu 

Board the opulent Belmond Hiram Bingham train to reach Machu Picchu, the mythical citadel of the Sun. It's your turn to approach the remarkably aesthetic ruins of the temples, guardians of the mysteries and rites of this legendary land. You'll return to Cusco by the end of the day.

- Sacred Valley

Take the road to the Sacred Valley, where you'll meet a Quechua community upon arrival. Then, discover the Inca site of Moray with its intriguing concentric circles, and the Maras Salt Mines, where white salt creates a magical landscape. Return to Cusco by the end of the day.

February 27th: Cusco - Lima

This morning, you'll embark on a city sightseeing tour before flying in the afternoon to Lima, where you'll have dinner and spend the night in the Peruvian capital.


 

Your alternative programs with an additional fee:

- Lima & a 2-night stay in Arequipa

Explore the bustling streets of Lima before finding yourself in the tranquility of Arequipa. Experience the history of the Peruvian capital, then escape to the beauty of the mountains and volcanoes of Arequipa for two nights of rejuvenation. Breathtaking panoramas and a serene atmosphere await you in this charming city. 

- Lima & a 2-night stay in Trujillo

Immerse yourself in the animating energy of Lima before flying to Trujillo for two nights of wonder. Explore the rich history and vibrant culture of the Peruvian capital, then dive into the historic atmosphere of Trujillo. Between fascinating archaeological sites and sunny beaches, this getaway offers a perfect balance between history and relaxation.

- Lima & a 2-night stay in Titicaca

Explore the liveliness of Lima and then sail towards the calm and sacred waters of Lake Titicaca. Between the floating islands of the Uros and the breathtaking landscapes, this experience takes you to the heart of Andean spirituality, where time seems to stand still.

Your hotels - 4 nights

Lima
Belmond Miraflores Park 5*
Hotel B 5* (Relais & Chateaux)

Cusco
Belmond Palacio Nazarenas 5*
Belmond Monasterio 5*

Your flight

EN SANTIAGO LIMA

February 24th: Santiago – Lima
Take-off: Afternoon | Landing: End of the day
Flight time: 3:40

Alternative programs

EN ALTERNATIVES PEROU

From February 24th to February 28th

 

Galapagos, Ecuador

Galapagos grand tour amerique du sud

For this final stop, you are welcomed to the Galápagos Islands, a natural jewel of the Pacific Ocean, which will mesmerize you with their unique biodiversity and volcanic landscapes. Protected as a national park and UNESCO World Heritage Site, these islands are a once in a lifetime experience, where encounters with endemic fauna and flora leave lasting memories. Charles Darwin drew inspiration for his theory of evolution from these islands.

Your included tours and visits

February 28th: Lima - Guayaquil - Puerto Ayora (Galapagos)

Take an early morning flight to Guayaquil to catch your domestic flight connection to Baltra, in the heart of the Galápagos archipelago. Upon arrival, you'll take the road to the nearby island of Santa Cruz, heading to the town of Puerto Ayora, where you'll spend the next 3 nights. Then, enjoy a visit to the Charles Darwin Research Station to learn about the fascinating research conducted on the unique biodiversity of these islands.

March 1st: Peurto Ayora - Bartolomé

Set sail this morning to Bartolomé Island, accompanied by your naturalist guide. There, you'll be amazed by the spectacular panorama of the Galápagos archipelago, as well as the wild fauna and flora of this pristine paradise. You'll return to Puerto Ayora at the end of this adventure.

March 2nd: Peurto Ayora - Santa Fe

Enjoy a day of exploration of the flora and fauna of the Galápagos today. On the agenda, snorkeling to find turtles, sea lions, and iconic corals of the local marine ecosystem. Then, on land, observe blue-footed boobies, lounging sea lions on the beach, and much more! You'll return to Puerto Ayora with memories to last a lifetime...

March 3rd: Peurto Ayora - Guayaquil - Paris

For this last morning of your Grand Tour, visit the Tortoise Park, a sanctuary dedicated to the preservation and study of the iconic giant tortoises of the Galápagos. It's already time to leave this magnificent archipelago as you fly to Guayaquil to catch your private plane. Your crew welcomes you for one last timeless moment: the ultimate flight on your Private Plane of your Grand Tour of South America. 

Comfortably seated in your lie-flat seat, champagne glasses clink as the final notes of this grand journey you have just completed. Tomorrow you will be in Paris, after 16 days of travel and memories that only a private plane journey can leave behind.

March 4th: Paris

After a night flight in the comfort of your A340, you'll land in Paris in the afternoon.

 

Island tours may be subject to change.

 

Your hotels - 3 nights

Finch Bay 5*
Angermeyer Waterfront Inn 5*


Your flight

EN LIMA GUAYAQUIL

February 28th: Lima - Guayaquil
Take-off: morning | Landing: in the afternoon
Flight time: 2:10

March 3rd and 4th: Peurto Ayora - Guayaquil - Paris 
Take-off: Afternoon | Landing: the next day in the afternoon
Flight time: environ 14:30 

 You have just experienced the most amazing trip through time, civilisations and the wonders of the world.

 

YOUR PRIVATE JET

Flying! in Grand Luxury

The emotion which comes with a long-haul trip begins with the plane you board. Since this is a luxury Air Cruise, Safrans du Monde has chosen the best by working with an exceptional company, a specialist of private aviation. Travelling the world in the comfort of your own fully equipped Airbus A340 is a unique experience. The kind of experience that offers you a refined cocoon and the warm service of its experienced crew.

This aircraft, initially designed for nearly 300 passengers, is equipped with only 100 wide and very comfortable seats, all of which turn into a perfectly horizontal bed. The 6.5 ft separation between each row and the configuration in duos will ensure calm and intimacy.

During your flights, always scheduled during the day, you will appreciate the complete entertainment system or doze off in the comfort of your own home in the clouds. Finally, for a moment of conviviality, you may choose to join the leather sofas of the lounge area for a cocktail or a glass of champagne in the sky. These moments of your trip of a lifetime are precious !

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CHOOSE YOUR WOLRD TOUR

 

Première Safrans, the quintessential way of travel, in the air and at every destination!

This Première Safrans journey begins in Paris, maybe you decide to explore the city before your chauffeur picks you up at your hotel and takes you to the airport where you will board your private plane. At each stop, your hotel is the most exclusive, and your room size is even more generous. Your restaurants are the finest, and special care is taken in selecting your wines.

Of course, your sightseeing program is filled with enriching excursions: from your helicopter flight over the Iguassu Falls to the Belmond Hiram Bingham train and many more surprises...  Your professional tour leader and local guides are dedicated to assisting your small independent group, limited to 16 participants.

Finally, the onboard service is First Class with your dedicated flatbed seat. Taste your exclusive selection of fine wines, and your menus are exclusively crafted by our chef Paul Caussé.

RATE & CONDiTIONS

The Grand Tour of South America

from 92 000€* per person

 

*Price calculated on the basis of 2 people travelling together and subject to availability at the time of booking.

 

Our prices include:

  • The 17-day Air Cruise by private plane, accommodation in shared double rooms in 5* hotels or similar.
  • The full board, based on 3 meals a day, some of which are in-flight, from lunch on the first day to dinner on the last day.
  • The Drinks on board the privatized aircraft: champagne, spirits, wine, beer, soft drinks, etc. and standard drinks with meals (wine, mineral water, beer and soft drinks),
  • All transfers, excursions and visits included in the program by coach, minibus, boat, 4X4 vehicle, train, with English-speaking local guides or another language for non-English or French speaking passengers (from 8 participants). speaking the same language).
  • From Paris to Paris, the services of a Cruise Director, his team of guides and a French doctor.
  • Dinner & shows planned.
  • Immigration formalities, issuance fees and visa fees
  • Carrying of checked luggage at all authorized airports.
  • Baggage allowance: 1 bag of 50 lbs per person
  • Tips for local guides, drivers and servers at your stopovers.
  • Repatriation assistance insurance.
  • Airport taxes..

Our prices do not include:

  • Drinks not included in the program (bars, mini-bar, drinks other than beer, wines and soft drinks provided for meals at the destinations, etc.).
  • Personal expenses (telephone, laundry, spa massages etc...).
  • Multi-risk insurance optional cancellation (please contact us for more information).

Options extras (subject to availability):

  • Double room for single use + €6,800 
  • Excursions with guide and private vehicles at ports of call: (excluding Galapagos and Patagonia)  + €10,000 per person (based on 2)
  • Excursions with private guide speaking Spanish, German, Italian or Portuguese: no supplement for 8 or more passengers speaking the same language, + €2,000 per person for up to 8 passengers speaking the same language.
  • Overseas flight, on request.

Formalities:

As of March 20th, 2024 for American and US citizens: Passport valid for 6 months after the return date with at least 6 blank pages. Visa formalities taken care of.
No mandatory vaccine, consult your doctor for more details on the recommended vaccines.

Conditions of Registration:

No extra fee for wire transfer payment in USD or payment in EUR, contact us for other payment methods.

Registration form duly completed, signed and:

  • 1st deposit of 30% on reservation;
  • 2nd deposit of 20% to be received by June 7th, 2024;
  • Balance due by December 16th, 2024.

Insurance:

Cancellation insurance, optional, highly recommended, please consult us for rates and conditions. For non-EU residents, mandatory travel insurance.
Assistance / luggage / repatriation: included in the price of the trip.
Professional Liability Insurance: underwritten by Safrans du Monde at GENERALI IARD, 2 rue Pillet Will, 75009 PARIS for 2,000,000 euros, police AT611977, in order to cover the consequences of the professional civil liability that Safrans du Monde may incur in his capacity as a traveloperator, limited to the aforementioned policy.

Conditions of Cancellation:

Any cancellation will have to be communicated by registered mail with acknowledgment of receipt and will involve the following cancellation costs depending on the date of receipt:
• 180 days or more before departure: 10 % of the amount of the journey;
• From 179 to 120 days before departure: 30 % of the amount of the journey;
• From 119 to 90 days before departure: 40 % of the amount of the journey;
• From 89 to 60 days before departure: 50 % of the travel amount;
• From 59 to 30 days before departure: 75 % of the amount of the journey;
• Less than 30 days before departure: 100% of the travel amount;

Prices and Conditions of Application:

Our prices payable in Euros are firm, but they can be revised according to the conditions described below and the terms of the General Conditions of Sale of article R.211-12 of the Tourist Code, contained in the annex to this brochure. Our prices are based on the economic conditions in force on March 20, 2024 in particular for the rates of accommodation, transport, fuel (IATA 850 USD/T), taxes (stay, security, airport, etc.) and the exchange rate US Dollar (1 EUR = 1,08 USD).
Air transport is provided for under this program, airlines and aircraft types are listed for information only, subject to change without notice. Given the complexity of this journey, the type of aircraft planned and/or one or more stops could be subject to modification or even replacement, justified by an event outside the organizer and unforeseen at the time of publication of the brochure (January 8th, 2024) in particular for hotels and/or with regard to authorizations to land or take off from an airport planned). If the group does not reach the minimum number of participants related to the type of aircraft, the Air Cruise may be canceled. Domestic flights in the options are all in economy class (Business Class for Easter Island). For significant changes such as cancellation of departure for failure to reach the minimum number of participants or modification of the price of the journey or significant change of route (more than one stop) the customer will be informed as far as possible no later than 21 days before departure. In each of these three cases, the client will have a period of 8 days upon receipt of the notification to accept the new proposal or request the cancellation of his registration. In this case, the sums paid by the client will be fully refunded, however, no compensation can be claimed. Similarly, if the cancellation of the journey is imposed by circumstances of epidemic, force majeure or exceptional and unavoidable circumstances as defined by Article L. 211-1 and following and R. 211-3 à R. 211 of the Tourism Code, the client will not be entitled to any compensation. Any interruption of the journey which is not caused by the organizer, shall not be subject to any reimbursement, even partial, nor to transport or other benefits, unless taken over in whole or in part by an insurance company and this within the limits of the insurance contract entered into.

Customer Service:

Any complaint will be addressed as soon as possible and no later than 20 days after the date of return by registered mail with acknowledgement of receipt by attaching the supporting documents to Safrans du Monde - 39, boulevard des Capucines – 75002 PARIS.. RCS Paris 504 235 854 - SAS with capital of €18,000 - NAF 7911Z - IM 075140076 - Accelerant Insurance Europe SA Financial Guarantee.