October 31 & November 15
At the heart of London’s Mayfair, Claridge’s
luxury hotel is perfectly located near the West End’s stylish shopping districts, leafy Royal parks and thriving business centers. The ideal location to begin and end our trip.Mövenpick Hotel
Located a two-minute walk from the Petra entrance gate, the Mövenpick blends Middle Eastern craftsmanship with Western design. Notable features include an excellent gym and hammam (Arabic steam bath), restaurant, well-stocked library and spacious, contemporary guest rooms. The resort’s 183 rooms and suites are equipped with all modern conveniences, including air-conditioning/heating, satellite TV, direct-dial telephones, coffee and tea-making facilities, hairdryer, and minibar.Umaid Bhawan Palace, Jodhpur
This magnificent palace, built in the 1930s and still home to Maharaja Gaj Singh II, sits on a hilltop above vast gardens. Extravagant public rooms feature period pieces from the maharaja's enormous collection. A pool, racquet courts, health club, croquet and billiards provide recreation. Guest rooms have high ceilings, period furnishings and large baths.Shangri-La Villingili Resort & Spa
Set amidst sensational sandy beaches and lush tropical foliage, this unique all-villa Maldives resort property is located in a spacious, boutique-style environment. From private ocean retreats to tropical tree houses, these villas offer sensational views. Guests experience the ultimate in serenity with touches of Middle Eastern and Indian elements. Property amenities include a selection of fine-dining choices and innovative spa treatments. Standard villa amenities feature Internet access, Bose DVD player, iPods and docking stations.Kigali Serena Hotel
The Kigali Serena Hotel is located in the commercial heart of Rwanda. It has 104 rooms, all air conditioned, a restaurant, bar, and a café. Other amenities include a pool, gym, beauty salon, and gift shop. Each room has a mini bar, coffee/tea-making facilities, hairdryer, and an in-room safe. Laundry service and 24 hour room service are both available.Mountain Gorilla View Lodge
Recently opened in January 2009, this property features special details such as a wood-burning fireplace, hot water bottles for the beds on cold nights, and shoe/boot cleaning after gorilla trekking. Each chalet is on its own path in a peaceful setting with volcanoes in the background.Virunga Lodge
Set in a spectacular location overlooking the Virunga volcanoes and shimmering lakes of Ruhondo and Bulera, the Virunga Lodge offers comfortable bandas
with modern amenities. This lodge has a strong commitment to eco-principles, and bandas
are lit by solar panels, lanterns, and candles for consistent and adequate lighting throughout our stay. Laundry service, massages, spirits, and wines are complimentary at this fine property.Sabinyo Silverback Lodge
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is situated on the edge of the Parc National des Volcans in northwestern Rwanda, in an undulating area of 11 hectares with fabulous views towards the Parc National des Volcans, its five volcanoes (comprising part of the Virunga Volcano range) and distant lowland agricultural areas.
The lodge comprises of a central building, with reception, bar, dining room, library/games room, community awareness center, client washrooms and shop. Both the bar and dining room have extensive outdoor decks from which our clients can enjoy the spectacular views.
Accommodation at Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge consists of five double cottages, two suites and one family suite. All are stone buildings with Rwandese terracotta tile roofs, and feature large sitting areas, fireplaces, stylish en-suite bathrooms finished with Venetian plaster, a dressing room and a sheltered veranda. Heat exchangers in the fireplaces provide a plentiful supply of hot water.
All guest cottages are discretely and privately situated in the folds of the hills, and each has its own unique view. The altitude of the lodge is approximately 7,000 feet above sea level so the climate is generally cool, and the volcanoes rise to a height of almost 15,000 feet.
Sabyinyo Silverback Lodge is more than a top quality lodge. It’s also a power for driving socio-economic development and conservation in the areas adjacent to the Parc National des Volcans in Rwanda.Four Seasons Resort Marrakech
November 12-14Four Seasons Resort Marrakech
features lofty views of the Atlas Mountains and sun-filled Marrakech. Luxury hotel rooms are as calming and secluded as they are inspiring and open. The resort also features five outstanding resort restaurants, bars and trendy lounges.