This will be the final ‘Around the World’ journey for the Queen of the Skies before Qantas retires its Boeing 747 fleet in 2020. This life-changing, all-inclusive adventure will be the ultimate fond farewell to a true icon of modern travel, with a generous bucket list itinerary across Iceland, Jordan, Tahiti, Cambodia, Uzbekistan and Mexico. Read on for the incredible full itinerary...
Departing Australia on 29 April 2020, you’ll visit one of the world’s largest temple complexes, Angkor Wat in Cambodia; the quintessential Silk Road city of Samarkand in Uzbekistan; the legendary Petra and the Dead Sea in Jordan; the scenic splendour of the land of ice and fire, Iceland; Mayan ruins and colonial history in Merida, Mexico; and South Pacific paradise in Tahiti.
With two and three-night stays in each country, all-inclusive travel featuring a choice of travel classes on board the 747, an all-inclusive comprehensive sightseeing program including numerous ‘A La Carte’ choices, luxury accommodation, all meals including numerous highlight gala dinners, beer, wine and soft drinks included with all dinners and a full international Qantas bar service throughout all flights, Qantas Points and so much more – this will be the trip of a lifetime.
Read on for the awe-inspiring full itinerary below...
You can leave your wallet at home - your crew will take care of absolutely everything once you step aboard.
Advertised prices are all inclusive, twin share per person from Sydney. Connecting fares to join the journey in Sydney from other cities
are available on request.
Your journey can contribute to your Qantas Points balance - considerably. Depending on the class you select, you will benefit from a sliding scale of points that could take you even further on your next journey.
Business Prestige: 70,000
Business Class: 60,000
Premier Class: 45,000
Superior Plus: 35,000
Superior Class: 25,000
With five cabin classes available, your journey will set the standard in luxury travel. A hotel in the sky, you'll receive gourmet dining options prepared by the onboard chef and an enviably stocked bar full of French Champagne, premium quality Australian wines, beers and spirits. Within each seating class, guests will rotate seats on each sector ensuring a varied allocation of seats throughout the journey.
Superior Class guests will travel in Economy Class seats and enjoy everything from enhanced dining to French Champagne on board. All the seats are occupied in this part of the aircraft but this is much more than just your average flight – you’ll receive the VIP treatment.
From $22,400 pp twin share
Single supplement: $2,950
If personal space is your priority, rest assured you will have ample room to spread out in Qantas Economy seats with a guaranteed window or aisle seat and an empty seat next to you. An enhanced dining and bar service is included. This is how life in the clouds should be.
From $28,000 pp twin share
Single supplement: $2,950
If you’re looking for that little bit extra from your journey why not upgrade to Premier Class, where you can enjoy Qantas Premium Economy seats, designed for comfort and relaxation. You will also enjoy the Qantas Business meal and bar service.
From $35,000 pp twin share
Single supplement: $2,950
Featuring Qantas’ award winning Business service you can enjoy the next level of comfort with fully lie flat sleeper seats located on the main deck of our Qantas Boeing 747. Private car transfers to and from your home, exclusive Business Class dining and a selection of the very finest hotels complement our Business Class Experience.
From $55,000 pp twin share
Single supplement: $3,850
Located on the exclusive upper deck of our Qantas Boeing 747 you will find your heaven in the sky. Once the place of piano bars and cocktail lounges, this intimate and private section of the aircraft offers only 18 guests Qantas First Class meal service together with First Class wines, beers and spirits including vintage Champagne, all enjoyed from the comfort of your fully lie flat sleeper seat. You will also receive a First Class amenity kit featuring ASPAR skincare products and First Class pyjamas.
On the ground you will enjoy the highest standard of accommodation including suites in most hotels and private car transfers to and from each airport. See adjacent box for the full list of inclusions.
From $65,000 pp twin share
Single supplement: $6,150
ONE DEPARTURE ONLY!
29 April 2020 - 16 May 2020
Wednesday 29 April
Welcomed aboard in Sydney by a handpicked Qantas crew who will give you a taste of what lies ahead.
Thursday 30 April
A La Carte options feature throughout your journey, get your first taste of them this morning:
Early risers are rewarded by a trip to see the sun rise over Angkor Wat. Or stay nestled in bed a little while longer before beginning your exploration.
No matter your choice it won’t be long before you’re marvelling at the intricately carved bas reliefs of Angkor Wat and the Bayon, as well as exploring the ‘jungle temple’ of Ta Prohm. Return to your hotel for a late lunch. Spend time relaxing poolside or venture to the nearby markets. Angkor Wat provides an incredible backdrop for a special gala dinner tonight.
Friday 1 May
A day of choices awaits you:
This evening choose to dine at one of your hotel’s restaurants or join the Constellation team for a taste of local flavours.
Saturday 2 May
Samarkand. There are few more evocative or intriguing cities and fewer still with such a complex history. Today you achieve the ordinarily impossible, flying directly from Siem Reap to Samarkand. With lunch and an accompanying glass or two of fine wine on board you’ll reach the Silk Road before day’s end.
Sunday 3 May
A city of fierce legends and fables that stretch through the centuries. This morning we take in the sites, from the extraordinary tiles and azure domed madrassas of Registan Square to Gur Emir Mausoleum, the final resting place of Tamerlane. Before a traditional tea ceremony and lunch we’ll pay a visit to Ulugbek Observatory and the Bibi-Khanym Mosque.
An afternoon of A La Carte options from which to choose:
Registan Square by night takes on a dreamlike quality. This evening’s dinner at Ulugbek Madrasa on Registan Square will live long in your memory
Monday 4 May
Welcome back on board our flying home we journey to Amman and transfer directly down into the Jordan Valley for three nights of luxury by the Dead Sea.
Tuesday 5 May
Jordan is not an easy country to reach yet the ancient city of Petra ranks high on most travellers’ bucket lists. After today you can cross this incredible ancient city, carved into the rockface, off your list.
Anticipation builds as you wind your way through the narrow Siq, to be greeted as you turn the last corner by the magnificent Treasury building. And that’s just the beginning. The artefacts and buildings of this New Seven Wonder of the World lay almost untouched for centuries. Today the hidden secrets and iconic wonders of the ‘Lost City’ of Petra are yours to discover. Travel back to your hotel by the Dead Sea for dinner this evening.
Wednesday 6 May
Today you can make Jordan your own – select from our A La Carte options:
This evening a special dinner is planned… the rest is a surprise!
Thursday 7 May
Back on board our private 747 with its friendly Qantas crew relax with a glass of French Champagne and top quality meal service for the direct flight to Iceland.
For a country with the word “ice” in its name, Iceland has become a travel hot spot – there’s nowhere in the world quite like it. Waste no time becoming familiar with the lunar landscapes and moss covered fields as we take a pleasant diversion on our way from the airport to your hotel.
Friday 8 May
The next two days bring you many ways to experience this remarkable country – mix and match as you desire with our A La Carte options:
Sunday 10 May
It’s goodbye land of ice and fire, hello Mexico. Merida is a charming colonial town on the Yucutan Peninsula. And while you might be here for ancient Mayan ruins don’t be surprised if it’s Merida herself that steals your heart.
Monday 11 May
One of the most dramatically beautiful Mayan cities, the once thriving kingdom of Chichen Itza, is one of the New Seven Wonders of the World and a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Today is dedicated to exploring these magnificent ruins as local Maya guides regale us with stories of bravery, battle and brutal human sacrifice.
Return to your hotel for an array of diverse dining options – the choice is yours.
Tuesday 12 May
As a Mesoamerican civilisation the Maya Empire was highly sophisticated, known for its art, architecture, mathematics and
astronomy. Yesterday we witnessed what is considered the most expansive of the Mayan ruins. Today you’ve got some choices to make!
This evening you’re welcomed into a traditional hacienda for a magical dinner.
Wednesday 13 May
All of our Qantas flights are non stop, direct from one destination to the next, that’s the beauty of travelling aboard a privately chartered aircraft. Stretch out in your seat and make the most of the superior quality wine and food served on board. By now you’ll know your fellow travelers and the on board atmosphere is more like a social gathering than a flight.
We arrive into Tahiti this evening in time to enjoy a Polynesian dinner at your hotel.
Thursday 14 May
You’re in a tropical paradise and it’s your last full day on holiday – what do you do?
Dinner tonight is a choice of one of the restaurants in your hotel.
Friday 15 May
The time has come to say farewell to newfound friends. The best place for goodbyes is where it all started, aboard your private Qantas 747. The flight home is sure to be lively as you exchange numbers and reflect on our adventure Around the World.
Saturday 16 May
Arrive in Sydney today with time to connect to some Australian cities. Just be warned, it may take a week or so to adjust back to reality!
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