Across the globe and across the ages, culture has flourished in times of prosperity and remained an enduring touchstone in times of hardship. Delve into rich and timeless traditions from western Europe to eastern Asia and discover how cultures of the past continue to influence contemporary life. Trace history in the remarkable architecture of Budapest and Berlin, and explore the vestiges of once-powerful civilizations amid the ancient ruins of Sri Lanka and Israel. Delve into the legacy of the Silk Road in the beautiful cities of Samarkand and Tbilisi, and get immersed in the timeless lifestyle of Mongolia’s nomads. Amid the marble palaces and winding souks of Oman, soak up the rhythms of life on the Arabian Peninsula. Along the way, get immersed in the art, music, dance, and flavors that define these rich cultures.


  • Deluxe or best available accommodations
  • All meals, from dinner on the first night to breakfast on the final morning
  • All beverages, including liquor, aboard the private jet and during special events and cocktail parties; house wine and beer at lunches and dinners
  • Daily activities, excursions, options, and special events as indicated in the itinerary; enrichment program, including lectures by a team of experts
  • Airport transfers upon arrival and departure
  • Transportation by private jet and other conveyance, as noted in the itinerary
  • Gratuities
  • $50,000 medical evacuation insurance for covered reasons and services of an expedition physician
  • Laundry services, excluding dry-cleaning

23 nights from $94,995 per person