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Two-year Travel Package for Two Cost $1.5 Million

June 19, 2013 by

Taj Mahal, India

While most of us are looking for travel deals and ways to make our vacation dollars stretch, a British luxury e-commerce site, VeryFirstTo, is offering a two-year luxury travel deal that spans two years, costs $1.5 million and covers all of UNESCO’s sites (United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization).

The details of this luxury travel package are being orchestrated by Hurlingham Travel in the UK. This company prides itself on providing discrete travel services for luxury holidays.

sphinx and the great pyramid, Giza, Egypt

Sphinx and the great pyramid, Giza, Egypt

This luxury travel package is the most expensive in the world and covers 962 World Heritage Sites and 157 countries including:

The Taj Mahal in India: The Taj Mahal is thought to be the finest example of Mughal architecture, which combines elements from Persian, Indian, and Islamic architectural styles. In 1983, the Taj Mahal became a UNESCO World Heritage Site and is considered “the jewel of Muslim art in India and one of the universally admired masterpieces of the world’s heritage.”

The Pyramids in Egypt: The ancient Egyptian pyramids are one of the most recognized constructions in the world. The pyramids were constructed as tombs for the pharaohs and their queens in a variety of shapes and sizes from before the beginning of the Old Kingdom to the end of the Middle Kingdom.

The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City

The Forbidden City in China: The Forbidden City is the world’s largest palace complex. This ancient city houses 800 buildings with a total of about 9,000 rooms and is an interesting destination for those who enjoy history.

Cahokia Mounds State Historic Site in the U.S.: The Cahokia Mounds site was once a great city and bigger than London was in AD 1250. Those who lived here were master builders who constructed a wide variety of structures including monumental public works which have maintained their splendor for centuries.

This is just a handful of the sites included on this itinerary, but all sites have universal cultural value according to the UN body and are designated as “safe.” Luxury products and experiences of this trip can be customized by the couple and a donation of $7,500 will be made to UNESCO during the trip.

Photo credits: rachel in wonderland, gbakuFrancisco Diez

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  1. Julie C. says:

    It’s a crazy expensive trip but wouldn’t it be cool to go and see the significant cultural places and landmarks of the world?


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