Remote Lands Expands Aman Private Jet Journeys Wellness Trips

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Remote Lands has expanded its Aman Private Jet Journeys with three new trips for fall 2017. In addition to the annual Aman Private Jet Expedition, which will highlight the new Aman in Shanghai, there will be two brand-new Aman Wellness Journeys.

The wellness trips, which are led by Pilates, yoga and body rolling specialists, will incorporate daily wellness sessions and health-conscious meals into cultural excursions. All three trips will fly 16 guests across Asia on two Gulfstream G200 private jets where they will stay in Aman resorts in China, Bhutan, India, Sri Lanka, Bali, Vietnam, Thailand and the Philippines. Each guest or couple will have their own car, driver and guide for all airport transfers and tours, in addition to customizable itineraries. The entire group will come together each day for cocktail parties, meals and group wellness sessions.

Aman Wellness Journey – September 18 - October 3, 2017

The 16-day itinerary will include stops in Bali and Java, Indonesia, followed by the Philippines and Vietnam, staying at Amandari and Amankila in Bali, Amanjiwo in Borobudur, Amanpulo in Pamalican Island and Armanoi in Nha Trang, Vietnam.

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The trip will be led by renowned wellness specialist Yamuna Zake, the woman behind the Yamuna Body Rolling Method, who will provide intensive daily body rolling sessions at each Aman property along with inflight sessions during transit to work the joints and muscles. Guests will also be treated to health-conscious meals and cultural excursions.

Itinerary highlights include: learning how to cook traditional Indonesian and Filipino dishes from local experts; island-hopping in the Philippines by private jet; taking a private snorkeling excursion to discover Indonesia’s abundant sea life; and watching sunrises over Java’s Borobudur monument. For the wellness sessions, guests will be provided with their own Yamuna kit of essential apparatus, which includes different sized balls for body rolling, and will learn the keystones of Yamuna’s method – breathing, footwork, yoga and Pilates-based movements. The journey is priced at $54,984 per person based on double occupancy, and $9,378 single supplement.

Aman Private Jet Expedition – October 8 - 24, 2017

Aman’s 2017 annual 17-day private jet journey will include stops in China, Bhutan, India and Sri Lanka, staying at Aman properties in Shanghai, Lijiang, Thimphu, Paro, Alwar, Ranthambhore, Galle and Tangalle. Aman Shanghai is opening this September and is the reason Shanghai has been added to the itinerary. The property is set in a historic village and is an opportunity for guests to experience a piece of China’s deep rural history.

The itinerary includes: a tour of Shanghai’s architecture and history with an expert; hiking up to the Tiger’s Nest monastery in Bhutan; yoga in the ancient city ruins of Bhangarh in Alwar, India; tiger-spotting on a Royal Bengal Tiger safari in Ranthambore National Park; exploring the historic Galle fort built in 1588 by the Portuguese; and a beach barbecue with fire dancing in Tangalle, Sri Lanka. The journey is priced at $64,888 per person based on double occupancy, and $23,000 single supplement.

Aman Wellness Journey – November 2-5, 2017

The trip will visit India, Sri Lanka and Thailand, with accommodations in Amanbagh in Alwar, India; Aman-i-Khas in Ranthambhore, India; Amangalla in Galle, Sri Lanka; Amanwella in Tangalle, Sri Lanka and Amanpuri in Phuket, Thailand.

The 14-day itinerary will be led by wellness specialists James D’Silva, founder of the Garuda Pilates Method, and yoga expert Eyal Chehanowski. In addition to daily morning and evening yoga and meditation classes, the trip will also incorporate cultural excursions such as exploring the Kingdom of Alwar; discovering the flora and fauna in Ranthambore National Park; immersion in the Ayurvedic lifestyle in Galle and Tangalle; and further wellness activities on Phuket. The journey is priced at $49,969 per person based on double occupancy, and $8,030 single supplement.

Remote Lands, Inc. is based in New York and Bangkok.

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