Lightfoot Travel | A Private Expedition Through Oman And The UAE

Lightfoot Travel, bespoke travel operator with offices in Singapore, Hong Kong and Dubai, has launched an exclusive new private jet journey in partnership with GI Aviation, the first aviation business in the Gulf Region to reinvent private flying whilst being convenient and affordable, operating a fleet of Swiss-engineered executive airplanes.

The journey will take guests through Abu Dhabi’s Liwa Desert, across the sandy dunes of Salalah and into Oman’s fabled Green Mountain in the upmost splendor and style. Guests will experience the three Anantara’s properties, one of the leading hotel groups in the Middle East, and enjoy tours led by the country’s most knowledgeable guides, on an itinerary seamlessly crafted by Lightfoot’s expert Travel Designers according to their personal needs.

Anantara Jabal Akhdar Diana’s Viewpoint

Lightfoot Travel experiences include:

  • Desert picnic under the stars in the Liwa Desert.
  • Dine on the canyon-edge platform ‘Diana’s Point’ at Anantara Jabal Akhdar – once graced by Princess Diana of Wales and HRH Prince Charles, at sunset or under the stars.
  • Experience life as a local with a visit to the Friday goat market in Nizwa.

The Private Jet

The GI Aviation fleet consists of two Pilatus PC-12NG airplanes with a refined BMW designed executive cabin that can accommodate four to six passengers and provide guests with ample space to work or unwind during their flight.

The UAE and Oman with Anantara

The journey begins at Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara, a stunning boutique hotel situated amidst towering sand dunes in Abu Dhabi’s Liwa Desert, close to the famous ‘Empty Quarter’. While here, guests can try their hand at falconry or archery, enjoy a thrilling adventure in a 4×4, explore the desert by camel, or simply relax in the pool as wildlife graze below. The next stop is Al Baleed Resort Salalah By Anantara in Oman. Located between a beach and a freshwater lagoon, an absolute must for fans of watersports. For guests who prefer to remain on dry land, a myriad of activities are on offer from mountain tours to markets visits.

Qasr Al Sarab Desert Resort by Anantara

The final stop on the private jet journey is Anantara Al Jabal Al Akhdar Resort in Oman. This unique retreat is located 2,000 meters above sea level on the rim of the great canyon. Elevated in both location and luxury, it is one of the highest properties in the world. Activities include stargazing, photography lessons, rock climbing and archery, or simply hiding away in a private villa complete with its own pool and canyon views.