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These are the most ridiculously expensive holidays on the planet - but don't they look amazing

Mirror logo Mirror 10/08/2017 Rod McPhee

People will soon be able to visit the wreckage of the Titanic (Image: OceanGate) © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc People will soon be able to visit the wreckage of the Titanic (Image: OceanGate) Fancy trying the ultimate deep-sea dive? Then you’ll to need equally deep ­pockets to experience it.

From next year tourists will be able to make the 13,000ft journey to the bottom of the Atlantic to see the Titanic .

During its maiden voyage the “unsinkable” ship hit an iceberg on April 15, 1912, killing more than 1,500 passengers.

The submarine trip, run by Blue Marble Private, lets you see the vessel’s grand staircase among other highlights.

The catch? It'll set you back £85,000!

But what if you did have an unlimited budget - what other once-in-a-lifetime trips could you take?

We take a look at the world's most expensive, extreme and sometimes downright crazy holidays - never hurts to dream!

Meanwhile, for those of us who are on a more realistic budget, we've also got a round-up of the best holiday deals you need to know about - including sunshine and luxury trips. Or, treat yourself to a luxury holiday for less from our top picks.

High price Highlands

Credits: Reuters © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Reuters If you fancy something a little closer to home, then you could always charter the Orient-Express Royal Scotsman Train to take you around the rugged countryside of Scotland.

But don’t expect a little price tag. Just four nights will cost you £135,000, though that does provide accommodation for 36 lucky guests as it weaves between mountains, lochs and castles.

The ‘tip to toe’

Credits: Digital Vision © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Digital Vision If you like the icy wastes of the Arctic and Antarctic then the “tip to toe” trip is the one for you – as long as you have £70,000 to spare.

Visitors are treated to an 11-day trip from the North to South poles on board a luxurious private jet.

Passengers stop en route at other snowy climes, including Lapland in Finland, where they stay in igloos, fish through the ice and take husky rides.

After arriving in the Antarctic, treats include zip-lining across frozen lakes, kite skiing and visiting a large Emperor penguin colony.

The £1million cruise

© Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc For this hefty sum Six Star Cruises will take you and a partner around the world in complete luxury, above. 

In return for shelling out the equivalent of £8,000 a day, you’ll visit 28 countries –ranging from the US to the Maldives – in 124 days.

Transfers come in the form of private jets, helicopter pick-ups and Rolls-Royce Phantoms, while any overnight stays are guaranteed to be a minimum of five stars.

You’ll travel in an opulent ship with suites, butler service, Michelin-starred dining and an endless river of champagne.

Animal magic

Credits: Oljogihome.com © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Oljogihome.com It will set you back almost £600,000 but the 111-day Nature’s Edge tour will take you to a dozen locations where you can get up close with 18 endangered species . 

These stunning creatures include the white rhino in Kenya, above, and the Bengal tiger in India as well as the giant tortoises found in the Galapagos Islands and jaguars in Brazil.

Visitors camp out in pods in Antarctica and sleep in floating hotels in South America and help fund the conservation projects protecting the animals.

Heritage heaven

Credits: Getty © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Getty Dubbed “the world’s most expensive holiday” given the £990,000 price tag, this adventure does guarantee you access to almost 1,000 World Heritage Sites.

Website VeryFirstTo.com’s Ultimate Journey package includes stop-offs in Mexico’s ancient city of Monte Alban; the Taj Mahal in India; Petra, the symbol of Jordan; and Cambodia’s exotic Angkor temples. It takes two years to complete.

The mile low club

Yes, you’ve heard of the Mile high club, well now you could do the complete opposite and submerge yourself in the wonders of the world’s oceans.

This luxury submarine, courtesy of Oliver’s Travels, lets you travel in style with your own crew, including captain, chef and butler catering for your every need.

Pick from a variety of destinations ranging from beautiful coral reefs to sunken ships. But before you go mad just remember the cost, which starts at £175,000 per night.

Complete lunarcy

Credits: Photographer's Choice © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Photographer's Choice With just 24 people making the 239,000-mile journey, a trip to the moon is nothing if not exclusive. But at £70million per person, it’s expensive.

Two people have signed up for the ultimate vacation. It’s just that the company devising this private lunar expedition, Space Adventures, has yet to work out how to do it.

Apart from that tiny hurdle, they hope to send lucky tourists to circle the moon by the end of this decade.

Budget break

Credits: Alamy © Provided by Trinity Mirror Plc Credits: Alamy And finally, you can still do something daring (or daft) for under £100.

The Russian town of Chernobyl – home to the nuclear power station disaster of 1986 – was probably the last place anyone would want to go.

Until recently. As radioactivity levels fall, the site is a peculiar attraction for tourists.

Or you can head to the Alley of Leaders underwater museum where you can dive deep to be confronted by the images of Stalin, Lenin and Marx, off the coast of Cape Tarkhankut in Crimea.

Related: You can kayak in Canada's remote glaciers (provided by INSIDER)

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