- A visit to the International Space Station
- 20,000,000–35,000,000 US dollar(s)
- Not Applicable ()
The most expensive tourist trip is a visit to the International Space Station. As of 2009, this cost between $20–35 million. Since 2001 seven individuals, including Hungarian-born US-software billionaire Charles Simonyi (USA) and Guy Laliberte, the founder of Cirque du Soleil, have paid a fee reported to be at least $20 million for trips to the International Space Station brokered by the American company Space Adventures. The exact fee they paid has not been made public. Charles Simonyi departed on 26 March 2009 and returned to Earth on 9 April 2009. Guy Laliberte departed on 30 September 2009.