Anand Yatra: A special for Maharashtrians from Cox & Kings|
8th, March 2007
Cox & Kings, the 249-year-old travel company, now introduces holiday packages for its Maharashtrian clientele. This segment is comfortable with an all-inclusive holiday package.
The two packages are
- European Discovery: It is a 14-day/13-night package that covers Italy, Austria, Liechtenstein, Swtizerland, France, Belgium, the Netherlands and United Kingdom. The package cost is Rs 1.32,999
- European Splendours: It is a 19-day/18-night package that covers Germany, The Czech Republic, Austria, Italy, Monaco, Switzerland, France, Belgium, The Netherlands and United Kingdom. The package cost is Rs 1.62,999 lakh.
These are all-inclusive packages and the tour cost covers, airfare, hotel accommodation, all taxes and all meals. The traveler does not have to pay even a single rupee more on this trip. According to Karan Anand, director, Cox & Kings, ``we have designed this package keeping in mind the requirements of our Maharashtrian clientele. Moreover, we have stationed our chefs at key hotels in Europe. They have been specially flown from India.’’
The highlights of our tour are as follows
(a) Chamonix-Mont Blanc: You can enjoy an overnight stay and savour home-cooked food in this region. Visit the highest point of Mont Blanc at 4,180 metres, which is Europe’s highest summit. Secondly, enjoy an excursion as you ride the red cogwheel train to Montenvers.
(b) Mt Cox & Kings: A mountain in Switzerland that’s all yours. Getting there is half the fun. There are walking trails, games, chocolate casting and an animated singing cow stable for kids. To top it up, there is a Swiss Folklore show event, with an enticing Gala dinner followed by disco dancing.
(c) Jungfraujoch: Take this beautiful cogwheel train ride to the highest railway station in Europe. Walk on the Aletsch Glacier, the longest ice river in the Alps. We have been honoured with our own Ice Sculpture at the Ice Palace—an exclusive first. And finally a hot Indian lunch.
(d) A spell of Mt Titlis: Ride a rotating cable car up the mountain or the Ice Flyer chair lift offers a breathtaking view. Vist the Glacier park or just experience the thrill of sledging down the snow-covered slopes.
(e)The Lido Show: A Gala evening at the Lido in Paris. The most sought after show, we have reserved the eight o clock show with dinner. This excursion also includes a romantic River Seine Cruise and an illumination tour of Paris by night.
(f) TGV Train: Ride in one of the fastest train in the world. The TGV is the French high speed train which is spacious, and offers one of the best train rides anywhere in the world. What’s more it touches a speed of 300 kms per hour and cuts down travel time between Geneva and Paris.
(g) P&O Cruise: On this cruise, casinos, fine dining, movies and entertainment all to tempt you from you comfortable cabin and make this ferry crossing one of the enjoyable aspects of your tour.
(h) Grevin Wax Museum: Grevin, in Paris, is a legendary entertainment site since 1882. It has 300 wax figures of superstars, international celebrities, top models, political leaders and sports heroes who are waiting to be photographed by you. An exclusive only with Cox & Kings.
About Cox&Kings: It is a 249-year-old travel company, established in 1758. It has been a long and eventful journey since then and it offers a one-stop shop for the travel needs of all segments of travelers. It specializes in Destination Management, Leisure Travel MICE, NRI Holidays and Trade Fairs. In Currency Exchange the company has been granted Category II licence by the Reserve Bank of India enabling it to enjoy Authorised Dealer Status. It has been consistently winning numerous awards. In the recent past it has won the Government of India’s National Tourism Award for Conferences, for as many as seven years. C&K has bagged the National Tourism Award for the best Domestic Operator for the last three years. At the Galileo Express Awards it had won the Best Outbound tour operator award in 2003-04 and since then for three years in a row, it has been winning the Best Domestic Tour Operator award. For 2005-06 it also won the award for the Best Technology platform in the travel industry. The company is also the General Sales Agent for Rail Europe, Euro Disney, Globus and Cosmos and Star Cruises. It has 13 offices in India and a network of over 500 GSAs and PSAs across the country. C&K's overseas offices are located in UK, USA, Germany, France, Belgium, Japan, Russia, South Africa, Sweden and Australia.