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Cox & Kings offers air charter service for Kumbh Mela
3rd, September 2015

Cox and Kings, the leading holidays and education travel group with operations in 23 countries, is introducing special packages for Kumbh Mela as a part of Bhakti Yatra- the spiritual tours offered by the company. The packages include transfers by charter plane from Mumbai to Ozar, which is 15 kms from Nashik and then by helicopter from Ozar to Trimbakeshwar. One of the packages also provide an option of Mumbai to Ozar journey by private vehicle.

The packages for Kumbh Mela start from 28,099 per person. All the packages offer guided tour to Kumbh Mela and a special documentary show on Nashik Kumbh Mela. The travellers also get an opportunity to attend Vedic Hawan and also to visit an Akhada to meet with sadhus. The accommodation is provided in well-appointed A/c Luxury Maharaja Tent.

Nashik is considered as one of the holiest cities in India wherein the Kumbh mela takes place after gap of 12 yrs. An estimate says that more than 20 million devotees are expected to arrive at Nasik and Shri Trimbakeshwar for holy dip during the Kumbh Mela starting from 14th Aug until 26th Sep 2015. Visiting Kumbh mela is a once a lifetime experience that an avid traveller look forward to, irrespective of his/her religious orientation.

Cox and Kings’ packages have been tailor made to attract customers at different price points based on affordability.

  • Kumbh Mela 2 (5D / 4N) - 62,799 per person
    (Transfers: Charter plane from Mumbai to Ozar and then by helicopter from Ozar to Trimbakeshwar, same is applicable for the return journey as well)


  • Kumbh Mela 1 (4D / 3N) - 50149 per person
    (Transfers: Charter plane from Mumbai to Ozar and then by helicopter from Ozar to Trimbakeshwar, same is applicable for the return journey as well)


  • Kumbh Mela (3D / 2N) - 28099 per person
    (Transfers: Mumbai to Ozar by private vehicle and Ozar to Trimbakeshwar by helicopter, same is applicable for the return journey as well)


ABOUT COX AND KINGS LTD: (BSE: 533144 | NSE: COX&KINGS)

Cox & Kings Ltd. (CKL) is one of the longest established travel companies in the world since 1758. Headquartered in India, it is the leading holidays and education travel group with operations in 23 countries across 4 continents. In India, Cox & Kings has presence in 149 cities across the country.

A premium brand in all travel related services, the business can be broadly categorised as Leisure Travel, Corporate Travel, Education & Activity Travel, MICE, Trade Fairs, Visa Processing and foreign exchange.

CKL is amongst the largest players with its range of specialist options. Innovative packaging, pricing and marketing have been the hallmarks of its success over the years.

In India, the company has a robust domestic business under the brand name Bharat Deko and is a leading MICE operator out of India. CKL is amongst the major Foreign Exchange providers in the country. The Outbound Tours are segregated into Duniya Dekho (escorted tours), FlexiHols (customised tours), Luxury Escapades (unique & luxurious travel) & NRI (catering to Indians across the world).

CKL is amongst the major Foreign Exchange providers in the country. The Outbound Tours are segregated into Duniya Dekho (escorted tours), FlexiHols (customised tours), Luxury Escapades (unique & luxurious travel) & NRI (catering to Indians across the world).

CKL also owns Holidaybreak, an education and activity travel group based in UK. It has more than 15 long-established and widely recognised brands. Holidaybreak provides educational and activity trips for school children; worldwide adventure holidays; short breaks in the UK and Europe.

Over the years the company has won many awards that stand testimony to its excellent service. Recent awards include “Favourite Outbound Tour Operator” awarded by the Outlook Traveller Awards 2014 to Cox & Kings India, “India’s Leading Tour Operator” & “India’s Leading Travel Agency” awarded by the World Travel Awards 2013, “Best UK operator” awarded by The Travel Weekly Awards 2013 to Superbreak, “Best Company providing Foreign Exchange in India” awarded by the CNBC Awaaz Travel Awards 2013.

CKL is one of the founding members of the World Travel and Tourism Council (WTTC), and are members of premier industry associations namely the Travel Agents Federation of India (TAFI), the Travel Agents Association of India (TAAI), Indian Association of Tour Operators (IATO), European Tour Operators Association (ETOA), and the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA).


For further media details, contact: Thomas C Thottathil, AVP - Corporate Communications; thomasct@coxandkings.com
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