Come experience the longest eclipse of this century only with Cox and Kings 15th, June 2009
Cox and Kings, the 250-year-old travel company invites you to an experience of a lifetime. July 22, 2009 is the day to view the longest and total Solar Eclipse of this century.
In association with Eclipse Chasers Athenaeum, the eclipse sphere of Space Technology and Education Pvt. Ltd, Cox and Kings (I) Ltd. gives you the opportunity to view it in one of the cities that will witness the total eclipse - the city of Patna. To catch another one longer, you might have to wait for a 100 years.
Cox and Kings’ Solar Eclipse 2009 package is a three-day/ two-night package beginning on July 21, 2009 in Patna. Priced at Rs. 8145 per person on a twin sharing basis, it will include accommodation, viewing of the longest solar eclipse under SPACE expert supervision; experiments and discussions under guidance of a SPACE educator at Patna Planetarium; entrances to all monuments of visit, sightseeing in Patna as per the itinerary; all meals and more.
According to Arup Sen, executive director, Cox and Kings India Ltd., "This is the first time that a package of this kind has been organised in the country. The experience of the Solar Eclipse is a unique one and this one is especially noteworthy as it is the longest Total Solar Eclipse of this century. In India, the shadow will sweep over the cities of Surat, Indore, Bhopal, Varanasi, and Patna."