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Cox & Kings' Gaurav Yatra tours for Gujaratis and Jains!
18th, February 2010

Travel to Europe, 100% pure vegetarian and all inclusive tours starting Rs.1,39,999 only...

Mumbai, February 18, 2010: Cox and Kings (India) Ltd, the longest established travel company in the world in 1758, introduces all inclusive Gaurav Yatra tours specially designed for Gujaratis and Jains to Europe and other exciting destinations across the world. The tours are pure vegetarian tours with discounts of upto Rs.54,000. The offer is valid till February 26th, 2010.

Gaurav Yatra is launched with a purpose to organize group tours for Gujaratis and Jains with a local language speaking tour manager. The idea behind Gaurav Yatra is to have only Gujaratis and Jain people on the tour at all inclusive affordable prices. The traveller does not have to pay even a single rupee more on the trip. Besides, Gaurav Yatra tours provide Jain departures along with Indian breakfast and masala tea. There are also special senior citizen departures.

According to Karan Anand, Head - Relationships and Supplier Management, Cox and Kings (India) Ltd, "We have designed these all inclusive and 100% pure vegetarian tours keeping in mind the requirements of our Gujarati and Jain customers like a local language speaking guide, pure vegetarian meals, Jain and special senior citizen departures."

The packages to Europe include:
  1. European Fiesta, a 12-day/11-night package to United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland and Germany. The all inclusive package for Rs.1,69,999 is offered at a discounted price of Rs.1,39,999 per person on twin sharing basis.
  2. European Bonanza, 15-day/14-night package to United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Austria, Italy and Germany. The all inclusive package for Rs.2,11,999 is offered at a discounted price of Rs.1,69,999 per person on twin sharing basis.
  3. European Dhamaka, a 19-day/18-night package to United Kingdom, The Netherlands, Belgium, France, Switzerland, Germany, Austria, Monaco and Italy. The all inclusive package for Rs.2,43,999 is offered at a discounted price of Rs.1,89,999 per person on twin sharing basis.
The tour inclusions include economy class return airfare, hotel accommodation, sightseeing, Cox and Kings tour manager services, meals as per the itinerary and TrawellTag with insurance.

The highlights of the European tour are:
  1. Fragonard - The Parfumeur has been creating their famous perfumes since 1926, combining traditional methods with modern production techniques. They have factories in Grasse and at the village of Eze on the French Riviera, where the air is redolent with the fragrance of flowers specially grown by Fragonard, foremost 'parfumier' of France, to create some of their best perfumes.
  2. Grevin Wax Museum - Relive the French history with over 300 was figures in a magnificent setting of gold and marble and admire the work of the mentor who taught Madame Tussauds! The latest addition is our very own Shah Rukh Khan.
  3. Chamonix - Nestled picturesquely at the foot of Mont Blanc, Europe's highest summit at 4,810 m. Pamper your taste buds in the glass rooftop restaurant overlooking the spectacular view of the highest Alpine Peaks. Enjoy two magnificent excursions, a spectacular ascent on the Aiguille du Midi cable car, one of the highest in the world and the 100 year old rack and pinion train to Montenvers. The stellar attraction is 'Mer de Glace', the second largest glacier in the Alps.
  4. Mount Cox & Kings - An exclusive Swiss mountain in the Lungern Schonbuel belt. Enjoy a cable car ride as it winds uphill, enabling a 360 degree view of the Bernese Oberland. If viewing is not enough, there are walking trails, games, chocolate casting. To top it, there is some music and disco dancing.
  5. Glacier 3000 - One of the most beautiful Alpine peaks at 3000m above sea level. Enjoy a spectacular view of the majesty of the Matterhorn, Mont Blanc and Jungfrau and more of the Alps against the cloudless blue sky. Experience the thrill of a ride on the Alpine Coater, the world’s highest bobsleigh track.
  6. The Lido Show - A Gala evening at the Lido in Paris. The most sought after show, the excursion includes a romantic River Seine Cruise, Indian dinner the Bonheur show and an illumination tour of Paris by night.
  7. Swarovski Crystal Wolds - The museum of the world-renowned Austrian crystal maker. Some of the highlights include the world's largest crystal, a wall of crystals, a crystal dome etc.
For more details, contact 1800 209 9121; SMS: GAURAV to 5757513 or log on to

For further details contact:
Thomas C Thottathil, Head - Corporate Communications;
Rishika Kothari, Executive - Corporate Communications;
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