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India has a large and extensive transportation system. The country has one of the world’s largest railway and roadway network transporting millions of people every year. A travel in the Indian Subcontinent provides you an opportunity to experience the contemporary as well as some classics in transport: steam locomotives, narrow-gauge railways, the Ambassador car and the Enfield Bullet motorbike.
The country has one of the world’s largest roadway network. For Escorted Groups, Cox & Kings uses air-conditioned buses of an appropriate size for the number of people travelling, whilst on Private Journeys, Cox & Kings uses mid-size cars with an option to upgrade to the premium and luxury segment vehicles, available on request. They all feature air-conditioning and our drivers are experienced. Based on the size of the group or client requirement, we offer you the option of the following modes of transportation on our journeys. Please refer to page 80 for further details.

Deluxe Coaches
10 Seater Tempo Traveller: Seating capacity 7 with spacious and comfortable seats.
18 Seater Coach: Comfortably seats 15 passengers and offers luxurious 2x1 pushback seats.
35 Seater Coach: Comfortably seats 30 passengers and offers luxurious 2x2 pushback seats.
Volvo: The Volvo is designed for a comfortable long-distance travel. The unique chassis design, rear-mounted engine, high quality luxurious interior, 40 reclining seats, superior air-conditioning, reduced noise level and excellent air suspension.

Luxury Cars
Mercedes Benz: A limited range of modern Mercedes Benz cars are now available in India.
Toyota Camry: Fresh and inspiring, the Camry shapes a new global quality standard in the luxury segment. The result is an open roomy cabin with excellent leg and head room.
Honda Accord: With unbeatable style, elegance, luxury, and performance, the Accord sets the benchmark for luxury sedans.

Premium Cars
Toyota Corolla: Two-tone colour scheme, leather upholstery, chrome highlights... the interiors of the Corolla hold nothing back. Space is never at a premium in the Corolla.
Ford Fiesta: Engineered specifically to adapt to demanding Indian road conditions, the Fiesta combines its high stability with exceptional driving comfort. The suspension is specially tuned to better absorb road surface disturbances.
Honda City: The City is a stylish compact sedan with a sophisticated and trendy exterior, encompassing the latest in aerodynamics.

Mid Size Cars
Tata Indigo: This four-door family saloon with hatchback is built in India and is the standard car used by Cox & Kings for Private Journeys ideal for two people.
Ford Ikon:
The Ikon comes with a well-proportioned look with well-crafted interiors, ample legroom, power steering and central locking, childproof rear locks and side impact beams.
Maruti Esteem: What makes the Esteem the ultimate in driving pleasure is a combination of many features – international standards of technology, outstanding styling and safety.

Multi Utility Vehicles (MUV’s) and Sports Utility Vehicles (SUV’s)
Mercedes Viano: The Viano is a blend of quality and attention to detail. It boasts of first-class safety, flexible seating options and ample storage space. The Viano has very spacious. elegant and comfortable interiors.
Toyota Innova: The Innova is a large vehicle combining the best features of a sedan with the ground clearance of an MPV to ensure a more comfortable journey especially for long distances. AC vents in all three rows to bottle holders for every passenger come together to create the next standard in comfortable motoring.
Ford Endeavour: The Endeavour is a rugged but stylish SUV. Its high seat position and spacious interior makes it ideal for long distances journeys. Chevrolet Tavera: The Tavera is a practical multi-utility vehicle loaded with top-of-the line safety features. It is a vehicle for those looking for a spacious, yet stylish and comfortable ride. Some of the special features, include larger reinforced tyres and rims, and recalibrated suspension and brakes.
Toyota Qualis: The Qualis is renowned for its versatility, reliability and convenience. The interior of the car is luxurious with ample leg room.

Note: All the above listed cars in the Premium, Luxury and Mid Size segment, MUV’s and SUV’s can comfortably seat 3 passengers + 1 driver excluding the Viano which can seat up to 7 people + 1 driver. Please contact us for details on type of vehicles available for your selected journey.

Important Note: Road conditions in India change throughout the year, due to monsoon rains and extreme weather patterns and journey times can vary enormously at all times of the year which is beyond the control of Cox & Kings.