's Digital Edge launches monsoon packages Team

(19 July 2007 9:40 pm)


MUMBAI: Tourism is the monsoon might no longer be an off-season issue as online travel portals come out with special packages designed for monsoon-friendly locations. This started with the Kerala government aggressively promoting their locales.

Lately online-travel portal has launched 'Monsoon Masti', catering to about 35 locations across India under two packages 'Monsoon Weekend Breaks' and 'Monsoon Holidays'.

Some of the popular locations include include higher altitude spots like Lonavala, Mahabaleshwar, Bhandardara, Saputara, Goa which blossom with greenery and waterfalls.


From the rest of the country Nainital, Mussoorie, Shimla, Dehradun, New Delhi, Ooty, Coonoor, Bheemeshwari, Yercaud from Bangalore have also been included in the list.

'Monsoon weekend breaks' includes various destinations that are 100 to 300 kms away from Mumbai, Delhi and Bangalore. "These packages are designed where people can rejuvenate over the weekend and get back to face the challenges of another hectic week ahead," says head India operations Amal Purandare.

This package has various options ranging from Rs. 1,800/- for two nights and three days stay up to Rs. 14,000/- for three nights and four days stay, he added.


'Monsoon holidays' package comprises scenic destinations across India like Cochin, Kerala, Goa, Kinnaur, Thekkady and many more. The packages range from Rs. 3,300/- for two nights and three days stay to Rs. 24,000/- for seven nights and eight days stay.

" also provides various packages like 'Weekend Gateways', 'Mind Body and Soul' and 'Road Less Traveled'. We have a dedicated team of travel consultants who can guide you to feel the special holiday experience that India has to offer during the monsoons," says marketing head Sameer Patil. currently specializes in handling regular travel requirements of corporate customers, including group bookings.

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