Press Releases / June 2007

Cleartrip launches exciting domestic getaway packages

Mumbai, June 20, 2007 : Weekends will never be the same again! Building on the great–to–be–outdoors weather that comes with the Indian monsoons, Cleartrip has handpicked thirty of the most exciting holiday options that a country as incredible as India has to offer. Indulge the free spirit with Wildlife tours of Corbett & Rishikesh or beat the bustle with a trip to Hill Stations Munnar & Thekkady or simply unwind on the Beaches of Pondicherry. Starting from Rs 6499 per person, the getaway packages cover all regions of India and the Cleartrip Exclusives, which as part of the price will only serve to make the holiday a memorable experience for customers to cherish.

Speaking on the launch of new holiday packages, Sandeep Murthy, Chief Executive Officer, Cleartrip said, “ We are extremely excited to introduce a range of carefully researched itineraries for some of the most scenic and exhilarating locales for our customers. They can travel with their families & friends and enjoy the peace and quiet of an undiscovered beach, a picturesque view of the valley or fulfill desires to take a walk on the wild side. Look out for the Cleartrip Exclusives, which are value additions that come as part of the package that provide exhilarating experiences”.

To add that extra special touch, Cleartrip has introduced exclusive experiences such as snorkeling lessons to facial massages during Beach holidays, tea tasting ceremonies to river rafting in the Hill Stations and elephant rides in Periyar to soothing boat cruises in the Sundarbans. What better way to celebrate the monsoons!

India is home to the most diverse varieties of beaches in the world. Choose from an array of salt water bodies including Goa, Kovalam, Puri, Lakshadweep, Mahabalipuram, Karwar, Alibagh/ Murud–Janjira and Port Blair to sink yourselves into. Placid backwaters and lagoons, bays and rough lava–rocked seas, marine estuaries with fish, crashing surf, powdery golden sands or palm fringed shores, India has a beach for every sea lover. The coasts of India have their own seafood cuisine, relaxing spas, water sports and great places to stay.

India offers a host of lush green mountain destinations to choose from. Wooded slopes, flower bedded hills, mighty rocks, enchanting waterfalls, little treks. India offers hill destinations such as Manali & Chadigarh, Shimla & Kasauli, Mussorie & Rishikesh, Gulmarg & Pahalgam, Darjeeling & Gangtok, Munnar & Thekkady, Ooty & Kodaikanal, Coorg & Hasan, Nainital & Binsar, Dalhousie, Palampur & Dharamshala, that are not only noted for their cool unpolluted air and stunning scenery but also for a serene ambience, rolling meadows and spellbinding views.

India encapsulates a rich diversity of wildlife supplemented by an equally rich variety of flora and fauna. The sight and sound of a majestic elephant, a peacock’s dance, the stride of a camel, the roar of a tiger are unparalleled experiences. Watching birds and animals in their natural habitats is an experience in itself. Wildlife enthusiasts can explore untamed havens such as Bandhavgarh & Khajuraho, Bharatpur & Ranthambhore, Corbett & Rishikesh, Kanha & Bandhavgarh, Nagarhole & Mysore, Periyar & Kumarakom, Wayanad & Kozikhode, Panna & Khajuraho, Sasangir & Junagarh. The immense heritage of wildlife in India comprises more than 70 national parks and about 400 wildlife sanctuaries including the bird sanctuaries.

For media enquiries, please contact:

Vinifer Gandhi
DGM – Corporate Communications
vinifer.gandhi@cleartrip.com