Compact Travels with its team of destination experts headed by Director Subhash Motwani is focusing on 3 key areas which are known as the emerging outbound markets for Indian leisure travellers…
It comprises of
- Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Ecuador and Iguaçu Falls in the Americas
- South Africa, Namibia, Victoria Falls (Zambia Side) in the African Continent
- Australia, New Zealand, Fiji, Tahiti(French Polynesia) in the Pacific Region
First hand experience is what counts a lot and Subhash has visited Brazil, South Africa, Australia and New Zealand and is also a South Africa Fundi(Expert), an Aussie Specialist and a Kiwi Specialist certified by the respective tourism boards. Visit www.namastesouthafrica.com for a host of interesting South Africa holiday ideas.
SOME IDEAS include:
- Africa À LA CARTE – Choose and make your own itinerary visiting places from Cairo to Cape Town. Extensions to Kenya, Tanzania, Namibia and Victoria Falls available
- Amazing Australia– Combination of Sydney, Gold Coast, Tangalooma, Cairns and Melbourne, Islands of the Great Barrier Reef offers you fantastic family, entertainment or honeymoon options. You can enjoy extensions to Perth, Ayers Rock-Uluru as well as South Australia and Tasmania.
- Fascinating New Zealand – Self Drive, Adventure-Specials such as Bungee Jumping, Sky Diving, Off Road Adventure, Swoop, Zorbing as well as a walk on an active volcano, Independent or Coach based options. Choose from a wide range of itineraries that will take you from Coast to Coast or across the length and breadth of the North and South Islands, from Cape Reinga in the North to Stewart Islands in the South.
- Exotic Pacific Islands – Relax and rejuvenate yourselves on the fabulous islands of Fiji, Tahiti, Moorea and Bora Bora. Enjoy the unique experience of staying in an Overwater Bungalow with stunning sceneries.
- See the exciting region of South America through our Tango and Samba packages to Argentina and Brazil or explore the Lost City of Incas in Peru at Machu Picchu or take a helicopter ride over the Corcovado Peak or enjoy the Rio Carnival in fine splendour. Combine with an eco-friendly tour to the Galapagos Islands.
WESTERN, CENTRAL & EASTERN EUROPE
This comprises of:
- SCHENGEN States of Portugal, France, Italy, Greece, Spain and Switzerland
- Super 6 of Central Europe – Austria, Czech Republic, Germany, Hungary, Poland and Slovakia
COMPACT TRAVELS is the FIRST and ONLY destination specialist company to offer customized holiday packages to C.E. (Central and Eastern Europe). In terms of first hand knowledge, Subhash is a destination specialist having attended ASTA IDE (American Society of Travel Agents International Destination Expo) in Prague in 2006 and thereafter in 2008 in Lyon as well conducted by tourism boards of Central and Eastern Europe and certified as a destination expert, besides visiting most of these regions.
Compact Travels has customized itineraries which range from short stays OR stopovers to full fledged itineraries and to make it convenient an ideal combination of rail, road, air is also possible covering multi-country destinations including Eastern Europe such as Bulgaria, Croatia or Romania.
SOME BASIC ITINERARIES IN THESE AREAS:
- Roman Weekend – A very unique and personalized experience of the capital city
- Paris Surprise – Allow yourself to be charmed by an authentic and intimate journey rather than taking the run-of- the mill tours which can be combined with visits to Rhone Alps or Normandy or the French Riviera.
- Greek delight – Explore the beautiful islands with neighbouring Turkey, Egypt, Jordan or Cyprus.
- Gems of Germany – The first of our TRAVEL À LA CARTE concept. With our reliable partners in Germany we have chalked out the unique concept of travel designed by our Germany Destination Expert where you can explore each of the regions to plan out what you would like, as you like and extend your stay in Germany from a minimum of 7 days going upto 21 days or even more taking you across its 16 Federal States from North to South and East to West. Visit www.namastegermany.com – your Indian connection to Germany launched in April 2009.
- Austria PLUS – offers leisure travel to Austria with itineraries planned by our Austrian Certified Professionals.
- Grand tour of Czech Republic – Visit the most beautiful and famous places of Czech Republic while staying in Prague and combine with Imperial Cities in Hungary, Austria as well as Saxony (Germany).
- The Golden Triangle – Combinations of 3 must see cities of Central Europe: Prague – Budapest – Vienna.
- Pulsating Poland – An introductory tour to the best sights of Poland. See the new and the old capitals Warsaw and Krakow, the Auschwitz Holocaust Memorial, Czestochowa Monastery,
- The beautiful Tatra Mountains, and the world-famous salt mines in Wieliczka and the winter capital of Zakopane.
- German Classics – Enjoy beautiful landscapes and picturesque villages of Black Forest, Lake Constance and Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the architectural jewels of Neuschwanstein Castle , Nuremberg, Rothenberg and Würzburg, and sparkling cities of Rüdesheim – Heidelberg, Munich and Frankfurt
- Grand Italy – A country where nothing should be missed, this tour will take you to the mystic town of Assisi, the medieval city of Siena, the cradle of Renaissance Florence, the Romantic city of Venice, the beautiful Lake Como.
- A Swiss Journey – This tour will let you experience the best of this destination that needs no introduction. Visit Lucerne, Interlaken, the entire Lake Geneva region, Zermatt, Lugano, St. Moritz and also the quaint Principality of Liechtenstein with expert advice from our Swiss Specialist.
EXOTIC LANDS & UNIQUE EXPERIENCES
They comprise of:
- Super 6 of the Exotic region comprising of Egypt, Turkey, Kenya, Tanzania, Morocco, Cyprus and Jordan (combo or 2 or more countries along with Greece)
- Top 3 of Far East – Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam as extensions to Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand
- Luxury collection and special events such as Christmas Markets of Europe, Ferrari Tours of Italy, Aston Rover tours of the French Riviera or Chateau Stays in Europe including high end property stays such as the Copacabana Palace in Rio or the Grand Pupp in Karlovy Vary or luxury game lodges in South Africa or F1 tours of Turkey.
Some UNIQUE ITINERARIES include:
- Land of history-n-mystery – Egypt: Visit the only surviving wonder of the ancient world in Cairo along with Egyptian Museum, go on a Nile Cruise or visit the East and West Bank of the Nile in Luxor and take extensions to Red Sea resorts of Hurghada, Sharm el Sheikh or Port Ghalib. Nobody knows Egypt better than Compact Travels and we can even offer tours to Sinai Peninsular including climbing of Moses Mountain along with visit to the St. Catherine Monastery. Visit www.namasteegypt.com (launched in February 2010) for lots ` of other Holiday ideas.
- Over 100 itinerary options for Turkey through www.namasteturkey.com , from backpacker accommodation to super luxury to F1 tours, you name it and we can plan it for you. Stay in a Cave hotel or visit the house of Virgin Mary or take a Mediterranean cruise from Kusadasi into Greece, Compact Travels can offer unique combinations
- The greatest natural show on earth can be viewed at Masai Mara in Kenya along with Serengeti in Tanzania. View the big 5 during your Game Drive and we can assist in tours to Mount Kilimanjaro or Ngorongoro Crater or the lakes in Kenya and Tanzania to some of the most amazing natural reserves. You can even combine a Gorilla Trekking tour in nearby Uganda and Rwanda.
- A tour to FAR EAST is made different by visits to new experiences in LAOS, CAMBODIA, VIETNAM as well as BALI and PHILIPPINES along with extensions to the regular
- Destinations with different experiences, be it Chiang Mai or Krabi in Thailand, Sarawak or Taman Negara in Malaysia.
All packages are customized OR on FIT (Free Individual Traveller) basis and we are focused on offering packages for families, honeymooners, senior citizens as well as single travellers along with unique and memorable experiences.
In terms of product expertise, a destination can be combined with other destinations too based on flight connectivity and preferences of clients and that is how Compact Travels has an edge vis-à-vis most travel companies. For example, you can fly to Rio via Dubai, London, Paris or even Johannesburg and with our expertise combine two countries through our COMBO programmes.
THE COMPACT WAY
COMPACT TRAVELS’ team of destination experts has the following specializations to their credit unmatched across India:
- Austria Certified Travel Specialist
- Aussie Specialist
- Bavarian Ambassador Programme
- Central Europe (European Quartet) Specialist
- Czech Republic Specialist
- Destination Scots Agent
- Egypt Specialist
- France Soft Adventure Travel Specialist
- Germany Specialist
- Hungary Specialist
- Italy Specialist from ALITALIA
- I Know Europe by Globus
- I Know America by Globus
- Israel Specialist
- Jordan Specialist
- Kiwi Specialist
- Poland Specialist
- South Africa Fundi (Expert)
- Spain Specialist from Tourism Spain
- Switzerland Certified Specialist
- Turkey Specialist
- Western European Honeymoon Expert
- Western European Cruise and River Barging Expert