About Oriental Holidays
 

Your Personalized Travel Agency

 
 

We understand that our customers just want one thing, 'Peace of mind....the promised tour entertainment… without any kind of hassles'. And that's exactly what we deliver.

Our well researched tour schedules and programs include every bit of comfort that a traveller looks for. Our extensive network of field agents, spread across all corners of the subcontinent ensure that our clients' trips are absolutely hassle-free which help them to have a hearty experience of the rich cultural heritage and geographical diversity of this magical land called India.
     The only things that you would find missing from our packages are unscheduled delays, mismanaged services, unplanned halts, and unpaid for hindrances. Our unending clientele and an ever-growing list of satisfied tourists are ready facts to support our stand as a trusted Kerala Tour Operator

We thank you for considering our services and would like to invite you, your family and friends to enjoy the tour packages from Oriental Holidays tours & travels , an experienced and reliable Kerala Tour Operator.
Dream Tour
We have been operating specialized tours since 2001 with the objective to give a different and unique experience to tourists visiting South India. It was envisaged to leverage the good brand recall, the extensive experience. The purpose was to offer memorable experiences that would blend the lives and traditions of the land with the magical countryside to leave an enduring impression in the minds of the visitors.

The Motto:
Oriental Holidays Tours & travels, provides a wholesome and memorable experience with products and services of the highest quality and excellent value for money. We believe in responsible and sustainable tourism support practices which adhere to this principle.

The Team:
The Company is headed by Mr. Nazeer Hussain, who is assisted by a team of professionals who visualize and translate the needs of the visitors into well knit tour packages that leaves the customer a delighted person with unforgettable experience that would be cherished forever.

Conference Packages

Choice of venue: Kerala has a lot of beautiful destinations which are an ideal destination for a conference. You have a choice of natural backdrops against which to hold your meetings.

Backwaters

To stay ahead on the fast track, you need to slow down. And when you are surrounded by the emerald green backwaters of Kerala, you’ll do just that. Kerala’s 900 km long stretch of backwaters offer immense possibilities for meetings, brainstorming sessions and incentive packages. A variety of Luxuriously furnished traditional houseboats or backwater-beach island resorts where you can mix business with pleasure. Or picturesque properties with world class conference facilities by the backwaters. With daily cruises to refresh you. Ayurvedic massages to rejuvenate you. And the distinctive Kerala cuisine to keep you contented. The world famous backwaters of Kerala are a unique place to hold a corporate meet.

 

Kumarakom, Kerala – An unbelievably beautiful paradise of mangrove forests, emerald green paddy fields and coconut groves interspersed with enchanting waterways and canals adorned with white lilies.

Nearest airport - Cochin (80 kms)

Alleppey, Kerala – With the Arabian sea in the west and a vast network of lakes, lagoons and fresh water rivers crisscrossing it, Alleppey is also famous for its boat races,beaches,marine products and coir industry.

Nearest airport - Cochin (85 kms)

Nearest Railway station – Alleppey

Cochin, Kerala - The commercial capital and the most cosmopolitan city of Kerala, Kochi or Ernakulam, is also known as the Queen of the Arabian Sea. With one of the finest natural harbours in the world, this was once a major centre for commerce with the British, Arabs, Chinese, Portuguese, and Dutch etc.

Nearest airport - Cochin

Nearest Railway station – Ernakulam

 Hill Station

Munnar is a very popular hill station in Kerala and Chinnakanal is surrounded by tea plantations and misty mountains. Chinnakanal is accessible from Kochi (140 Km) and is located 1800 metres above sea level. Munnar is one of the most popular hill resorts of South India. In the vicinity of Munnar, there are several places of interest to the serious researcher, genuine naturalist and the wandering tourist.

 

How to Reach

* Cochin International Airport - 130 kms
* Kochi  -         140 kms
* Madurai -      140 kms
* Coimbatore : 200 kms
* Thekkady -      90 kms
* Munnar :          22 kms
* Kodaikanal : 120 kms

Beaches

What better place than to loll on the beach after the meetings? Spread across the entire length of the States of Kerala, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Goa, South India has some of the longest stretches of virgin beaches in the country.From the world renowned Kovalam Beach at one end to the historic Bekal in Kerala, the Karwar, Gokarna, Ullal beaches in Karnataka, the Rishikonda Beach in Visakhapatnam, the Mahabalipuram Beach with its World Heritage sites, the world renowned Goa beaches, the list is long.

Kovalam, Kerala - This internationally renowned beach with its three famous beaches and rocky promontory is an ideal getaway.

Nearest Airport – Trivandrum (25 kms)
Nearest Railway station – Trivandrum (16 kms)

Varkala, Kerala – Here the sea appears to be as infinite and unblemished as the heavens above. White laced waves of aquamarine waters splash against the towering ochre rock. The waves of the Arabian Sea lash upon sacred ground, for here stand a 2000 year old temple by the sea.

Nearest Airport – Trivandrum (50 kms)
Nearest Railway station –Varkala


FAQ

Q.1 What type of a company is Oriental Holidays?

Oriental Holidays is a destination management company. We specialize in customized packages for individuals and groups to South India. We cater to both foreign and domestic tourists.
We also cater to the corporate clients for their conference and incentive tours requirements.

Q.2 Which are the regions you cover in India?

Ans. We can offer tours throughout India. However our speciality is South India, the land below the Vindhya Mountains. South India has a very distinct culture compared to North India. The South Indian region comprises the following 3 States and Two Union Territories.

States

a. Kerala
B. Tamil nadu
C. Karnataka

Union Territories
a. Lakshadweep
B. Pondicherry

 

You can check out the Sample Itineraries in the website

Q.3 Which is the best time for travel into South India?

Ans. Through out the year. However, the off season is from April 1st to 30 Sept in most places. So you will get the benefit of lower rates. Peak season charges apply in the first and last week of the year.(Dec/Jan).

Q.4  What is the procedure of booking with you?

        The process involves the following stages:

  •         Customer research.

We will need to know as much as possible about the customer. Interests, abilities Hobbies, Hotel and Room size preferences, etc. For this reason we request you fill in the travel-planning form and send us all further information

you consider will help us in further understanding the specific characteristics of our guest.

  •         Suggested itinerary

Based on your preferences, we will suggest an outline of an itinerary covering the key destinations based on the number of days and preferences indicated by you.

You can visit our website to know more details of the places indicated by us.

 The website also indicates the activities and sightseeing places in each place. It also gives suggested itineraries.

 You can indicate to us the activities you would like to do .Based on your preferences, we shall make the detailed itinerary.

Once that is Oked and you have indicated your budget and preferences of accommodation, we shall give you the offer with recommended places of stay.

These places of stay have been personally visited by us and will be of good quality. We can provide the website details of these resorts/hotels, if requested. We will also include our terms and conditions in the offer

  •         Customer information

Once you confirm the offer, we will block rooms at these places. This blocking can be done only for a limited period.

 We will now need all the details regarding travel arrangements and other personal data you can forward us.

We can also book any domestic tickets if you wish.

  •         Payment schedule

We will now request the full payment as per our terms and conditions expressed within the itinerary.

We cannot accept credit cards. Payment can be made through ICICI bank’s branches anywhere in the world, to our ICICI account in India. For domestic customers, payment will be through ICICI  Bank to our ICICI account in Cochin.

Please note we can reconfirm the rooms with the resort only after we receive the payment from you.

  •         Postal information

Once payment is received, we will make the payment to the resorts/Hotels to reconfirm accommodation (this is very important during peak season).If time permits, we shall post you the package containing the detailed itinerary, and all the pre-trip documentation

Then we are all ready … the passenger arrives to enjoy a guaranteed great experience

  •         On arrival

On arrival at the destination, you will be met at the airport/railway station by our representative holding a placard with your name. This will give you the assurance in a new place .The vehicle and driver will be with you throughout the trip  so that your holiday will be without any hassles

Q.5 Do you arrange tickets inside India?

Yes, we can arrange tickets anywhere in India whether airplane,Bus or trains.

Q .6 What is your policy on cancellation?

We put in a lot of effort in making your itinerary, we also incur costs viz. long distance calls to Resorts/Hotels to block Rooms for you, follow up calls just before your arrival, Arrangements with various other service providers. So when  you make changes in your plans we have to redo all the work. So we levy a cancellation/amendment charge to cover costs already incurred.

In case you cut short your stay at some place or resort, the refund depends on the hotel’s cancellation policy. Last minute cancellations are not eligible for refund.

In case of refund, the amount will be given on receipt from Hotel and hence you will get it only after your return.

 
 
   
 
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