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Tourist vehicle booking

Great Asia Tours & Travels has longstanding business relationships with other transport providers and we are able to provide the best transport for our clients. We have a large fleet of vehicles ranging from small cars to luxury coaches at our disposal. Our multi-lingual professional chauffeurs see to the comfort of our clients without any compromise on safety. Our services include vehicle rental for weddings, social events, corporate meetings and conventions.

Ticket Reservation


Bus/Train Ticketing
Great Asia Tours & Travels provides train reservation services on the Indian railway, air conditioned and non ac train reservation services. We also provide bookings in AC and Non AC Buses for major destinations. We ensure all your Bus/ rail traveling needs are taken care at a very special rate.

Air Ticketing
Great Asia Tours & Travels
provides online air booking services for domestic flights to major Indian cities and tourist destinations within India. We also provide flight booking services for international flights outbound from India. Our professional team is well versed in making air reservations and we have strategic alliances with many air lines and we fly you comfortably to your destination and take care of all your flying requirements.

Hotel booking

Arrangement for accommodation in hotels and homestays for your vacation is made by Great Asia Tours & Travels. A wide range of hotels from moderately priced 3 star hotels to world class luxury hotels and Home Stays to ancient palaces can be booked for you anytime and anyplace with the best value for your money.

Tour Packages

Great Asia Tours & Travels arranges Pilgrim Tours and Honeymoon Tours to renowned destinations. Both Inbound and outbound tour packages are offered. We arrange tour packages for Family (groupwise or single family), Corporate tours as well as Honeymoon packages.


Industrial Visits & Educational Tours


We arrange Industrial visit and Educational Tours for schools & colleges all over India including Company visit arrangement, accommodation, transport arrangements, train fare, and other expenses.


Cruise Tours


We arrange cruise tours to Lakshwadeep, Andaman & Nicobar Islands. Our Cruises offerspanoramic views of the seven points from the sea, harbor, the floating Dock, Viper Island, etc. Kavaratti , Minicoy, Bangaram islands are the prominent islands in Lakshadweep. While on your visit, you can explore coral islands, go scuba diving, sea swimming and fishing.

We undertake local cruises from Cochin -Alleppey as well as international trips. Guided tours down the backwaters on Kettuvalloms (houseboats) would provide you with a complete and most enchanting experience and will also give you an insight into the life of local village people. The Kettuvalloms are old rice boats which were used to transport rice and condiments in ancient times.

Ayurveda Tours

Paper yourself with the healing power of Ayurveda  -  ancient system of health care that is native to the Indian subcontinent! Known for its healing power with no side effects, it is presently in daily use by millions of people in India. Great Asia Tours & Travels offers Ayurveda Tours which gives you a chance to experience the rejuvenation of authentic Ayurveda.

Pilgrim Tours


India is a land of diverse religions and a strong cultural heritage. India is a confluence of different religions which has attracted pilgrims from all over the world. Hinduism, Christianity, Sikhism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam, all have their important places of worship here.
Millions of people have been coming from different parts of the world to these centers of worship. Pilgrimage tours are arranged by Great Asia Tours & Travels to the holy places on request.

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Popular destinations


Tour Package Destinations

KochiKochi " Queen of the Arabian sea” has many ancient churches, colonial structures, century old synagogues and the enchanting backwaters. Places to visit: Chinese fishing net, Santa Cruz Basilica, Dutch palace, Synagogue, Jew town, Hill palace Museum, Museum of Kerala history, Veega land etc.






Munnar At an altitude: 1600 m above sea level. Temp. 0°C to 26°C, Munnar is a mist-capped hill station home to exotic wildlife and plant life. Munnar has sprawling tea plantations and is ideal for trekking, mountain climbing, forest camping and bird watching. Places to visit: Pothamedu, Devikulam, Mattupetty lake,  Rajamala, top station etc.

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VagamonAltitude : 1100 m above sea level. Vagamon for those who loves privacy and nature. Vagamon is surrounded by beautiful meadows, valleys and tea gardens with un-spoilt nature, sparkling streams, lake, country boats, fishing, green tea gardens and cardamom plantations.
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Thekkady At an altitude of 1200 m above sea level it is located in the midst of Periyar wildlife sanctuary .A boat safari on the Periyar lake is the main attraction here. As the area never gets too cold in the winter months and doesn't have too harsh summer, Periyar is a great tourist area all year round. This is one of the few Indian reserve forests which allow trekking. You can also have an elephant safari through the forest to see the wild life in their natural habitat.




Kumarakom An ideal place for bird watching is a sleepy little village on the Vembanad lake. A true glimpse of rural Kerala is offered while gliding along the calm and serene backwaters flanked by coconut palms.
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Alleppey (Alappuzha)Alleppey, with its large network of inland canals is often called "Venice of the east". Alleppey is also known for its spectacular snake -boat race "The Nehru Trophy boat race" held on the second Saturday of August, every year. The House boat cruise along the backwaters of Alleppey gives an experience of the village life style, toddy tapping, fishing, Coir-making, prawn farming etc.
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Kovalam A sheltered natural bay created by a high rocky promontory extending into the Arabian Sea. The beach is fringed by coconut palms and having lagoons and sheltered coves is a favourite haunt of tourists. The Kovalam Beach has been attracting travelers from around the world over with its un-spoilt beauty.

Places to visit in Thiruvananthapuram (15 Km): Padmanabha swamy temple, Sree Chithra art gallery (Monday holiday and Wednesday forenoons), Zoological park (Monday holiday), Planetarium & Science and technology museum (Monday holiday).


Athirapally / Vazhachal waterfalls Witness the most fascinating waterfalls in Kerala and take a dip in the cool and fresh water if you want. Nowhere else in India will you find waterfalls as breathtaking as those in Athirapally and Vazhachal. These picturesque spots stand nestle close to the virgin forests and towering mountains. Time-distance chart





Wayanad Rich in bio-diversity, the Wayanad Wild Life sanctuary is an integral part of the Nilgiri Biosphere Reserve. Moist and dry deciduous forests cover most of the area.. Pookot lake, the Edakkal caves, Jain temples etc. are some of the places to see. Set in a beautiful valley and surrounded by evergreen forests and wooded hills, Pookot is one of Wayanad's top visitor draws.
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Lakshadweep IslandsLakshadweep means a hundred thousand islands. Each island is fringed by snow white coral sands and offer precious heritage of ecology and culture. The 4200 sq km of Lagoons are rich in marine wealth spread over 36 islands. The underwater view at Lakshadweep is kaleidoscopic and breath- taking and the lagoon offers excellent potential for water sports like swimming, wind-surfing, diving, snorkeling and kayaking.




KodaikanalKodaikanal is a gem of a hill station tucked away in the Palani hills at an altitude of 2133 m. It has a salubrious climate around the year. The air here has the scent of Eucalyptus and Pine. Kodai is famous for its glittering star shaped lake, wooded hills and valleys offering breathtaking views, massive rock formations, cascading waterfalls and abundant variety of fruits.
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NelliyampathyAt an altitude of 1500 m above sea level Nelliyampathy is ideal for adventure lovers. The Ghat road that passes through the breathtaking evergreen forests of the Sahya Ranges has nearly 10 hairpin bends. Seethukundu at Nelliyampathy offers a panoramic view of Palakkad and the setting is good for trekking.





OotyOoty is known as ‘Queen of blue mountains’ and is at an altitude of 2268 m. Places to see are, the scenic Ooty lake, the beautiful  botanical gardens, the awesome view from Doddabetta, the bursting colours and heady scents of Sim’s park, nature’s mischievous handiworks at Dolphin’s nose and Lamb’s rock.
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NainitalNainital in the state of Uttaranchal is the best Honeymoon Destination in India. At an elevation of 1938 m, this beautiful hill station has picturesque lake, green meadows and an exalted view of the snow-capped mountains. Naina Peak, Dorothy Seat, Tiffin Top, Land's End, Cable Car ride to Snow View etc. are the main attractions.





KuluKulu, located 40 km. from Manali and is an excellent holiday destination of Himachal Pradesh. The valley is famous for the beauty and its majestic hills covered with Pine and Deodar Forest and sprawling Apple Orchards. Bijli Mahadev temple, Raghunath Temple, wild life sanctuary and hot springs are major attractions of Kulu valley. The Kulu town is famous for its Dussherra festival. Many adventure activities like trekking, mountaineering and river rafting can be done here. The ideal time for travel to Kullu is May to June and September to November.
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ShimlaShimla has been blessed with all the natural bounties, one can think of. Dwelling on a panoramic location, the hilly town is surrounded by green pastures and snow-capped peaks. The spectacular cool hills accompanied by the structures made during the colonial era create an aura, which is very different from other hill stations.
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ManaliManali famous for its snow capped hills is a popular honeymoon destination for tourists worldwide. There are numerous treks for adventure lovers; it offers many adventure sports like hiking, skiing, and trekking. In the Manali market you can find carpets, woolen cloths, artificial jewelry etc for bargain prices. Gadhan Thekchhokling Gompa, the Tibetan Monastery, Naggar Fort, south of Manali, Hidimba Devi Temple, Rahla waterfalls ,Solang valley, popularly known as Snow Point, Manikaran, Rohtang Pass are the main attractions in Manali.
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Delhi

As you travel to Delhi, the capital of India, which is a heady mix of heritage and the modern culture, you get an insight into the rich cultural heritage of the country. The major attractions are Akshardham Temple, Azad Hind Gram, Bahai Temple, Birla Mandir, Dilli Haat, Garden of Five Senses, Humayun's Tomb, India Gate, Jama Masjid, Jantar Mantar,Lodi Tomb, Parliament House, Purana Quila, Qutab Minar, Safdarjang Tomb, Red Fort etc.




AgraAgra is an ancient city situated on the river Yamuna. The city of Agra contains one of the seven wonders of the world - Taj Mahal which is visited by thousands of people from all over the world. Besides Taj Mahal, one of the greatest symbols of love, there are a number of architectural marvels in the city including the Agra Fort, Itmad-ud-Daulah's Tomb, Sikandra, Jama Masjid, Mariyam's Tomb and Chini-Ka-Roza etc.

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GoaGoa is renowned for its beaches, places of worship and world heritage architecture. Visited by large numbers of international and domestic tourists each year, Goa has the sun drenched beaches, the Bom Jesus Cathedral, Fort Aguada and a new wax museum on Indian history, culture and heritage in Old Goa, the Shanta Durga Temple, the Mangueshi Temple and the Mahalasa Temple as the major attractions. Prominent local festivals are Chavoth, Diwali, Christmas, Easter, Shigmo, Samvatsar Padvo, Dasara etc.The Goan Carnival and new year celebration also attracts a large number of tourists.


Hyderabad Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh is rich in history and tradition. The Char Minar. Mecca Masjid, Chowmahalla Palace, Falaknuma Palace, the Golconda Fort, Qutb Shahi Tombs, Nizam's Museum, Salar Jung Museum, Birla Planetorium etc are the major attractions. The Hussain Sagar Lake, an artificial lake is a historical landmark in Hyderabad. Famous pilgrim destinations in Hyderabad are Birla Mandir, Balaji temple, ISKCON temple etc.

Nawabi cuisine makes Hyderabad a great culinary destination. Hyderabadi pearls and handicrafts are also available in plenty here. goto top

Kashmir The beautiful state of Kashmir is endowed with enigmatic hill stations, green meadows with flowers, fruit laden orchards, beautiful lakes, natural springs, musical streams, lovely waterfalls, fruit laden orchards and rich flora and fauna. The rich heritage and culture beauty, a historical past, fascinating tourist destinations, amiable cool climate and heavenly ambiance make Kashmir an amazing destination. The major attractions are the dazzling rivers, serene lakes, splendid gardens, flowering meadows, houseboat cruises over the scenic Dal Lake, a visit to Gulmarg the world highest green golf course, Patnitop & Gulmarg – premier hill stations of the country or visit to Vaishnodevi temple etc. Kashmir is also a nature lover’s & honey-mooner’s paradise.

Bangalore Bangalore, the capital of the Karnataka, is a beautiful city with beautiful parks and gardens and tree-lined streets. The city has many gardens, museums, palaces, temples etc. One of the major attractions of the city is the Vidhana Soudha - the State Secretariat, Cubbon Park, amazing museums, Visvesvaraya Technological and Industrial Museum etc. The Ulsoor Lake of Bangalore is also quite known for its beautiful locales and boating facilities.goto top

Rajasthan Rajasthan is well known for its historical monuments like forts and palaces. The major tourist Destinations are Jaipur, Jodhpur, Jaisalmer and Udaipur. The rich colourful festivals of Rajasthan hold the attraction for visitors as does the folk arts. Rajasthan offers a variety of tour & travel experiences, be it the sand dunes, desert safari, forts and palaces, the colorful tribal life or the fairs and festivals of Rajasthan - Truly a regal experience!



Pilgrim Destinations

Kanyakumari Known after the temple of virgin Goddess that stands on the shore washed by the waters of Indian Ocean, Bay of Bengal and Arabian Sea.
Places to Visit: Vivekananda Rock Memorial (Ferry service-8.00 am to 4.00 pm), Thiruvalluvar statue, Gandhi memorial, Government Museum, Suchindram Temple (13 Km), Padmanabhapuram palace (37 Km).





MahabalipuramMahabalipuram, is situated 58 Kms south of Chennai on the shores of the Bay of Bengal. It was once a major port of the Pallavas (5th - 9th   Century A.D) and it boasts of some of India's most awe-inspiring rock cut art comprising of open - air bass - reliefs structured temples, manmade caves and chariots. Tourists are drawn solely by the miles of unspoilt beach.
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Tanjore (Thanjavur)Tanjore also known as the granary of South India has the magnificent Brihadeeswara temple which is the most important tourist attraction of this town. The Royal Palace complex houses the library and museums, including a superb collection of Chola bronzes.






MaduraiMadurai is famous for its mighty Meenakshi Temple and is one of the oldest cities in South India. Situated on the banks of the river Vaigai Madurai is a great place to pick up South Indian crafts.  Thirumalai Nayak Palace is one of its many attractions.
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St. Thomas Church, Malayattoor Malayattoor near Kochi is famous for the St. Thomas Catholic Church, located on top of the Malayattoor hill, at a height of 609 m. Dedicated to St. Thomas, the apostle of Jesus Christ who came to India long ago. A combination of Greco-Roman architecture with the altar designed in traditional Greek style, and the front portion of the church following the traditional Roman Catholic Church architecture. Thousands of pilgrims gather here for the annual festival of 'Malayatoor Perunnal', held during the months of March /April.

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Basilica De Bom Jesus, Goa Basilica of Bom Jesus is located in Old Goa and is one of the most popular churches in Goa and a World Heritage Site. It is famous for the preserved mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier. The Basilica constructed around 1695 and is India's first minor cathedral. Supposed to be the best example of decorative Christian architecture in India, the church's interior is built in the Mosaic-Corinthian style. The floor is made of pure white marble, decorated with semi-precious stones. The elaborately adorned altar is covered with gold and walls are decorated with paintings of the saint.
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VailankanniThe presence of the lofty Vailankanny church-Our lady of health attracts pilgrims of every religion from every corner of India. It is believed that Mary, the virgin mother, appeared here with infant Jesus in the late 16th century. You can also visit Kodaikanal-the hill station on the way back from Vailankanni.





Shrine of Blessed Alphonsa The mortal remains of the Blessed Alphonsa are entombed at this church which is now a famous pilgrim centre. Thousands gather at this holy shrine during the annual festival: Feast of the Blessed Alphonsa (July).
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GuruvayoorThe pilgrim centre Guruvayoor is one of the most sacred and important pilgrim centres of Kerala. Sree Krishna temple is also known as 'Bhooloka Vaikuntam' and 'Dwaraka of the south'. Devotees make many offerings here to propitiate the deity for health, wealth and prosperity.






SabarimalaOne of the most famous pilgrim centres in India, Sabarimala is situated on the mountain ranges of the Western Ghats at an altitude of 914 m above sea level and is accessible only by foot from Pamba (4 km). The temple is dedicated to Sree Ayyappa. However, entry not allowed to women between 10 and 50 years of age.
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KaladiKaladi  is pilgrim center on the banks of Periyar and lies near to Angamali. Known as the birth place of the great Indian Philosopher Sri Adi Sankara Acharya there are two shrines of Sri Adi Sankaracharya here. One dedicated to him as Dakshinamurthy and the other to Goddess Sarada and is maintained by the Sringeri Mutt. There is  also an ancient Srikrishna Temple close by which was the family temple of Sankaracharya. Another temple known as International temple dedicated to Sri Ramakrishna Deva has been built with a hope that it would become a temple for all religions and an abode of peace.


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Amarnath cave temple Amarnath cave temple dedicated to Lord Shiva lies in the Himalayan mountain range. The Amarnath temple is around 46 kms from Pahalgam in Jammu and Kashmir and 4500 mtrs above the sea level. An enshrined image of ice naturally formed in a cylindrical form which resembles Lord Shiva-Linga, begins to take its shape on the first day of the bright half of the month and reaches its full size on the full moon day (Poornima). After getting its fullest shape, it begins to wane and disappear on the new moon day. According to the tradition, the largest ice formation is considered as Lord Shiva Linga, one on the left side of the linga is an ice formation of Lord Ganesha, and on the right are formations of Parvati and Bhairava. The time of pilgrimage to this holy shrine is between July and August.

Lakhs of pilgrims visit this holy shrine every year. The yathra to Amarnath begins at Srinagar on the month of shravan. Subsequent halts are at Avantipur, Brijbihara, Martand, Pahalgam, Chandanwadi, Wavjan and the Mahagunus Pass. From here, the Amarnath cave is reached on the full moon day.
goto top Cheraman Juma Masjid Cheraman Juma Masjid is located 2 km from Kodungalloor town and is the first mosque in India and the second in the world where Juma prayers were started. This mosque built in AD 629, resembles a Hindu temple in appearance. Other places of interest nearby include Cheramanparambu, the ancient Thiruvanchikulam Temple, the Bhagavathi Temple and the Portuguese fort.

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Malik Dinar Mosque A historical Mosque in Kasargode district of Kerala, founded by Malik Ibn Dinar. The mosque holds a sacred importance to the Muslims as it has the grave of Malik Ibn Mohammed, one of the descendants of Malik Ibn Dinar. The Juma Masjid located in Thalangara is one of the best kept and attractive mosques in the district. A local festival is celebrated every year to commemorate the arrival of Malik Ibn Dinar.

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Kazimar Big Mosque Kazimar Big Mosque next to Meenakshi Temple and Thirumalai Nayakar Mahal in Madurai. Maqbara the dargah of famous Madurai Hazrats is also located inside the mosque campus. Hazrat Kazi Syed Tajuddin, who came from Oman during late 12th century, constructed the mosque which is the earliest Muslim place of worship in Madurai.

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Aasfi Masjid Built in 1784 by Asaf-ud-Daula, the Aasfi Masjid also called Shahi Masjid with two tall minarets in the courtyard. An imambara, the tomb of a Shi'ite Muslim holy man as a famine relief project is located nearby. The central hall of the Imambara, 50 metres long and 15 metres high, is one of the largest vaulted galleries in the world and the roof has been put together with interlocking bricks without using a beam or a girder.

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Charminar The Charminar is an impressive square monument with four minarets, a massive arch built by Mohammed Quli Qutab Shah, in 1591 to commemorate the end of the plague in the city and has become a symbol of the city. The monument is a magnificent square edifice of granite, built upon four grand arches facing North, South, East and West. At each corner of the square structure is a minaret. It is these four (char) minarets (minar) that give the building, its name 'Charminar'. Each minar stands on a lotus-leaf base, a special recurrent motif in Qutub Shahi buildings.

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Tipu Sultan Mosque Tipu Sultan's Mosque or the Dharamtollah Mosque was constructed by Mohammed, the son of Tipu Sultan in 1842. The Mosque is double-aisled, with multiple domes and tall corner towers. The rounded arches and meticulous details drawn from classical architecture lend it a subtle European air.

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