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4 Indian Startups Related to Tours and Travels

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Re-creation and leisure time are the key factors in everyone’s life. Who doesn’t like to spend some time with their beaus or family? Even several companies provide camping as an opportunity for their people to communicate with each other in a relaxed and stress-free environment. This essential part of human nature has encourages various Indians to start a start-up in this domain- Tours and travels.

Whether you love those snow-clad mountains or those sea beeches, whether you are amongst adventure sports enthusiasts and want to just sit and relax amidst scenic beauty, just call your shot and they would provide you with the best deals.

Following are the list of companies which can rise quite uproar in this business:

1.) Must see India:

Never liked the call center intervention you had to be involved in before booking a plan?

Must see India is at your door step taking care of it all. Dynamic customize holiday trips without any intervention (that usually takes 5-15 days of booking). Just do it yourself and enjoy. On top of that they have travel guides and in-depth traveling information for over thousand destinations.

must see india

Founders:

Vikas Rana, Sanjay Goel both from IIT-DELHI

Karan Nahata from NSIT, Delhi

All three of them founded it in the year 2008 with the goal of creating a simple travel portal and were invested by Ganesh Krishnan for few previous rounds.

Fun Fact:

It reached half a million user in just 18 months time. A commendable work, must say!

2.) Mygola.com:

We people now a day’s wants to know everything in details then why be in side lines when it comes to travelling?

MyGola gives us opportunities to tweak as much as we can to make our whole journey a beautiful one. It has been equipped with thousands of curate itineraries, which can really make our searches very simple. Initially started as a trip planning website, it had set its goal in a different direction-  to be a one-stop-shop for travel itineraries.

mygola

Founders

Anshuman Bapna from IIT and Stanford B-school

Prateek Sharma from IIT-BOMBAY

Bloomberg capitals and 500 start-ups are their primary investors from the previous rounds.

Fun fact:

This company secured $1 million funding in 2011 and in mid 2012 they got the idea to change their focus to the new MyGola.com.

3.) Oravel:

So all set to go for a cool weekend? Ever thought about the accommodation?

Yes, book them first! But what if you get rooms at half prices?

Oravel gives us that freedom to book for accommodations at low prices all over the world. It is a marketplace which used online (computers or mobile phones).

A private room for a day, a “villa” for a weekday or even a “boathouse” name it and book it!

Oravel is the simplest way for us to book our rooms.

oravel

Founders:

Ritesh Agarwal(CEO)

Manish Sinha

Fun fact:

Ritesh Agarwal (19 years old), the founder and CEO has got the “20 under 20” Thiel Fellowship of $100k.

4.) Tripthirsty:

Loved Zindagi na milegi dobara(movie)?

Do you want to encounter that thrill?

For all the adventure travelers, this site just calls you to explore.

Paragliding, camping, Skydiving- name it and they have it on the list. The adventure trip lists by the city name gives all the enthusiasts to experience it.

tripthirsty

Founders:

Sundar from IIT-bombay(M.Tech)

Kingsley Jegan Joseph from NIFT and Kelly school of business- Indian university

Sandeep Bhaskar

Anenth Guru (M.Tech from IIT-BOMBAY)

There were quite a number of investors who had shown their interest in this venture like CIIE – IIM Ahmedabad and Anand Ladsariya (IIM-A)(founder of Everest flavours ltd)

Fun fact:

Started initially for Bangalore, now they have Chennai and Mysore  too.

 

Reading about all the adventures, trips and awe-inspiring experiences, you ought to be all set for your next holidays. So plan your next stake out and bag your bags guys!

 

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