SOTC Travel has curated a special holiday ‘Around the World in 70 Days’ spanning 7 continents comprising of incredible destinations and experiences from across the globe. In the 70th year of a fulfilling existence and inspired by a widely beloved travel saga, this holiday experience includes some of the most picturesque destinations, adrenalin-pumping adventures, stunningly beautiful nature and wildlife, natural and manmade wonders that this planet has to offer.
‘Around the World in 70 Days’ is designed specifically to take one through a plethora of unique experiences, encompassing the rich culture, heritage, trade, cuisine, and history, of a destination. In Cambodia, these include a sunset dinner on Tonle Sap and a journey to the World Heritage temple Angkor Vat, while Japan offers Samurai Training in Tokyo, the Snow festival in Sapporo, and the hot springs of Hokkaido mountains, along with a spellbinding meeting with the famed Geishas of the Land of the Rising Sun.
Further South, in Australia, a tour of the UNESCO World Heritage-listed Sydney Opera House, and a Hot Air Balloon ride at Hunter Valley, followed by a delicious gourmet breakfast, are an absolute must-try, along with Hamilton Island, Cairns, and the Field of Light, an incredible light installation in Uluru, by internationally celebrated artist Bruce Munro. North America, on the other hand, offers a diverse array of experiences, such as the Oahu Submarine Scooter Adventure at Honolulu in Hawaii, visit to one of the world’s most active volcanoes during the Volcano Eco-Adventure Tour at Oahu, a visit to the Stroller’s Paradise in Santa Monica, Apres Ski in Aspen and Snowmass Village, Gondola ride at Aspen Mountain, a visit to the Grand Teton National Park, and more.
This unique holiday also covers the many awe-inspiring wonders of South America, including the famed Machu Picchu in Peru, the rich history and architectural heritage of Lima, the spectacular Iguazu Falls, guided nature hikes through the majestic Amazon Jungle, and the carnivals in Rio De Janeiro and Sao Paulo in Brazil, along with a journey to the end of the world at Ushuaia, capital of Tierra del Fuego. Also on the itinerary are the sub-zero wonders of Antarctica, the great wilderness of Africa, the royal history of Europe, the Northern Lights and whale-watching in Iceland, and several more renowned attractions in Norway, Austria and more.
Madhavan Menon, Chairman, SOTC Travel said, “For seven decades SOTC has opened the world to travellers and has made holidays an essential part of their lives. Over these years, SOTC Travel has constantly been at the forefront of introducing innovative product offerings, expanding its destination market and creating perfect holiday moments for customers. Indian travellers have evolved rapidly, and are now increasingly seeking curated, experience-led holiday propositions. This launch of the exclusive limited edition offering “Around the World in 70 Days” to commemorate SOTC’s 70th Anniversary, is a “bucket list” once in a lifetime experience – packaged seamlessly to offer new and unique experiences to the discerning traveller. Worthy testament to the millions of customers who have travelled with SOTC over the past 70 years and the many more to follow!”
Vishal Suri, Managing Director, SOTC Travel, said, “The shift in traveller preferences has created a strong opportunity for the growth of the entire travel sector, spanning various continents and countries across the globe. Leisure travel has also evolved to encompass not only the country, but every unexplored corner of the world. SOTC Travel has reinvented its expansive portfolio of holiday offerings, catering to a diverse range of customer archetypes. For travellers belonging to the archetype of The Explorer, The Convenience Seeker and The Family Memory Builder, this holiday experience brings a chance to explore niche destinations, gain new cultural experiences and create remarkable memories. Thus, Around the World in 70 Days inspires the Indian Traveller to choose and explore an experiential journey across spectacular destinations in the world.”