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Green Travel in India Is Easy with SS Travels

  • Laurel Angrist
  • 21 September 2011

With snow-capped peaks and tropical beaches, vibrant ancient festivals and a thriving Bollywood movie industry, the dazzlingly diverse country of India is among the most varied and unforgettable countries on the planet.

The dizzying melting pot of Delhi, the quiet canal-lined streets of ancient Kochi and the magnificent Taj Mahal, a World Heritage Site, are just three highlights that travellers have visited for centuries. Countless other local sights are just as captivating to anyone who ventures just off the tourist trail.

The Taj Mahal in Agra, India

The UNESCO World Heritage Site of the white-marble Taj Mahal is, with SS Travels, just a short ride away from the Indian capital of Delhi. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Friar's Balsam

Worry-free and Also Green

When faced with the vast distances to cover in India and so many worthwhile places to explore, however, you may find that planning travel in India can be overwhelming. Fortunately, one local company can take all the hassle out of getting around in India – helping travellers arrange transport that is comfortable and worry-free. Now they can do it in an environmentally responsible manner as well.

Since 1991, the experts at SS Travels have always used their first-hand local knowledge to bring a high level of luxury service to ground transportation in India. But the SS Travel quality promise hit a new high when they joined the growing ranks of local partners part of a new, global, environmentally friendly transfer service called Green Path Transfers. In keeping with the Green Path Transfers 100%-carbon-offset policy, SS Travels is poised to deliver reliable transfers to ever greater numbers of passengers keen to go green.

SS Travels provides ground transport throughout India

The reliable transfer service offered by SS Travels provides ground transport throughout India, including such cities as Delhi, Bangalore and Kochi. Photo courtesy of SS Travels

“We want to keep the environment of India clean and green,” explains Anil Kumar, Marketing Director of SS Travels. “Together with Green Path Transfers we look forward to demonstrating to the world our responsible outlook towards society.”

“It’s great to see a company in India offering such unparalleled service, whilst at the same time having a strong interest and focus on being eco-friendly,” commented Adrian Cordiner, CEO of Green Path Transfers.

An Established Local Leader

Launched with just one single car, SS Travels has since grown into a far-reaching transfer-service provider with over 600 modern, stylish and fuel-efficient vehicles. Renowned for its high quality transportation services, the company’s personalised and professional approach caters to both leisure and corporate travellers.

Today, SS Travels also maintains strong partnerships with airlines such as Air India, Gulf Air, Emirates Airlines and Malaysia Airlines as a proven purveyor of prompt and reliable airport transfers and hotel pickups in cities such as Delhi, Bangalore and Kochi.

Alleppey in southern India is know as the "Venice of the East"

The picturesque town of Alleppey in southern India has numerous canals and backwaters and is know as the

Comfortable and Reliable Rides

Placing special emphasis on ensuring that travellers’ ground transportation plans are secure, SS Travels offers 24-hour, seven-day reservation and operations services. In addition, SS Travels works only with carefully selected, well-trained, English-speaking chauffeurs who can demonstrate expert knowledge of local roads and vehicle safety measures.

Clients can choose from among a wide range of economy vehicles, luxury sedans or SUVs, all kept up to date thanks to a fleet change every three years. This helps SS Travels ensure its vehicles are highly fuel efficient and come equipped with all the modern conveniences, including extras like newspapers and magazines.

Enchanting Attractions of India

With one simple online reservation, tourists and business travellers alike can now easily arrange airport pickups, event transfers and ground transportation in India.

The area around the Kabini River is a popular site for elephant watching

The area around the Kabini River, a recommended destination by the SS Travels team, is a popular site for elephant watching. Photo courtesy of Flickr/Pondspider

For visitors with a little time to spare, SS Travel drivers are fonts of knowledge about interesting sights easily accessible by vehicle. For instance, Mr. Kumar suggests that anyone arriving in Delhi should not skip a visit to Agra, site of the monumental white-marbled Taj Mahal, or Shimla with its beautiful old colonial buildings. Further afield, another excellent stopover is the ruined royal palace that towers over the mountain town of Leh.

If you’ve got even more time, Mr. Kumar recommends a visit to Ooty, a beautiful hill station in the Blue Mountains close to Bangalore; the Kabini River for its incredible wildlife viewing and frequent herds of elephants; and the lovely town Alleppey, which is known as the Venice of the East and is “all about house boats and beautiful trees in and around the backwaters.”

To learn more about Green Path Transfers and how to be part of carbon-neutral travel arrangements that emphasise green technology in a growing number of destinations around the globe, visit www.GreenPathTransfers.com.

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Laurel Angrist

A native New Yorker, Laurel Angrist is a well-practiced escape artist whose passion for travel and the outdoors has led her to some truly offbeat and interesting places. Outside her work as media consultant for the WHL Group and wordster-in-chief of The Travel Word, Laurel is a writer specialising in stories about tourism, culture and the environment, and is also pursuing a masters in Library Studies at the City University of New York. Visit her website: www.laurelangrist.com.
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