Young and footloose, love to go on backpacking holidays but the pandemic has put a brake on your plans Then here is some good news for you.
goSTOPS, the India-based backpacker hostel brand has introduced a new division goEXPERIENCES, to offer a fun-filled, exciting, and experiential holiday. Be it exploring the picturesque hamlet of Kasol in Himachal or cruising down the backwaters of Kerala, you have the option of choosing from planned itineraries with multi-day, multi-destination treks or tours as well as from curated in-destination experiences and activities.
Starting from September this year, goEXPERIENCES will cover India&rsquos 30 most popular travel locations, and scale up to 55 destinations by end of fiscal year 2022.
According to the company, the trips have been curated to inspire travellers to go beyond the trodden path. Travellers may get their itinerary designed around their chosen activity, including cycling, trekking, multi-adventure, cultural or historical.
In the initial phase, goSTOPS will provide customized trekking and sports activities such as sunrise cycling tours, snowboarding, rappelling, boulder climbing, etc. across Rohtang, Manali, Kasol, and Manikaran in Himachal Pradesh and Rishikesh in Uttarakhand.
The itineraries have been curated by trekking and travel experts from goSTOPS. Each activity is planned after taking into account the safety precautions, the company said by way of assurance.
There are also planned treks and activities for young travellers in winters.
Pankaj Parwanda, Co-Founder, goSTOPS said, &ldquoWe are thrilled to launch our experiences division. Our strong on-ground presence with in-house operations, places us in excellent position to provide rich experiences to young travellers across the country and bring the benefits of shared economy to their entire travel experience helping them experience more in less.&rdquo
goSTOPS, the backpacker hostel brand, was co-founded by Pallavi Agarwal and Pankaj Parwanda in 2014. It operates in some of the major tourist spots in the country such as Agra, Alleppey, Amritsar, Bir, Dalhousie, New Delhi, Fort Kochi, Goa, Jaipur, Lehi, Manali, Mcleodganj, Mumbai, Munnar, Mussoorie, Naggar, Palampur, Rishikesh, Udaipur, and Varanasi. It is a full-stack operator brand that leases and transforms budget hotels and operates them as backpacker hostels.