Southern Travels is synonymous with an undoubted assurance and absolute ease to travel. Established in 1970, Southern Travels offers world-class, hassle-free holidaying in India. With a varied experience of over four decades in the tourism industry, the company takes care of all your travel needs, thereby giving you the bliss of enjoying travel at any given point.

The Vision

To make you Travel Dream a long-cherished sweet memory by assisting with peerless quality and matchless services

Mission

Pure-in-action commitment to all the Travel needs, assured value-added services and close monitoring at every step, to ensure delightful Travel with absolute safety and personal touch .

Approach

Honesty and transparency are two focal points, on which all our relationships with customers have been built upon year after year. At Southern Travels, a promise is a promise. Apart from quality, you are firmly assured of no hidden charges. Customer delight and maintenance of good will are much more foremost to us, than profits.

Comfort & Safety

With over four decades of service to our clients, Southern Travels has built an excellent reputation for flawless safety, total comfort, friendly approach and efficient services. Our attitude to the safety of our valued clients is uncompromising. We maintain the highest standards of reliability and safety, which our clients relish and would love to have.

Convenience

Individual Tailor-made Packages are exclusive from Southern Travels. Tour itineraries have been perfected to meet the special needs of travelers. Southern Travels provides services individually and personally, as per your own choice of places and visits thereof. Right from ticket booking for traveling, whether it is accommodation, or sightseeing or any other aspect, we take every care and ensure a safe, secure and happy return with utmost satisfaction, back to Southern Travels, thereby tangibly proving our exclusivity in everything.

Our Services

We are pioneers in the travel business for the last 46 years. We have a fleet of 50 coaches/ cars of our own, with a network of offices at New Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai, Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Visakhapatnam and Vijayawada. Our Indian restaurant is functioning at Durban South Africa. We also own Hotel Southern at New Delhi equipped with 100 available Rooms.

Our Services are:

  • International/ domestic air ticketing
  • Railway Reservation
  • 24-hour Airlines Reservation Counter (Jet, Sahara & Indian Airlines)
  • Package tours all over India
  • Hotel reservations all over India
  • Airport transfers
  • Tailor-made tours for Individuals, Groups, Students, Corporate, Business tours
  • Car/ Coach Rentals (Budget & Luxury)
  • Hotel Southern at New Delhi equipped with 100 rooms is of ours.

Friendly Staff:

All our staff are friendly, well qualified and are well conversant with many of the languages which includes English, Telugu, Kannada, Tamil, Malayalam & Hindi.

The background Of the Company:-

Southern Travels was a Partnership Firm since 1970. It became a Private Limited Company in 1995. Our Chairman, Shri A.V. Rao, was holding some of the important positions:-

  • Chairman - Andhra Pradesh Tourism Development Corporation ( A State Government Undertaking)
  • Chairman - Sri Venkateswara College ( New Delhi )
  • Member - Tourism Promotion Board of Andhra Pradesh Government
  • Director of Vysya Bank ( Bengaluru)
  • Member - National Film Censor Board
  • Member of Tirumala Tirupati Devasthanams Board ( TTD ) Tirupati
  • Vice President - All India Vaish Federation, New Delhi.

Our management consists of Shri A.V. Rao, Chairman ( M.A. ), Shri A. Krishna Mohan, Managing Director (MBA, from Loyola College, Chennai) and Shri A. Venkata Praveen Kumar, Joint Managing Director (MBA from New College, Chennai). These professionally qualified young executives are on the Board of Directors of our company and are assisted by experienced professional / General Managers

Hotel at Vijayawada

We have recently inaugurated a 3 Star Facility Hotel at the heart of Vijayawada, Andhra Pradesh, consisting of Guest Rooms, Pure Vegetarian South Indian Restaurant, Banquet / Conference Hall.

Future Plans

In the coming 3-5 years, we are going to open Hotels/Resorts at Vishakapatnam, Goa, Hyderabad and Manali. Our offices are also going to get opened shortly in Madurai, Cochin, Bhuvneshwar, Nellore and Kolkata.

Member

  • Indian Association Of Tour Operators
  • All India Motor Transport Congress
  • All India Management Association.

Social Service

As a responsible company, We understand our responsibility of Corporate Social Responsibility. SOUTHERN TRAVELS has contributed voluntarily on various occasions of Natural Disasters, Accidents and scholarships. Few are...

  • Contributed to Chief Minister's Relief fund for the Hudhud Cyclone in Andhra Pradesh in 2014.
  • Provided free transportation for the effected people for the accident at Beas River in Himachal Pradesh, where 24 students died in 2014.
  • Contributed to Prime Minister's Relief Fund for Uttarakhand Floods in 2013 and provided Accommodation, food and transportation for hundreds of effected persons for free.
  • Contributed to Prime Minister's Fund for Tsunami in 2004.
  • Contributed to Chief Minister's Relief Fund for Floods and heavy rains in Andhra Pradesh in October 2009.
  • We have been giving Scholarships to the Meritorious Students for the last 20 years.

Plant a Tree

The Eco Line, our "Plant a Tree" program rises against deforestation and climate change through encouraging people for planting more and more trees. With distributing seeds of different plants, we aim to raise awareness of global environmental issues for better environmental practices.

At Southern Travels, we believe that the earth and all life on it deserve a clean and safe environment, now and in the future. Our Plant a Tree Program is nurtured by dream of stopping climate change, sustainable agriculture, preserving the oceans and preventing another nuclear catastrophe. Come and collect seeds from our Office counters for pricking out the saplings to support a worthwhile cause. No matter how you participate, you will be changing the future of our planet.

Winners of National Tourism Award as the Best Domestic Tour Operator for 8
Consecutive Years (2008 to 2015)

2015

We won National Tourism Award consecutively for the 8th time from the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, as the "BEST DOMESTIC TOUR OPERATOR" on 18th September 2015. The Award was presented by His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India. The Award was received by Shri A. Krishna Mohan - Managing Director and Shri A. V. Praveen Kumar - Joint Managing Director
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2015

Won "BEST TOUR OPERATOR" Award for Tourism Excellence by Department of Tourism. Govt. of Telangana on 27th September, 2015. The Award was presented by Shri Kalvakuntla Taraka Rama Rao, Hon'ble Minister for Panchayat Raj & Information Technology.

2014

We won the National Tourism Award continuously for the 7th year from the Ministry of Tourism, Government of India as the "BEST DOMESTIC TOUR. OPERATOR" securing the Second position on the 18th February 2014. The Award was presented to us by Shri Shashi Thereat., Minister for Human Resources Development, on behalf of the President of India. The award was received by Shri A. Venkateswara Rao, Chairman and Shri A. Krishna Mohan, Managing Director

2013

We won National Tourism Award consecutively for the 6th time from the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, as the "BEST DOMESTIC TOUR OPERATOR" securing the FIRST position on 18th March, 2013. The Award was presented by His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, presided over by Dr. K. Chiranjeevi, Hon'ble Minister of State for Tourism (IC) Govt. of India. The Award was received by Shri A. Venkateswara Rao - Chairman and Shri A. Krishna Mohan - Managing Director.

2013

We won National Tourism Award from the Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, as the "Best Tour Operator for Promoting North East India including Sikkim" at a function held at Vigyan Bhavan on 18th March, 2013. The Award was presented by His Excellency Shri Pranab Mukherjee, President of India, presided over by Dr. K. Chiranjeevi, Hon'ble Minister of State for Tourism (IC) Govt. of India. The Award was received by Shri A.Krishna Mohan - Managing Director and Shri A. V. Praveen Kumar - Joint Managing Director.

2012

We won National Tourism Award for the consecutive time from Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, at a function held at Vigyan Bhavan on 29th February, 2012. The award was presented by Hon'ble President of India, Smt Pratibha Devi Singh Patil as Chief Guest. The function Presided over by Mr. Subodh Kant Sahai, Hon'ble Minister for Tourism. The Award was received by Shri A. Venkateswara Rao - Chairman & Shri A.V. Praveen Kumar - Joint Managing Director.

2011

We won National Tourism Award for the fourth time from Ministry of Tourism, Government of India, at a function held at Hotel Ashok on 28th March 2011. The Award was presented by Hon'ble Speaker of Lok Sabha, Smt Meira Kumar as Chief Guest and Ms Priyanka Chopra, Actor as Guest of Honour. The function Presided over by Mr Subodh Kant Sahai, Hon'ble Minister for Tourism. The Award was received by Shri A. Venkateswara Rao - Chairman, Shri A. Krishna Mohan - Managing Director & Shri A.V. Praveen Kumar - Joint Managing Director.

2010

Our company received National Tourism Award on 3-3-2010 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi as the Best Domestic Tour Operator" securing the FIRST position from Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India. New Delhi. The Award was presented to us before a galaxy of important invited audience by Dr. Hamid Anson, Honourable Vice President of India. The function was presided over by Kumari Selja, Minister for Tourism, Housing & Urban Poverty Alleviation, Govt. of India.

2009

Our company received National Tourism Award on 24-2-2009 at Hotel Ashok, New Delhi as the 'Best Domestic Tour Operator" in India from Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, New Delhi. The Award was presented to us before a galaxy of important invited audience by Sri P. Chidambaram - Hon'ble Minister for Home Affairs. The function was presided over by Smt. Ambika Soni, Minister for Tourism & Culture, Govt. of India

2009

Our company won the Excellency Award in Tourism (Travel Agent and Tour Operator) from the Department of Tourism, Govt. of Andhra Pradesh. The Award was presented by our Honourable Chief Minister, Dr. K. Rosaiah, in the presence of Dr. Geetha Reddy, Minister for Tourism on 27-0-2010.

2008

Our company received National Tourism Award on 27-2-2008 at Vigyan Bhavan, New Delhi as the "Best Domestic Tour Operator" in India from Ministry of Tourism, Govt. of India, New Delhi. The Award was presented to us before a galaxy of important invited audience by Sri Pranab Mukherjee, Minister for External Affairs. The function was presided over by Smt. Ambika Soni, Minister for Tourism & Culture, Govt. of India.

Directors

Mr. A.V. Rao

Chairman

Mr. A. Krishna Mohan

Managing Director

Mr. A.V. Venkata Praveen Kumar

Joint Managing Director

Ms. Divya Alapati

Director

Our team strives for your satisfaction. Professionalism and warmth form the basis of all our interactions at all points. Most of our team members are well conversant with many Indian Languages.

Meet Ours Team

Southern Travels Team, New Delhi

Southern Travels Team, Hyderabad

Southern Travels Team, Warangal

Southern Travels Team, Rajahmundry

Southern Travels Team Kakatpally (KPHB), Hyderabad

Southern Travels Team, Chennai

Southern Travels Team, Vizag

Southern Travels Team, Coimbatore

Southern Travels Team, Vijaywada

Southern Travels Team, Bengaluru

Branches in India

BENGALURU

Hotel Rajkamal Complex, Near Sivananda
Stores, Kumara Park East,
Bengaluru-560 001.

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+91-80-22262633, 22375536

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+91-9379923236

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+91-80-22252222

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bangalore@southerntravels.in


CHENNAI

No.1098, Poonamallee High Road, Opp.
Hotel Royal Regency, Besides Hotel Golden
tower, Periyamet, Chennai-600 003.

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+91-44-43235353 , 45126271

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+91-7299923236

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+91-44-25386833

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COIMBATORE

New No. 206 / 2, D.B.Road, (Next to Axis
Bank), R.S. Puram, Coimbatore.
Tamil Nadu - 641002.

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+91-422-4200999, 2470235 / 6

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HYDERABAD

No.7 & 8, Mustafa Towers,
Near Ayodhya Junction, Lakdi-ka-pul,
Hyderabad-500 004.

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+91-40-2331 8866, 23303561

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+91-9848023236, 9346115536

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+91-40-23328993

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HYDERABAD (Kukatpally)

Punnami Plaza, 15-24-336, Ground Floor
Besides Remedy Hospital, KPHB colony,
Kukatpally, Hyderabad 500072.

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+91-40-65505536, 23155536

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+91-9848071155

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+91-40-23055536

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MUMBAI

Office no. 4, Vijay Kunj, 142, Vallabh Baugh
Lane, Ghatkopar(e),
Mumbai-400077.

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+91-22-25010027, 67991999

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+91-9892216168

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+91-22-21023664

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mumbai@southerntravels.in


RAJAHMUNDRY

Shop No. 3, Bharat Complex, Opposite
Naga Devi Theatre, Near Gokavarm Bus Stand,
Trunk Road, Rajahmundry - 533 104

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+91-883-242 5536, 2 448 448

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+91-99495 23236


VIJAYAWADA

No.10, Swarnalok Complex, Near Apsara
Theatre, Eluru Road, Governorpet,
Gandhinagar, Vijayawada-520002

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+91-866-2576624, 2574771

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+91-9010123236

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+91-866-2572227

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VISAKHAPATNAM

A-5, Pavan Palace,(G. Floor) Opp. TSR.
Complex, Dwaraka Nagar,
Visakhapatnam-530016

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+91-891-2745565, 2541099

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+91-891-2505551

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WARANGAL

NO.6-2-199,Jeevanlal Complex,
Choowrasta.
Hanamkonda - 506001

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+91-0870-2555536, 257, 8888

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+91-81250 23236


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