Best Tour Operator 2016

Koyeli Tours & Travels is the recipient of
 Best Tour Operator 2016
award from the Department of Tourism,
Government of Assam for
outstanding contribution to
the tourism sector of Assam.

Koyeli Tours & Travels, based in Guwahati, Assam, India are in the 12th successful year of operation and as one of the leading and better-known Destination Management Companies in North East India, providing total ground handling service since 2007. Koyeli Tours & Travels is recognized by Assam Tourism, Government of Assam and Ministry of Tourism, Government of India as an Inbound Tour Operator and also members of TOFTigers (Travel Operators for Tigers), PATA – India Chapter (Pacific Asia Travel Association), IATO – Allied (Indian Association of Tour Operators), ADTOI - Active (Association of Domestic Tour Operators of India) and TOAA - Active (Tour Operators Association of Assam).

Koyeli Tours & Travels operate tours focusing on wildlife & birding, eco tourism, village hiking, motorcycle tours, tea tourism, culture, tribes, river cruises on Brahmaputra, arts & crafts of the states of Assam, Meghalaya, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura.

Koyeli Tours & Travels is headed by Mr. Arijit Purkayastha. He has been in the travel trade since 1993, when Assam was restricted for foreign nationals (restriction was withdrawn in the year 1995 from the states of Assam, Meghalaya and Tripura and since 2011 restrictions was withdrawn for foreign nationals from the states of Manipur, Mizoram & Nagaland until further notice. Only Arunachal Pradesh requires special permission for foreign nationals and Koyeli Tours & Travels arranges the special permission. Indian Nationals require ILP- Inner Line Permit to visit the states of Arunachal Pradesh, Mizoram and Nagaland ), and is considered as one of the leading travel professionals in the region due to his unique understanding of the travel industry and the people who work in it. Mr. Purkayastha heads the marketing and commercial department of the company and has escorted many groups and independent travelers to various places in the North-East India.

From a modest beginning, Koyeli Tours & Travels is now one of the leading tour operators in India’s northeast region. The organization now has a workforce of qualified travel planners and managers, tour guides. It also has its own fleet of vehicles that are manned by well-trained and disciplined drivers.