47 thoughts on “Testimonials

  1. Vijayananda

    It was great experience with Skanda on Swiss + Black forest group trip, highly recommended to choose Skanda Travels. Thanks for Madhu(travel guide). we had very nice group (people).

  2. Santhappa Jain

    hi this is in connection with 21st sep trip to Paris .Trip was enjoyable and well organised. Eventhough climatic condition were against us the pilot Natasha and captain Namrata were very co operative and never lost their cool. Kudos to them Thank u

  3. Basant

    Thanks for a marvelous β€œ 4 days Swiss trip”. The picturesque beauty of Switzerland and your well organized and planned trip by Paulomi and Madhu made such an ultimate tour!! One of the great things about travel is that you find out how many good and kind people around. Looking forward for Austria trip next. Stay blessed.

  4. Radha Krishna Ghantasala

    East or West Skanda travels is the best for Swiss trip. We travelled to Swiss last year in April and have had life long experiences. Wonderful planning and execution.. Thanks Skanda

  5. Rima

    I must say , skanda does the perfect execution of defined tours and they are capable of managing large group of people.

  6. Vineet Kulkarni

    Undeniably a wonderful and charming trip to black forest Germany and Switzerland. (28th Oct – 31st Oct 2017)
    Loved the itinerary Skanda Team(Madhu) had arranged and certainly it was delivered perfectly.
    Meet all my expectations, so many things covered in one single trip. I would highly recommend Skanda travels.
    I wish good luck to Madhu & Team. You are doing great job. Looking forward for many more trips with Skanda travels.

    Overall I would say I would like to give 10/10 to Skanda travles.

  7. Abhishek Vyas

    My In-laws traveled with skanda travels on 19th to 23th Sept 2016 in the SWISS trip. As they came from India and wanted visit SWIZERLAND during their stay, i found Skanda travels as convenient and economical option(provided swiss is slightly costly trip) .
    But once they completed the trip i must say Skanda travels is not only convenient and economical but the best trip available for Indian parents wanting to visit swiss.
    Because they get indian food, indian music in the bus, indian families to socialize that is difficult to get anywhere. Also Madhu is extremely polite, soft spoken and very organized person that makes the trip highly memorable.

    Thanks alot madhu looking forward to join you sometime in future.

  8. Somesh

    For all the people who have planned for Switzerland trip at the last moment please opt for Skanda Travels with no second thought. The trip is well planned and atmost care is taken to ensure all the items in itinerary are covered comfortably and with leisure. The trip is decently priced and saves allot of effort which you would spend otherwise in planning your trip.
    Please book the dinners with skanda as the food is of good quality and served hot (unlimited!!!). You will be all charged up the next day.

    Lastly kudos to Skanda team. You are doing great job. Your love towards what you do is evident in your action. Madhu, you are inspiring and have wonderful team to work with. Looking forward for many more trips with you.


  9. Chand ji Mattas & Sarla Mattas (Sunny)

    Thanks for well organized Tour to SWITZERLAND with haltage for one night at GERMANY from 7th.july to 11th. july 2016. The tour was awesome with scenic beauty , pleasing staff at the comfortable bus and in the luxurious hotels with well arrangements for INDIAN lunch & dinner for both vegetarian and non-vegetarians. In short we are looking forward for next tour with SKANDA TRAVELS. KEEP it up like that for the progress ahead. SUGGESTIONS;- 1.Arrange Indian Dinner in Cruise at Switzerland for more attraction and pieasure. THANKS AND REGARDS CHAND JI MATTAS …..FROM DELHI

  10. Pallavi

    Very well organised Swiss tour, Our family of 5 really had a memorable experience,
    Return journey was a bit hectic feel, but yes no compromise to the visit of place itself,
    Thanks to Madhu and Sushma for organizing & responding so well to all requests.

    Please organise Paris tours as well sometime,

    Thanks & Regards,

  11. Mysore manju

    Thanks to Madhu for organizing such wonderful 4 days Swiss trip. The trip was worthwhile and very nice. We would like to convey our thanks to Sushma (Tour leader) for her patience, hospitality and treated tour members like family.
    The trip was well planned with perfect itinerary, excellent accommodation and great places. We highly recommend Skanda travels. We wish good luck to Madhu & Team. Looking forward for a newsletter on upcoming trips.

    Many Thanks
    Manju & family

  12. Sonal

    It was indeed a nice trip to Switzerland and scenic drive from black forest Germany :):)
    Loved the itinerary of Swiss, so many things covered in one single trip :):)

    One can definitely go for such trip. Excellent Indian food you get during the trip. At Mount Titlis, one can never imagine that u will dhoklas, pav bhaji, gajar ka halwa :):) Liked the arrangements done by skanda team for the dinner during the return journey.
    Hotel choices are really good.
    Indeed the trip is value for money considering the rates in Switzerland.

    Only suggestion is, to consider smaller groups. This way one bonds very well with the group.

  13. Anjaneyulu Yamsani

    We had a nice and memorable Swiss trip with Skanda Travels last weekend ( May 5-8). They organized it very well. Thanks to Madhu and Sushma (Tour leader) for executing it well. Looking forward for other destinations with Skandha!!

    People who opted for the next weekend (May 14) Swiss trip can go without any doubts.! enjoy your trip!!

    @Madhu, Please plan Paris trip too soon πŸ™‚

  14. Bhushan Kolte

    Hi Madhu
    Thank you very much for arranging such a wonderful trip, I cant explain all these in words, Simply wonderful tour.
    Because of Skanda I got good friends, Thanks alot Madhu.
    All the best, and looking forward another destination

  15. Neha VS

    Our (Myself and my Husband) much awaited vaccation in Switzerland came true on 22nd Oct, 2015 through Skanda Travels.

    To begin with, virtual family atmosphere was created amongst all the people in the bus.(Through intro, antakshari, dumcharades, puzzles, etc) Also, to keep people entertained, bollywood songs and movies were played in the bus.

    Being a good professional, Mr.Madhu kept upto all the promises made in the website and we highly appreciate his energy, punctuality and enthusiasm. Every minute details were looked after well, according to each individual’s needs. All the must see places were covered and guided very well. Not to forget, the delicious Indian food (both North Indian and South Indian style) arranged on most of the days.

    Finally, In short, well planned and executed trip. Hope Skanda Travels increases the number of European Tours and we would be glad to join whenever possible.

    Thank you Mr.Madhu and All the Best to Skanda Travels πŸ™‚

  16. Sabareesh

    The Swiss trip (22nd OCT 2015) was indeed like a dream in literal sense..short and sweet.
    Thanks a lot to Madhu for organizing the trip, hassle free experience and making the tour budget friendly πŸ™‚

  17. Chitra and Girish, Sydney, Australia.

    Myself and my husband were in Eindhoven for a short stay of one month. This was our first visit to Europe and we wanted to travel to Switzerland. Luckily we came to know about Skanda travels through internet and saw that there was a Swiss trip planned in the month of Sept 24 – 27, 2015. Even though we booked our seats a bit late Madhu was very kind and accommodated us in the trip. The trip was really very well organized. The Indian food at all the places was very tasty. We enjoyed the trip.

    Thank you Madhu for such a wonderful and memorable trip. Anyone who is traveling with Madhu can be at peace of mind and enjoy the scenic beauty throughout the journey and does not have to bother about anything like vegetarian food, accommodation, sightseeing/must see places etc. All this is possible only because of Madhu’s enthusiasm, zeal, and passion towards his work.

    We highly recommend choosing Skanda travels for any trips in Europe and hope Madhu will extend it to other countries as well. πŸ™‚

    We wish all All the Very Best to Skanda Travels and a Very Bright and Prosperous Future!!

    Chitra and Girish, Sydney, Australia.

  18. Prasul

    Excellent, well organized and comfortable trip for Switzerland with Madhu. Awesome itinerary with scenic route and food is too good. Myself and my family enjoyed it a lot and definitely will try for another trip with Madhus Skanda Travels πŸ™‚
    Thank you very much Madhu . Our best wishes to Madhu and hoping to hear from you new trips in Europe. πŸ™‚

  19. Surendra Babu Vemuri

    I was also the part of the Four Day Swiss Tour (24-Sep-2015 to 28-Sep-2015) arranged by Skanda Travels with my wife and son of Age 1year 3months. It was really good trip which is well organized and very comfortable tour by Madhu. We enjoyed a lot the trip and we are very thankful to SKANDA and especially Madhu. A BIG thank you to Madhu for all the efforts he put to made this trip such a nice, wonderful and memorable trip. I strongly recommend SKANDA travels for one and all.

  20. Himanshu Jain

    I Joined the Four Day Swiss Tour (24Sep-28Sep,2015)with my spouse and two small daughter of Age 4 and 3 and it was the very planed,comfertable tour for my family arranged by Madhu.
    I will recommend SKANDA tour for every indian who is in Europe or coming from INDIA at least for one time .
    NO Doubt to say IF I stay long here in GERMANY ,I am going to have at least one more tour with DEAR MADHU.

  21. Hemachandra Rao Guruprasad

    Thanks Madhu for this wonderful trip to Switzerland! My family and I really enjoyed and I could feel the freshness in my mind even after 1 week after this trip in my office here.
    We are looking forward for the next trip (hopefully, Austria πŸ™‚ )

  22. Srini

    Thanks for β€œSwitzerland” trip (Aug 20 – 23). It was nice and worth. It was memorable experience. I wish best of lucky to Skanda Travels. I hope it will grow soon and help more peoples.

    1. Madhu Post author

      Thanks Srini! I am glad you and family enjoyed. Your feedback is very important for me to spread the word around Dusseldorf since I started Germany pickup only this year!!

  23. Sharath

    Hi Madhu,
    Thanks for organizing such a wonderful trip for swizz . Me and wife had a great time during the entire trip . It was well organized trip and the hotel were luxurious. Looking forward for many more trips from your end .

    Thank you.

  24. Rahul Dighe

    Madhu, thank you very much for the wonderful swiss + black forest tour. It was a great experience to have this tour with Skanda travels. Me and my family liked the way you managed the tour in every aspects and the personal attension paid to everybody. The locations you showed us were amazing. The hotels were great too. Now I am looking forward for more tours with the chatur of Skanda travels. Ha ha ha..

  25. Alok Saxena

    Many congratulations for organizing such a wonderful Swiss+black Forest trip. My family cherished every moment throughout, and most importantly you are organizing and covering all the famous spots unlike others just as a transport service.

    You as a tour organizer is highly recommended..

    Try to start covering other destinations as well like Paris etc..

    All the very best and keep it up like that.

    Best Regards,
    Alok Saxena

  26. Shubha Raj

    Switzerland and Black forest Trip -June 25/2015 – What an amazing trip!!! never imagined we could get such a organised, well managed Package tour in which the whole group was just like a family, thanks a ton Madhu for making our vacation an unforgettable one. Along with beautiful places, the way you have guided us, made sure the travel ,stay and sight seeing was extremely comfortable, I must say we couldn’t have asked for more. I would definitely not forget to mention about this wonderful trip and would personally recommend friends and family . Thanks !!

  27. karthik

    Well planned and well executed trip to Switzerland (June 25 to 29), Good Hotels to stay, Good Food arranged. Lucky to have good weather all along and kudos to the group for respecting each others time.

  28. Tushar Gurav

    Dear Skanda Travels Team, Thank you very much for a wonderful trip to Black Forest and Switzerland on 22nd May 2015. I think what makes you different is the personal touch and superb management skills. Madhu who is the architect of the trip and William who connected so well with us Indians, both of them are inspirational and are following their passion. This fact makes the real difference since it is seen in their efforts to keep everyone happy and well informed during the whole trip!!… Congrats and Cya some time again… πŸ™‚

  29. Madhan Kumar

    Many Thanks Madhu…for organizing such an wonderful trip to Swiss Easter 2015 …enjoyed a lot and everything was well arranged….thanks again…hope to see more trips organized by you and your team and it was awesome.. πŸ™‚

  30. Shylaja

    This is the second time we chose the Swiss trip by Skanda travels and this time it was for our family. All of us in the family have enjoyed this trip from an age group varying from 6 to 60. Organization by Madhu and the guidance from Willam is what makes this trip a memorable experience and anything said about them is less. They set you at comfort with all arrangements such that you are left free to enjoy the travel and the scenic beauty of every attraction. Cheers Madhu and Team!

  31. Vijaya

    The trip was very well organized and well done.We enjoyed every bit of the tour. Thanks Madhu for organizing such a well planned tour. Even though you were not present with us in swizz, you were always there back in holland and taking care of the tour.And also our tour guide vinuta and driver Willem were excellent.
    In short we are looking forward for the next tour from skanda travels.

  32. Prashanth Somashekar

    I can’t say enough good things about our tour leader (Madhu) and bus driver (Willem).The service was exemplary. Be it from the stay at hotels, the food, the carefully chosen attractions to visit and even the recreation activities during Travel…everything was simply wonderful. I wouldn’t have any 2nd thoughts about recommending Skanda tours for any of the trips they arrange. The tour was very carefully planned.

    Thanks Madhu …for being a wonderful tour leader and am eager to travel with you again to new destinations.

  33. Vandita

    What a trip it was!!! I’ll remember for my life..No matter if u r in group, in family or travelling alone , I assure u’ll enjoy every bit of it..
    It is impossible to have so many places covered in the amount of time , if you are travelling alone…
    Kudos to Madhu, who constantly kept the crowd engaged with some or other fun activities, movies etc during the trip… Being charged up is OK but making people around the same is not easy.. πŸ˜€

    Location: Switzerland and Black forest(what else you want :D)- 2 most beasutiful places of the world
    Noise: Interestingly enough – quiet.
    Service: Enough already said for Madhu in previous column, for more advertisement, will ask Madhu to give 50 euro waiver in next πŸ˜›
    Price: In Swiss terms – cheap.
    Value: Excellent

    A must recommended travel group for Indians !!!

  34. Deepak

    This was my second trip to Switzerland and what I found that this one is more convenient, memorable and with magnificent views.
    Best part of trip was Madhu’s planning where you don’t have to wait for any location for your turn.
    One more thing I traveled with my parent and they enjoyed it as well.

    Finally I must say if you are planning a trip for Switzerland Go with Skanda Travels.

  35. Shahin Riaz

    People usually say it’s better to travel alone and not in groups. I beg to differ slightly, if you have a lovely group (as was ours) and if things were so well arranged for you to lean back and enjoy without worrying about things like food, itinerary, travel, then I would always prefer to do it this way. Thanks to Madhu for arranging such an awesome Swiss trip, so good that for a micro second I even think of going on the same tour again next month πŸ˜€ From the luxurious hotel stays to a highly passionate and knowledgable driver, from the well thought out itinerary to the brilliantly handled food requests, I have only good things to say about Madhu’s trips… I am waiting for Madhu to start the next Luxemborg, Germany trips, to be part of it…

  36. Amudharajan G

    thanks madhu for the great tour.. along with the great weather..we all enjoyed pretty much… looking forward for your other trips..

    1. Madhu Post author

      Thanks Amudha! Happy to know you enjoyed the tour. Sure you will hear from me as and when new tours are announced πŸ™‚

  37. Prathyusha

    The Trip was awesome, not only because of the Scenic beauty of Switzerland but because of your well organized and planned trip :)). Thanks Madhu for such an ultimate tour!! Hope we will come across such wonderful tours organized by you before we leave.

    Thanks and Regards
    Prathyusha and Chaitra πŸ™‚

    1. Madhu Post author

      Thanks Pratyusha and Chaitra for your kind words! It was a pleasure to have you guys on my tour as well. I’m so glad you enjoyed the Swiss tour!

  38. Ashwini

    First of all, hats-of Madhu for organizing this kind of a tour. If not for this tour, my in-laws would not have been able to visit switzerland. They were truly impressed by the way you handled things and your patience in handling so many oldies is truly commendable πŸ˜‰
    Perfect itinerary; Perfect planning; Comfortable hotels – what more can one ask for in a Switzerland trip.
    Thanks once again for all your help and support πŸ™‚

    1. Madhu Post author

      Thanks Ashwini for your kind comments. It was really a pleasure to have your in-laws on the tour. With 11 other elder parents in the tour, it was nice to see how they all mingled so well. I’m so glad they enjoyed the tour.

  39. Atanu

    Thanks for those wonderful “4 days in Switzerland”. The tour was not only well organized but your flexibilty to take us to unplanned destinations was a delight. The accommodation and food also needs a special mention. Overall a memorable experience. Looking forward for another destination…

    1. Madhu Post author

      Thanks Atanu for your kind words! I’m glad you enjoyed the tour…serves the purpose of my initiative of Skanda Travels. Will definitely keep you informed of my trips.

  40. Giri

    I have to say it was a nicely thought-out, well organised and memorable trip to Switzerland. It was very peaceful and relaxing. We enjoyed it very much.

  41. Sharath J B

    Thanks for the well organized and affordable trip . Looking forward for more such trips.

    1. Madhu Post author

      Thanks Sharath! It was a pleasure to have your parents on the tour.

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