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Two transport enthusiasts are penetrating to stoke a wanderlust of a visually marred by curating sensory-based itineraries, starting with Kamshet subsequent month

When Divya Saxena and Ritu Sinha, friends for 8 years, designed a Eurotrip in June, small they did know that a tarry would hint a thought of a transport venture. “At a Trevi Fountain in Rome, we speckled dual visually marred gentlemen. Ironically, that’s when we realised that we had not come opposite unsighted travellers during any other renouned destination,” recalls Sinha. On their return, a dual quit their promotion jobs and enthralled themselves in giving figure to a idea. They’re now prepared with Bat Travels, focused on conceptualizing tours only for visually marred travellers. “The thought is to curate itineraries that are feeling in nature. Having pronounced that, sighted travellers can also join in as transport pals, aiding a unsighted, creation new friends and experiencing transport in a opposite way,” adds Saxena.

Travellers can suffer paragliding sessions in Kamshet. Pic courtesy/Bat Travels
Travellers can suffer paragliding sessions in Kamshet. Pic courtesy/Bat Travels

Whiff of nature
The initial end on their list is Kamshet in Pune, where they’ve curated a two-day outing subsequent month. The mountain hire might be famous for a undulating turf and sensuous immature cover, though there are a innumerable smells, sounds and thrills that guarantee to be a provide for all senses. And that’s what they devise to concentration on. The channel includes a revisit to a hilltop to feel a rush of wind, a jungle trek, an dusk by a lakeside wh-ere travellers can drop their feet in a cold waters, a bonfire night, tent accommodation as good as para-gliding. “The feeling of drifting is exhilarating, while walking by a jungle but depending on your family offers a clarity of freedom. Small things, like a smell of blazing wood, with a few eucalyptus leaves thrown in, a changing temperatures in a night and a sounds of critters and birds during emergence will move a debate alive, generally for civic dwellers,” says Saxena.

Ritu Sinha and Divya Saxena flanked by  a yachts during The Gateway of India. Pic/Pradeep Dhivar
Ritu Sinha and Divya Saxena flanked by a yachts during The Gateway of India. Pic/Pradeep Dhivar

Test and recce
Recce is an critical partial of planning, they say. “We select properties that are accessible. Logistically, it has been severe to stimulate certain vendors to a travellers’ needs,” says Sinha. Case in point: Several paragliding agencies in Kamshet discharged a founders when they learnt that visually marred persons would pointer up. “We had to remonstrate them that they are able-bodied, and given paragliding is finished in tandem, it’s not any opposite for them than it’s for us.”

Now, a twin is also in talks with a veteran surfer in Goa, to control a three-hour surfing march during a three-day outing to a fever state, slated in January. Apart from parasailing and jet skiing, a Goa channel also facilities shower in live song by internal bands, a susegaad knowledge of sitting during a beach shack, a cooking event of Goan and Portuguese fare, savouring curated dishes during family restaurants and staying in a five-star property.

Travellers will also get to revisit a churches. “We will emanate their 3D models, so they can hold and feel a Portuguese pattern to get a clarity of a space,” informs Saxena. They devise to pattern such models, in Plaster of Paris or cardboard, for architectural marvels that will be partial of their destiny tours, in India and around a world.

TRIP DATES: Dec 2 to 3
AT: Kamshet, Pune.
CALL: 9920058200
COST: Rs 8,000

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