Story & Background Of The Travel & Tourism Startup

The Beginning

The idea of Wandertrails was nurtured by the passion to travel and explore new/offbeat places. The founders were friends who used to explore places and then the idea to open this venture emerged in their minds. Operating from Bengaluru, providing its services over 65 destinations in India, with the help of experienced young staff. They are not like other old school travel agent/ travel planner who provide old styled services.

Wandertrail was founded in January 2016 by Vishnu Menon, Hari Gangahdharan Nair, Shruti Ramesh Chander, Pranav Kumar Suresh and Narayana Menon K. Talking about one of its founder & CEO, Mr. Vishnu, graduated from IIM Calcutta, previously working with Bain and company for almost four and half years has now started his own online travelling leisure and adventure venture known as Wandertrails. It is an online platform which enables discovery and booking of experience to a particular location in India.

As of now, within 18 months of its launch they have delivered 6000+ customers with delight services, and in case of specialty which is experiential stays and trips, they have also captured more than 3700 handpicked trails. Just by visiting their website you will be able to define the quality of service you can expect to receive when you book a stay or adventure through Wandertrails. So just imagine when you will visit any location through Wandertrails, you will be left with a life worth of experiential trip.

To know more about Wandertrails visit their website once.

Categories In Which They Offer Their Services


They offer tours and travel services in different categories viz. Experiential stays, Activities, Team outing (corporate and office). The above mentioned categories can also be categorized destination wise on their website. Their trips, experiential tours, adventures etc. are not only focused in south & north India, but also in other parts of country as well. So you are most likely to find options for stays and activities while planning your trip in any part of the country.

Their Novotel style of offerings focuses on romantic tours for couples, trips for solitudes, adventure for freak trailers, family outings and groups/team outings. Thus one can choose from a wide range of offerings like an adventurous rocky trip in Himalayas or a country side experience to some fine soothing locations like Coorg, Connor, Kabini etc.

In the luxury holidays section, they have itinerary in some of the India’s finest resorts, they offer old heritage styled palaces, suites and hotels stays in Rajasthan. They also offer the same in jungle, at offbeat locations like deserts and a few remote locations.

Check out their offerings in experiential stays section to book one for yourself.

The list of adventure activities they offer is also exhaustive. It includes options for camping to camel safaris in Rajasthan, from rafting in the gushing waters of Ganges to mountain biking, paragliding and kayaking etc. Hence they can be said to be one of the finest customized touring startup in India.

A Unique Service Offered By The Travel Startup

Culinary Trails is the most unique service offered by the startup that we recommend you should definitely give it a chance once. The startup organizes some of the best fooding experiences which includes food walks, cheese and wine tasting sessions, attending MasterChef’s to learn some extraordinary recipes, coffee trails etc. You can also learn to cook some of the world’s yummiest dishes like Mexican dishes, varieties of pasta, rice and coastal curries etc. The USP of this idea is that if suppose you are on a travel holiday anywhere in India, and if Wandertrails is conducting a food walk or food learning camp in the same part, you can join them to reap out the benefits of not only the local food, but you can learn any food cooking as mentioned above provided the same fits your schedule.

Some Handpicked Offerings from their Collection

Plantation Stays

If you are a nature loving person who likes planting/flowering or want some calm and tranquil time out in a countryside, then Plantation Stay service of this startup is the best option for you. In Plantation stays, you get a chance to stay very close to the nature and have a mesmerizing view of the green lush surroundings. They offer plantation stays in green states of India viz. Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka where you can enjoy the exotic weather and the natural beauty of those places. So, to get away from your daily chores and hush bush life, this is really a cool option.

Countryside Romantic Stays

Those who like the blue sky and the blue water, here’s a space for you. Wandertrails is so customized, that it will give you an immense pleasure to have a perfect romantic holiday with your dear one – a waterfront house, an open deck, glass of wine, a tree swing where you can star gaze with your dear one and a watery spectacular view of the water coupled with the flora and fauna of the surroundings. Hence, it’s worth an experimenting option to try out for. Be it your anniversary or a honeymoon vacation, this is the best option. Their lists of offerings are worth visiting – North and South Goa, Kodaikanal, Kerala etc. They also offer house boat in the back waters of Kerala and in the Dal Lake, Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir.

Weekend Getaways

In Weekend getaways, Wandertrails is so specialized in their offerings, that they offer according to your whims and fancies. If you are planning a 2 or 3-day weekend trip, then they have the best option. Right from choosing the best location, getting the best fares, getting the best services and stays is a sure shot ball game for Wandertrails. So if you want to go for a trek and rest like a ‘befikre’ or do some yoga/ cycling or just ‘chillax’ with your friends, they will guide and customize your trip accordingly. That would be a true win – win situation for you. So if you want to go to places which are ideal for weekend like Lonavala, Khandala, Pune, Ooty, Manali, Pondicherry, Udaipur, Jaipur, Goa, Alibaug, Nainital, Thekkady, Coorg etc. they will customize the whole tour within your schedule and offer the best of the best.

The Conclusion From Our End

So, why wait from contacting Wandertrails, book your tour and pack the bags and leave on Wandertrails for a life worth experiencing journey. Their happy customers are so accustomed to them, that whenever they want to go or plan their holidays, they have only one name in mind – Wandertrails. Right from choosing the location, scheduling the whole trip, booking accommodations, choosing the adventures, and experiencing their experiential offerings, Wandertrails is a helping buddy before, after and through your tour. They will not only tick off your bucket list, but you will also explore the unexplored beauty of India. What are you waiting for, contact Wandertrails and pack your bags for a smooth ride ahead.

Happy Journey Folks!!!

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See you all next week until we complete reviewing the next startup in our list.