Odyssey Tours is a specialist travel company offering tailor-made holidays in India to independent discerning travelers. Our aim is to give you an insider’s peek into this larger than life country.
We are a small team of passionate travelers who have travelled the length and breadth of the country to put together a hand-picked portfolio of exciting and unusual places to stay, in some of India’s most beautiful locations.
Since we live in India, and have travelled extensively, we will give you rare insights into our country when we help you plan your perfect trip - unfolding some of India’s best kept travel secrets.
Alfred studied Zoology at the University of New South Wales in Sydney, Finance in Amsterdam, and Information Security in cyberspace. It is therefore no surprise that he is responsible for the technical creation of this web site. He likes to call Goa home, a green oasis to recharge his batteries after frequent travels. He has his own website called Our Man in India promoting his management consultancy for foreign companies in India.
Born in the Netherlands, Hans studied History & Anthropology in Amsterdam and Sydney and wrote a thesis on the “Untouchables of India”. Married to Sucheta, they started together organising tours to India in the early eighties. Now settled in Goa, they also look after the luxury villa “Summertime”, which is adjacent to their home.
Sucheta studied Psychology and Public Relations and Marketing in Mumbai. Her interests range from wildlife, nature and the many handicrafts of India. Apart from looking after the marketing of Odyssey Tours & Travels Pvt Ltd, Sucheta is also a freelance writer and has contributed to many magazines and guidebooks, Indian and international.
Vardhan is a travel, automotive and food writer, who was editor of BBC Top Gear India and Lonely Planet Magazine India. He moved to Goa to have a better life style.