DTL, Poseidon offer luxurious voyage to polar world
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DTL and Poseidon officials are seen jointly promoting the offers to the customers at the road show
Dhaka : Discovery Tours and Logistic (DTL), representing the tour operator Poseidon Expeditions, held a road show offering travellers luxurious voyage to polar world at Gulshan Club Ltd in the city on May 1.
Through the road show, DTL informed their guests about the tour packages, they are offering in collaboration with Poseidon Expeditions to explore the Arctic, Antarctica and North Pole.
"Discovery Tours and Logistic was founded 17 years ago to provide unique travel services. We have introduced adventurous Trans-Siberian, Tibet and Brazil tours to the people of Bangladesh. Following that, we now bring luxurious voyage to the North Pole," said Md. Zahirul Alam Bhuiyan, Managing Director, Discovery Tours and Logistic Ltd.
Poseidon Expeditions has so far sent more than 18,000 guests by their M/V Sea Spirit and The Icebreaker "50 Years of Victory".
The Sea Spirit features an ice strengthened hull, fleet of zodiac landing craft, ample deck space for viewing and state of the art fin stabilisers for a smooth sail to Arctic and Antarctica.
For a voyage to the North Pole, guests will board The Icebreaker "50 years of Victory" which has a 70,000 horsepower nuclear engine and formidable spoon shaped bow which allows it to crush through multiyear of sea ice up to three meters thick.
All throughout these trips, guests will enjoy magnificent polar scenery and wildlife all the while making stops at various destinations to indulge in various fun activities including zodiac cruise, hiking, photography, wildlife viewing, sea kayaking, camping, polar plunge, helicopter ride and many more.
The cruise also offers edutainment and leisure activities such as BBQ on panoramic open-air decks, outdoor Jacuzzi, gym, games in library and socialising in the club lounge with live music and full-service bar.
Guests will have to fly to Russia first for their travel to the North Pole by The Icebreaker. From Russia, DTL and Poseidon Expeditions will take care of the rest.
Similarly, travellers will have to fly to Argentina and Norway first to start their expeditions to Antarctica and Arctic respectively by the Sea Spirit.
Flying to the starting points are not included in the packages.
Packages for Antarctica/ Arctic and North Pole start from USD5000 and USD29000 respectively.
Bookings have to be made one year prior to the travel date. DTL is also offering commissions to travel agents. There is also early bird discount available for guests.
IPDC Finance, the local private sector financial institution is the Platinum Partner for this campaign.
"Under this campaign, if guests travel to any of the offered destinations with DTL as well as deposit BDT 1 lakh for three months, six months or 1 year in IPDC, then on behalf of IPDC, the guests will receive a free ticket for Dhaka-Bangkok-Dhaka route to travel through DTL," said Md. Imam Hossain, Senior Relationship Officer - Retail Business, IPDC Finance.
Currently, IPDC Finance is offering 11 per cent interest on any amount of deposit starting from BDT 1 lac.