A pyala is a traditional teacup found in teahouses around the world. The word comes from Hindi. For centuries, teahouses have been the
place where travellers meet in many diverse cultures!
Pyala Travel was started by two Dutchies Wim van Ginkel (Human Geography) and Christel van Bree (Sinology). They love travelling to every (unknown) corner of the world and have a long standing experience in the Dutch Travel Industry. Many of the Asian images shown on this website are made by them.
Pyala Travel is a trademark of Couleur Locale BV, which in
the Netherlands is part of the
(Dutch Association of Travel Agents and Tour Operators) and the SGR
(an organisation which safeguards clients for insolvency).
The SGR not only works on the Dutch and Belgium market, but also works for the
German Market (as
and the UK market (in association with ATOL
, to make sure you travel with peace of mind and your money is safe. For the
German market we are also member of the
. Our licensenumber for SGR is 3186. Information about the SGR is available on their website
We have been working with our qualified local travel
agencies of Pyala Travel for over 15 years!