India Update Issue 74 | Apr 2012 LPTI
DIVISION OF LE PASSAGE TO INDIA TOURS & TRAVELS PVT. LTD.
Season’s Greetings!!

This edition experience the divinity indulged in the temples of Madurai; get amused by the mighty roars of the wild cats of Corbett or be lured by the unwinding mood set at ‘Natikka’, the enchanting beach village of Kerala.

Wherever you go, India will definitely give you that unforgettable experience for which it is invariably known ‘INCREDIBLE’. Many more incredibles await you this letter, like the site of ancient Nalanda University of Bihar, the first great university in recorded history and one of the world's first residential university, also read about the most popular Indian dessert and delight ‘Kulfi’.

We hope you find this letter interesting, do keep writing into us, we love to hear from you.

Have a splendid week ahead!

Most Warmly
Arjun Sharma
Managing Director
JUST IN

Ministry of Tourism revamps ‘Atithi Devo Bhava’ website
Within a month of launching its revamped Incredible India website for the overseas markets » MORE

PATA launches mobile travel data platform, PATAmPOWER
The Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) yesterday released PATAmPOWER » MORE

Himachal Pradesh Tourism to introduce five more luxury coaches
Prem Kumar Dhumal, Chief Minister, Govt of Himachal Pradesh and Chairman » MORE

DESTINATION SPOTLIGHT
Madurai
Madurai also Known as Athens of the East is a place of great historical and cultural importance. It is the oldest city in Tamil Nadu » MORE
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES
Nattika Beach, Kerala
Nattika is a small village in Thrissur district of Kerala state. It is located about 25 km from Thrissur and Guruvayur the temple town. » MORE
 
 
PRODUCT UPDATE
Camera traps outside Corbett Tiger Reserve reveal high tiger density Vital wildlife corridor must be
A few weeks after the first eyewitness photo documentation of a wild tiger crossing the Kosi River corridor in northern India's Terai Arc
 
 


Landscape, WWF-India's field team working in the area led by Meraj Anwar, Senior Project Officer, has collected camera trap photo evidence of the corridor being used by at least 13 tigers.. » MORE
 
 
HOTEL UPDATE
The Sarai at Toria, Panna near Khajuraho
Sarai (or Serai) is an ancient Persian term for an inn and Toria is a nearby village; hence the Sarai at Toria. Welcome! The Sarai at Toria’s uniquely
 
 
designed accommodation is situated on a beautiful riverside site, close to Khajuraho. It can be a destination in itself, as the surrounding area is full of wonderful history » MORE
 
 
AVIATION UPDATE
11 new international routes opened for Indian carriers
The Indian Civil Aviation Ministry on Friday announced the opening of 11 new international sectors under the Bilateral Air Services
 
 

Agreements. The new sectors are: Mumbai-Dar-es-Salaam; Delhi-Guangzhou; Delhi-Yangon; Delhi-Tashkent; Delhi-Ho-Chi-Minh City; Delhi-Hanoi; Delhi-Almaty; Delhi-Macao; Delhi-Addis Ababa; » MORE
 
 
FESTIVALS OF INDIA
Buddha Purnima, 06th May’2012
Buddha Poornima, which falls on the full moon night in the month of Vaisakha(April or May), commemorates the birth anniversary of Lord
 
 
Buddha, founder of Buddhism. Notwithstanding the summer heat (the temperature routinely touches 45 degrees C), pilgrims come from all over the world to Bodh Gaya » MORE
 
 
MONUMENTS OF INDIA
Sirpur in Chattisgarh
Sirpur or Shripur situated 78 kms from the capital city of Raipur in Chattisgarh state, the city of wealth has been mentioned in ancient epigraphic
 
 
records and dates back to a periods ranging from between the Fifth and the Eighth century A.D. It was then the capital of the Sarbhapuriya and Somvanshi Kings of Dakshin Kosala or Chhattigarh. » MORE
 
 
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT INCREDIBLE INDIA
Nalanda University
Nālandā is an ancient center of higher learning in the state of Bihar. Nalanda is the first university in Asia. The site of Nalanda » MORE
 
Recipe of the Week - Kulfi- Indian Ice Cream
Kulfi is the famous Indian ice-cream. It gets its special texture from the small bits of milk-skin that comes from simmering the milk » MORE
 
 
YOUR FEEDBACK IS IMPORTANT
Your Feedback Is Important
Feedback from England:
Very informative tour overall – Saw some amazing things and learned so much about India’s history
 
 
– Would certainly recommend this tour. The driver was excellent and we felt safe all the time. All our guides were very informative and knew about their areas extremely well. » MORE
 
SPECIAL PROJECTS
TUI- ICE offers exclusive Travel Packages for Rajasthan Royals & Delhi Daredevils » MORE
 
A national level tournament team of the SAARC countries since 1999. Pash India » MORE
 
Shaping Lives is an identity of Le Passage Travel Foundation » MORE
 
 
 
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