India Update Issue 76 | Apr 2012 LPTI
DIVISION OF LE PASSAGE TO INDIA TOURS & TRAVELS PVT. LTD.
Season’s Greetings!!

Rajasthan has always been a delight for tourists who visit India, be it for its royal treatment, its marvelous forts and monuments and their mysterious historic tales, or the rich culture that simply engrosses everybody in its endless colours.. Presenting to you in this edition is a Desert Rock Park located next to the famous Mehrangarh Fort in Jodhpur that is one of a kind and our signature experience this week is a Heritage Walk in the heart of the capital city of Rajasthan, Jaipur where you experience the art and craft of the city upclose.

Do read about the pristine beaches of Havelock island in Andamans and a festival celebrated to please the Gods for a better harvest in the eastern state Nagaland - The Moatsu Festival. Our recipe of the week is a delightful sauce made in almost every house of India accompanied with meals to add that tangy flavor to your food, do try this recipe at home.

Have an incredible week ahead!!

Most warmly
Arjun Sharma
Managing Director
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DESTINATION SPOTLIGHT
Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park, Jodhpur
Rao Jodha Desert Rock Park was created in 2006 to try and restore the natural ecology of a large, » MORE
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES
Jaipur Heritage Walk
The three hour walk provides an interactive, innovative encounter with the trading communities of the old Jaipur town. » MORE
 
 
PRODUCT UPDATE
Havelock Island, Andamans
The Havelock Island are situated east of the Great Andamans Island and is about 38 km north-east of Port Blair the capital town of Anadamans
 
 
Havelock can be reached by a ferry from Port Blair. The island is named after Henry Havelock, a British general of the Raj era. It is one of the few places that the administration of the Andaman » MORE
 
 
HOTEL UPDATE
Kanha Earth Lodge, Kanha National Park
The Lodge architecture has been inspired by the stunning Gond tribal villages which are situated on the fringes of Kanha, making it blend
 
 
effortlessly with the forest and rural architecture. The Lodge is tucked in a forested area of 16 acres adjoining the buffer zone of Kanha in a small tribal hamlet. » MORE
 
 
AVIATION UPDATE
Kenya flies direct to Delhi
Kenya Airlines will commence its flight to New Delhi starting May 15’ 2012. The new route highlights Kenya Airlines ambitious growth plans
 
 
to expand its network as part of its 10 years growth strategy. ‘New Delhi is the second city after Mumbai that we will be flying to India, we intend to open four more destinations » MORE
 
 
FESTIVALS OF INDIA
Moatsu Festival, Nagaland
The state of Nagaland is a vibrant hilly locale that is sheltered by Myanmar in the East; Assam in the West; Arunachal Pradesh and Assam in the
 
 
North with Manipur in the south. The state is a home to many tribal communities. Nagaland is rich in traditions and cultural heritage. One of the tribal communities » MORE
 
 
MONUMENTS OF INDIA
Jhansi Fort, Jhansi
Not many are familiar with Jhansi as it is not a popular tourist destination. However, tourists going from Agra to Khajuraho generally take
 
 
a fast train to Jhansi and then drive to Orcha and Khajuraho. Before embarking on the trip to Orcha and Khajuraho it is worth while to make a short stop here and take a tour of the Jhansi Fort. » MORE
 
 
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT INCREDIBLE INDIA
Qawwali
Qawwali is a form of Sufi (Muslim Saint) devotional music popular in South Asia, originally performed mainly » MORE
 
Recipe of the Week - Mint Sauce (Mint Chutney)
Chutneys are a delicious Indian condiment. The word “chutney” is actually British term derived from the Hindi word “chatni”
 
 
YOUR FEEDBACK IS IMPORTANT
Your Feedbak Is Important
Feedback from Germany:
The tour was planned , organized and performed very good. The driver was experienced and safe
 
 
and very supportive. Our Guide in Delhi and Jaipur were excellent and knowledgeable , however in Jaipur guide was bit boring. Thank you for all the Services. » MORE
 
 
WHATS NEW AT LE PASSAGE TO INDIA
Visit By Mediplus Nepal India Group To Akshar Society, Jaipur
Ten members of the Mediplus Nepal India Group group visited the Akshar Society less privileged children school at SPS, Jaipur on 20 Apr.The
 
 

school has recently had to downsize due to space constraints and now runs classes for students only up to Class 5. That is not a matter of concern as the younger children.... » 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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