India Update Issue 80 | May 2012 LPTI
DIVISION OF LE PASSAGE TO INDIA TOURS & TRAVELS PVT. LTD.
Season’s Greetings!!

We endeavor to help you rediscover India in a unique way. Be it travelling through the Himalayas, deserts or forest heartlands; you can revive the original harmony between man and nature. While exploring the places you can also wonder at the creative genius behind the art, architecture, crafts and textiles or enjoy the first hand encounters with royalty or the local villager along with tasting Indian flavors. It’s time to look beyond the ordinary.

This edition features the hidden sacred space of Guruvayur in Kerala; the rich Namdapha National Park of Arunachal Pradesh; the royal Sheraton Hotel in City of lakes Udaipur; the historical delight Chittorgarh fort and the colourful Chariot festival of Orissa. The variety promises to keep you enthralled. To tempt you more is our special recipe of Indian Vegetable curry and signature Zest- GDS Guaranteed Departure Tours exclusive to North and South India. Explore the fliers to know more about them.

Hope you would enjoy reading this issue. Write to us to with your views and suggestions.

Have an incredible week!

Most Warmly
Arjun Sharma
Managing Director
JUST IN

Jammu & Kashmir may have an Eco-Tourism development board soon
The Jammu & Kashmir Environment Department has pushed a proposal to the government » MORE

Kerala records more than 10 million tourist arrivals in 2011
Kerala registered over one crore visitors during 2011, said A. P. Anil Kumar, Tourism Minister » MORE

Goa Tourism Department gives initial approval for floating hotel on Mandovi River
In a bid to draw high-end tourists to Goa, the next tourist season will see the first non-casino vessel » MORE

DESTINATION SPOTLIGHT
Guruvayur- Kerala
Guruvayur also written as Guruvayoor or Gurupavanapuri is a town in Thrissur District, of Kerala State » MORE
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES
Namdapha National Park, Arunachal Pradesh
In 1972, the international border between India and Myanmar was demarcated and Nampadha National Park » MORE
 
 
PRODUCT UPDATE
Zest- GDS - English Speaking Guaranteed Departure Tours
We at Le Passage to India bring to you “Zest- GDS” a special low cost English speaking escorted Guaranteed Departure tours beginning
 
 

from May 2012. The North India Edition has three variations in GOLDEN TRIANGLE EXPRESS. The main tour of 06 nights covering Delhi-Chomu-Jaipur & Agra. With an optional TEMPLES » MORE
 
 
HOTEL UPDATE
Sheraton, Udaipur
Located on the banks of picturesque Fateh Sagar Lake in one of India’s most ancient cities, Sheraton hotel exudes sophistication and
 
 
comfort. The Sheraton Udaipur Palace Resort & Spa offers 228 attractive guest rooms and suites with spectacular lake, garden or swimming pool views. Elegantly decorated » MORE
 
 
AVIATION UPDATE
Gagan to boost air travel safety
Air travel in India is getting safer and better with the GPS-aided Geo Augmented Navigation System (Gagan), a satellite-based facility to
 
 
enhance safety and efficiency of aircraft operations, set to be installed in all airports across the country by June next year.Gagan is a joint venture between the Airports Authority of India » MORE
 
 
FESTIVALS OF INDIA
Chariot Festival, Orissa 21st June
This spectacular chariot festival celebrated for 8 days is held at the famous Jagannath Temple at Puri (Orissa). Thousands of devotees flock
 
 
to Puri during the occasion, as they believe that a glimpse of Lord Jagannath in his chariot gives salvation. Images of Lord Jagannath - the Lord of the Universe, his sister Subhadra » MORE
 
 
MONUMENTS OF INDIA
Chittorgarh Fort
Chittorgarh Fort is the largest fort in India and the grandest in the state of Rajasthan. Simply known as Chittor, it was the capital of Mewar and is today
 
 
situated south of Bhilwara. The fort stands as an epitome of Rajput spirit, valour, pride and romance reverberating with heroism and tales of which are still sung by the Bards of Rajasthan. » MORE
 
 
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT INCREDIBLE INDIA
Noble Laurite Rabindranath Tagore
Rabindranath Tagore (7 May 1861–7August1941), sobriquet Gurudev, was a Bengali polymath who reshaped his region's » MORE
 
  Recipe of the Week - Indian Vegetable Curry
Ingredients: 1/2 medium-sized (100g/4oz) Aubergine (eggplant) cut into small pieces sticks. 2 small carrots (100g/4oz), peeled and cut into 2cm x 1cm/¾in x 1/2 in sticks. » MORE
 
 
YOUR FEEDBACK IS IMPORTANT
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Feedback from Spain
Extremely Satisfied. I recommend the guide and the driver to everyone, since they spectacular
 
 
people with incredible professionalism. I also suggest experience at the Ananda in the Himalayas to everyone looking to spend a great and peaceful time . Guide and Driver » MORE
 
 
WHATS NEW AT LE PASSAGE TO INDIA
TUI Spreading Smiles campaign shoot at Jaipur foot
The summers have set in and the tourist visits have started to slow down. Shaping Lives took time out to consolidate and also do a lot more
 
 

to build a social partnership with TUI Travel Plc, our partners in business in India and beyond. Early May saw a concentrated effort to shoot more footage for TUI Spreading Smiles campaign » MORE
 
SPECIAL PROJECTS
Kumbh Mela 2013 in Allahabad : The largest gathering of people for a religious purpose in the world. Special Tours packages are available with us. » MORE
 
Taj Mahal Trophy -International Amateur Golf Championship 1st-8th April 2013 » MORE
 
A national level tournament team of the SAARC countries since 1999. Pash India
 
 
 
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