India Update Issue 32 | June 2011 LPTI
DIVISION OF LE PASSAGE TO INDIA TOURS & TRAVELS PVT. LTD.
Season’s Greetings!

Our India Update this week showcases the country’s ‘Incredible’ nature that lies in its every facet of the land… be it the expanse of beauty in its topography matched with cuisine exclusive to each region & state; the traditional music and dance entwined in the vibrant festivals or the rich culture & history of India in harmony with the bustling modern metro cities. The unique charm of Incredible India , truly has a special lure like none other!

This edition features some of these unique aspects and introduces you to some of the unexplored places of India –‘ The alluring land of North East India – Nagaland’; the culturally rich city of Kota in Rajasthan; the holy city of Ujjain in Madhya Pradesh; and the Village of painted storks – Kokkare Bellur. With the monsoons adding magic and a special flavor to the landscape, we also present to you an authentic cruising delight on the backwaters of Kerala on traditional houseboats- “Ketuvallams’ and one of its kind, world famed Snake Boat races near Alappuzha, also popularly called the Nehru Boat Race.

Enjoy this edition on India Update that promises to keep you engrossed while it takes you on another indelible journey across the exotic land of India.

Have an Incredible week!

Warm Regards
Arjun Sharma
Managing Director
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DESTINATION SPOTLIGHT
Unexplored Nagaland
Nagaland, is an alluring land of North East India. Vibrant Sunrise and Sunset, exquisite flora and fauna forms the picturesque » MORE
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES
Explore Kerala Backwaters by Ketuvallams
The serene Kerala backwaters, a mix of lakes and canal can best be explored by cruising on a Houseboat (Ketuvallam). » MORE
 
 
PRODUCT UPDATE
Kota, Rajasthan
An amazing juxtaposition of majestic medieval age and modern industrialization, it has a few traces of its past still left. » MORE
 
Holy city Ujjain
Ujjain, stands glamorously among many other Indian sacred and holy cities. The early history of Ujjain is lost in the midst » MORE
 
Kokkare Bellur (Village of Painted Storks)
A small quiet village in Karnataka State is surprisingly the annual destination for winged birds from abroad. Just » MORE
 
Safdarjung Tomb, Delhi
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HOTEL UPDATE
Radisson, Agra
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offers 141 well appointed rooms & suites, more than 5500 sq feet of banqueting area, 5 Food & Beverage outlets including 24 hours coffee shop, bar, tea lounge along with 24 hours » MORE
 
 
AVIATION UPDATE
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FESTIVALS OF INDIA
Snake Boat Race, Alleppey
The Nehru Trophy Boat Race on the Punnamda Lake, near Alappuzha, held on the second Saturday of August every year, is the most
 
 
competitive and popular of the boat races. On the day of this fiercely fought boat race, the tranquil lake front is transformed into a sea of humanity with an estimated two lakh people » MORE
 
 
MONUMENTS OF INDIA
Chhatrapati Shivaji Terminus (Formerly Victoria Terminus), Mumbai
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INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT INCREDIBLE INDIA
Sushruta - The Father of Surgery
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Yakshaganga Musical Dance Drama
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YOUR FEEDBACK IS IMPORTANT
Your Feedback Is Important
Dear Le Passage Team
Namaskar! We would like to thank you through this letter for all the good service you provided us
 
 
during our trip in India from 9 Sep to 16 Oct 2010. We are especially gratefull and thankful to your staff, our driver Mr. Durai Raj, who is a magnificient driver and all the ground » MORE
 
 
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