India Update Issue 35 | July 2011 LPTI
DIVISION OF LE PASSAGE TO INDIA TOURS & TRAVELS PVT. LTD.
Season’s Greetings!

Incredible is more than an expression to describe India, truly a feast for the senses! A land of colours, culture and couture , where delightful saris to delicious food and sensual smells in irresistible market places packed with fantastic handmade treasures, princely palaces and temples all conjure a stunning backdrop of wonderful mystical charm. Welcome to India - a Fairytale land full of rich treasures - vibrance, magic and exotic locales!

In this edition of India update, especially featured for you is the old world charm – Mysore; India’s most filmed wildlife reserve- Ranthambore National Park and a tempting mix of nature, adventure and wildlife at Dandeli in Karnataka. Beyond destinations, the rich Indian history is showcased, in this issue, through the Red Fort of Delhi; the temple complex in Jain city of Bhavnagar in Gujarat; the festival elegance of Ganesh Chaturthi; the antique Rajput Paintings of Rajasthan and many more interesting pieces to keep you engrossed.

A special Signature Experience unfolds this week, as we introduce to you the one of its kind Vintage Kolkata Trams and & a unique Rail restaurant in the City of Lakes- Bhopal. Also don’t miss our What’s New section which is sure to tempt your senses for an India glimpse.

Hope you would enjoy reading this India Update. Please do write in to us, we love to hear from you.

Have an Incredible week!

Warm Regards
Arjun Sharma
Managing Director
JUST IN

Treasure worth billions unearthed in a Kerala Temple
Indian officials have found a hidden treasure worth billions of dollars in a temple of Kerala » MORE

India's First Transit Hotel, Eaton Smart, Now Open
Langham Hospitality Group has announced that Eaton Smart, India’s first airport transit hotel » MORE

Kolkata riverfront to turn into cultural zone
In a bid to give a facelift to the Kolkata riverfront, Mamata Banerjee has asked RITES » MORE

DESTINATION SPOTLIGHT
Mysore, Karnataka
Mysore is the second biggest City in the State of Karnataka. It lies 130 kms from the State Headquarters, Bangalore. » MORE
SIGNATURE EXPERIENCES
Vintage Kolkata Trams
The City of Joy – Kolkata, is indeed unique in many ways, its English influence and the Indianness are a paradox » MORE
 
 
PRODUCT UPDATE
Ranthambore National Park, Rajasthan
Ranthambore National Park and tiger reserve is one of the largest and the best national parks in northern India to see » MORE
 
Dandeli, Karnataka
Dandeli is a popular overnight stop on the border to Karnataka State and Goa en route South Indian Circuit from Bangalore to Goa. » MORE
 
Rail Coach Restaurant, Bhopal
This is the Shan-é-Bhopal restaurant inside a railway coach, parked at a near authentic railway platform, created for it. » MORE
 
Palitana - Shatrunjaya Temple Complex
Palitana is a religious Jain city, in Bhavnagar district in the state of Gujarat. It is located 50 km South-West of Bhavnagar city » MORE
 
 
HOTEL UPDATE
Royal Orchid, Jaipur
Hotel Royal Orchid is a newly opened property in Jaipur, located at the most prominent and famous location, viz. Tonk Road, Only 2 Km from
 
 
the airport, 10 km from railway station and down town, boasts its presence as one the most prime business activity hubs of Jaipur. The Royal Orchid Hotel offers 140 tastefully » MORE
 
 
AVIATION UPDATE
Air China expands India operations
Come September this year Air China, is all set to expand its operations beyond the Indian cities of Delhi and Bangalore. The airline will commence a
 
 
a Beijing-Mumbai flight from September 2011. The airline will be the first among the three Chinese airlines operating in India to touchdown at the Mumbai airport. » MORE
 
 
FESTIVALS OF INDIA
Birthday of Lord Ganesha (Ganesh Chaturthi)
Ganesh Chaturthi (Birthday of Lord Ganesha) is celebrated with a belief that Lord Ganesha, son of Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, bestows His
 
 
blessings on His devotees, on this day. Ganesh Chaturthi falls on the fourth day of the Hindu month of Bhadrapada, which falls usually at the end of August or early September. » MORE
 
 
MONUMENTS OF INDIA
Red Fort, New Delhi
In this edition on Monuments of India we up date you on the Red Fort, Delhi a historical monument from whose ramparts the first Prime Minister of
 
 
India delivered his first speech in an independent India. A tradition kept alive even today, when on every Independence Day, August 15, the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation » MORE
 
 
INTERESTING FACTS ABOUT INCREDIBLE INDIA
Rajput Paintings from Rajasthan
Rajput Paintings originated in the many royal states of Rajasthan, somewhere around the late 16th and early 17th century. » MORE
 
Bodhyangi Mudra, Enlightenment Gesture
This Hand Genture or mudra of principal enlightenment (Sanskrit: Bodhyangi Mudra) is a distinguishing gesture » MORE
 
 
YOUR FEEDBACK IS IMPORTANT
Your Feedback is Important
Continuing our promise to share more with you, this week we are delighted to share with you the appreciation of guests from South America and
 
 
United Kingdom.
Appreciation from South America
Hi, We are so pleased to have done a memorable » MORE
 
 
WHATS NEW AT LE PASSAGE TO INDIA
A Group visits an Indian Home
India is land of traditions and culture, and this is showcased best in an authentic Indian home. A chance to immerse in the Indian culture and dine
 
 
in with a local family. An opportunity to learn more about local life, Indian lifestyle, the traditions of home life and the importance of family in Indian culture, arranged marriages » MORE
 
SPECIAL PROJECTS
LPTI brings to you an exclusive opportunity to play your favourite sport- Golf... » MORE
 
LPTI brings to you special packages to be a part of this exciting event in India. The 2011 Formula... » MORE
 
Taj Mahal Trophy-International Amateur Golf Championship... » MORE
 
 
 
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