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“Monsoon Magic Trail to Meghalaya” being organised by Compassadventurtrails.com

Here is some information about a forthcoming trip to Meghalaya.

Looks great. I would have joined if I was not going to Lahul-Spiti during this period.

Take a look….Regards….KJS Chatrath



“Monsoon Magic Trail to Meghalaya

18 July 2015 at 23:43

You are invited to be part of Monsoon Magic trail to Meghalaya. If the raindrops elevate your mood, clouds stir your senses and rainbow brings out child like pleasure in you then don’t hold yourself back.
I am Nupur, your host on this trail. I will take you to the abode of clouds- Meghalaya, where rain weaves magical spell, spellbinding beauty haunts your senses and you witness nature at its best. Come witness the monsoon magic, majestic waterfalls, live root bridges & more….
Meghalaya is nestled in cool pine fresh mountains of Himalayas overlooking plains of Bangladesh. It sits upon dramatic horseshoes of rocky cliffs studded with gushing waterfalls, lush green panorama, natural live root bridges and Asia’s longest caves.
Its time to put on your trekking boots and prepare yourself to walk amidst nature, tuning your ears to the gurgling sound of waterfalls, witness Asia’s longest caves.
Enjoy an exhilarating feel at skywalk in Asia’s cleanest village with live root bridges
This is not all soak yourself in rains soothing your senses and pampering your skin with bounty of nature.
I will receive you at Guwahati, we will travel through Meghalaya by road in terrain friendly vehicles, 4 people per vehicle.
Trail begins on 16th August’15 at Guwahati (overnight stay booked & included)Ends on 21st August’15 late evening at Guwahati (overnight stay booked & included for 21st August’15 night)
Participation by contribution of Rs.26800/-
Early bird contribution will be Rs.25800/- (valid till 30th July’15)
Duration: 6nights 7 days (excluding travel to & back from Guwahati)
16th Aug ’15
Reach Guwahati and enjoy relaxing day, early dinner & rest.
17th Aug ’15
Travel Guwahati to Shillong by road, enjoy Dwar Ksuid, Umiam Lake (Barapani). Overnight at lake facing Luxury Resort.
18th Aug’15
Local Sightseeing at Shilong. Cathedral of Mary, Don Bosco Museum CWS state museum Ward’s lake & Botanical garden Overnight at Resort.
19th Aug’15
Travel from Shillong to Cherrapunjee witness Shillong Peak, Elephant Falls & Mawphlang Sacrad Forest.
20th Aug’15
Peaceful day at Resort with nature walks, visit Mawjymbuin Caves (entry subject to weather condition), overnight at luxury Resort at Cherrapunjee.
Travel from Cherrapunjee to Mawlynnong Village, drive back to Guwahati Overnight at Hotel in Guwahati.
22nd Aug’15
Departure from Guwahati
Pickup from Airport / Railway station
Transport from Guwahati to Shillong to Cherrapunjee & back to Guwahati.
Forest Permits and other charges. Mountaineering Course qualified Guide from Compass Adventure trails.
Local Guide who has extensive knowledge of the route
All meals(Breakfast/Lunch/Dinner) from the day of receiving in Guwahati to dropping back at Guwahati included.
Stay at luxury resorts and activities as detailed in travel plan are included.
Stay at hotel in Guwahati on arrival day and departure day are included for a day only.
Still & video camera fee at parks, museums & any other place where charged.
Cost of travel from your location to Guwahati & back, it can be provided on request on actual cost basis.
Travel insurance & emergency evacuation.
Purchase of personal nature, cost of porters to carry additional personal equipment.
In case of any query feel free to call at +919810801800
Compass Adventure trails empowering you to have all the fun while traveling with likeminded travel enthusiasts. Join us to discover and experience places you always wanted to explore. Pursue your passion of travel with safety.
Looking forward to your confirmation to be part of this trail !
with warm Regards,
Nupur Singh
Co Founder CATs
Mobile +91 981 080 1800


‘The website of AXA Schengen’ by K.J.S.Chatrath

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Hope you find it of some interest. Please satisfy yourself fully before taking any decision. This website is not responsible for the correctness of the information given in the following email of AXA Schengen



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Lal Mahal – Shaniwar Wada a guided walk on 18 April 2015, World Heritage Day

Lal Mahal – Shaniwar Wada

a guided walk on 18 April 2015, World Heritage Day


From  young Shivaji’s Pune, Shaiste Khan’s famous combat to around 87 years of Peshwa rule & victories of Marathas
Fires, Murder, Suicide, Death, Treachery,
Growing British dominance, Union Jack hoisting,
Mental asylum & Prison, hospital,
Shaniwar Wada and Lal Mahal are witness to
incredible history of India!

Join us to hear some fascinating facts & stories. Open to All!

Saturday 18 April 2015
4 – 5.30 pm
50 INR/-
(Entrance fee to Shaniwar Wada not included)Booking: On the spot from 3.30pm
Meet our volunteer at Delhi Darwaja
Walk available in Marathi, Hindi and English

More info at www.virasatpune.com / 020-25709013

Read more on Shaniwar Wada

Senapati Bapat Road

Pune, Mh 411001

‘Interesting Air France ticket offers to Latin America’ by K.J.S.Chatrath

We are sharing below an email received from Air France.


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“Air France: LATINO FESTIVAL:air franceUp to 50% Off !

Home to the famous Andes Mountains & Bay Islands and a host to two of the wonders of the world, South & Central America is definitely the answer to your perfect getaway this year.

What’s more, when you book on www.airfrance.in you get an additional flat discount of INR 4000 in Economy class. All you need to do is enter your advantage code AFCSAY644 on the personal information page.

See Terms and Conditions

From Mumbai
Sao Paolo- INR 63,000
Brasilia – INR 80,000
Rio de Janeiro -INR 80,000
Buenes Aires -INR 93,000
Caracas -INR 93,000
Montevideo -INR 92,000
Santiago -INR 91,000
Bogota -INR 103,000
Havana -INR 107,000
Cali -INR 110,000

Source: http://www.airfrance.com/IN/en/local/resainfovol/meilleuresoffres/latino_festival.htm  “

‘Memorial to Indian soldiers of WWI at Neuve Chapelle, France’ by K.J.S.Chatrath

New Chapelle Memorial France Oct 15, 2009 004 640 80

New Chapelle Memorial France Oct 15, 2009 049-580 75I visited the Memorial to Indian soldiers who attained martyrdom during the First World War  at Neuve Chapelle, near Lille in France on 15th October, 2009.

Coming soon more details in my book ‘Indian martyrs of World War-I in Neuve Chapelle Memorial and Mazargues Cemetery, France’

Celebrate Gudhi Padwa with Pune Heritage Walk March 21, 2015



Celebrate Gudhi Padwa with Pune Heritage Walk

ard Winning, Pune Heritage Walk is set to give you a fascinating experience of the Maharashtrian culture in its special walk organized this Saturday….. on the occasion of “Gudhi Padwa” !!

“Gudhi Padwa” which marks the beginning of a new Hindu year is celebrated on the first day of the “Chaitra” month of Marathi calendar! In the heart of Pune city, households are decorated with rangolis, marigold garlands and a “Gudhi” is hoisted outside the windows symbolizing the celebration. Join the Heritage Walk with your family and celebrate the Padwa knowing about the rich heritage of Pune city.

Starting point: Pune Municipal Corporation
Language: English
Fees: Rs 350/- (includes guide, comprehensive brochure, refreshment and cultural performance)

For more info call Suchitra on 020 2570 9013





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