Trekking - The perfect sport for vacationers in quest of enchantment, tranquillity or adventure. Where one dreamy day blends into the next.

Trekking in India not only lets you experience the unexplored trails made by nature, but also bring the visitor directly in touch with the country and its people and helps you to appreciate the mountain environment.

Enjoy the unforgettable Trekking experience in India in this issue.

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Sarson Ka Saag
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Steamed Momos
Sikkim Tomato Achaar


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Tips For Softer Hands


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Trekking Season In Darjeeling

The best time of the year to undertake trekking in Darjeeling region is April-May and October-November. Among the major and relatively easy trails of Darjeeling are Sandakphu and Phalut, providing magnificent views of the Himalayan ranges.

High Altitude Trekking In Darjeeling - Singalila Treks:

Treks in the eastern Himalayan region are organized through both high and low altitude areas. The most popular of treks is the one through high altitude areas across the Singalila range in Darjeeling, which starts from Maneybhanjang, goes to Meghma, Toughu, Gairibas, Sandakphu, and Phalut.

Low Altitude Treks In Darjeeling

Low altitude treks in the lower regions of Darjeeling are quiet easy and are particularly recommended for those tourists who like to take up a stroll at a leisurely pace. The Kalimpong-Relli trek through golden paddy fields, the Kurseong-Namsu trail through tea gardens and the Kurseong-Mirik trek are the main trails through low altitude areas.


Ladakh is often referred as the Trans Himalayan Zone because its position between the Great Himalayan Range and the vast Tibetan plateau. One of the major reason why this barren land is a favourite of trekkers and extreme sports lovers.

Trekking Regions Of Ladakh

The Korakoram Range

Trekking options within Ladakh include short, daylong walks up and down mountains to visit remote villages or monastic settlements. The 10-day Lamayuru-Padum trek and the Stok-Khangri trek are the more popular among the numerous options available in this cold desert of Ladakh. The longer duration Trans-Himalayan treks involve weeks of walking and camping in the wild and barren region of Ladakh. Among the high altitude treks is the trek from Lamayuru in the Indus valley to Darcha in Lahaul across Zanskar that takes nearly three weeks to come to its conclusion.


A totally untouched and least explored region of Ladakh is Zanskar, which is easily catching up as a favourite destination for trekkers. The trekking destination to check out in Zanskar is Padum, the centre for hard but rewarding treks to Manali via the Shingo-la, Kishtwar via the Umasi-la, and Lamayuru and Leh via difficult routes through the Zanskar range.

Suru Valley

Trekking expeditions to this valley mostly take off from Panikhar village, which is also the base for long treks that takes the trekker in the direction of Kashmir and Kishtwar. Other trekking bases from Suru are the monastic settlements of Sanku, further down the valley, and Rangdum.


Kargil is one destination of Ladakh with tremendous potentials for adventure activities. Kargil serves as an important base for adventure tours in the heart of Himalayas. Tourists travelling between Srinagar and Leh have to make a night halt at Kargil before starting off the second leg of their trekking journey.

Ladakh Trekking Tips

The permits are usually valid for seven days and are issued to groups of four or more travelling together. While trekking, take along your own food and plenty of fluid, preferably in the form of bottled water. The entire region of Ladakh - except for parts of the Nubra Valley is very dry, and if you're not careful, there's a risk of dehydration.


To adventure lovers, trekking in Sikkim is an experience of many extents. For those who are looking for excitement plus adventure nothing can match the view of the Himalayan Mountains, which seem to touch the sky. Trekkers in Sikkim will be spell bounded by the profusion of plants and flowers


The golden sandy beaches along the coastline of India and the lakes in the northern region offer excellent facilities for water sports. Kovalam in Kerala and Goa offer sailing adventures throughout the year.

Trek to Tendong Hill

Trek From Tendong from Damthang bazaar, the nearest roadhead, is just about two-hours of casual walk. But one can also proceed to Namchi by trekking via Tendong Hill following the traditional route used in the old days. Trekking over here also is possible throughout the year, except in the monsoons.

Trek to Menam Hill

Menam hill towers the Tandong hill on the other side overlooking the Ravangla Bazaar settlement, at an altitute of 10,300 ft. The trek from Menam to Ravangla takes about 4 hrs and from Menam hilltop trekkers has the option to take the gentle trek to Borong village or follow the more challenging trail, down to Yangang village.

Namchi or Damthang to Tendong-Ravangla-Menam-Borong

The trek trail from Namchi or Damthang to Tendong-Ravangla-Menam-Borong is a 5 to 6 days trek and is one of the most interesting trails scaling all the hilltops along the route.


Versey lies at an elevation of 10,000 ft and has motorable road to access to Hilley. An easy 4-kms trek from there takes a trekker upto the Versey Rhododendron Sanctaury. One can also trek from Soreng or Dentam in West Sikkim.


Himalayas are known as the one of the youngest mountain ranges in the world and is counted among the trekking regions in the world. The Indian Himalayan range is undoubtedly one of the most spectacular and impressive mountain ranges in the world. Within a space of few days the trekking expedition in India you may trek through the numerous Hindu settlements, ancient temples, isolated Buddhist monasteries, camp beside small village establishments that support traditional Islamic culture.

There are difficult treks as well as easy treks, long and short treks. Vehicles, helicopters and aircrafts are also available to explore the Himalayas according to one's resources, taste and leisure time.

The Trekking Season in Himalayas

The trekking season in the Himalayas starts from late spring to summer, covers virtually the whole year including winter at lower altitude regions. Himachal also offers a virtual bonanza for trekkers that range from moderate to strenuous treks, which take about 11 days and the season is June to October. Among the Garhwal and Kumaon hills of Uttaranchal the ideal trekking time is best between the months of May to October. Often trekking can also be done in the winter months at lower altitudes of Kumaon region.

Last but definitely not the least the trekking destinations of Himalayas in India are Darjeeling and Sikkim and the most rewarding season in which one can travel these two hill places is between May and October. For the energetic leisure seeker and adventurer, keen to take up a rare wilderness experience, few destinations in the world would match the dimensions of Arunachal Pradesh where the best trekking season starts from October to February.

High Altitude Trekking Regions of the Himalayas

While most treks are undertaken in the Ladakh region in July and August, Autumn, from early September to mid-October is also the season ideal for trekking.

Most trekking possibilities are to the east of the Kashmir Valley, where the Amarnath and Kolahoi ranges merge with the main Himalayan Range. In this region a series of alpine valleys including the Sindh and the Lidder provide the major routes into the main Himalayas.

Trek Roadheads

The major trek road heads in the Indian Himalayan region include Kashmir Valley, Kishtwar, Zanskar, Ladakh, Lahaul & Spiti, Chamba and Manali. These roadheads are nearer to the Garhwal trekking routes, which originate in the valleys of the Yamuna, Bhagirathi and the Alaknanda, usually approached from Dehradun or Rishikesh.


Motorable Passes Of Ladakh

Passes provide the gateway to inaccessible points of the Indian Himalayan regions. As some of the parts in Northern India get totally cut out from the rest of the country during the harsh winter months, these passes become the only reaching solution to those areas.

Passes in Himachal Pradesh

The treks in Himachal are the jackpot for trekkers. In Himachal Pradesh the treks vary from moderate to strenuous ones, ranging upto two weeks, especially the one done on high altitude passes. This pass is safer and ascending and descending for trekking from here is quite easy.

Most of the passes in Uttaranchal provide a connection to the various pilgrimage sites of the state.

Usually people go for trekking in Sikkim to enjoy the splendour of the eastern Himalayas and Kanchenjunga, and the three mountain passes Jelap La, Nathu la and Chiwabhanjang that lead to the Tibetan valley, with their high altitudes, command a magnificent view of the mountain ranges.

For trekking in the passes professionally operated ground transportation, trained staff and good quality equipment are available in major hill towns and cities situated within the Himalayan region. Ideally, by crossing a pass one may avoid backtracking and experience the union between different valleys.

  Guide and Tips for Trekking


  1. While going for a trekking tour, you have to take extra precautions and make sure to pay out a few extra bucks and your time to choose the correct boots, otherwise half of your trip will be in pain. Women trekkers should go for a 'gender-specific boot', that have an anatomically accurate shape called as a "last".
  2. Start with beginner-rated trails of a mile or less and then work your way up to longer, more difficult hikes. Normally a signboard is always there at the trailhead that shows the route length, also always mark your time and effort respectively as the posted mileage is typically one-way.

Essential Skills

  1. Taking up a trekking adventure, with a pack thong to your back doesn't demand extra ordinary skill or co-ordination, but demands planning, the selection of right equipment, and of course the plain old common sense.
  2. Skills that are demanded for hiking apply to any outdoor adventure. Hiker should have the knowledge of basic first aid- how to bandage a wound, apply moleskin, and notice the symptoms of dehydration and heatstroke.
  3. While on a trek, you have to make it to the day's destination. The coaches can appraise your physical health level, but if you have any problem like nausea or shortness of breath allied with high altitudes, be cautious and take the prescribed medicines along with you.

Gear up

  1. Your bag should be equipped with multiple pockets, padded shoulder straps, and big zipper closure. When appropriately fitted, the bag base should rest on your waste-back and the top should be at least one hand-width beneath the base of your neck.
  2. Select a pair of shoes, a half-size larger than your normal shoes to allow for some swelling as you walk and to adjust thick hiking socks. Go for thick wool or synthetic blend socks designed to prevent moisture from the feet, as moist feet can result into vesicle in skin.
  3. Other important gear up required in your bag are- first-aid kit, water bottle, Swiss Army knife, topographic map, compass, space blanket, and winter attires.


  • 2 bunch sarson ( Mustard leaves) greens, cleaned & chopped
  • 1 small onion minced
  • 1/2 tsp. each ginger and garlic minced
  • 1large tomato, blanched & diced
  • 3 green chilies, chopped
  • 1 tbsp. maize flour
  • 1/2 tsp. garam masala
  • 1/2 tsp. Turmeric powder
  • 1/2 tsp. Red chili powder
  • 1/2 lemon juice
  • 6 tbsp. ghee
  • 1 tbsp. oil
  • A pinch Asafoetida
  • Salt according to paste

Method of cooking:

  • Heat Ghee in a pressure cooker and add asafetida to it and then add all the spices, garam masala, red chili powder, turmeric powder mustard, tomato, green chilies and salt.
  • Cover tightly and Pressure cook till done. Mash to a very fine paste. Blend flour with 2 tablespoons water and put in. Keep on stirring till the saag turns dry.
  • Heat oil in a pan, add onion, ginger-garlic paste and saut’e till brown. Add it to saag , mix well and serve hot.


  • 1/2 kg maize flour
  • 1/4 kg wheat flour
  • 4 tbsp. curd
  • 6 flakes grounded garlic
  • 6 green chilies grounded
  • A small piece of ginger grounded
  • 1/4 tsp. turmeric
  • 1/4 tsp. red chili powder
  • 2 tsp. sugar, optional
  • 1 1/2 tsp. oil for batter
  • Salt according to taste
  • Oil / Clarified butter for making the parantha
Served with:
Sarso da saag
or Palak da Saag.


  • Mix all the ingredients well and knead with a light hand to make a soft dough for parathas. Add a little water if required.
  • Heat a tava and grease it with 2 or 3 drops of oil. Roll 1 small portions of the dough to form medium-sized chapati.
  • Fry till both sides are evenly browned. Remove from fire and serve. Repeat till all the dough is used.


  • 2 cups flour
  • Salt to taste
  • Water
  • 1/2 kg pork mince
  • 1 large onion chopped very fine
  • 8-10 cloves of garlic chopped very fine
  • 3 tbsps soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp chilli sauce
  • 1 tsp freshly ground pepper
  • Salt to taste
  • 3 tbsps vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking oil


  • Mix the flour and salt to taste and add a little water at a time to make a stiff dough.
  • Heat the oil in a pan and fry the onions till translucent. Add the garlic and fry till it begins to turn golden.
  • Add the meat and brown.
  • Add the soy and chilli sauces and mix well.
  • Add the freshly ground pepper, salt to taste and cook till the pork is done.
  • Divide the dough into equal-sized balls and roll into very thin circles of roughly 4" diameter.
  • Dab a tiny bit of water on the edges of the circle. Put a tablespoon-full of pork in the centre of each circle. Fold the edges over the pork and pinch and twist to seal or fold the Momo in half (into a semi-circular shape) and pinch the edges shut. Get as creative as you like with shapes, as long as you make sure to seal the edges well.
  • Place the Momos in a steaming dish and cook for 10-15 minutes.
  • Serve piping hot with tomato achaar and Thukpa.


  • 1 litre chicken/beef stock
  • 1/2 packet egg noodles
  • 2 eggs whisked
  • 3 spring onions with leaves chopped fine
  • 1 tbsp garlic minced
  • 2 tbsps vegetable/canola/sunflower cooking oil
  • Coriander leaves chopped fine to garnish


  • Cook the egg noodles according to packet instructions. Drain and run cold water over them to prevent them from sticking together. Keep aside.
  • Heat the oil in a deep pan and fry the spring onions and leaves in it till soft.
  • Add the garlic and fry for a minute
  • Add the stock, salt to taste and boil for 10 minutes.
  • Pour the eggs into the soup whisking all the while to break them up. Turn off the fire.
  • Put some noodles in a soup bowl and spoon the broth over them.
  • Garnish with chopped coriander leaves and serve with Steamed Momos and Sikkim Tomato Achaar.


  • 3 large red tomatoes
  • 4 green chillies
  • Salt to taste


  • Boil and peel tomatoes and mash roughly.
  • Grind the green chillies and salt in a mortar and pestle.
  • Mix well with the tomato paste and serve with fried or steamed Momos.

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Zen Estilo in style

New Zen has been branded as Zen Estilo. “Estilo” is a Spanish word, meaning Style. The new Zen comes in a monoform shape that makes it clean, smooth and uncluttered. Thoughtful emphasis is given to horizontal lines & features to give it visual stability.

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Technical Specifications



 Dimensions & Weights

Overall Length 3495 mm
Overall Width 1495 mm
Overall Height 1595 mm
Wheel Base 2360 mm
Ground Clearance 165 mm
Front Track 1295 mm
Rear Track 1290 mm
Kerb Weight 875 kg
Gross Vehicle Weight 1275 kg
No of Doors 5 door


Seating Capacity 5 person
Fuel Tank Capacity 35 liter

 Fuel Efficiency

Mileage (Highway) 17.7 km/liter
Mileage (City) 12.6 km/liter
Mileage (Overall) 13.3 km/liter


Maximum Speed 148 Km/Hour
0-100kmph 16.8 seconds
1/4 Mile 20.9 seconds
100kmph-0 (Braking) 51.8 meters
80kmph-0 (Braking) 35.9 meters


Engine Type/Model 1.1L, 4-Cyl, F10D Petrol
Displacement 1061 cc
Power 65 PS @ 6200 rpm
Torque 84 Nm @ 3500 rpm
Bore 68.5 mm
Stroke 72 mm
Compression Ratio 9:1
No of Cylinders 4 cylinder
Cylinder Configuration Inline
Valves per Cylender 4 valve
Fuel Type Petrol
Fuel System MPFI


Transmission Type Manual
Gears/Speeds 5 Gears
Clutch Type Cable


Front Suspension McPherson strut with torsion type roll control device
Rear Suspension Coil spring, Gas-filled shock absorbers with three link rigid and isolated trailing arm


Steering Type Electronic Power Steering (EPS)
Power Assisted Standard
Minimum Turning Radius 4.6 meter


Brake Type ABS
Front Brakes Ventilated discs
Rear Brakes Drums

Wheels & Tyres

Wheel Size 4J x 13
Tyres 155 / 65 R13


Front/Rear Power Windows

Power Steering

Front Door Pocket

Remote Keyless Entry System

Internally Adjustable ORVM (Electrical)

Air Conditioning

Remote Fuel Lid Opener

Co-driver Vanity Mirror (Sun Visor)

Grip Assistant (3 nos)

Co-driver Side Front Door Lock

4 Speakers

Centre Console with Cup Holders

IP Pocket


Lights-off & Key Reminder Chime

Accessory Socket

Ash Tray



SRS Airbag (Driver Side)


Side Door Beams

High Mount Stop Lamp

Rear Door Child Lock

Front Wiper (2 Speed + Intermittent)

Back Door Defogger

Steering Lock

Central Locking

Keyless Entry

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  • Do not use the clutch too much.
  • Switch the vehicle off at red light stops.
  • Drive in gear corresponding to the speed.
  • Get your vehicle serviced regularly.
  • A poorly tuned engine can increase fuel consumption by up to 50%
  • Driving at 90 kilometers an hour rather than 100 can reduce fuel consumption by 10%
  • Under inflated tires can increase fuel consumption by 5%
  • A loaded roof rack will increase fuel consumption by as much as 5% in highway driving.
  • Even an empty roof rack can increase consumption by 1%. If the carrier is not attached to the vehicle, remove it when not in use.
  • Avoid "Jack Rabbit" starts, not only do they increase fuel consumption, but are hard on your tires.
  • Anticipating stops and avoiding abrupt stops will decrease fuel consumption and increase the life of your brakes and tires.
  • Avoid unnecessary steering wheel movement since each sideward movement of the tire causes fuel-consuming drag.
  • Maintain a steady speed.
  • Accelerate slowly on gravel or slippery roads.
  • Avoid unnecessary braking.
  • Reviving the engine just before turning off the ignition costs extra fuel and may cause engine damage.
  • Take advantage of rolling resistance rather than heavy braking to help slow you down. This deceleration technique is one of the best for fuel saving.
  • Avoid using the air conditioner at lower speeds.
  • Changing spark plugs regularly can save a lot.

Tips For Softer Hands

Come Winter and any People suffer from dry hands and have a hard time finding creams and lotions that will be of some help. Here are some simple tips for softer hands that work's well during winter, after a tedious dish wash and other similar work. Follow the guidelines and see the difference yourself.

  • Rub one spoon of sugar, lemon juice and fresh cream into your hands till the sugar completely dissolves. This will surely be of some help.
  • Mix 1/2 cup of warm milk, 2 tsp sugar, 2 tsp plain yogurt and a few drops of lavender essential oil. Soak your hands in this mix for about 5 minutes. Scrub your hands gently and do a massage.
  • For chapped winter hands: Grind 1 cup of uncooked rolled oats in a mixer until you have very fine powder. Place it in a large bowl, and then rub your hands in the powder gently. This will remove dry skin. Rinse with cold water and apply any hand cream. This treatment is cheaper then the expensive hand cream and yes, it does work better.
  • Take 2 tbls. sugar, baby oil and liquid soap. Pour sugar and baby oil, enough to cover hands in the palm of your hand. Rub hands together, as you would rub when you apply a lotion. Do this for a few minutes, then pour on a little liquid soap and wash clean. Your hands will feel very smooth.
  • Solution made of salt and lemon also slough off dead skin cells. Brush the solution with an old toothbrush. Do this twice a week. This method will not only give you soft hands but also remove discoloration.
  • The easiest method would be to apply a rich hand cream or petroleum jelly (Vaseline or generic) at night and wear gloves over them while you sleep. This locks the moisture in. Waken with softer hands.
  • If your hands become rough after a hard day gardening, pour a small amount of salt in the palm of one hand, then apply olive oil and rub hands together. Rinse off under warm water. Next, cover your hands with cotton gloves. This will work well for feet too.
  • Hands become rough while you wash your dishes. Do not worry for there is a remedy even for this. Add a little almond oil to dishwater. The water will soften rough skin while the oil seals the moisture. Spraying your hands with a mist of vinegar after the wash will also be of some help.
  • To remove cooking smell from your hands. First rinse them with vinegar and then wash thoroughly with soap and water.
  • A quick massage of 10 minutes with olive oil or dove lotion will also work wonders.


2007 – “The Year of the Dolphin"

Wallpapers created on the UN Theme for “2007 – “The Year of the Dolphin” is an initiative to protect marine biodiversity. With this strong initiative BPCL joins the plan to Creates an awareness to save these fascinating marine mammals from the brink of extinction”.


BPC Bags ABCI Awards !

Once again, BPC walked away with three prestigious awards at the Association of Business Communicators of India (ABCI) Annual Awards Nite. This year being ABCI’s Golden Jubilee, the celebrations touched astral heights, in sync with Corporate Communications brilliance.

The awards gain added lustre, when one considers that organizations across the country vie for the prestigious and highly coveted ABCI Awards. As they claim,”The Awards are to encourage excellence in all forms of Business Communications.”

Conducted on a grand scale, the 46th Annual ABCI Awards were held at the Tata Theatre at NCPA, Mumbai on 12th January, 2006. As the Guest of Honour, His Excellency, Governor of Maharashtra, Shri S.M. Krishna, presented Lifetime Achievement and Communicator of the Decade Awards. Our Director (Marketing), Mr. S. Radhakrishnan also presented awards in various categories.

Our Corporate Website won the Gold Award, the Bharat Petroleum Journal won the Silver Award and our Annual Report won the Bronze Award. The BPC Brand & PR team basked in the glory of achievement, determined to strive for more awards in future.

BPC Wins Most Trusted Oil Company Award

The most trusted ‘Oil Company Award’ has been won by BPCL. In 2006, a Global Corporate Social Responsibility Study was carried out in the Auto Industry in 16 countries and BPCL secured the top position in the area of Public Goodwill among Oil Companies in India. The coverage included all major countries which account for almost 80% of automobile sales. The survey was carried out by TNS Automotive, which is one of the largest customized Market Research Companies in the world, having a presence in 70 countries.

India ranked second overall on the Public Goodwill Index, which had been developed for the survey. Particularly heartening was the fact that BPCL was tied in first place with Maruti Udyog among all the Indian companies surveyed.

TNS states, “In the case of BPCL, it has been at the forefront of assuring quality and quantity (“Pure for Sure” branded fuel stations) to its millions of customers. Its communication and visible steps in this area to build consumer confidence has been highly valued and appreciated by the general public. Consumers rate BPCL highly for creating a sustainable future, improving quality of life, and making environment friendly products.”

These TNS - Voice of the Customer Awards, were presented in association with CNBC at a grand function in Mumbai on 4th January 2007. The CNBC - Autocar Awards were also presented at the same function and leading Automobile companies including Mercedes, Honda, Toyota, Tatas, Bajaj, TVS, MRF etc. were other recipients of Awards. The function was graced by the Hon’ble Chief Minister of Maharashtra, Mr. Vilasrao Deshmukh and other senior officials.


Best Performer - LPG Marketing Organisation for the year 2005-06.

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd., has been adjudged the best performer in Group – 3 ( LPG Marketing Organisation ) for the year 2005-06.

Hon’ble Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas, Shri Murli Deora presented the Award to Shri Ashok Sinha, C&MD, BPCL.

BPCL, a Fortune 500 company has more than 22 million domestic customers which are supported through a network of 2,600 LPG distributors and 47 LPG bottling plants spread across the country. With the spotlight on customer service in today’s business, BPCL LPG team have embarked on several new initiatives like Rural Marketing Vehicles, Auto LPG Dispensing Stations, Piped LPG Gas in major cities to improve the Customer Service and Safety standards.

BPCL has scaled an impeccable safety record of no major accident in its various bottling plants during the last 18 years of operation and this is the 7th time BPC is winning this coveted OISD Safety Award in this group.

In addition BPCL’s subsidiary, Numaligarh Refinery Ltd., was also awarded in the Refinery category for maintaining excellent standards of safety.

Seen in the picture along with the Honorable Minister for Petroleum & NG, are our C&MD Mr Ashok Sinha, Director Marketing Mr S Radhakrishnan, Director Refineries Mr R K Singh & ED LPG Mr S K Jain


BPCL to tie up with IRCTC to sell railway tickets

PSU refining and marketing major BPCL has tied up with the Indian Railways Catering and Tourism Corporation to sell railway tickets at its petrol pumps and LPG distributor locations.

As part of the agreement, BPCL will initially provide e-ticketing facilities at 38 petrol pumps in seven cities and by March this year, will extend the service to about 100 locations, including LPG cylinder shops. By the year-end, the facility will be available at most of the 7,700 petrol pumps that BPCL operates.