Independence day Celebrations 15 Aug 2014

Hello fellow Indians,

Yet again it is time for all of us to join hands and celebrate the day of our independence. Please find below the trip plan for this years' Independence day.




Lourdes: Click here for more details on Lourdes. 

Lac de Gaube: From base point, a telecabin followed by Telesiege will take you to Belvedere. 15 minutes walk from this place will help you reach Lac de Gaube. Click here to have more info on the plan of Lac de Gaube.

For more photos of Lac de Gaube, Click here.


07h45    : Departure from Toulouse (Metro Station

                Compans Caffarelli - metro line B, in front of Subway)

           11h00    : Arrival at  “Lac de Gaube” Base Point

13h00    : Flag hoisting and lunch at Lac de Gaube              

15h00    : Depart from Lac de Gaube

16h00    : Arrival at Lourdes and Visit to Cathedral

          18h00    : Departure from Lourdes towards Toulouse

           21h00   : Arrival at Toulouse (Compans Caffarelli - metro line B)


A bus would be arranged for travel. The participation fee is as follows*: 

·         For  Adults     : 28 euros

·         For Students  : 23 euros

·         For Kids (below 5 years)   : 18 euros

* Participation fee includes :

  •          expenses towards onward and return trip to Toulouse by bus
  •          Cost incurred for Telecabin and Telesiege from parking point till Lake.

* City Visits, other attractions, food and miscellaneous expenses are not included in the tariff.

 Everyone must make their own arrangements for food.

* Fee once paid towards registrations will not be reimbursed upon cancellation.


Registration is mandatory (including payment). Last date for registration and payment is 11th Aug 2014.

Please fill in the registration form (see end of page) and make sure you pay the money to one of the volunteers identified below.  




Vandita Banka

Rajesh Bhadragiri

JeanD'Arc, Compans Caffarelli and Amidonniers

 Pattedoie, St.Cyprien, Arenes and Blagnac.

 Casselardit, Purpan, and Saint Martin Airbus

 Balma Gramont, Argoulets, Jolimont, ENSICA, SUPAERO

Colomiers, Carmes, Esquirol, Capitole and Jean Jaures, Francois Verdier 

 Tel: 06 58 04 58 77 (18h00-23h00)

06 52 29 93 80 (17h00 -23h00)

07 51 54 25 44 (18h00-23h00)

06 95 62 92 23

06 26 32 33 83 (18h00-23h00)





    1)          The scheduled departure from Toulouse is at 07h45. Please make sure that you report at the departure point by 07h30.


    2)          Identity cards must (Carte sejour, Passport)


    3)          People with small babies should ensure to have “Baby carry back pack”


    4)          Kindly carry, water bottles, hat, sunglasses, sunscreen, umbrellas and trekking shoes (for people who wish to trek)


    5)          Disposable plastic plates, spoons, glasses and paper napkins will be provided by organizers.


    6)          Due to the currently prevailing hot weather, please make sure that the food you bring is good enough to last till 14h00 on the day and also carry water. Ex: If you are preparing the food a day before then please make sure that you store it in the fridge and bring it the next day, without re-heating it.


    7)          We request everyone to take care of themselves and their personal belongings.


    8)          All reservations are on 'First come, First Serve Basis’, Registration closes once the bus is full .Book your seat right now!


Registrations are closed. Please contact any of the members mentioned above to know if there are any vacancies.