Explore the Festivals of Rajasthan

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Vibrant and colorful, Rajasthan truly reflects Incredible India. The hospitality of the state, the royalty of the culture and tradition, flamboyant history and heritage, delectable food, numerous fairs, and festivals gives you a thousand reasons to visit the state. in Rajasthan people add life to each passing day by celebrating fairs and festivals in enthusiastic ways.Explore the festivals of Rajasthan by taking Jaipur tour package.

  • Rajasthan International folk festival: Celebrated annually at Jodhpur Mehrangarh Fort around SharadPoornima, this festival is a platform for traditional arts and folk music.
  • Desert Festival: Organised by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation at Jaisalmer, this three-day event is an absolute platform to celebrate life in the desert. This Desert Festival comes with a pack of different activities like camel race, longest mustache, turban tying, Mr desert, etc.
  • Pushkar fair: One of the largest fairs in the world, this 5 day fair at Pushkar, Ajmer is all about cattle trading held during the month of November. In this year, you can see decorated camels and camel men in impressive traditional attire. Various competitions like Matkafod, longest mustache, camel races, bridal competition are held along with buying and selling of cattle.
  • Teej and Gangaur festival: These two festivals are celebrated with full zeal by women folk in Jaipur in the commemoration of Goddess Parvati. Processions of decked up goddess Gauri are carried all over the city.
  • Jaipur Literature Festival: Being the world’s largest literary festival, this five-day event at Diggy Palace in Jaipur is a platform to meet greatest authors and thinkers and motivate young minds.

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  • Nagaur fair: This is the second-largest cattle fair of the country which is celebrated in Nagaur. This fair is all about cattle trading.
  • Mewar Festival: This festival is celebrated with full pomp and show in Udaipur to mark the arrival of the spring season. The whole city is painted in the colors of festivities and traditions.
  • Urs festival: This 6-day festival is celebrated at Ajmer Dargah Sharif in Ajmer to commemorate the death anniversary of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti. Followers from different parts of the world come to the Dargah Sharif to seek blessings of Khwaja Moinuddin Chishti.
  • Brij Holi, Bharatpur: Celebrated a few days before Holi this Brij Holi festival is all about worshipping Lord Krishna, playing colorful Holi, singing and dancing.
  • Kolayat fair: This eagerly awaited festival of Bikaner holds religious significance. In this festival, it is believed that people dip themselves in Kolayat Lake to eliminate all the sins done by them over the years. The 52 Ghats are beautifully decorated.

Undeniably, Rajasthan reflects sparkling fairs and festivals that should be experienced at least once in a lifetime. Rajasthan truly packs the essence of ‘PadharoMhareDesh’ for the soulful treat of tradition, culture, fairs, and festivals.You can also explore Udaipur tour Package.

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