Experience the Colorful Traditions of Rajasthan in Rajasthan Festival Tours

by Sumit Chauhan Tour and Travel Operator in India
The alluring charisma of Rajasthan's culture and history fascinates a great number of people around the world making it the top tourist destination in India. The vibrancy of this state comes from its rich royal legacy which leaves everyone in awe of the luxury enjoyed by the erstwhile rulers which can easily be seen in the tastefully constructed forts and palaces.

The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan bear great significance in the life of local people who take active interest in the preparation for the festivals. To truly understand the depth of Rajasthani culture, one must take part in its various festivals. Rajasthan festival tours offer once in a lifetime opportunity to travelers from different regions and nationalities to enjoy the colorful cultural landscape of this land of Maharajas. Some prominent festivals which form the core of Rajasthan tour packages are: 

International Folk Festival

Rajasthani International Folk festival is a five day event which celebrates Rajasthani folk music. This annual event is held in the month of October in Jodhpur city. The venue for the festival is Mehrangarh fort which gives the visitors a chance to explore the timeless beauty of this historical wonder which is magnified by the soothing music being played during the festival. The festival is a confluence of Rajasthani folk musicians and artists from around the world who come here to give live performances to entertain the visitors. 

Jaisalmer Desert Festival

Jaisalmer desert festival is an important cultural event that celebrates traditional Rajasthani music and dance forms. It's a three day festival which is held in the month of February on the sands of Thar desert. The festival features folk music and dance competitions, camel races, turban tying competitions and moustache competition which draw great interest from foreign tourists. The festival ends with a visit to the Sam sand dunes where musical performances are held in the evening. 

Pushkar Festival

Pushkar festival is a major tourist attraction which receives an infinite number of local and international tourists. This festival initially started out as a livestock fair, but later it became an important cultural event showcasing Rajasthani culture, music, dance and art forms. This seven day fair is held in the month of November in Pushkar city. Camel competitions, moustache competition and bridal competitions are the highlights of the festival. It's a great occasion to buy handmade art objects, traditional rajasthani jewelery and costumes which are put on display in the art exhibitions as part of the fair. 

Kite Festival

One of the most colourful festivals that witness a large number of enthusiasts from around the globe is the International Kite festival held in the month of January in Jaipur. The festival showcases kites of different shapes and sizes made by local artisans who are flown in open air. Professional kite fliers from Rajasthan and other parts of the world test their skills by participating in kite flying competitions. The event starts with kite flying in Jaipur polo grounds and ends at Umaid Bhawan Palace. The festival spans over a course of three days during which the sky is filled with colourful kites and balloons. It's a perfect opportunity to gorge on local sweets which are prepared in advance to entertain the visitors during the festival. 

Holi Festival

The festival of colours which is celebrated all over India in the month of March is one of the most prominent festivals of Rajasthan. Diggi Palace in Jaipur is a famous venue for celebration of Holi festival. The event starts with colourful cultural performances by folk musicians, dancers and artists followed by throwing of colours on each other which is the most striking part of this festival. Booking your Rajasthan tour India package during Holi festival would be the best way to experience the culture of Rajasthan in its most vibrant form.

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About Sumit Chauhan Advanced   Tour and Travel Operator in India

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