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Fairs and Festivals

India is a country which is very rich with its culture and heritage. So the fairs and festivals of India are very colourful and gorgeous. These colourful  fairs and festivals , dances, music are a part of life in India.
There are many colorful fairs and Festivals as happen in each of its cities and small villages all over India.               

Here are the small description among some of the famous Fairs and Festivals in India.
Elpehnat Festival Jaipur : ( Next Elephant Festival in Jaipurwill take place on 16th March 2014  )    

Elephant Festival in Jaipurcelebrate every year in Jaipur on the day of Festival of color known as Holi. This Elephant Festival in Jaipur takes place every year at Old stadium in Jaipur at Chaugan stadium originally planned for stadium.

 

The festival begins with an attractive procession of the majestic animals like elephants, camels lovingly painted and gorgeously decorated with glittering ornaments and embroidered velvets.  Elephants participate in this festival are all female elephants.
The mahouts (elephant keepers) take good care to decorate the elephants. The mahouts paint their elpehnats’ trunks, foreheads, and feet with floral motifs and adorning them from tusk to tail with interesting trinkets. These wearing like anklets and make music as the elephants walk.    

A gorgeous procession is recreated with vibratly decorated elephants, lancers on horses, chariots, camels, cannons and palanquins.

Desert Festival Jaisalmer ( Next Desert festival at Jaisalmer will take place from 16th March 2014 )      
               
Jaisalmer desert comes alive with colourful desert festival in the winter season i.e in the month of February. Entire thar desert has many colourful festivals. Some of the fairs and festivals are: Pushkar Fair, Desert festival, Elephant Festival and Camel festival. Among which this desert festival in Jaisalmer is very interesting and this is not to be missed.                 

This colourful desert festival in Jaisalmer arrange every year to attract tourists to this unique destination of Rajasthan.
Different kinds of cultural programme including Rajasthani folk dances and one interesting competition i.e. Mr. Desert competitions takes place.  In Mr. desert competition people with length and style of moustaches are focused and foreign tourists take photograph with the winner of this Mr. desert competition.

 

These desert festival in Jaisalmer takes place for 03 days. Major highlights of this desert festival are puppeteers, acrobats, camel tattoo show, camel races, camel polo, traditional procession, camel mounted band , folk dances andMr. desert competition.    

Nehru Trophy Snake Boat Race at Alleeppy backwater   

Nehru Trophy Snake Boat Race held every year around the time of the Onam festival. Nehru Trophy Boat Race which began in 1952 on the occasion of the visit of India's first Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru to Alappuzha. It is now a major event held on the second saturday of August every year and features the gigantic snake-boats of Kerala, the Chundans-once the battleships of the Malayalee King of Yore.        

Pushkar fair at Pushkar ( This year Pushkar fair will take place from 09-17 November, 2013 )    
Pushkar fair is one of the most vibrant, colourful and famous festival of India. The Pushkar fais is one of the largest Cattle Fair in India and the only one of its kind in the entire world. During the fair, a lot of people from rural India flock to Pushkar, along with camel and cattle for several days of livestock trading, horse dealing, pilgrimage and religious festival.    

This small town, becomes a cultural phenomenon when colourfully dressed devotees, musicians, acrobats, folk dancers, traders, comedians, ‘sadhus’ and tourists reach here during Pushkar fair. According to Hindu chronology, it takes place in the month of Kartika (October or November) beginning on ‘ashtmi’ 8th day of Lunar Calendar and continues till full moon (‘Poornima’). The camel and cattle trading is at its peak during the first half of festival period. During the later half, religious activities dominate the scenario. Devotees take dips in the holy "Sarovar" lake.

Golden Triangle and Pushkar fair ( 10 nights / 11 days )

Mode of transport : By air-conditioned car
Destination covered : Delhi, Mathura – Vrindaban ( Birth place of lord Krishna ), Agra , Pushkar fair
Highlights of this tour / tour includes : 10 nights accommodation as per your choice of hotels with daily breakfast. Good air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking chauffer during your tour of local sightseeing and to travel from one city to other. On full board ( Breakfast, lunch and dinner ) in Bodhgaya.

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Golden Triangle And Elephant Festival Tour ( 7 nights / 8 days )

Mode of transport : By air-conditioned car
Destination covered : Delhi, Mathura – Vrindaban ( Birth place of lord Krishna ) Agra , Jaipur
Highlights of this tour / tour includes : 07 nights accommodation as per your choice of hotels with daily breakfast Good air-conditioned vehicle with English speaking chauffer during your tour of local sightseeing and to travel from one city to other.

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