India - an alluring land of colorful diversity and grandeur shines with countless fairs and festivals that reflect the vivid culture and unique cultural traditions of this charismatic country. A tour to India cannot be termed complete without immersing yourself in its colorful fairs and festivals that showcase the beauty of its traditional arts and crafts. Packed with endless joy and excitement, the festivals are a time to rejoice, celebrate life and cherish the memorable experience.
Celebrated with great enthusiasm and happiness, the fairs and festivals offer magnificent experiences to cherish forever. From the desert festivals of Rajasthan, to the Durga Puja festival of West Bengal, to the Goa Carnival, to the Ganapati in Maharashtra, to the snake boat fair in Kerala, a tour to India, especially during the fairs and festivals will certainly mesmerize you with its charm.
On your India trip, be a part of India's vibrant fairs and festivals to witness the true essence of its culture, traditions and customs in full vigor. Held at different towns, cities and villages from time to time, these fairs and festivals are an absolute treat for the soul. Pushkar Camel Festival, Holi in Mathura, Kumbh Mela, Eid, International Kite Festival, Surajkund Crafs Mela, Elephant Festival, Baisakhi, Rath Yatra and many more, all these festivals and fairs provide a memorable holiday experience.
Every month of the year is packed with various fairs and festivals, with each one celebrated in a different fashion. Many festivals like Baisakhi which marks the onset of the harvesting season, Christmas, Independence Day and Republic Day are celebrated with joy and gaiety. Apart from these, Goa Carnival is an event that attracts plenty of tourists from various parts of the world. It is an energetic and colorful festival of fancy dresses, songs and music that provides ultimate pleasure and entertainment. The annual five day long eye-catching Pushkar Fair of Rajasthan has thousands of visitors every year! It is essentially a fair that not only is a feast for the eyes, but also brings livestock, villagers, traders and buyers together. Besides the trading of animals like camels, cows, goats and sheeps, the folk dance, puppet shows and traditional music make a lively spectacle that remains engraved in the heart forever.
Diwali, also known as the 'Festival of Light', is one such festival that is celebrated with great fervor all over India. Twinkling lights, diyas and candles light up the entire country as people worship Lord Ganesha and Goddess Laxmi to seek their blessings and exchange presents and sweets. Similarly, Holi, the festival of colors is another festival that is celebrated all across India. It is an exuberant ritual where people put on bright colors of gulal, splash each other with water colors, dance and enjoy mouthwatering sweets.
These are just some of the fairs and festivals that are celebrated in various regions of India and there are many more that are equally splendid and beautiful. Be a part of these festivals and fairs, mingle with the friendly locals and do not miss the opportunity to explore the vibrant culture of India. There are simply no words to describe the feeling of excitement, delight and happiness of being part of the festivals.
So, be a part of the dazzling fairs and festivals and discover the vivid life of India in a very special way.
|Month Wise List of Indian Festivals :-||Major Indian Fairs and Festivals :-|
|Hemis Festival||Jaisalmer Desert Festival|
|Krishna Janmashtami||Kumbh Mela|
|Puri Rath Yatra||Pushkar Fair|
|Raksha Bandhan||Regional Festival|