A time for new dress, music, rite and prayer, all add a spice to your festival holidays in June. It is a time of great celebrations throughout the nation with travelers taking part in many splendid festivals such as Urs in Ajmer, Rath Yata of Orissa and many more. If you wish to experience the deep roots of the lifestyle, cuisine, tradition, living and art of India, these fairs and festivals are the window to see the vibrant colors of India.
Hemis Festival, Jammu & Kashmir
Celebrated to honor the birth anniversary of Guru Padmasambhava, Hemis festival attracts thousands of people from all across the world at the end of June. Locals are seen wearing colorful dresses, brocades robes and masks. The main attraction of the festival is country liquor which is offered during the celebration time.
Rath Yatra, Odisha
One of the most important festivals for Hindus, Rath Yatra is a holy journey of Puri Jagannath on grand chariots from Puri to Gundicha shrine. The mixture of pilgrims and travelers from every nook and corner of the world, beautifully decorated chariots and music of the gongs certain renders a never to forget experience.
Sindhu Darshan Festival
Takes place every year on the day of Guru Purnima, Sindhu Darshan Festival is one of the most visited and colorful fairs of North India. It is celebrated with great enthusiasm and many tourists flock to this region to explore the beauty of nature. Locals worships river and tender fruits, flowers and prayers to the holy River.
A yearly festival that takes place in June month at Ajmer, URS is celebrated with great cheerfulness and devotion by people of all religions. It is situated at the core of Ajmer, just 2 miles from Ajmer railway station. One can make it to the Dargah through the Dargah Bazaar. The main ritual is the making of kheer which is given among the thousands of devotees as Prasad.