Jaipur, the capital of Rajasthan is one of the most colorful cities of Rajasthan and is popularly known as the “Pink City”. Besides the wonderful architectural structures it comprises, it is also famous for culture, traditions and rituals. There are a number of festivals such as Kite Festival, Gangaur Festival, Literature Festival, Shitla Mata Fair Teej Festival and Elephant Fair are celebrated with gusto at different times throughout the year. Of all the festivals, the Elephant Festival is the most lovable and is celebrated in a scintillating manner.
This year, Elephant Festival Jaipur is going to be held on 26th March 2013 at Jaipur’s polo grounds near the Rambagh Hotel. The best part of this festival is that entrance is free, so you can expect a huge crowd over here. It starts with a traditional procession and decorated elephants (with heavy jewelry and flowers) march along in a parade. Later, it is followed by many different elephant games like best decorated elephant, elephant polo, elephant decoration exhibition and elephant races. Most of the elephants, which take part in the festival, are female. The elephant Polo game is the most important feature of this festival, where the players are dressed in saffron and red turbans and try to score goals with long Polo sticks.
The elephant festival is celebrated on the eve of Holi, a festival of colors. According to the Hindu calendar, it signifies the New Year and also signals the end of winter and starts the spring season. This festival is an event not to be missed. Every Year, it is organized by Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporations and attracts tourists from every nook of the world. Rajasthan Travel and Tourism ensure gaiety and care for all the tourists who participate in the festival.
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Jaisalmer, also known as the golden city is situated in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan display the rich Rajasthani culture. Some of the major festivals celebrated here are Holi, Diwali, Ram Navami, Gangaur, Dussehra and Eid. The Desert festival of Jaisalmer is one of the most celebrated fiestas in Rajasthan. It is a 3-day festival of Rajasthani rich culture, tradition arts and crafts, which is especially designed for the tourists. It is organized and sponsored by the Rajasthan state tourism Corporation. This Corporation is a body that is found to attract more tourists especially foreign and has since then become the most famous festival in India.
Every year, this festival comes between the ends of January to beginning of February. The Desert festival Jaisalmer 2013 is going to held for three days from February 23 to 25. It will take place at golden Sam’s sand dunes, which is just 40 kms far away from Jaisalmer city. Desert festival is all about camel races, puppeteers, jugglers, and turban tying competitions, Camel Polo, colorful traditional dresses and many more. It is a complete bundle of fun and enjoy for 3 days. Many competitions like Mr. Desert contest that will happen add more excitement and enjoy to the festival.
This major Rajasthan festival is a grand display of music and dances, performing arts, handicraft, laughter and joy and several other desert cultures. The local people and villagers participate in the camel dances and also compete in various camel games like race, acrobats and tug of war. Gair swaying and Fire dancers to conventional tunes are the important part of fun and frolic. So, visit and enjoy the upcoming feast in the beautiful, colorful and interesting land of Jaisalmer and create memories for lifetime.
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February is the month when love is in the air. Everyone wants to do something special for their beloved. A gift of long weekend could be a nice option to make your valentine week even more special.Sterling vacation offers special package, 7 days trip of Rajasthan for Valentine Week. This package includes 7 different destinations for 7 days. Trip will start from Delhi and then follow the below route.
Delhi / Jaipur (Arrive) – Jaipur (02 Nights), Jodhpur (01 Night), Udaipur (02 Nights), Ajmer (Enroute), Pushkar (01 Night) – Delhi / Jaipur Drop.
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