Planning a tour in India during a festival time is a lifetime experience of fun, frolic and memorable memories. If you want to have first-hand look of our country’s culture with its abundance of rituals, customs, and mythological stories, food and crafts, then a festival tour is a must. Especially for foreign tourists, visiting India
during any of its festival time is sure to give them an out of the world traveling experience that they can cherish lifetime.
There is a long list of festivals, be it religious, cultural, fairs and festivals to celebrate in India. The locals and tourists get a chance to view the country in a different light and visit unexplored spots during a festival tour.
Diversified variety of festivals and fairs
India is the only country in the world where you will find a diversified range of fairs and festivals, pertaining to every state and region. You can opt for religious festival tours like as Durga Puja in West Bengal, Bihu in Assam,
Ganesh Chaturthi in Maharashtra, Navratri in Gujarat, Onam in Kerala, Pongal in Tamil Nadu, Guru Parv and Makar Sankranti in Punjab, and many more.
Diwali and Holi are the two major festivals, which are celebrated with great pomp and festivities by all Hindus, especially in Nothern India. Holi is a festival of colors while Diwali is a festival of lights and sounds. Both the festivals offer different experiences altogether for tourists.
You can book for a Diwali Tour in Delhi, Jaipur in the months of October, November. Get the real experiences of Holi by booking a Holi tour in Varanasi, Mathura, Kashi – the destinations associated with Lord Krishna. Infact these three places are worth visiting during Janmasthami celebrations as well.
Then there are many other grand scale celebrations of festivals and fairs like as Rath Yatra in Puri or the Pushkar Fair in Rajasthan or Snake vessel fair in Kerala. The Kumbh Mela is held at one of the four holy pilgrimage destinations, Allahabad, Haridwar, Nashik, and Ujjain, every 12 years by rotation. Many pilgrims visit India during Kumbh Mela.
A fun-filled vacation is a must in Goa during the time of Goa Carnival , Christmas and New Year. A musical festival awaits you in Hornbill festival tour in Nagaland during the winters.
There is no denying the fact that each festival and fair has its own unique charm, and tourists can actually feel the pulse of the festivities on a Festival Tour.
Unique culture for each festival
Each festival in India has its own unique charm and a unique story associated with its origin. India being a land of diversity, tourists get a wonderful chance to get acquainted with a new culture in the state in which that festival is celebrated, observe unique rituals and traditions and can also celebrate with the local people of that region in a festival tour.
Everyone celebrates different fair and celebrations with high sprit in every region in India. There are varied aims and significant attributes behind each celebration, in view of customs, legends, history. And yes, for many, a festival is an expression of commitment and respect to the divinities of various religions.
Live the life of the locals
Right from preparations to the celebrations of the festival to winding-up of the events, every moment is celebrated by the locals with great spirits and enthusiasm. The locals wait enthusiastically every year for their festival to celebrate in a pomp way. Getting to stay in India during the festival time, definitely gives the tourists a better chance for them to see the way of life and the real life of India.
Unity in diversity
India is a land of colorful festivals of all religions, castes and creed. During the time of festival, people usually forget their animosity and the joyous occasions are celebrated by all. So, there are many festivals in India which are celebrated by all, irrespective of their religion. A festival travel depicts the brotherhood of the people of India, in spite of certain differences.
A gastronomical experience awaits you when you make a Festival Tour in India. In a country like India, you will get to savor some delectable dishes during festival time because of the diverse culture of India that gives its people variety of tastes on to their plates. In fact, you can experience the soul of India by trying out its variety of food on offer during festival time. A perfect amalgamation of food, fun and entertainment is seen in all these festivals in India.
Clearly, a festival tour in India signifies India’s unique rituals, celebrations, vivacity, excitement, harmony, commitment, and message of love and respect towards all. A festival tour package in India is a must for all travel freak people.
So, what are you waiting for? Plan an exciting festival holiday package at Truly India Tours, the best DMC for India. At any time of the year, you can book a festival tour to experience Indian culture in different ways in different regions.