RAJASTHAN HERITAGE TOURS

Rajasthan is one of the 26 states that, along, with seven union territories forms the republic of India. Located in the north-west, it shares its borders with Punjab, Hariyana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, and and Gujarat and an international borders with Pakistan. 
RAJASTHAN TOURS
Complete Rajasthan Tours
Duration- 9N/10Days
Golden Triangle Tours
Duration- 2N/3Days
Golden Triangle Tours
Duration- 4N/5Days
Exotic Rajaputana Tours
Duration- 14N/15Days
Rajasthan Palaces Tours
Duration- 17N/18Days
The Sanctuary Experience
Duration- 4N/5Days
Pushkar Fair Tours
Duration- 2N/3Days
Nagaur & Desert Festival
Duration- 5N/6Days
The Royal Kitchen
Duration- 7N/8Days
Village Tourism & Heritage
Duration- 5N/6Days
Village Tourism in the Desert
Duration- 5N/6Days
Rural Paradise Tours
Duration- 22N/23Days
Elephant Safari Tours
Duration- 4N/5Days
Camel Safari Tours
Duration- 7N/8Days
Jeep Safari Tours
Duration- 4N/5Days
Palace on Wheels Tours
Duration- 7N/8Days
Religious Rajasthan Yatra
Duration- 12N/13Days
RAJASTHAN TOURISM
 Introduction
 Rajasthan Cites Tours
 Architectural Heritage
 Natural Heritage
 Fairs and Festivals
 Shopper's Paradise
 Rajasthani Cuisine
 Palace on Wheels
 Village Tours & Agriculture
 Camel Safari
 Elephant Safari
 Horse Safari
 Jeep Safari
 Yoga, Nature Cure and
 Meditation Centres
 Heritage Hotels
 Hotels in Rajasthan
 Religious & Pilgrimages
 Nature of Eco -Wildlife

RAJASTHAN FAIR & FESTIVALS


Elephant Festival

Place: Jaipur
Time: March (Phagun), on the eve of Holi
Rites & Rituals: Elephant Festival attracts visitors from every nook and corner of the world. The festival begins with a procession of elephants, camels, horses and folk dancers. Attractively decorated mighty jumbos striding majestically is a sight to behold. Female elephants are made to wear anklets, which tinkle as they walk. There are prizes for the most beautifully decorated elephant.

In addition to this, several other exciting events also take place including elephant race, the tug-of-war between elephant and playing of Holi on elephant back.

Gangaur Festival
Place: The festival is observed throughout the state
Time: March (Chaitra), the day following Holi
Rites & Rituals: The festival holds a special place among the newly wedded girls in Rajasthan. For them, it is binding to observe the full course of 18 days of the festival that succeeds her marriage. The ladies decorate their hands and feet by drawing designs with mehendi (myrtle paste).

Images of Isar and Gauri are made of the clay for the festival. On the evening of the 7th day after Holi, unmarried girls go around singing songs of ghudlia carrying pots with a burning lamp inside, on their heads. The festival reaches its climax during the last three days when women, carrying the idols of Gauri, take out processions and bid farewell to Gauri in the end.

Nagaur Fair
Place: Nagaur
Time: January-February
Rites & Rituals: The picturesque town of Nagaur stirs to life with the arrival of Nagaur Fair. The cattle fair here is reputed as the second largest in Rajasthan and offers some of the best sight of Rajasthan. The fair attracts visitors from all corners of the world for the trading in cows, camels and horses.

Various games are organized during this four day festival that include tug-of-war, camel races, cock fights and countless others. It offers tourist a memorable extravaganza of fun and frolic. As the sun goes down, the folk musicians, whose voices echo far and wide across the tranquil desert land, create a joyous atmosphere.

Camel Festivals
Place: Bikaner
Time: January
Rites & Rituals: Camel Festival is just the right place to see and admire the Ships of the Desert. It begins with a colorful procession of bedecked camels against the red sandstone backdrop of the Junagarh Fort. The festivity advances to the open sand-spreads of the grounds followed by a variety of competitions including war contest, camel dance and acrobatics.

The camels display spellbinding footwork, dancing gracefully to the direction of their trainers. The jubilant skirt swirling dancers, the awe-inspiring fire dance and the dazzling fireworks light up the fortified Desert City. The festivities reach to the peak with a different tenor as the renowned artists display a medley of folk dances and songs

Desert Festival
Place: Jaisalmer
Time: January-February
Rites & Rituals The otherwise barren land of Jaisalmer comes to life and displays some cherished moments of its illustrious past and affluent culture. Traditional dances backed by high-pitched music create an out-of-this-world environment. The Turban Tying Competition and Mr. Desert contest give a totally distinct touch to the festival.

The famous Gair dancers and the traditional fire dancers leave the crowd enchanted and asking for more. The festival ends with a trip to the sand dunes where you can enjoy the pleasure of a camel ride while viewing dancers and musicians displaying their skills. It will be a time that you will cherish for years to come.

Marwar Festival Jodhpur
Place: Jodhpur
Time: September-October
Rites & Rituals: Marwar Festival showcases the best of Rajasthan's culture and lifestyle. The festival starts with a bash and for two days the city of Jodhpur reverberates with various festivities. Originally known as the Maand Festival, it features folk music centered on the romantic lifestyle of Rajasthan's rulers.

The festival offers a variety of attractions including camel tattoo show and polo. The various competition take place in and around the impressive Umaid Bhawan Palace, Mandore Fort, Mehrangarh Fort the symbolize the might and valor of this royal land.


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RAJASTHAN CONTENTS
Introduction  -|- Rajasthan Cites Tours -|- Architectural Heritage  -|- Natural Heritage -|- Fairs and Festivals -|- Shopper's Paradise
 Rajasthani Cuisine  -|- Palace on Wheels -|-  Village Tours & Agriculture -|-  Camel Safari -|-  Elephant Safari -|-  Horse Safari
 Jeep Safari -|- Yoga, Nature Cure and -|-  Meditation Centres -|-  Heritage Hotels -|-  Hotels in Rajasthan -|-  Religious & Pilgrimages -|-  Nature of Eco -Wildlife