In colourful Rajasthan, find the heartiest and scrumptious-est meals, the traditional-est dances and the curious-est customs!
List of Rajasthani festivals
AUGUST - OCTOBER
Teej (JAIPUR): Aug; Welcomes the arrival of much anticipated monsoon.
Dussehra Mela (KOTA): Oct; Over 22 m tall Ravan is stuffed with fireworks and set alight at a huge maidaan (field), as a metaphor to the victory of Ram over Ravan.
Marwar Festival (JODHPUR/OSIYAN): Starting at Jodhpur & ending at Osiyan, this festival is a celebration of Rajasthan’s heroes through music and dancing.
NOVEMBER – DECEMBER
Pushkar Mela (Camel Fair) (PUSHKAR): Nov; An enormous gathering of the last camels in India, and of horses and cattle, tourists, traders.
Kolayat Mela (KOLAYAT): Nov; A festival of saints, sadhus, babas and sages. Dates coincide with Pushkar Mela.
Winter Festival (MT ABU): Dec; A folk festival with music and dance.
Note: Most religious/cultural festivals are based on the lunar calendar; their dates are unique each year and are released on 1st Jan. Don't hesitate to Contact Me for updates.