| Celebrate colors at the Holi Festival in India |
Holi festival in India is one of the most celebrated festivals in India and it is celebrated in almost every region India. Holi in India is also called the ‘festival of love’. Holi is one day in which people forget all their bitterness and dislike towards each other and get together to celebrate the festival. The Holi festival in India lasts for a day and a night, which begins in the evening of the full moon day in the month of Phalgun. The state of Rajasthan embraces the festival of colors, Holi like none other states in India. The royal families in the state of Rajasthan organize special pujas and events for the public during Holi.
Highlights of Holi
- Celebrations begin with the burning of a bonfire, known as Holika Dahan
- People get together and make merry with dancing and singing
- People smear each other with bright shades of colors or gulal
- Gujiya, Ladoo, Burfi, and Imarti are common sweets prepared during Holi
- Other Holi delicacies include gujiya, mathri, malpua, Puran Poli
What to expect!
- People spray colored water and smear colors on each other
- Children throw water balloons at one another and make merry
- Relish the authentic Rajasthani cuisine
- Holi special dinners and get-togethers are also organized among families
- Royal families of Rajasthan have their own way to celebrate Holi with the local people
- Grand display of the equestrian skills by the members of the royal family
Connectivity to venue:
- There are regular flights connecting the major cities like Delhi and Mumbai to Jaipur, Jodhpur, and Udaipur
- Along with the Jaipur International Airport, there are two major airports at Jodhpur and Udaipur
- Rajasthan has a well-connected road infrastructure connecting the state to India’s major cities and towns
- You can ask your guide or our travel experts for more details regarding the Holi festival in India
- The best time to enjoy holidays in Rajasthan is from October to March during the winter season when the days are pleasant.
- It is advisable to carry warm clothing while traveling to Rajasthan.
- Participants who wish to play Holi in India are advised to moisturize their skin, so the colored powder does not stain the skin and can be easily removed.
- It is recommended that you book the tour well in advance to avoid last-minute confusion as India experiences the peak tourist season from November to March.
- Contact our travel connoisseurs for a customized tour program if you wish to witness the Holi festivities in the ‘Land of the Maharajas’ on your trip to India.