FESTIVALS OF INDIA - FESTIVAL TOURS

Teej Festival 2017 | Janmashtami 2017 | Diwali 2017 | Puskar Fair 2017 | Makar Sankranti 2018 | Holi Festival 2018
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Teej Festival 2017 - 24 AUGUST 2017 - JAIPUR

 

  • When is Teej festival 2016? It is on the 05th March 2017.

  • Understand the importance this local festival of Rajsthan which is one of the best things to do Jaipur if you are travelling to Rajasthan.

  • Taste the superbly tasty sweets made just for the occasion. There is no parallel to the food in the world for this day.

  • Hit the streets to see the bustling lanes and colorful shops decorated for the event.

  • Check-out some huge “havelis” en-route and visit a temple which was once a part of a cremation ground. 

  • Walk alongside the procession cheering for the artists and the devotees.

  • Observe the procession from a height to gauge its might and colors.

  • Visit the street inhabited by Lac Bangle Makers.

  • Meet the cousins of the erstwhile rulers of the city and see their beautiful mansion. Listen to the comparison they have for the contemporary celebration and the old times.

  • Visit a flower and perfume market dedicated just for the numerous temples in the vicinity during this festival tour.

  • An accompanying Vedic Walks' Explorer from a local family

  • One bottle of Mineral Water

  • Vedic Walks Souvenir at the end of the walk

  • Teej festival is one of the important festivals of India and if you are looking for a festival travel opportunity, this is one of the best things to do in Rajasthan.

Start point          : LMB Hotel, Johri Bazaar, Jaipur              

Finish point        : Choti Chaupar

Duration              : 2 - 2. 5 Hours

Timings                : Evening (TBA) 

Price (P.P)            : US$ 40 OR INR 3000/ Person

Date                      : 24 August, 2017

*Price based on minimum 2 Persons for this tour

*For more than 5 Persons, Ask for group price

*Service tax as applicable

Janmashtami Festival - 15 AUGUST 2017 - JAIPUR

 

  • When is Janmashtami fesival 2017? It is on the 15th August 2017.

  • Understand the importance of the festival, and stay glued to the decorations at the lovely temples this widely celiberated festival of India

  • We do “temple-hopping” to see the different activities being performed in different temples placed next door.

  • Hit the streets to see the bustling lanes and colorful shops decorated for the event.

  • Get in the royal quarters to sneak into the temples there.

  • Witness people reciting holy songs and dancing for the god.

  • Be a part of the celebrations by tasting the various sweets made as offerings.

  • Enjoy the temple play and dance performances.

  • Witness an international cluster of Krishna Followers.

  • Watch dances and plays based on the life of Krishna.

  • An accompanying Vedic Walks' Explorer from a local family.

  • One bottle of Mineral Water.

  • Vedic Walks Souvenir at the end of the walk

  • Janmashtami festival is one of the important festivals of India and if you are looking for a festival travel opportunity, this is one of the best things to do in Jaipur.

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Start point          : Choti Chaupar, Jaipur             

Finish point        : Govind Dev ji Temple

Duration              : 2 - 2. 5 Hours

Timings                : Evening (TBA) 

Price (P.P)            : US$ 40 OR INR 3000/ Person

Date                      : 15 August, 2017

*Price based on minimum 2 Persons for this tour

*For more than 5 Persons, Ask for group price

*Service tax as applicable

Diwali Celebration - 19 OCTOBER 2017 - JAIPUR

 

  • When is Diwali Festival 2017? It is on 19th October 2017.

  • A once in a lifetime opportunity to see the Pink City Decorated like a Bride.

  • Taste the superbly tasty sweets made just for the occasion. There is no parallel to the food during this festival of Rajasthan.

  • Take an “E-rickshaw ride” to see the community decorations of the old city.

  • Get firsthand experience on purchasing fire crackers in the old city of Jaipur.

  • Visit a local family and celebrate Diwali with them.

  • Exchange customary sweets with the family and fire crackers with the kids.

  • Get charmed by the beautifully lit roads and the people dressed for the occasion.

  • Get to listen to the story of Diwali from the accompanying explorer.

  • See how all the communities and castes come together for the festival.

  • Witness the crowded sweet shops and the varieties being sold.

  • One bottle of Mineral Water.

  • Vedic Walks Souvenir at the end of the walk

  • Diwali festival is the most important festival of India and if you are looking for a festival travel opportunity, this is one of the best things to do in Jaipur.

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Start point          : Albert Hall , Jaipur             

Finish point        : Ram Niwas Bagh

Duration              : 2 - 2. 5 Hours

Timings                : Evening (TBA) 

Price (P.P)            : US$ 50 OR INR 3500/ Person

Date                      : 18 October, 2017

*Price based on minimum 2 Persons for this tour

*For more than 5 Persons, Ask for group price

*Service tax as applicable

Pushkar Fair dates - 28 CCT to 04 NOV 2017

 

  • When is Pushkar fair 2016? Pushkar fair dates are from 28 October to 04 November 2017

  • Be a part of the second largest religious gathering of India, after the Kumbh Mela.

  • Explore the presence of four prominent religions of India, in a walk only a mile long.

  • Enjoy the clolorful streets and the buoyant markets of Pushkar

  • Visit a famous temple with a blend of Rajput and Tamil Architecture

  • Observe the importance of the fire ritual – Havan

  • Understand how a town with 6000 people can accommodate 300,000 guests every day during this festivals of Rajasthan.

  • Walk through local markets and witness colorful traditional dresses , turban makers, perfume and craftsmen.

  • Visit the famous Brahma Temple which is one of the best things to do in Pushkar.

  • Share a chit-chat session over a hot cup of tea and traditional savories with a local family.

  • Visit the make-shift markets of the fair and observe the activities that keep the people glued.

  • For the morning walk takers witness the holy dip in the lake.

  • For the evening walk takers witness the bustling fair ground at its prime.

  • An accompanying Vedic Walks' Explorer

  • One bottle of Mineral Water

  • Vedic Walks Souvenir at the end of the walk

  • Pushkar fair is one of the important festival of Rajasthan and if you are looking for a festival tour opportunity, this is one of the best things to do in Pushkar.

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Start point          : Pushkar Gurudwara (Sikh temple)            

Finish point        : Pushkar Fair Ground

Duration              : 2 - 2. 5 Hours

Timings                : 09:00 Am & 15:00 Pm

Price (P.P)            : US$ 40 OR INR 3000/ Person

Date                      : 28 Oct - 04 November, 2017

*Price based on minimum 2 Persons for this tour

*For more than 5 Persons, Ask for group price

*Service tax as applicable

Kite Festival - 14 Jan 2018 - JAIPUR

 

  • Kite Festival 2018 / Makar Sankranti 2018? It will be on 14th January 2018

  • Once in a lifetime opportunity to see Pink city filled with colorful Kites

  • Taste the superbly tasty sweets made just for the occasion. There is no parallel to the food in the world for this day.

  • Take a walk in the biggest market for kites in India, which for the rest of the year, is a jewellery hub.

  • Meet the 'Champion' kite flyer & celebrate the festival with them by flying kites

  • Select you kite gear & learn the tactics from the specialists. 

  • Learn about the religious harmony in the town which is at its peak during this festival of Rajasthan.

  • Get to understand making of kites & the strings

  • Cruise through the streets full of kite enthusiasts. 

  • Picture kites that bear photos of National heroes & film-stars.

  • An accompanying Vedic Walks' Explorer

  • One bottle of Mineral Water

  • Vedic Walks Souvenir at the end of the walk

  • Kite festival is one of the important festival of Jaipur and if you are looking for a festival travel opportunity, this is one of the best things to do in Jaipur.

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Start point          : LMB Hote, Johri Bazaar, Jaipur            

Finish point        : City Palace, Jaipur

Duration              : 2 - 2. 5 Hours

Timings                : 15:00 Pm

Price (P.P)            : US$ 40 OR INR 3000/ Person

Date                      : 13 January, 2018

*Price based on minimum 2 Persons for this tour

*For more than 5 Persons, Ask for group price

*Service tax as applicable

Holi Festival 2018 (Dulandhi) - 02 March 2018 - JAIPUR

 

  • when is Holi festival 2018? Holi festival is on 02 March 2018 and Holika Dahan is on 01 March 2018.

  • The only day Pink city turns Multi-colored.

  • Taste the superbly tasty sweets made just for the occasion. There is no parallel to the food in the world for this day.

  • Take a walk in the oldest parts of the town, re-visiting the history & colors of the bygone era during this one of the widely celeberated festivals of India.

  • Witness the enthusiam of the city during the festival. 

  • Learn about the religious harmony in the town which is at its peak during this festival.

  • Get to understand the historical & mythological background of the festival. 

  • Get to play with colors & taste local delicacies. 

  • Witness the fire ritual thats places on the eve of Holi festival

  • An accompanying Vedic Walks' Explorer

  • One bottle of Mineral Water

  • Vedic Walks Souvenir at the end of the walk

  • Holi festival is one of the important festival of Rajasthan and if you are looking for a festival travel opportunity, this is one of the best things to do in Jaipur.

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Start point          : Choti Chaupar, Jaipur            

Finish point        : Johri Bazaar

Duration              : 2 - 2. 5 Hours

Timings                : 16:00 Pm

Price (P.P)            : US$ 40 OR INR 3000/ Person

Date                      : 01 March, 2018

*Price based on minimum 2 Persons for this tour

*For more than 5 Persons, Ask for group price

*Service tax as applicable

RECOMMENDED CLOTHING

During festive walks, wearing clothes that cover your body adequately are suggested. Since it is walking tour, comfortable footwear that can be easily removed and worn again, are suggested. If uncomfortable walking barefoot in a temple, please carry a spare set of socks.
For Holi - Wear clothes that you wish to dispose off

ABOUT INDIA & IT'S FESTIVALS

INDIA, often called as the land of of Festivals. Every day of the year, there is a festival celebrated in some or the other parts of the country. Some festivals welcome the season of the year, the harvest, the rains, or the full moon. Others celebrate religious occasions, the birthdays of divine beings, saints, and gurus (teachers), or the advent of the new year. 

 

Every religion has its own set of festivals that the entire nation celebrates. Each festival has its own signature style of celebration. All festivals are unique in their own sense. The traditions and celebrations of the same festival also vary from one region to another. Read our blog on Festive Walking Tours in India

 

EXPLORE AND KNOW: Walks are slow and subtle. It is for you to explore the festival, understand it and finally admire it. The walk has been designed by keeping the virtue of exploration in mind. Your interest may be religion, food, photography, history or culture. It is for you to explore the boundaries of your subject & what would be a better day than a festival!

 

PARTICIPATE & CELEBRATE: Our Festival tours and walking tours are UNIQUE creation meant for vivid travellers who want to live like an Indian on the festive days. Our walks are designed so you would be able not only see the locals celebrate the festivals up-close but also participate in the fest yourself & experience a reward of celebrating it! Our festival tours are developed to make you experiene some of the best things to do in Rajasthan.

 

MEMORIES: Festivals of India willsteal your heart away. They are colorful and bright. They have all the necessary ingredients to lure you. Still the memories of these festivals are a short-lived, however, our walking tour will ensure that you will love to ‘Re-live India’ in your future life. 

 

GIVE BACK:A lot of travelers come to India and leave without giving their fair share. We at Vedic Walks, ensure that a percentage of our earnings go to the betterment of the town and keeps it lively as ever. 

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