Jaipur Holi Celebration 2019
Jaipur 8 Hours
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Popularly known around the world as Indian festival of colours, Holi does by many names within different regions of India. Dhulandi, as it is called in Jaipur has a tale associated with it, learn about how Lord Krishna and Holi are related and visit the temples special prayers for the day and off-course some playing with the colour.
- Learn about the local stories around the festival that has been around for centuries.
- Join us to know vivid cultural richness and festivals of colourful Rajasthan.
- Play with elephants, feed them, paint them and take an elephant ride.
- Visit the decorated temples of Jaipur and Amber Fort.
Holi, the festival of colours is celebrated with all glory throughout India and Nepal. The festival signifies the victory of good over evil, the arrival of spring, end of winter, and for many a festive day to meet others, play and laugh, forget and forgive, and repair broken relationships. It is also celebrated as a thanksgiving for a good harvest.
Dhulandi, as it is called in Jaipur has a tale associated with it, And it’s about Krishna turning blue after drinking demon’s milk. It was only after his mother Yashoda suggested him to colour Radha into the same colour that he found the perfect solace and ever since then Holi is celebrated to commemorate the event.
- The driver will pick you from the hotel in Jaipur city limits at 11:00 am.
- Your guide cum host will meet you at the hotel, being a local from Jaipur he would be the right person to explain the traditions and extent of festivity of Holi.
- Visit various temples, decorated with flowers, colours and other celebrations.
- Visit local markets full of colours, try out Holi special food, without which Holi celebration is incomplete for the locals.
- Your guide will guide to around all the popular attraction for the festival and also some under-rated which are often missed by the travellers.
- Join the locals for a play session with colours and yes, it's a ritual to offer to put little colour, even if it's just a dab on the cheek.
- Then move to an elephant farm to play Holi with elephants and if you're lucky, some splashes.
- You can feed elephants, paint on them with natural colours, which is often a way to decorate the majestic creatures on special festivals.
- Enjoy various games, dance to the desi beats and play with colours and water.
- In the evening, enjoy the walk on Amber fort, overwhelmed with its mesmerising view in night lights and take a walk along the world's 2nd longest wall after the Great Wall of China.
- The tour will end with your drop back to the hotel, where you can proceed for a much-needed scrub and a nice hot shower.
- You are expected to reach back to your hotel by 7:00 PM in the evening.
- All transportation in an air-conditioned vehicles.
- Service of a knowledgeable guide.
- Entry to elephant farm.
- Elephant feeding, painting and ride.
- Lunch and a local snack.
- Entry to all temples and other places where Holi is conducted.
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