The festivals of Rajasthan are absolutely enjoyable. The rich culture and tradition are portrayed beautifully during the major festivals of Rajasthan. The riot of colors against the backdrop of the golden desert is a contrasting picture of vibrancy and silence. In Rajasthan, the festivals are celebrated with much fanfare and joy. Some festivals are exclusive to the state of Rajasthan, while some are celebrated only in some regions of Rajasthan. The state of Rajasthan comes alive in vibrant colors when a festival is celebrated. If in India, do not miss these major festivals of Rajasthan that are an absolute delight to attend.
Bikaner Camel Festival
Known as the Ship of the Desert, the Camel has been a fundamental part
of the lives of the Rajasthani lifestyle since time immemorial. In order
to acknowledge the importance of this useful animal, the Camel Festival
of Bikaner is celebrated on a grand scale in Rajasthan. More...
One of the most famous festivals of Rajasthan, Desert Festival is
celebrated every year in the months of January or February. It is
celebrated for a duration of three days and is concluded on the day of
the full moon, known as Purnima. More...
A very important festival in Rajasthan, Gangaur Festival is celebrated
with much enthusiasm and joy. Exclusive to the state of Rajasthan,
Gangaur Festival is celebrated nowhere else in India. More...
Kajli Teej Festival
The Kajli Teej of Rajasthan is a very unique festival of India. Kajli
Teej is celebrated exclusively in the Bundi region of Rajasthan. It is
celebrated in the Hindu month of Bhadra (July-August). More...
Celebrated during the months of September-October, the Marwar Festival
in Jodhpur is dedicated to the folk heroes of Rajasthan. The entire city
of Jodhpur comes alive with lively celebrations of the Marwar Festival
in Rajasthan. More...
The best time to visit Udaipur is during March-April. This is the time
Mewar festival of Udaipur takes place. The whole city of Udaipur is
decorated beautifully in colorful streamers and one can feel that a
grand celebration is just round the corner. More...
The Teej Festival of Rajasthan is one of the most important and the
most widely celebrated festivals in India. Teej Festival is also known
as the "Festival of Swings" as women tie swings on the
branches of trees and enjoy swinging on them. More...