Festival tours in India like Holi and Diwali. Festivals are integral to the Indian way of life. Irrespective of the time of the year you choose to visit, you are sure to come across a number of festivals and celebrations, each celebrated in different ways, each offering grand insights into the country’s rich and beautiful culture. Festival tours are ideal ways of being welcomed into the local community and gaining fascinating insights into the traditional way of life.
Diwali, the festival of light, is one of the most beautiful and significant events in the country. The festival is celebrated with great pomp and joy all over the country and is known for its grand feasts, firecrackers, and celebrations. Holi, the festival of colour, is another exciting time to be in India. The colours, celebrations and feasts are sure to have you swooning with joy. Moreover, if you are really brave, you might even want to try some of the local ‘bhang’. Head over to the Thar Desert to witness the grand Pushkar Camel Fair, venture into the streets of Kolkata during Durga Puja to see hundreds of themed idols and pandals or travel to the Himalayas for exciting Himalayan festivals, echoing India’s beautiful past and deep-rooted traditions.
Each of these festivals let you live your Indian adventure to the fullest, helping you discover what makes this incredibly complex culture so beautiful, so unique. We cannot show all the festivals as there are just so many, so if there is a particular festival you wish to include in your tour, speak to us, we can then discuss your requirements and design an individual tour for you, after all, we are the UK’s leading India travel specialists.
Nagaland and Hornbill Festival Tribal photography tour – Nov 2022
17 days from £3215.00
Late November through to mid December 2021
KOLKATA - MON - DIBRUGARH - ZIRO - MAJULI - JORHAT - KOHIMA - KOLKATA
Following previous very successful trips to India, Chrissie and ColiMORE
Pushkar Camel Fair 2020
14 days from £2807.00
DELHI - JAIPUR - PUSHKAR - JODHPUR - DELHI
To westerners, this is perhaps one of India's most famous fairs, held every year in the month of November. Pushkar Camel Fair is the ideal occasioMORE