The month of March, in India, marks the beginning of spring season and during this time, the states of Rajasthan and Kerala play host to some popular and renowned festivals in India.
While Kerala will host many temple festivals, Elephant Festival and International Yoga Festival will happen in Rajasthan and Rishikesh. On the other hand, there is Goa whose environment will be filled with fun and frolic during Goa Carnival. So, plan a vacation to India in March and enjoy the vibrant culture and colors of celebrations.
When: 6th March, 2016
Where: Paripally Kodimootil Sree Bhadrakaali Temple, Kollam
When: 22th Feb, 2016
When: 22th Feb, 2016
Where: Palakkad, Kerala.
International Yoga Festival
Organized by Parmarth Niketan Ashram in Rishikesh, the annual International Yoga Festival is a one week festival. More than 400 people from far-off places partake in this world’s largest yoga gathering. The festival offers world class yoga classes from world class yoga teachers, evening discussions with some leading spiritual leaders and vegetarian cooking classes among others
When: March 1-7, 2016
Where: Parmarth Niketan Ashram, Rishikesh, Uttarakhand
World Living Heritage Festival
Organized by the royal family of Mewar, The World Living Heritage Festival promotes the cultural diversity of the Mewar region. The four day long festival comprises of arts and crafts workshops, photo exhibition, musical concerts, food festivals and various technical conferences. This year a food festival called Rangoli will be organized with colorful food and beverages.
When: March 13-16, 2016
Where: Udaipur City Palace Complex, Rajasthan
Commonly referred to as the “Festival of Color”, Holi is a time when people exuberantly throw color and water all over each other. They enjoy parties and dance under water sprinklers. On the occasion of Holi, Bhang is also consumed in the form of ‘Thandai’. It is a festival where people don’t mind getting wet and dirty.
When: March 23, 2016
Where: All over India
Celebrated at Thirunakkara Arattu in the Kottayam district of Kerala, Thirunakkara Arattu is a grand festival which starts on the first day of Meenam month of Malayalam calendar. The main highlight of the procession is decorated elephants which are accompanied by drummers and other performers.
When: March 15-23, 2016
Where: Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Kottayam District, Kerala
Jaipur Elephant Festival
When: March 16, 2016
Where: Jaipur, Rajasthan
When: 21-22 March 2016
Where: Mana Hotels, Ranakpur, Rajasthan.
|When: 9th to 10th April, 2016|
|When : 9th to 10th April, 2016|
|Where: Udaipur, Rajasthan|
When: 28 March 2016
Where: All over Goa
India Restaurant Week
An opportunity to dine in some of the best and finest restaurants in India at a fraction of normal fare, India Restaurant Week is the best place to treat your bellies with great and lip-smacking food. Three course meals are served.
When: Yet to be announced
Where: Bangalore, Delhi and Mumbai