The period between the ending of February and middle of March is one of the most interesting period for Indians. This is because this period is the month of Holi; which is one of the most celebrated festival in India.
The object of celebration of Holi is the love between the ancient lord Krishna and Radha, as well as the spring harvest. The celebration is notorious for its colorfulness, as powders of several colours are playfully thrown on families, friends, foes, neigbours and so on. Hence, its called the festival of colours.
Holi happens to be an ancient religious festival, not only celebrated in India but also in Nepal. The celebration usually starts on the evening of the full moon day (purnima) and lasts for two days. In recent time, Holi is now being celebrated in several places, both in india, south asia some parts of Europe and south America, in which people superstitiosly stand before a bon fire and pray that their internal evil be destroyed as Holika the sister of the demon king was destroyed, this is usually done during the first nigh, while the following day is known for throwing powders of different colours on each other in respective of their place, position,age and social status in the society. There are also games such as fighting with colours which occurs in open places like; compound of buildings, temples, streets and parks. These activities are mostly spiced up with melodious sounds of drums and several musical instruments with people singing and dancing from one place to the other. This is also a time when people take ample time to visit families throwing powdered colours on each other as they laugh and gist together.
Holi festival is celebrated all around Indian, however, the kind of experience you desires determines where you spend holi. There are several lovely places to celebrate the festival of love, nevertheless,Rajasthan stands out amongst all places one could ever wish to celebrate holi. The unique way the event is kicked by a massive parade of decorated elephants, camels and horses, makes the festival in Rajasthan intriguing. There are also wonderful sights to behold such as elephant polo, elephant races and tug of war between elephants. It is not only how holi is celebrated in Rajasthan that makes it outstanding but because it’s the number one choice for travel tours and holiday trips to Iknowni
Rajasthan being the largest state in India, is known as the land of the kings,located in the north western part of India sharing boundary with Pakistan. There are several features that makes this state attractive for tourists and then notes noted as a top India tour. Such features includes; the three national tiger reserve and mukundra tiger reserve. It also homes the ruins of Hindus valley civilization, the Diwalra temples, a Jain pilgrimage site, Mount Abu, ancient Aravalli mountain range and the world heritage sites known for its bedlife called Keoladeo national park.
Most tour plans in India and top India tours are channeled to one of the places where the notable features in Rajasthan are located. Families organize trips and foreigner also organize a tour to these many attractive features and monuments located in Rajasthan, as a result of the increased inflow of tourist ,most travel agents in India are located in Rajasthan.