February, the month of charm and the month of love, it is the month when you can literally feel the love in the aura of India. February can be consider as the time when spring season is about to start and winters are started thawing away. It is the best month when tourists from around the world prefer to visit the country and even February has everything that will make your India tour package more enchanting and amazing.
As the romantic month of the year is approaching near, we have made this consolidate list that is compact with some of the best things that you indulge in and make your India tourism amazing and unforgettable….. Check out the Details –
- International Book Fair – Kolkata
- Desert Festival of Jaisalmer – Rajasthan
- Enjoy the Goa Carnival
- Dance Festival of Khajuraho
- Kala Ghoda Art Festival
- Surajkund Crafts Mela
1. International Book Fair – Kolkata
January and February are the best months that come with the spectacular events and fairs which proofs as delight to literature lovers. It’s Jaipur Literature Festival in Pink city Jaipur and International Book Fair of Kolkata that comes as comes as delight for all book lovers. Even in this age of kindle and PDF, there are many people who still love to hold the book in arms and love the smell of fresh book. For them this book fair is a paradise. Approx all renowned Indian and international publications visit this fair from where you pick up your favorite. Unlike other book fairs, this one is quite different. Not only you can spend your time with books but also you will love to hear your favorite lyricists, singers and Indian poets in a special program at fairs.
2. Desert Festival of Jaisalmer – Rajasthan
Rajasthan is a rich place filled with vibrant culture, various traditions and colorful festivals. The place is full of all that things that will make your Rajasthan tours unforgettable. One of the joyous festivals is Desert Festival of Jaisalmer. Celebrating in the month of Magh (according to Hindu calendar) the festival lasts for three days to the full moon. This festival is celebrated amidst the golden sands of Thar Desert in the Sam Dunes. The city of Jaisalmer is splashed with the colors of zeal and happiness where people wear vibrant colors cloths and costumes, sings traditional songs and dances that depicts the legends of Thar. Visiting the city of Jaisalmer in the month of February during Desert Festival will introduce you with the soul of the Royal Rajputi era.
Suggested Tour: 10 Nights 11 Days Incredible Rajasthan
3. Enjoy the Goa Carnival
Goa is the synonym of fun and festivities. It is the very lovely place which is famous as a Honeymooners’ paradise. Generally the series of festivals and fairs start during the month of December till the arrival of Goa Carnival in February. Goa Carnival signifies an old tradition of Goa named Mardi gras that dated back during the arrival of Portuguese in 1510. Celebrating the culture of Christianity, Goa Carnival is visited and attended by lakhs of tourist from around the world. You can enjoy the Goa tourism with rich Goan food, dances and music that swing your mood even much high. The carnival comprises with different parades that are accompanied by live bands and dances. During this festival, streets are decorated with lights and giant balls. The carnival generally happens in Panjim, Mapusa, Margoa and Vasco-Da-Gama.
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Suggested Tour: 7 Nights 8 Days Goa Carnival Tour Package
4. Dance Festival of Khajuraho
Dance and music have been an integral part of Indian Culture and Traditions. Be it a small event or a grand celebration, we all love to sing and dance to cherish our festivals and fairs. Khajuraho Dance Festival is the one that is purely dedicated to classical dance and music of India. If you are a music lover then there is nothing better than Khajuraho dance festival. The festival takes part at the ancient site of Indian monuments, the site of Khajuraho temples. These temples were built during Chandela Dynasty in 10th century. You will witness some of the best dance forms such as Kathak, Bharatnatyam, Odishi dance, Kuchipudi and Manipuri dance forms of India, during this festival. This 7 days long festival will make your Travel in India as exciting as ever.
Suggested Tour: Golden Triangle With Rajasthan and Khajuraho Tour Package
5. Kala Ghoda Art Festival
Mumbai, the city of dreams and a perfect melting pot of different cultures and traditions is also famous for its art and crafts festival namely Kala Ghoda Art Festival. It is a 10 days festival that is organized to celebrate dance, music literature, cooking and heritage of the country. The festival is visited by lakhs of tourist from around the world. If you are planning to Travel to India with your family do visit this festival as Kala Ghoda festival organize many lectures, workshops and some special events that are only meant for kids so that they can feel homely. Your visit will be more amazing with these Hotels in Mumbai which are available in huge range according to every budget and pocket. These hotels are also situated near the location like National gallery of Modern Art, Jahangir Art Gallery, David Sassoon Library and Elphinstone College which are engaging as the venues of this festival.
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Suggested Tour: Mumbai Day Tours
6. Surajkund Crafts Mela
This is something comes as delight for all shopaholic. The Surajakund Crafts Mela generally organizes in the month of February in Faridabad at Haryana. The specialty of this festival is that it organizes to promote the art and craft of the region. This craft mela generally organizes every year that brings together the best of the art and craft from across the country. You can also do shopping here and collect the finest art piece to ornate the interior of your home. Along with shopping you will also enjoy the theme, performances, camel rides during this festival.
Some Other February Festival
Some other festivals and fairs in which you can take part during your visit to India are Mahindra Blues Festival at Mumbai, World Sacred Spirit Festival of Jodhpur, Sula Festival which is again from Mumbai and the most awaited festival among the youth, The Valentine’s Day festival in Pondicherry that will make your Fantastic February more fantastic and amazing.