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Holi in Jaipur
A person dressed in Rajasthani attire

Namaste!

Welcome to the arena of ageless tales and insightful readings at www.onindianpath.com. Today, we are going to explore the richness and vibrancy of Holi 2024 in the pink city of India-Jaipur.

Introduction

Holi is a festival full of zeal, energy and fun. Moreover, Holi is the most awaited festival not only for Indians but also for the foreigners.

Additionally, it is the festival of gulaal, flowers, bhang, thandai, gunjia and much more.

Furthermore, it falls in the month of Phalgun of Hindu Panchang. In 2024, we are going to witness this enthralling extravaganza of colours, feasting and masti on March 24. Lets peep into important events and dates of Holi celebrations at Rajasthan.

Holi in Jaipur

Notably, Jaipur, popularly known as Pink city is the heart of Rajasthan. And, it is famous for its sparkling heritage, vivacious culture and impactful food and love. Furthermore, it is the capital of Rajasthan.

Primarily, Holi is the event that attracts thousands of tourists from all over the world for its electrifying festivities. You can not afford to miss the opulence and grandeur of royalty of maharajas in Holi festival of Jaipur.

Holi at Govind Devji Temple

Govind Devji Temple
Devotees at Govind Devji Temple

Additionally, we all know Holi is the festival of celebrating immortal love of Hindu God Radha and Krishna. To add on a religious and spiritual touch to your colourful rejoicing of Holi 2024, do visit Govind devji temple at the vicinity of Jaipur.

Firstly, you can witness the rich culture of singing and chanting of Holi songs in a traditional way using chap and dhak( folk instruments). Secondly, once can feel the bliss of being amongst Shri Krishna lovers.

Nevertheless, Jaipur has a unique way of enjoying these festive vibes with elephants, Yes, you got me right – Holi with elephants 2024.

Holi with Elephants

Celebrate Holi with Elephants
People decorating Elephant for Elephant Holi

Apparently, Holi is the festival of variety of celebrations. You will be amazed to see the Laddu Holi, flowers Holi, lathmar Holi and masan ki Holi at various geographical locations of India. You can read about them in my previous blogs.

Certainly, Jaipur is one the serene destination to celebrate the festival of colours with electrifying energies and fun in unique ways.

Although, earlier there used to be Elephant Holi in a simple way. But, after protests from animal welfare associations, 2013 and 2014 did not witness the elephant parades.

Here, the festival used to had elephants decorated from top to bottom in colorful clothes. Not only this, they were also had various designs being drawn on them. And, it is the way to show them gratitude and respect.

Elephants Festival 2024

Elephants Festival in Jaipur
Elephant Festival preparations

Moreover, a procession would be carried out around the pink city showcasing the ecstasy of parade of elephants, dance, music and lots of fun. Audience used to have mesmerising experience at this extravaganza.

Now a days, this procession is well organised and follow the norms of animal welfare. Organisers include chariots, palanquins, and lancers in the procession. Infact, this festival also includes elephant polo, elephant dances and tug of war. I am sure, these words are giving you goosebumps to not to miss this gala event.

Also, the Elephant Festival is the colourful parade of other animals too. There are lavishly decorated elephants ,horses and camels wearing luxurious saddles, anklets, ear danglers, head plates and other jewelry. Audiencses and local people greet the elephants by sprinkling colours on them.

At the end of the festival, the best-decorated elephant gets an award. Indeed, the celebration does not stop here, it also includes live concerts with traditional dances and music, feasting and many other crowdful festive atmosphere.

However, Royal families do appreciate the decoration and honouring of these vallurous animals being quintessential part of Holi.

Venue: Jaipur Polo ground

Tickets: as per organisers

Date: March 25, 2024

How to reach: Airport and stations are nearby

Holika Dahan at Jaipur City Palace

Holi in Jaipur
Holika Dahan

Likewise, we can not miss the royal touch of Holi in Jaipur. However, Brij ki holi is most sought after holi celebration in India. Royal families of Jaipur city Palace start the bonfire in most sought way and start the celebrations in a humble way.

You can not miss the kapda phad holi in Pushkar. Additionally , Pushkar is a well known city near Jaipur famous for its Holi and its diverse nature of festivity. Here, people indulge in tearing up the clothes of each other after playing the colourful madness.

Additionally, there are many hotels and clubs organise Holi parties at rooftops and resorts at reasonable prices.

Conclusion

Thus, be ready to enjoy the boisterous and jovial celebrations of life, colours and arrival of spring. Come to Jaipur to experience an amazing colourful madness.

Wish you a blessed time ahead.

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4 thoughts on “Holi in Jaipur 2024? An Unforgettable Celebration Awaits!

  1. 🏰🎨 What a captivating glimpse into Holi celebrations in Jaipur! This article beautifully captures the vibrant colors, cultural traditions, and festive atmosphere of the Pink City during Holi. It’s heartwarming to see the joy and togetherness shared by locals and visitors alike in this colorful celebration! 🌟🌈

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