Planning to attend Holi Festival in India in 2020? How about taking a vacation with us in this 7-day package tour which highlights the beauty of the colorful celebration signifying the real essence of the festival?
Celebrated in the season of spring (during March), Holi is one of the most favorite festivals of the country, especially in the Northern region. The festival symbolizes the success of the good over the evil. It also denotes the arrival of the beautiful season of spring after a throbbing winter. Holi, for many, is also a festival of unity and togetherness, as well as a major thanksgiving occasion for a good harvest.
No matter what the age is, or the caste, creed and religion are, Holi is a festival that brings all together enjoying the festive mood with full vigour and enthusiasm. So much is the popularity of the festival, that it successfully grabs the attention of people from all over the world.
Every year, thousands of tourists come down to North India, especially to Jaipur, to feel the real essence of the festive moods in the city. Come, be a part of it the next year.
A warm welcome to India during the country’s most colorful season. Our representative receives you at the Delhi airport and takes you to the hotel. There, you are introduced to the festival of Holi, its preceding celebrations and significances.
Spend overnight in Delhi.
After breakfast, your trip begins with Old Delhi expedition. The places that you will visit are Raj Ghat – Mahatma Gandhi’s cremation site, Jama Masjid – the largest mosque of India, the narrow streets of Chandni Chowk, and Red Fort. Next, you will visit Qutub Minar – the largest minaret of the country and Humayun’s Tomb, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Up next are India Gate, President’s House, Parliament House, and Government Secretariat Buildings.
Overnight stay is in Delhi.
Get transferred to Agra by road which would take around 4 hrs to reach the hotel. In the afternoon, you will be visiting the Taj Mahal – one of the Seven Wonders of the World. Next place of visit is the Agra Fort. The rest of the day is at leisure which you may spend in shopping or exploring local streets.
Overnight stay at Agra.
Your journey towards Jaipur begins this day, via Fatehpur Sikri on the way. The ancient city of Fatehpur Sikri built in red sandstone is famous for its dynastic architecture of Timurid styles that was quite popular during that era.
Your journey towards Jaipur resumes till you reach hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure, and overnight stay is at Jaipur.
The following morning in Ranthambore, You can go for a top canter safari which will be with a group of thirty people or you can choose the tour of six people on an open top van. This place has multiple trees, different varieties of plants, reptiles and many more interesting things to look at.
This is the 2nd day of Holi festival followed by Holika Dahan on the previous day. You would be experiencing the festival of Holi, celebrated as Dhulandi here. Join in hundreds others to play holi with gulal (colored powders extracted from flowers and cornstarch. Get drenched in vibrant hues to get into the mood of this colorful celebration.
Stay overnight in Jaipur.
The first place to visit on this day is the Amber Fort, the ancient capital of the state. The royal halls, including the Sheesh Mahal, are worth checking out. Up next is the Hawa Mahal made of red and pink sandstone, followed by the City Palace Museum. The last spot for the day is Jantar Mantar – a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Come back to the hotel in Jaipur for overnight stay.
Your morning is at leisure after breakfast. Later, get transferred to the Delhi airport to board the return or outgoing flight.
The 7-day tour exclusive for Holi celebration comes to an end.