7 Reasons for why you should fly to Jaipur for Teej Festival!
This year the Sawan teej festival will be celebrated on 5th and 6th August 2016, the days when Jaipur will dazzle in its beautiful colors and more colors. Teej Festival though is fêted all over Rajasthan, but celebrated at its colorful best in Jaipur. In this month of August accompanied with monsoon shower ; Jaipur is already brimming with spirit of ecstasy with the season’s favorite Teej festival.
The tree days long festivities of Teej is a celebration of Monsoon and reunion of Goddess Parvati with Lord Shiva, and a tradition for women for their husbands’ well being, long life.
The social implication and religious significance of Teej is all fused in the celebration and frolic! So, what is it that’ll pull you into the Pink City during the time of Teej Festival
1.Procession of Teej within the walled city of Jaipur
The mesmerizing procession of Goddess Parvati winds magnificently through the Old City of Jaipur with chariots, elephants and dancers for two days, which is a fabulous sight to savor.
2. Shop for Leheriya
Shopping in Jaipur is always fun but at this time of the year you’ll drool for the leheriyas is resplendent colors.
3. Savour the delicious dessert – Ghewar
Ghewar!! an incredible Rajasthani Delicacy which is widely popular and traditionally associated with Teej Festival (locally called Saawan ki Teej) and Raksha Bandhan festival falling in the month of August in Rajasthan. It is a succulent round mesh like disc-shaped fried delicacy drenched in sugar syrup and topped with sliced nuts and flavored rabri.
4. Capture the vibrant festivities in your camera
Even if you are not a passionate photographer you wouldn’t want to miss this amazing opportunity to capture such an elaborate Teej procession.
5. Enjoy traditional dance forms of Rajasthan
Kacchi ghodi, kalbeliya, algoza, bahrupia, and chakri dance are some of the folk dance performances those add to the attraction of the procession of Teej.
6. Indulge in the art of Mehandi
Women folks decked up with mehandi on hands in their traditional best add more colours to the essence of jovial season. Try this beautiful art and feel wonderful about the festivities of Teej
7. Stay at Alsisar Haveli for Royal Rajasthani Experience
Indulge in the festivities of Teej celebrations with a delightful stay at Alsisar Haveli. It is a heritage hotel with all desired amenities and luxurious facilities. Best part is, Alsisar Haveli is an oasis of refreshing ambiances in the middle of Jaipur city where the processions of Teej are going to take place!
So wait no more and fly down to Jaipur to get drenched in the colors of Teej Festival in Jaipur.
This is the best time 🙂