5 not to be missed Festivals and Events in Jaipur
As we all know that Jaipur is broadly known for its magnificent forts, rich culture and exceptional landscape that adds to its attractions, but than the architecture and magnificent positioning, the pink city is beautifully buzzing with colorful festivals and exciting events, which you may not want to miss in the month of January.
Let’s have a look what we have in store and we are sure all the coming action will set your mood to pack your bag to come to Jaipur.
Although Lohri is the festival which is originated from Punjab but the Jaipurites are so fun loving that they don’t want to miss any opportunity to have any sort of fun and that’s the reason Lohri is celebrated with great enthusiasm in Jaipur. There are many areas in Jaipur which are dominated by Punjabis thus the beautiful sight of people, friends and family dressed in bright colored attires, singing and dancing to the drum beats along with bonfire is common. Local cultural entertainment and music is arranged for the guests of Alsisar Haveli in Jaipur. Remember, it’s just not the festival of one community but is celebrated by all apart from savoring mouth-watering delicacies .
2. Kite Festival
Every year Makar Sankranti is held on 14th January, the time when you must visit Jaipur, where the annual Kite Festival takes place at the Jal Mahal ki Paal and City Palace. The view of the multitudes of kites flying in the sky is surreal. It’s no exaggeration when we say the sky is covered with beautiful kites in myriad hues, designs and shapes and is almost like a rainbow Redefined! The sound of ‘Wow Kata’, high-pitched music will just not leave you awestruck but you will come to know what the lively and colorful Pink City is all about. Every Year, the guests of Alsisar Haveli take part in Kite Flying and enjoy the festive activities in Jaipur.
3. Jaipur Literature Festival-
The Jaipur Literature Festival is a place where all the renowned thinkers and writers get together and engage in interesting conversations with each other and the audiences. Well, apart from the literature enthusiasts, great minds, celebrities, there is a lot more to see and experience. This year JLF dates are between 19st– 23th Jan, 2017. As the registration is required by one and all, we suggest to do it online before it closes- https://jaipurliteraturefestival.org/ A prior reservation of hotel accommodation is also sugggested as JLF is one big event which is flocked by thousands of people from across the state and country. Hotel Reservations: http://www.alsisarhaveli.com
4. Vintage Car Rally
We bet you will be enthralled if you are visiting Jaipur in January. The winding streets are taken over by the roars of Vintage cars during the Vintage Car Rally, which is now an annual event and in its 19th edition. The royal march of cars will leave you awe-inspired for sure!
So get ready to witness Vintage queens and some of the iconic automobiles in their full glory during the 19th edition of ‘Vintage & Classic Car Rally’ to be organised by Rajputana Automotive Sports Car Club and DoT, Rajasthan.
5. Polo Season-
Among the world’s most time-honored sports, Polo is not less than a religion in Rajasthan. And the month of January is the Polo season, when the well-bred man and horse alike are again facing off on grassy fields.
The Jaipur Polo Season is organized under the aegis of the Indian Polo Association from 1st Jan 2017 till 8th April 2017. During the month series of tournaments are held, viz- Shree Cement Kota cup, Rajmata Gayatri Devi Memorial Cup, Mount Shivalik Polo Challenge, HH Sawai Bhawani Singh Cup, Vodaphone Sirmour Cup. Polo is an experience of its kind, where you are promised a cheerful time.
And in case, you wish to visit all these festivals and events along with royal Rajasthani hospitality, just log on to http://www.alsisarhaveli.com for a luxurious holiday experience in Jaipur.