Festivals Archive

  • Along with preserving its legacy of keeping folk traditions in music and arts alive – today it is not a surprise to see techno and trance blend with Rajasthani folk renditions […]

    Concerts and Shows in Rajasthan

    Along with preserving its legacy of keeping folk traditions in music and arts alive – today it is not a surprise to see techno and trance blend with Rajasthani folk renditions […]

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  • If it’s the art and culture aspect of your travels that excites you most, perhaps you’re more suited for scholarly discussions over fine wine than a fireside evening of beer […]

    Top 5 Arts and Literature Festivals in India

    If it’s the art and culture aspect of your travels that excites you most, perhaps you’re more suited for scholarly discussions over fine wine than a fireside evening of beer […]

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  • The Ranakpur Jain temple can be considered the heart of the small temple town of Ranakpur. However, for those visiting this globally renowned Jain spiritual destination for a honeymoon, there is much […]

    A Honeymoon at Ranakpur

    The Ranakpur Jain temple can be considered the heart of the small temple town of Ranakpur. However, for those visiting this globally renowned Jain spiritual destination for a honeymoon, there is much […]

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  • While you can’t always have a long week of fun, frolic and adventure every time you want to go on vacation, the weekend is your best friend if you want to […]

    A Family Weekend in Rajasthan

    While you can’t always have a long week of fun, frolic and adventure every time you want to go on vacation, the weekend is your best friend if you want to […]

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  • Kerala’s backwaters define indulgence in a way that no other Indian locale can. Kerala is known as the only state where monsoon hits twice, and yet the rain doesn’t hinder any pursuits […]

    A Romantic Vacation in the Backwaters of Kerala

    Kerala’s backwaters define indulgence in a way that no other Indian locale can. Kerala is known as the only state where monsoon hits twice, and yet the rain doesn’t hinder any pursuits […]

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  • From being the cultural center of miniature painting to the home to some of India’s rarest ecology; from monuments based in legend and history to modern adventure, Rajasthan has it all. India’s […]

    A Visitor’s Guide to Rajasthan

    From being the cultural center of miniature painting to the home to some of India’s rarest ecology; from monuments based in legend and history to modern adventure, Rajasthan has it all. India’s […]

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  • Festival of lights, Diwali is one of the biggest religious celebrations in India. Symbolising homecoming, prosperity, happiness, love and warmth, Diwali is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm across India. Different […]

    Diwali Celebrations in India

    Festival of lights, Diwali is one of the biggest religious celebrations in India. Symbolising homecoming, prosperity, happiness, love and warmth, Diwali is celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm across India. Different […]

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  • Everyone is aware of the conventional tourist hotspots in Rajasthan. Even the palaces and forts must have lost their charm for the frequent visitor. However, there are a few lesser […]

    Four Lesser Known Tourist Destinations in #Rajasthan

    Everyone is aware of the conventional tourist hotspots in Rajasthan. Even the palaces and forts must have lost their charm for the frequent visitor. However, there are a few lesser […]

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  • While Rajasthan is known for its grandeur and tales of honour, it is also an important seat of devotion in India and has a number of important Hindu and Jain […]

    Pilgrimage in Rajasthan

    While Rajasthan is known for its grandeur and tales of honour, it is also an important seat of devotion in India and has a number of important Hindu and Jain […]

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  • Rajasthan is best described as a rich tapestry painted with colourful arts of different kinds, including music. It is home to important centres of Indian music, prominently Udaipur, Jaipur and Jodhpur. […]

    The Vibrant Music of Rajasthan

    Rajasthan is best described as a rich tapestry painted with colourful arts of different kinds, including music. It is home to important centres of Indian music, prominently Udaipur, Jaipur and Jodhpur. […]

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  • Chandigarh, ‘The City Beautiful’ is the best-planned city in India that boasts of impeccable urban planning, defined by elegant structures and lovely gardens. The modern city of Chandigarh is a […]

    Chandigarh: The City Beautiful

    Chandigarh, ‘The City Beautiful’ is the best-planned city in India that boasts of impeccable urban planning, defined by elegant structures and lovely gardens. The modern city of Chandigarh is a […]

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  • India is indeed a blessed land. Take a look at any part of the country and you’ll find so much to explore. There is no dearth of enchanting hill stations, […]

    How to Explore West India

    India is indeed a blessed land. Take a look at any part of the country and you’ll find so much to explore. There is no dearth of enchanting hill stations, […]

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  • The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan add to its vivacious colours infinitely. These events are a melting pot of different cultures, aesthetics, arts, customs and traditions, values and cuisines and […]

    Top 5 Fairs of Rajasthan

    The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan add to its vivacious colours infinitely. These events are a melting pot of different cultures, aesthetics, arts, customs and traditions, values and cuisines and […]

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  • In India, when you think of tourism, Rajasthan is the first word which strikes the mind. Rajasthan is the most colourful state in India and its grandeur markedly stands apart. […]

    A Weekend in Southern Rajasthan

    In India, when you think of tourism, Rajasthan is the first word which strikes the mind. Rajasthan is the most colourful state in India and its grandeur markedly stands apart. […]

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  • Covering the best that Rajasthan has to offer, Lonely Planet’s video on the state is informative and enticing, capturing all the nuances of the Land of Kings. Have a look! […]

    Lonely Planet’s Video on Rajasthan

    Covering the best that Rajasthan has to offer, Lonely Planet’s video on the state is informative and enticing, capturing all the nuances of the Land of Kings. Have a look! […]

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  • Luxury trains are an excellent way of exploring the richness and variety of India. The Department of Tourism runs many a luxury train with predetermined itineraries that cover the best […]

    Luxury Trains – An innovative way to explore India

    Luxury trains are an excellent way of exploring the richness and variety of India. The Department of Tourism runs many a luxury train with predetermined itineraries that cover the best […]

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  • This Holi, Mana Hotels at Ranakpur offers an exciting package that no one can walk away from. With a whole host of activities held within their premises, you can experience […]

    Celebrate Holi with Mana Hotels!

    This Holi, Mana Hotels at Ranakpur offers an exciting package that no one can walk away from. With a whole host of activities held within their premises, you can experience […]

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  • One of the most important festivals in Rajasthan, the Kaila Devi fair is celebrated by some of the most powerful Rajput clans like the Khinchis, Yadavs and the princes of […]

    Kaila Devi Fair

    One of the most important festivals in Rajasthan, the Kaila Devi fair is celebrated by some of the most powerful Rajput clans like the Khinchis, Yadavs and the princes of […]

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  • West Bengal’s history intertwines the story of many civilizations and settlements which have left their footprint here. The result is numerous ethnicities, religions, languages and traditions that make its people […]

    Discover West Bengal

    West Bengal’s history intertwines the story of many civilizations and settlements which have left their footprint here. The result is numerous ethnicities, religions, languages and traditions that make its people […]

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  • We stumbled upon this beautifully made video that thrills and excites every true traveller’s heart, giving a sneak peak into some of treasures that India has to offer. Despite the […]

    The Incredible ‘Incredible India’ video!

    We stumbled upon this beautifully made video that thrills and excites every true traveller’s heart, giving a sneak peak into some of treasures that India has to offer. Despite the […]

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  • Once again, it’s that time of the year when the intellectuals of the literary world and literature enthusiasts flock to Jaipur, the beautiful capital city of Rajasthan. The Jaipur Literature […]

    Jaipur Literature Festival ‘2012: Jan 20th to Jan 24th.

    Once again, it’s that time of the year when the intellectuals of the literary world and literature enthusiasts flock to Jaipur, the beautiful capital city of Rajasthan. The Jaipur Literature […]

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  • It’s pretty obvious that cultural tourism refers to people travelling to witness a new culture. The broad term of culture in this context can be simply defined as the lifestyle […]

    Cultural Tourism in Rajasthan

    It’s pretty obvious that cultural tourism refers to people travelling to witness a new culture. The broad term of culture in this context can be simply defined as the lifestyle […]

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  • The Chandrabhaga Fair is held annually at Jhalrapatan, a mere 7 kilometres from Jhalawar city, in the south-eastern part of Rajasthan during the kartika month (October-November) according to the Hindu […]

    Chandrabhaga Fair – 9th to 11th November 2011

    The Chandrabhaga Fair is held annually at Jhalrapatan, a mere 7 kilometres from Jhalawar city, in the south-eastern part of Rajasthan during the kartika month (October-November) according to the Hindu […]

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  • Rajputs were one of the major ruling warrior classes in the Indian subcontinent, found mostly in Northern India. Erstwhile Rajputana, now known as the modern of Rajasthan, was divided into […]

    Marwar Festival, Jodhpur

    Rajputs were one of the major ruling warrior classes in the Indian subcontinent, found mostly in Northern India. Erstwhile Rajputana, now known as the modern of Rajasthan, was divided into […]

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  • The festival of Dushera is celebrated all over India, Bangladesh and Nepal. It is known by different names in different parts of the Indian subcontinent and is celebrated on the […]

    The Festival of Dushera in Kota, Rajasthan

    The festival of Dushera is celebrated all over India, Bangladesh and Nepal. It is known by different names in different parts of the Indian subcontinent and is celebrated on the […]

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  • Paryushana is an 8 to 10 day festival observed by the Jain community that takes place in the shukla paksh (dark phase) of the Bhadrapada month as per the Lunar […]

    Parvadhiraj Paryushana – The Jain Festival of Self Realisation.

    Paryushana is an 8 to 10 day festival observed by the Jain community that takes place in the shukla paksh (dark phase) of the Bhadrapada month as per the Lunar […]

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  • Janmashtami is a Hindu festival celebrated with much enthusiasm across India. It is the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. The festival is observed […]

    Mana Hotels Organises Janmashtmi Feast for Locals in Ranakpur

    Janmashtami is a Hindu festival celebrated with much enthusiasm across India. It is the celebration of the birth of Lord Krishna, an avatar of Lord Vishnu. The festival is observed […]

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  • Enjoy Religious Festivities – All religious festivals in India are celebrated with much pomp and show. Interestingly in many situations, the celebrations are such that they can be enjoyed by […]

    Top 5 Free Things to Do in India

    Enjoy Religious Festivities – All religious festivals in India are celebrated with much pomp and show. Interestingly in many situations, the celebrations are such that they can be enjoyed by […]

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  • The colors, sparkle and vibrance of Jaipur pull tourists from India and beyond. Recognized for its regal and royal welcome, the capital of Rajasthan is one of the most visited […]

    Top 5 Festivals of Jaipur

    The colors, sparkle and vibrance of Jaipur pull tourists from India and beyond. Recognized for its regal and royal welcome, the capital of Rajasthan is one of the most visited […]

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  • Rajasthan has a rich repertoire of folk dances that are lively and colourful to say the least. These dances often tend to be the highlights of any celebration and festivity […]

    A Peek into Rajasthani Dance

    Rajasthan has a rich repertoire of folk dances that are lively and colourful to say the least. These dances often tend to be the highlights of any celebration and festivity […]

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  • One of the most widely celebrated festivals in Northern India, especially Rajasthan, Teej is a Hindu festival for women and involves swings suspended from trees, mehendi (henna tattoos) and traditional […]

    The Festival of Teej, Jaipur, Rajasthan

    One of the most widely celebrated festivals in Northern India, especially Rajasthan, Teej is a Hindu festival for women and involves swings suspended from trees, mehendi (henna tattoos) and traditional […]

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  • A celebration of married bliss, Gangaur is celebrated in honour of Gauri or Parvati, the Hindu goddess of abundance. Parvati was the consort of Lord Shiva (also known as Gana) […]

    Gangaur – A Festival for Marital Bliss

    A celebration of married bliss, Gangaur is celebrated in honour of Gauri or Parvati, the Hindu goddess of abundance. Parvati was the consort of Lord Shiva (also known as Gana) […]

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