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Holi Festival in India

Holi Festival in India

Are you planning to celebrate the Holi Festival in India?   Holi, India’s most incredible celebration, when streets throughout the country are transformed into vibrant colours.  It is one of the main festivals of India and is celebrated on different dates every year in the month of March.  A day before the Holi festival people lit a large bonfire for burning out the evil spirits and it is known as Holika Dahan.



We have a tailor-made 8 days Holi tour package that not only lets you be a witness of this colourful festival but also provides the very best of India’s culture and architecture. Here, we offer a tour with a combination of the famous Golden Triangle with the exuberant festivities of Holi.  This specially designed Holi tour package, spanning over 7 nights and 8 days includes rich historical cities such as Delhi, Jaipur, Fatehpur Sikri and Agra with the highlight being the Holi. An ivory-white marble mausoleum, Taj Mahal on the south bank of Yamuna river in Agra and one of the seven Wonders of the World add charm to your tour.

This Holi Tour Package 2021 can also be customized with any destinations of interest that suits your needs. Add-on of other important places such as Barsana or Vrindavan is possible with this tour program.


Holi Festival in India


Barsana - Holi in Barsana is especially charming in its uniqueness. The preparation of Holi begins days before the main day of the festival, The women of Barsana and Nandgaon villages near Mathura beat up men with sticks, this tradition of beating up the men by women known as Lathmar Holi celebrations. Temples and houses are beautifully decorated and lit up. 


Mathura and Vrindavan – Mathura is a place where Lord Krishna was born. It is famous for its Phoolon wali Holi.  Being a participant of the Holi celebration at Banke Bihari temple in Vrindavan is also amazing to experience with the throwing of colours in the morning on the day before Holi.


Udaipur – On the eve of the day before the Holi festival people of Udaipur light big bonfires to burn evil spirits in a ritual called Holika Dahan.   It is a royal Holi celebration.  Join in the celebration for an unforgettable regal experience.


Jaipur - Elephant parades, elephant beauty contests, folk dances, and the tug-of-war between elephants are some main highlights of the Holi celebration in the pink city of India.   It is known as Elephant Holi.  Locals and foreigners participate in these events and make Holi festival extra fun! 


Anandpur Sahib, Punjab – Experience Holi in a very different style at Anandpur sahib in Punjab.  It is known as Hola Mohalla. Apart from throwing colour on each other one can expect to see physical agility,



Holi celebration date 2021

Holi: 29th March 2021

Holi celebration date 2022

Holi: 08th March 2022


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