Delhi to Agra
Trip of Delhi to Agra is the most famous trip of india, delhi to agra trip is also known as golden triangle tour, many tourist take.
Lotus Temple
Delhi to Agra > Rajasthan > Fair and Festivals >Elephant Festival
Golden Triangle India
Golden Triangle india Tour Packages
Discounted Taj Mahal Package Tours
Explore Delhi to Agra
Taj Mahal

Golden Triangle Trip

Duration: 09 Nights - 10 Days

Amber Fort Jaipur

Fort Tour of Rajasthan

Duration: 07 Nights - 08 Days

Jama Masjid

North India Highlights

Duration: 12 Nights - 13 Days

North India

North India Culture Tour

Duration: 07 Nights - 08 Days

Khajuraho Temple

Taj Mahal with Khajuraho

Duration: 08 Nights - 09 Days

India Nepal Tour

India Nepal Tour

Duration: 11 Nights - 12 Days
- Golden Triangle Trip
- North India Cultural Holiday
- Fort Tour of Rajasthan
- Golden Triangle Package
- North India Highlights
- North India Culture Tour
- Delhi Agra Jaipur
- Taj Mahal with Khajuraho
- India Nepal Tour
- Monuments of North India
- Delhi Agra Jaipur
- Golden Triangle Short Tour

- Ajmer
- Alwar
- Around Ajmer
- Around Alwar
- Bairat
- Bharatpur
- Deeg
- Dholpur
- Keoladeo Ghana Park
- Karauli
- Pushkar
- Ranthambore National Park
- Sariska Tiger Reserve
- Tonk
more ...

- Abu Road
- Around Jhalwar
- Around Kota
- Around Mt Abu
- Bundi
- Bundi To Chittorgarh
- Chittorgarh
- Jhalwar
- Kota
- Mt Abu
- North of Udaipur
- South of Udaipur
- Udaipur
more ...

- Baggar
- Bissau
- Churu
- Dundlod
- Fatehpur
- Jhunjhunu
- Lakshmangarh
- Mahansar
- Mandawa
- Mukundgarh
- Nawalgarh
- Parusurampura
- Ramgarh

- Around Barmer
- Around Bikaner
- Around Jaisalmer
- Around Jodhpur
- Barmer
- Bikaner
- Jaisalmer
- Jodhpur
- Jodhpur to Jaisalmer
- Nagaur

- Dundlod Castle
- Karni Bhawan Palace
- Narain Niwas Palace
- Rohetgarh Heritage Hotel
- Samode Haveli Hotel
more ...

- Taj Mahal
- Fatehpur Sikri
- Cuisines of Agra
- Shopping in Agra
- Sights and Activities
more ...

- Temples in Delhi
- Monuments in Delhi
- Shopping in Delhi
- Eating in Delhi
- Entertainment in Delhi
more ...

- Tourism in Jaipur
- Shopping
- Hawa Mahal
- Heritage Hotels in Jaipur
more ...

- Visa Information
- Major Airports in India
Plan Your Tour

Elephant Festivals and Fair

Jama Masjid - Delhi

Elephant Festivals and Fair Tour in Rajasthan

Fast Facts
Venue:Jaipur, Rajasthan
Significance: Tourist Festival
Duration of Festival:1 days
Month of Celebration: March
Next Date of Event: 28 March 2010
Reaching There: Jaipur is well connected through air, rail and road to all major Indian cities.

One of the most dazzling festivals of RajasthanIndia is Elephant Festival of Jaipur. The occasion of holi is commemorated with the celebrations of Elephant Festival. Elephants have been a favorite ride for the royal monarchs of Rajasthan and elsewhere in India. Thus, the festival brings the most beautiful Elephants, of course, draped exquisitely and lavishly.

The Elephants also flamboyant their embellishments and walk elegantly in the procession. It is true delight for the tourists to see th Elephants flaunting their jeweled accessories. The tourists, the Elephants, the Mahuts, the locals all welcome the spring season and Holi with the one of its kind Elephant Festival Fair. The festive side of Jaipur is reflected through the celebrations of this festival.

The Buddhist Jataka stories refer to the custom of Hastimangala (the elephnat festival). A symbol of strength and wealth, the Elephants always a special importance for the rulers. Be it wars or hunting expeditions, Elephants have always accompanied the kings. The kings of yester years used to arrange Elephant rides for their guests and that tradition is even followed today. You can climb up the Amber fort at Jaipur on an Elephant's back.

This tradition was revived by the Department of Rajasthan Tourism in the cultural calendar of the state. Rajastha Elephant Festival and Fair, The present day form of Festival has incepted only a decade ago. The crux of the festival is to attract more tourists to the state. Annually on the day followed by holi Chaugan, an old stadium at Jaipur refreshes with elaborate celebrations.

Attractions of Elephant Festival Tour
Elephant are lavishly adorned by their masters with vibrant colors, saddler cloth (locally called jhool), and elegant jewelery pieces. The beholders are delighted to see a procession of well decorated Elephants. The real pleasure of the festival are:-

Procession of Elephants
A match of elephant polo
An elephant race
Playing Holi on elephant's back
Best Decorated Elephant Competition

Golden Triangle
more ...
more ...
more ...
more ...
Nearby Cities
Khajuraho, Varanasi, Haridwar, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Mathura

Home | About Us | Contact Us | Feedback | Tour Packages | Tour Booking | Hotel Booking | Car Coach Rental