Events in Rajasthan in March 2014

Here are some events you can attend and enjoy while traveling to Rajasthan in the March 2014, it’s the ideal time for Rajasthan tour.

March 13th to 16th – UDAIPUR, the 2nd World Living Heritage Festival comprises 4 event-filled days in the heritage-city of Udaipur celebrating its ongoing quest to preserve the living heritage of Mewar in Rajasthan, India. Built on the shores of Lake Pichola and ringed by hills, Udaipur is a truly romantic destination, famous for its iconic palaces and sanctuary-resorts. The 2nd World Living Heritage Festival is a unique opportunity to discover its living heritage – in its arts, dance and music, food and festivities.

March 16th – JAIPUR. Rajasthan isn’t just all about camels and camel festivals. Jaipur, with its royal heritage, has plenty of prized elephants. On the eve of Holi each year, they’re groomed and decorated to perfection, and paraded around the city. You can also catch a game or two of elephant polo! Apparently, the sport has quite a long and distinguished history in Jaipur. For added entertainment, don’t miss the tug of war between elephants and people.

March 17th – HOLI, THROUGHOUT INDIA – commonly referred to as the “Festival of Colors”. People exuberantly throw colored powder and water all over each other, have parties, and dance under water sprinklers. Bhang (a paste made from cannabis plants) is also traditionally consumed during the celebrations. On the eve of Holi people light bonfires to mark the occasion and ward of evil spirits. Holi is a very carefree festival that’s great fun to participate in if you don’t mind getting wet and dirty.

foreigners in holi festival India

Holi Celebrations in Pushkar Rajasthan

Kids playing holi

March 24th – SHEETLA MATA FAIR, JAIPUR. The word ‘Sheetla’ is derived from sheetal which means calm and composed. The fair is held in Seel-Ki-Doongri village in Jaipur. It lasts for only 24 hours in which pilgrims visit to pay homage to Sheetla Mata. People from all across rural Rajasthan grace the occasion with their presence. They are uniquely dressed and accompanied with their horses and bullock carts. During this one-day fair, a small market is set up from where one can buy various shoes, clothes, foodstuff, utensils and agricultural implements.

To enjoy these and other events in Rajasthan during the month of March 2014, either send a quick inquiry through the website with “Rajasthan March 2014” in the subject box and the dates when you will be in the area.


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