Jaipur Literature Festival 2017 – The Greatest Literary Show on Earth

The Jaipur Literature Festival is the world’s largest FREE literary festival. From Nobel laureates to local language writers, Man Booker winners to debut novelists, every January the most remarkable, witty, sensitive and brilliant collection of authors from South Asia and across the world come together for five days of readings, debates and discussions at the beautiful Diggi Palace in the Rajasthani capital.   Equity and democracy run through the Festival’s veins, providing access for all to some of our greatest writers and thinkers along with a space to dare, dream and imagine; a powerful statement in a country where such opportunities remain the privilege of a few.

Reasons to not miss the Jaipur Literature Festival 2017

  1. The Literary Giants
  2. The Bigger Picture|
  3. The Booker Bonanza
  4. The Indian Flavour
  5. Poetry in Motion
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Fairs & Festivals of Jaipur, Palace Of Jaipur, Jaipur Tour and Travel Guide

Elephant Festival, JaipurJaipur, popularly known as the Pink City, other than the vibrant culture and heritage palaces and forts, is immensely famous for the numerous fairs and festivals it holds in its backyard. People rejoice various festivals all through the year along with the exciting and alluring fairs. Every region of Rajasthan has its own form of folk entertainment, songs, traditions, dressing sense, etc. which shows the true Indian diversity. Also, the people of Rajasthan are well known for their warm welcome, delicacies, traditional attires, rituals, culture, etc. Irrespective of caste and creed, people come together and enjoy the festivals and fairs held in the state. In the capital city of Rajasthan, the festivals such as Teej, Diwali, Gangaur, Kite Festival, Elephant Festival, Camel Festival, etc. are celebrated with great fervour and joy. Originating from old traditions, these festivals and fairs are being rejoiced since ages. The lively colours and the means of merriment during these festivals bind the people with harmony and peace. Read to know more about the fairs and festivals held in Jaipur.

Gangaur Festival, Jaipur

Gangaur Festival

Gangaur is the most significant and colourful festival which is celebrated with great zeal all over the Rajasthan and in some parts of Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh. However, it is mainly rejoiced by the women and girls. During this auspicious occasion, they worship Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati or Gauri by making clay idols of them. Married women pray for the well being, long life and welfare of their husbands and unmarried girls worship for a handsome and intelligent life partner. This festival is celebrated in the Hindu month of Chaitra, between the months of March and April, according to the Gregorian calendar.

Teej Festival

Teej is another important festival which is rejoiced in Jaipur. On this day, women and girls wear new clothes, jewelleries and make designs on their palms and feet with mehndi (henna). They gather in group in a temple and perform special puja, aarti and offer prasad to Goddess Parvati. Women pray for their husbands whereas girls pray for their future husband. Women and girls perform folk dance, sing traditional teej songs and enjoy swinging. These three are the unique features of this festival.

Kite Festival

On 14th January, the festival of Makar Sakranti is celebrated all over India. This festive time is rejoiced for various reasons but the main reason is the transition of the sun from Sagittarius (dhanu rashi), the zodiac sign to Capricorn (makar rashi). According to the Indian astrology, the northward journey of the sun begins on this day. People take holy bath in the Ganga River and then donate things to the needy people. Also, on this day, people enjoy the flying of kites. Complete sky is adorned with beautiful, big and small colourful kites. In Jaipur, it is declared as the state holiday. Various kite competitions are held in Jaipur as well as across the state in which the most famous is International Kite Festival held by the State Government which goes on for three days. Many competitors from all over the world participate in this event.

Elephant Festival

The Elephant Festival is an annual festival which is held every year in the Pink City, Jaipur. This matchless event is organised on the full moon day of Phalgun Purnima which falls in the month of February/March. It is celebrated on the day before the festivals of colours i.e. Holi. From the ancient times, elephants have always been an important part of the Indian society.

Other Imporatant Festivals of Rajasthan are Camel Festival, Beneshwar Fair, Nagaur Fair, Desert Festival, Mewar Festival, Gogaji Fair, Ramdevra Fair and many Others.

Top 7 Must See Places In Rajasthan, Book at Golden Hotel Jaipur

Rajasthan tourism involves a visit to India’s most sought for tourist destinations. I have gathered a list of some of the best places to visit in Rajasthan which hold the maximum tourist interest in this desert state. As we know, Rajasthan is often famed as the land of kings, possessing stuff of royal heritage, Indian art specimens, architecture, rich culture and mesmerizing heritage since ages. There are a number of interesting tourist spots in Rajasthan which will take you back to its glorious past. My love for historical treasures bring to you some of the must visit sites in the desert state of India.

 

Rajasthan Travel Guide 

Bada Bagh, Jaisalmer

Bada Bagh, precisely called ‘Big Garden’ is located some 6kms off from the Jaisalmer city. First recognized by Maharawal Jai Singh in the 16th century and later operated by his son Lunakaran, Bada Bagh houses incredible cenotaphs (Chhatris) of Rajput kings of 6 centuries. Three spots, which are a dam, a garden and a tank, are the most prominent attractions of this historical site.

 

Jaisalmer Fort, Jaisalmer

Standing impudently on the Trikuta Hill, the Jaisalmer Fort is made up of yellow sandstone reflecting lion yellow colour during the day and honey bright colour at night. At evening, the fort looks no less magnificent than a fairy tale’s sandstone castle amidst the vast desert land. It is also a World Heritage Site showcasing incredible architecture of ancient times.

Kuldhara Village, Jaisalmer

Amidst the deserts and sand dunes, Rajasthan houses a cursed heritage of Kuldhara village, which was cursed and abandoned by Paliwal Brahmins long ago. Though inhabited, the village appears to be a planned, well-settled place with temples, houses and streets of ancient architectural style. Locals tell that anyone who tries to stay in the village would suffer death.

Tanot Mata Mandir, Barmer

Tanot Mata Mandir, the temple of Goddess Hinglaz in Barmer district near Rajasthan is famed as the ‘Temple of Miracles’. It is located very close to the Indo-Pak border and comes under Border Security Force (BSF). Though the surroundings are peaceful, tourists are not allowed to go beyond the temple (near to the border).

Mehrangarh Fort, Jodhpur

Rising from a rocky hill some 120 m above Jodhpur’s sky line, the Mehrangarh fort is counted among world’s largest forts. It is still under Jodhpur’s royal family and is open for tourists, who can enter the fort from its north-east gate, Jai Pol. You have a museum inside which takes you to the memory lanes of the ancient times.

Nahargarh Fort, Jaipur

Standing at the edge of Aravalli Hills and overlooking the entire Pink City Jaipur, Nahargarh Fort is a must see place to visit, especially if you don’t want to miss the most amazing sunset view of your life. The fort was built in 1734 by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II forming a defence chain for the city along with Jaigarh Fort and Amber Fort.

Kumbhalgarh Fort, Chittorgarh

Kumbhalgarh Fort is the second most important fort of Rajasthan after Chittorgarh. Located at a distance of 64 kms from Udaipur in Rajasmand district, Kumbhalgarh Fort is easily accessible from the city of Udaipur. This unconquerable fortress is secured under the kind protection of the Aravali ranges. Kumbhalgarh Fort was built by Maharana Rana Kumbha in the 15th century. The fort derived its name from the same factor.

Book a Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan Package with Golden Hotel Jaipur

Interesting and easily accessible, especially for North India, Ranthambore National Park in Rajasthan. Sawai Madho Singh district in southern Rajasthan, Jaipur is just 180 km, Ranthambore is one of the largest national parks in India and is classified as a tiger reserve under Project Tiger. Lazing under the sun on the rolling grass hills, in hot pursuit of a deer, or just sitting down to enjoy a much-deserved meal after a long chase – they’re everywhere. If it is an adrenaline rush you seek, by all means sign up for a visit to the national park and you will not be disappointed.

 

Jaipur Tourist places 

The easiest trip to Ranthambore can be initiated from Jaipur. Once there, you can choose accommodation as per your choice and pocket ranging from modest to luxurious. Sign up for the morning and evening safari trips, each of which last three hours. You can opt for a safari in an open-air jeep, which seats four or be part of a larger group in a canter. Park rangers will take you for a guided tour, leading you to all the favourite tiger haunts and also giving you ample photo ops. You can also spot other wildlife including leopards, spotted deer, hyenas, blue bulls or neel gais, jackals, civet cats and crocodiles on land, vultures scouting the skies along with a host of other birds including the kingfisher, sandpiper, jacana, saras crane, fowls and many more. While in Ranthambore, enjoy its hidden wonders, which include the sprawling Ranthambore Fort, a majestic 10th century bastion atop a hill in the heart of the reserve, which begs exploration. Other sites in and around the reserve include a Ganesha and a Mahadev temple and a handful of eco-tourism sites.

 

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A Golden Triangle Package, Book Package with Golden Hotel Jaipur

Golden Triangle Tour is the most famous path in India. Delhi, Jaipur and Agra, a city that will capture your imagination and create a world of mughals and maharajas.

 

Jaipur Travel 

The modern day Delhi
Most trips to the Golden Triangle in Delhi, and rightly so, the capital is really stunning. If you only have a few days in Delhi, so you have time to save, head straight to Chandni Chowk.
Famous places in Delhi i.e. lunch at Karim’s, famous for its mouth-watering kebabs, Red Fort or Lal Qila, Red Fort to see the popular Sound and Light Show, India Gate, the Jama Masjid, visit Raj Ghat, Mughal tombs, Humayun’s Tomb, Lodhi Gardens.

 

The Incredible Taj Mahal
The fort provides an insight into the life of Emperor Akbar, with homes for his Hindu, Christian and Muslim wives, and a spectacular masjid. Take your time and explore this city before continuing to Agra. Visit Agra Fort, Taj Mahal, It was here that he would gaze across the river to the Taj Mahal and remember his beautiful Mumtaz.

 

The Pink City of Jaipur
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About Jaipur Festival, Attractions, Shopping Places,Hotels in Jaipur

Jaipur HotelsJaipur History
The picturesque capital of Rajasthan, Jaipur is color washed pink-the color associated with hospitality in Rajput culture. This Beautiful city along with Agra and Delhi form what is known as the Golden Triangle of Indian tourist circuit. Built in 1727 A.D. by Maharaja Sawai Jai Singh II, Jaipur displays a remarkable harmony and architectural splendor. The ancient heart of the Pink City still beats in its fairy-tale palaces, rugged fortresses perched on barren hills and broad avenues that dot the entire city. The only planned city of its time, Jaipur is encircled by a formidable wall.

A young Bengali architect, Vidyadhar Bhattacharya formalised the city’s plans in a grid system. The wide straight avenues. Roads, streets, lanes and uniform rows of shops on either side of main bazaars were arranged in nine rectangular city sectors (Chokris), in accordance with the principles of town planning set down in the ‘Shilpa Shastra’- and epochal treatise on the Hindu architecture.

There is a timeless appeal to Jaipur’s colorful bazaars where one can shop for Rajasthani handlooms and trinkets. Beautifully laid out gardens and parks, attractive monuments and marvelous heritage hotels, once the residence of Maharajas are worth admiration. Not to mention the ambling camels and cheerful people in multi-hued costumes that make your trip to the pink city a memorable one.

Hot Attractions

Kite FestivalKite Festival
A festival with a difference – as kites take to the sky all over Jaipur. In the evening, kites with lights in them and fireworks brighten the skies above. If you like kite flying, you should be here.

Elephant FestivalElephant Festival
A festival to celebrate Holi, this is a great occasion for the visitor to watch several elephant sports and also play this festival of colors.

Jaipur Gangaur FestivalGangaur Festival
A festival devoted to Goddess Parvati. It is time for young girls to dress up in their finery and pray for grooms of their choice while the married women pray for the well-being of their husbands.

Jaipur Teej FestivalTeej Festival
A festival to mark the advent of monsoon. Essentially a women’s festival, it is interesting to watch them enjoying in groups and at various bazaars where they turn up to shop in all their finery.

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