10 Best Upcoming Festivals in India to Plan Your Holidays.

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India is a country of celebration. With more than 365 festivals celebrated in this country of rich color, culture, and credentials, every day is a festival. There are many reasons for Indians to celebrate festivals, depending on either the lunar cycle or the agricultural cycle. Mahabharat and Ramayan, the sacred mythological epic of a nation also serve many events to be celebrated. There are also many events and upcoming festivals in India that are celebrated to promote art, literature and local traditions and customs that attract lots of tourists throughout the year.

With half of the year still remaining, know how to plan today for upcoming festivals in India by knowing the list of upcoming Indian festivals in the year 2019 and choosing the best tour operator with the best festival tour package.

Many tourists from the UK, USA, Australia, New Zealand fly down to this peninsular land to experience the incredible festivals depicting harmony in diversity and also to explore the beautiful and glorious architectural and natural beauty of this land.

Many tours and travel companies operate various festival tours for the small-large group, private group, families, senior citizens, solo travelers, and all travelers looking forward to spending holidays while celebrating festivals of India.

Upcoming Festivals In India 2019

India forbids the reasoning for not celebrating life and thus has the most exuberant lively people who love their guests like a deity. This incredible belief system is the reason why India is among the top picks for holidays among globetrotters. The yoga and meditation land is happy and has endless reason to celebrate.

Best Upcoming Festivals in India to Celebrate Literature and Arts.

FestivalsBest places to visit Best Month to visit
Guntur International Poetry FestivalGuntur, Andhra PradeshSeptember
Jashn-e-RekhtaDelhi, Golden Triangle, Jaipur, AgraDecember
Goa Arts and Literature FestivalGoa, Mumbai, Pune
Bangalore Literature Festival Bangalore, Mysore, Ooty, Kodaikanal(October/November)
Jaipur Literature FestivalJaipur, Delhi, Golden Triangle,  Agra, Pushkar, Ranthambore, UdaipurDecember, January
Dehradun Literature FestivalDehradun, Varanasi, Agra, DelhiAugust
Valley of Words International Literature & Arts FestivaDehradun, Varanasi, Agra, DelhiNovember

 Upcoming Religious Festival in 2019

Festivals in India

We are listing down some of the important festivals that are celebrated throughout India. The festivals are celebrated while performing puja and rituals, eating local delicacies, greeting family and friends and indulging in frolic and happy moments.

FestivalsBest places to visitThe best month to plan 
Bakr Id/Eid ul-Adha
Throughout India12 August
Raksha Bandhan (Rakhi)Northern India15 August
JanmashtamiGujrat, Mumbai24 August
Ganesh Chaturthi/Vinayaka ChaturthiMumbai2 September
OnamKerala.Assam, south India11 September
Maha NavamiKolkata, Assam7 October
DussehraThroughout India, northern India8 October
Diwali/DeepavaliThroughout India, Jaipur, Agra, Delhi 27 October
HalloweenGoa, Mumbai, Hyderabad, Pune, Banglore31st October
Chhat Puja (Pratihar Sashthi/Surya Sashthi)
Bihar2 November
Christmas Eve
Goa23 December
New Year’s Eve
Goa, Mumbai, Jaisalmer, Manali,31st December

With this list of festivals, visitors can choose the Best month they want to visit India for the festival tour and the best places you want to explore during the festival. There are some tour operators providing the best festival tour packages.

Best Tour Packages for Upcoming Festivals in India

Every package is intensively planned to provide the luxurious stay, comfortability and the authentic experience of the Indian tradition and culture during the festival tour. There are some best packages that are unique in the way they operate but are most comfortable and luxurious to spend.

1) Holi Festival India Group Tour 2020

Upcoming Festivals in India
Festival of colors…

Celebrate the most frolic and lively festival of India at some native places of Rajasthan, Uttar Pradesh and Delhi, Mathura,  Vrindavan, Barsana, Jaipur, are few such places to see the different rituals and practices endured during this festive season.

 Duration:  Nights / 7 Days

 Destination covered:  Delhi – Jaipur – Mathura- Fatehpur Sikri – Agra – Vrindavan- Barsana

Tour operator: Leisure India holidays

2) Jodhpur with Jaisalmer Desert Festival New year celebration Tour

Indian Festivals

Celebrate the New Year’s Eve around the bonfire on sand dunes of Jaisalmer. Enjoy the traditional dance and music throughout the tour.

Duration: 5 Nights / 6 Days

Destination covered: Delhi – Jaipur- Jodhpur – Jaisalmer 

Tour operator: Leisure India Holidays

3) Goan Diwali Carnival with Backwaters

Enjoy the party destination of India during the best month to visit and spend some nice time chilling near beaches and backwaters

Duration: 7 Nights / 8 Days

Destination Covered: Goa, Mumbai

4) Rann Utsav Gujarat

Festivals in India

Explore the colorful and exotic places of Kutch in Gujarat. The beautiful colorful attire on the brown sand sea is a picture to keep.

Duration: 2 Nights / 3 Days

Destination Covered: Rann of Kutch – Bhuj – Dhordo

5) Sizzling Eastern Hills  Tour

Explore the raw and natural eastern ranges of India this holiday. This tour will take you to all new places of Assam, Nagaland, Manipur.

Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days

Destination covered: Dimapur – Kohima – Kisama Village – Khonoma village

6) Tiger safari in India with JLF

Festivals in India

Attend Jaipur literature fest and sneak in between to explore nature in a most luxurious manner.

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

Destination Covered: Delhi, Jaipur, Ranthambore

7) International Kite Festival and Golden Triangle Tour

Indian Festivals tour

Enjoy the kite flying festival in India’s gem cities. Relish on some traditional delicacies during this festive season.

Duration: Nights / 10 Days

Destination Covered:  Agra – Delhi – Jaipur – Udaipur – Ahmedabad

8) Golden Triangle Tour with Pushkar Fair

Festivals in India

Enjoy the most visited tourist circuit of India and explore Taj Mahal, Hawa Mahal and Qutub Minar in one trip. Don’t miss to involve in some frolic activities of Pushkar Mela.

For better golden triangle tour guide you can check this blog – Taj Agra tour which has useful information about mainly for Agra city and Taj Mahal sightseen.

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

Destination Covered: Jaipur – Delhi – Agra – Pushkar

9) Sibling Love Rakhi special Tour 2019

This tour is a perfect Rakshabandhan gift this year. Enjoy the twin city Mandawa and Bikaner of Rajasthan in the most luxurious way.

Duration: 4 Nights / 5 Days

Destination covered: Delhi – Bikaner – Jaipur– Mandawa

10) Diwali shoppers on Golden Triangle Tour

This year shop the best-handcrafted items of India curated at Surajkund Fair in Delhi, some beautiful and sensuous jewelry and dresses from Jaipur, marble artifacts, leather items and traditional sweets from Agra to celebrate Diwali in a most extravagant way with this tour.

Duration: 6 Nights / 7 Days

Destination covered: Delhi – Jaipur – Agra

With all these details given above, I conclude that now it is time to pick the best package according to your interest and call the operator to plan today for the upcoming festivals in India like Rakhi, Diwali, New year, Pushkar Mela falling in the month of August, November, December.

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