The Desert festival of Jaisalmer is a very colorful festival
and is held in February each year. It is celebrated in the Sam sand dunes,
which is located approximately 42 km from the city of Jaisalmer. The festival
has major attractions like turban tying competitions, cultural events and camel
races. If that was not enough for you, attend the man with best moustache
contest. Jaisalmer is a popular holiday as well as honeymoon destination included in most of North India honeymoon packages.
Celebrated amidst the golden sands of the Thar Desert, this
festival presents a very exotic picture of Rajasthan. The festival ends on a
beautiful note, with an amazing musical performance by the folk singer in a
moonlit desert. The rich culture of Jaisalmer is flaunted during this 3-day
festival and it a good time to book Jaisalmer holiday packages.
you Expect at This Festival
This mid-desert festival was initiated to attract
international tourists who want to explore the diverse facets and culture of
the region in a very short amount of time. This three day event emphasizes more
on the heritage and elements existing in the local culture. For this reason,
the events are carefully chosen and showcased. These events are presented by
exponents in the field. Events like the turban tying competitions are included
in the festival to give it a very colorful and exotic feel. The moustache
competition is very popular among the foreigners as it adds a surprise value to
Watching the performances of the famous Fire and Gair
dancers is a major attraction of the festival. Some more interesting competitions
include a tying competition and a Mr. Desert competition to further enhance the
fun factor in the festival. You can also enjoy camel rides to the Sam sand
dunes and listen to the folk musicians play under the bright full moon light. Book your Jaisalmer tour packages in Rajasthan for an enchanting holiday experience.
What’s in it
Tourists can revel in the fun-filled atmosphere and soak in
the various cultural performances being enacted. There are also several shops
that sell a variety of souvenirs and handicraft items crafted in the state of
Rajasthan. You can also cheer for your favourite camel while it races or try
your hand at tying a traditional turban. All kiosks have been equipped to
accept credit cards in case you run out of cash and there are money exchanging
facilities as well.
There are mobile money exchangers in case you need to
exchange currencies. And, don’t panic if you run out of cash and still have a
list of items on your shopping checklist; almost all the kiosks there have the
facility to accept credit cards. Youa can comfortable reach Jaisalme by booking holiday tours from Delhi.