Rajasthan is known as the most vibrant, colorful and culturally rich state of India. The vibrant and lively people of Rajasthan are famous for their passion for colorful costumes, dance, music and various festivals. In fact, the true color of Rajasthan can best be seen in the colorful and passionate celebration of various festival and fairs, all round the year.
The whole atmosphere in Rajasthan becomes vibrant and colorful during festival seasons. Be it men or women, young or old, everyone wear new and colorful costumes. Everywhere you can see men wearing red turbans and women vibrantly colored lehangas and odhnis, which show the joyous spirit and passion of the people towards life. Various colorful cultural programs of folk dance and music add to the charm of these fairs and festivals.
The people of Rajasthan are so vibrant and versatile that they celebrate almost every occasion in the form of fairs, festivals and other cultural programs. Be it the change of season, religious occasions or cattle fairs, there is a festival for every occasion. In addition to traditional fairs, many new festivals, involving elephants, camel races, dance and music are being organized by the 'Rajasthan Tourism Department' for the entertainment of tourists. The fairs and festivals of Rajasthan provide the best opportunity for you to gain an insight into the life of the Rajasthan during your Palace on Wheels tour.
Some of the important festivals and fairs of Rajasthan, which you can enjoy on your Palace on Wheels India tour, are Pushkar Fair- the most famous and widely celebrated of all the festivals of Rajasthan held every year during karthik purnima (October-November) on the banks of sacred Pushkar Lake, Desert Festival in Jaisalmer (Jan-Feb), Elephant Festival at Jaipur (Feb-March), Camel Festival Bikaner (January), Mewar Festival Udaipur (March-April), Gangaur Festival Jaipur (March-April), Marwar Festival Jodhpur (October) and Mewar Festival Udaipur ( April).
Palace on Wheels is a royal experience, a journey that is much more than a luxury train ride. Palace on Wheels epitomizes the rich Indian heritage and journeys through one of the most exotic regions in the world - Dazzling Delhi, Amazing Agra, and specially Royal Rajasthan. Pamper yourself with royalty unlimited. Where else can you relax in comfort and witness exotic India passing by. Welcome aboard the royal journey called Palace on Wheels.