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We have taken a step forward to fill your trip with true Indian colors. The best thing about visiting India during festival season is that the energy and life during this season is high, and moreover, with celebrations on in all parts of country it is actually an amazing feeling to be a part of it in country's own light and culture.

There are various festivals of India that play an important role attracting tourists in India.

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Festivals in Western India

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Western India is the entertainment hub of the country, and therefore any event, function or festival that is celebrated here is give major importance. One might just have a lifetime experience if he is visiting Western India during any festive time. Moreover, under such strong customs and traditions that belong to the region, you are going to witness true colors of India.
Goa Carnival (Goa)
Being the most awaited festival in Goa, it is the integral part of Portuguese legacy in the state. It’s a three day festival which is highlighted by colors, dance and music. Goa, itself is the most touristy state of India, moreover during the time of this carnival, it's completely occupied by locales and tourists. Under such superior climate, fun and frolic and customs and traditions that belong to that region of India. the ultimate charm of the month of February/March, Goa is a paradise to visit during Goa Carnival.

Holi Festival Celebration

Bhaiya Dooj (All Over India)
Very popular in Western India, this festival symbolizes the bond between a brother and a sister. It is celebrated to mark the importance of love and affection that exist in the relationship. On this day the sister prays for the long and prosper life of her brother by applying tilak on his forehead and in return brother promises to provide a life long protection to her sister. Where else you'll find such events ? Trust me it's only India where you get to experience such things. The festival falls on the second day after Diwali and is celebrated all over the country.

Holi (All Over India)
After the chilly winter when you looks forward to the warmth of the sun, in the month of March, there arrives one of the most popular festivals of India, “the festivals of colors”, Holi. Trees get fresh new leaves that are at their glossiest best, and flowers begin to pop open and claim their share of fun in the sun. Prayers are offered, people play with colors, social gathering are made and people enjoy and celebrate it through food, drinks, card games, dance and music. An absolute extravaganza to experience.

Janmashtami (Maharashtra)
Very popular in Western India this festival is celebrated every year on the 8th day of the dark fortnight that is known as the Krishna Paksh, in the the month of July/August, thus, the period usually coincides with the rainy season. Marking the importance of the birth of Lord Krishna, this festival is generally celebrated with lot of fun and frolic along with prayers.

Elephanta Festival (Mumbai)
Held during the month of February at the Elephanta Island across Mumbai Harbor, near the popular Elephanta Caves. It is celebrated annually to mark the importance of the place. Highlighted by feast of music and dance under dark sky, transforms the entire island into a large auditorium. Over the past years it has become one of the major attraction for tourists.

International Kite Festival (Gujarat)
During the start of a new year the change in wind direction is marked by thousands of colorful kites of different shades and sizes which occupy the whole sky. People around the world participate in this event individually or in communities. It is held in the month of January, and is one major attraction among the tourists visiting India.

Ellora Festival (Ellora Caves, Maharashtra)
The festival of Ellora enlivens the glorious history of the temples of Ellora, located at a distance of 30 km from Aurangabad. The popularity of the festival reaches far and wide, as the temple site is also included in the list of UNESCO World Heritage Sites. The caves of Ellora, 34 in number, reflects the experiments performed by different faiths 600 AD and 1000 AD. The Kailash Temple is the biggest attraction at Ellora. The festival is organised at Ellora caves in the month of March every year.