Festival of colours is on its way and, everyone is busy planning where to celebrate. That is why to team up with this crazy festival with a happy weekend the vibes has reached a higher notch.
Most of the people are excited to blend in with the spirit of Holi. Some ought to prefer private celebration with friends and family while others go for Holi parties in Jaipur.
But, there are some who’d like to cover the most of this vacation and travel to find their perfect getaway. So, here’s we have something exciting to share with you all. Either you are a photographer, or just want to enjoy the delicacies of Holi, or seeking to break free from boredom schedule on the weekend, we have lined up the most incredible places outside Jaipur for Holi celebration.
Traditionally Immersed – Vrindavan
If you want to indulge in the traditional experience of Holi and capture the heart and soul of this occasion, Vrindavan is the place to be. The childhood abode of Lord Krishna is entirely drenched in the aura of Holi with an involuted celebration of the fest that starts 40 days before Holi. It’s spiritual, but it’s fun too.
Distance – 237 km
Conveyance – Car/ Taxi
Lost in Divine – Pushkar
Pushkar is a synonym of crazy fun driving Holi and the best thing it just takes two hours drive from Jaipur. The dopey, narrow lanes of the city are bustling with people drenched in colours and dancing in the flow. So, you have the chance to let your heart drool and jump away to the streets for a lifetime memorable experience of Holi.
Distance – 144 km
Conveyance – Car/ Taxi
Flock to the Desi – Barsana
Most famous for ‘Lath Maar’, where the women of Barsana village beat up the men of Nandgaon with sticks; Holi of Barsana needs no introduction in this instance. Witness the ludicrous desi culture of Barsana at the festival of colours. The celebrations begin on 6th of March. So, hurry to reach and start packing already.
Distance – 238 km
Conveyance – Bus/ Car
Musical Celebration – Delhi
Astounding destination for the ones who are looking for an excuse to cosset in the spirit of Holi with a usual dose of EDM and Trance music. You can spend the whole weekend hopping with the numerous party events on the travel cards in the capital city.
Conveyance – Car/ Train
Royal Gesture – Udaipur
Festival of Holi in Udaipur is a major event as the noble family takes a special interest in celebrating it.
The first day of Holika-Dehan is celebrated in the City Palace with the royal family lighting the pyre. All the great resorts in Lake City have private celebrations for Holi. So, if you are looking to relax with your family and friends to have a soothing Holi Festival, Udaipur can be the place for you.
Distance – 396 km
Conveyance – Train/ Bus
Join the Carnival – Goa
Another definition of celebration is inclined to Goa. But spending a Holi weekend can be your reason to go for the awaited Goa trip.
It’s celebrated as Shigmotsav, which is the classic combination of a carnival and traditional Holi fest. So, grab a beer, colours, and head to the beach to join the dance. Sounds perfect! Doesn’t it?
Distance – 1614 km
Best Way to Reach – Flight
Embrace Mysticism – Varanasi
How about to celebrate the festival of Holi that too at Lord Shiva’s own destination?
So, throw caution to the wind and experience the flavours of Bhaang and Thandaai while absorbing all the excitement. You never know what may surprise you during this mystical experience.
Distance – 840 km
Best Way to Reach – Bus/ Car/ Train
Blend of Colours – Jaipur
If you still have any doubts and you are unable to decide where you should head on, then you can stick to Jaipur only.
As of all, Jaipur is quite popular to embrace the festive psyche, unlike any other city. You can get the glimpse of Eleholi. Or, you can reach to Royal Palace for a Rajasthani folk programme.