Alwar is a popular tourist attraction located in the foothills of the Aravallis. The variety of attractions in Alwar makes it very popular among tourists. Visiting Alwar has turned so much attractive for a number of other reasons as well. Alwar also celebrates a number of festivals. These festivals are also very popular among the tourists as they are able to get a close view of the culture of Alwar. Moreover, during these festivals, Alwar boasts a great look. The most popular festival of Alwar is the Alwar Festival. Held from February 13 to February 15th, a great procession through the streets marks the opening of this festival.
Visiting the Alwar Festival will be a great experience. The festival lasts for three days. It is organized by the district administration. The organizing of the fair also has a definite purpose. It mainly serves the purpose of promoting Alwar tourism. The festival also serves the purpose of reflecting the diversity of the district. This festival also focuses a lot on the rural activities of the local people thus providing a true picture of the place.
|Festivals in Rajasthan|
|Alwar Festival||Baneshwar Fair|
|Banganga Fair Jaipur||Biswakarma Puja|
|Brij Festival Bharatpur||Camel Festival Bikaner|
|Chandrabhaga Fair Jhalawar||Christmas Festival Rajasthan|
|Desert Festival Jaisalmer||Desert Kite Festival Jodhpur|
|Diwali Festival Rajasthan||Dussehra Festival Kota|
|Dussehra/ Vijay Dashmi||Easter Festival Rajasthan|
|Elephant Festival Jaipur||Gandhi Jayanti Rajasthan|
|Gangaur Festival Jaipur||Gogamedi Fair|
|Good Friday Rajasthan||Guru Purnima Rajasthan|
|Holi Festivals In Rajasthan||Id-ul-Fitar Rajasthan|
|Id-ul-Zuha (Bakri-Id)||International Kite Festival Jaipur|
|more Fairs and Festivals in Rajasthan..|
There are also a number of other activities of the fair. You can see events like fancy dress competition, elephant polo, sketching competition for children and flower show. The Alwar Festival also exhibits a number of and antique items of the region. The festival also organizes film shows.
Visiting Alwar will also allow you to visit a number of other attractions. For instance, of you have visited the Alwar Festival and looking for something more then you can easily visit the Sariska National Park.
Visiting Alwar is also very easy for the tourists as Alwar is only 163 kilometers away from the Delhi airport. It has a wide network of well-maintained roads that take you to the various attractions. This network of roads also connects Alwar with a number of important places like Sariska, Deeg, Jaipur, Delhi etc. Alwar is also easily accessible by the railway network as well. The railway network also connects to a number of important cities like Jodhpur, Mumbai, Delhi etc.
There are a number of vacation packages to Alwar available. You can choose any of the tours which suit your needs in the best possible way. However, try to make sure that your tour allows you to visit the Alwar Festival or else you will be missing something big. The vacation packages are designed to fulfill the needs of the budget travelers.
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|Festivals in February 2013|
|Festival Name||Festivals Day/Date|
|Surajkund Crafts Mela||1 - 15 Feb, Friday(starting)|
|Brij Festival||2 - 4 Feb, Saturday-Monday|
|Kala Ghoda Arts Festival||2-10 Feb, Saturday-Sunday|
|Khajuraho Dance Festival||7 Feb, Thursday|
|Shekhawati Festival||7-10 Feb, Thursday-Sunday|
|Goa Carnival||9- 12 Feb, Saturday-Tuesday|
|Losar||11 Feb, Monday|
|Alwar Festival||13-15 Feb, Wednesday-Friday|
|Valentine Day||14 Feb, Thursday|
|Ramakrishna Paramhansa Jayanti||18 Feb, Monday|
|Taj Mahotsav||18-27 Feb, Monday-Wednesday|
|Shivaji Jayanti||19 Feb, Tuesday|
|Pariyanampetta Pooram||19 Feb, Tuesday|
|Konark Dance & Music Festival||19-23 Feb, Tuesday-Saturday|
|Beneshwar Fair (Dungarpur, Rajasthan)||21 - 25 Feb, Thursday-Monday|
|Dayanand Saraswati Jayanti||23 Feb, Saturday|
|Central Excise Day||24 Feb, Sunday|
|Guru Ramdas Jayanti||25 Feb, Monday|
|Uthralikavu Pooram||26 Feb, Tuesday|
|National Science Day||28 Feb, Thursday|
|Indian Derby Weekend||Last week February|
|The Delhi Flower Show||Last week February|
|Chandigarh Garden Festival||Last week February|