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Fairs and Festivals in Jammu and Kashmir

The paradise on earth, Jammu and Kashmir is home to a rich cultural heritage, besides a panoramic landscape that leaves many a visitor spellbound. This culture and tradition is reflected in the several fairs and festivals in Jammu and Kashmir that are widely celebrated across the state with much zeal and gaiety. We at Indian Holiday take you on tours to Jammu and Kashmir that provide you with an exclusive opportunity to be a part of these memorable celebrations.

Almost all the major Hindu festivals in India are celebrated with equal enthusiasm in the state of Jammu and Kashmir. Some of such prominent fairs and festivals in Jammu and Kashmir include Lohri, Holi, Navratri, Baisakhi or New Year Day, Guru Ravi Das’s Birthday, Tihar and Samkrant. People from across Jammu and Kashmir gather in large numbers during the time of these festivals. Interestingly, all Hindu, Muslim or Sikh fairs and festivals are religiously observed in the entire state of Jammu and Kashmir.

Besides the above, there are a number of other local fairs and festivals in Jammu and Kashmir that are celebrated with much fervor across the state. A large number of such festivals in Kashmir are associated with religious occasions and involve worship of deities. Besides these, J&K fairs in India are also a veritable reflection of the glorious culture and legacy of the state.

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List of Fair and Festivals in Jammu & Kashmir

All Over Ladakh

Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir is flocked by tourists every year, not only because of its picturesque location but also because of the colorful... read more»

Tulip Festival in Srinagar
To be Announced

One of its kind in India, the Tulip Festival in Kashmir celebrates the blooming season of the magnificent Tulips. Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip... read more»

Sindhu Darshan Festival, Jammu & Kashmir
To be Announced
All Over Ladakh

The Sindhu Darshan Festival is an extraordinary pageantry that takes place in Jammu and is one of the most colorful and attractive fiestas held in... read more»

Yuru Kabgyat festival in Leh, Jammu & Kashmir
To be Announced
Lamayuru Monastery, Ladakh

 The Yuru Kabgyat is a two day long festival which is held with tremendous zeal and enthusiasm at Lamayuru, located 127 kilometer from Leh.... read more»

Hemis Festival in Ladakh
To be Announced
Hemis Monastery, Ladakh

Bringing the colorful shades of festivities in the barren, deserted land of Ladakh, Hemis festival is one event that greatly represents the analogy... read more»

Karsha Gustor Festival, Leh & Ladakh
Start Date: 30/07/2020
End Date: 31/07/2020
Karsha Monastery, Ladakh

The fete of Oracles held in Stok is commonly known as Zanskar (KarshaGustor). Presently Stok is a Royal Residence. At the Zanskar (KarshaGustor) it... read more»

Thiksay Gustor Festival in Jammu and Kashmir
Start Date: 03/11/2020
End Date: 04/11/2020
All Over Ladakh

Ladakh in Jammu and Kashmir is famous for a number of monastic festivals that are held throughout the year in different monasteries of the region.... read more»

Galdan Namchot in Jammu and Kashmir
Start Date: 21/12/2020
End Date: 21/12/2020
All Over Ladakh

Jammu and Kashmir remains vibrant with colorful festivals all year through, giving them a fine respite from the hard way of living in this northern... read more»

Losar Celebrations in Jammu and Kashmir
Start Date: 27/12/2019
End Date: 27/12/2019
All Over Ladakh

India is the land of myriad festivals which are held all across the different states of the country. There is hardly any place in India which is... read more»

Amarnath Yatra, Jammu & Kashmir
Start Date: 21/07/2020
End Date: 03/08/2020

Amarnath yatra is the most revered pilgrimage in Hinduism, one which every Hindu aspires to embark on once in his lifetime. This religious Yatra is... read more»

All Over Ladakh

Spitok Gutor Zanskar is one of the major fairs and festivals in Jammu and Kashmir that is celebrated with much fervor across the state to mark the... read more»

Ladakh- the little Tibet, the cold desert atop India, Ladakh offers magnificent sights and sounds that have been mesmerizing tourists, adventure... read more»

Mansar Food and Craft Mela is one of the finest fair at Jammu. It continues for three days and attracts tourists from across the globe because of... read more»

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