Fatehsagar to host Flower Show for 10 days

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Beginning from 25th December 2017 till 3rd January 2018 a visual and sensory treat of flowers is organized at Fatehsagar pal in Udaipur. The locals and tourists can enjoy the beauty of flowers by visiting Fatehsagar pal in Udaipur.

The  promenade aims to providing a feeling of freshness to the public of Udaipur and tourists as well. Those who have developed beautiful plant gallery at their homes can also be a part of the flower show and display their plants. To make everyone aware of the importance of environment conservation, it has been decided to give away plants free of cost like previous years. Fatehsagar is a striking tourist destination that becomes more alluring when these fragrant flowers are kept on display there.

So pack your bags for Udaipur and, apart from the royal heritage grandeur of the Lake City, treat your senses with various colourful flowers and carry home some of the beauty with you!

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Rajasthan Heritage Week 2017 showcases modern clothing infused with noble thoughts

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In the midst of great line up of events taking place in and around Rajasthan, the third edition of Rajasthan Heritage Week stands out as one of the biggest events of the state. Launched in Jaipur on 7th December 2017 with a fabulous lineup of designers & master artisans, the fashion and apparel event is a platform where the designers will showcase The New Face of Khadi, bringing a new vibrancy and modernity to our not so humble fabric of freedom at Hotel Diggi Palace Jaipur. Inaugurated by the Hon. Chief Minister of Rajasthan, Vasundhara Raje, whose State boasts of the highest number of artisans and craftsmen, the evening was commenced by the National Award winning weaver Mustakeen Kachara and Mohammed Sabir, farah Ansari, Sita Ramji, Feroz Bhai and Mohammed Yaseen.

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The first day of the event featured internationally renowned designers like Bibi Russell, whose contribution to the revival of handwoven textiles in her native Bangladesh is immeasurable, inspiring the CM to invite her to Jaipur to replicate her success.

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Other prominent designers who showcased their creations on the first day were Neeraj Raj Babuta , Ajay Veer Singh (Shri Lanka), Manish Saxena (Bangalore) Swati Vijaivargie (Jaipur), Bibi Russell (Bangladesh) Malvika Singh (New Delhi), Himmat Singh (Jaipur) Madina (Uzbekistan) Rajesh Pratap Singh (New Delhi)

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Here’s a peek into the First Day of Rajasthan Heritage Week 2017, which is beautifully showcasing and promoting the heritage textiles of Rajasthan from 08th December to 10th December at Diggi Palace, Jaipur.

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Festivals you really should not miss in Rajasthan this December

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Rajasthan is the land of fairs and festivals. Tourists specially look upon to this time of the year for soaking themselves into the colors of the state as the festivals and fairs are the right time to experience the full fledged glory of the vibrant Rajasthan.  So we are here with a list of exciting festivals and fairs that should totally be in the bucket lists of all the tourists visiting Rajasthan in December.

  1. RAJASTHAN HERITAGE WEEK (7-10 DECEMBER):

 

Rajasthan Heritage week is the event presented by the khadi board and government of Rajasthan. It showcases the traditional textile art of Rajasthan from talented designers all around the world. The festival is going to be held at the famous Diggi Palace,Jaipur. All those who want to explore a new side of fashion industry should surely attend the festival.

  1. MAGNETIC FIELD FESTIVAL (15-17 DECEMBER):

 

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The festival is a good mix of music, food and fun and is aimed at showcasing the India’s rich and vibrant creative music community to the world. It is held at the Alsisar Mahal and observes participation from best musicians from around the world. It attracts an audience of young and adventurous urbanities every year, so give it a try once and you would also be a regular visitor year after year.

  1. SHREE THE SACRED FESTIVAL ( 16-17 DECEMBER):

This festival is a religious festival of music, yoga and meditation which is to be held at Pushkar. The soulful musical performances take the onlookers on a sacred journey.  Hymns and religious songs would be the major highlights of the festival .All those interested should definitely not give it a miss

  1. RANAKPUR FESTIVAL ( 21-22 DECEMBER):

Ranakpur is one of the five most important pilgrimages of Jainism. The famous Ranakpur Jain temple attracts large number of tourists from all over the world.

Ranakpur festival is organized with an aim of giving ultimate fun and enjoyment to its attendees. The activities range from yoga, hot air ballooning, visiting the Ranakpur temple, classical performances and what not! So pack your bags and participate in the festival.

  1. TAALBELIA FESTIVAL( 23-25 DECEMBER):

Music would be on your mind when you visit the three day Taalbelia festival at Mandawa town in Jhunjhunu. The patrons will have the taste of three types of music contemporary, classical and folk; in addition to that there would be adventurous activities, Rajasthani art and scrumptious food.

 

  1. WINTER FESTIVAL MOUNT ABU (29-30 DECEMBER):

 

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Mount Abu is the only hill station of the Desert state Rajasthan. Its cool and pleasant weather makes it the must visit in every season and winters make the city more beautiful. The winter festival of Mount Abu is aimed at portraying the beauty of the hill station and presenting the warm hospitality and traditional values of the people in front of the tourists. Talking about its USP it is the only festival in Rajasthan that engages the participants in the game of cricket, apart from that it has poetry recitations, rowing and kite flying and many more. A must visit for all those who want to see the beautiful oasis in the desert state.

Happy Traveling to Rajasthan 🙂

 

 

Ta Blu Music Festival Celebrates its 14 Fabulous Years

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One of the finest & oldest luxury hotels situated in the heart of Jaipur – Hotel Clarks Amer is once again coming with the Ta Blu Music Festival which began 14 years back as a wintry weekend of music, but has now become one of Jaipur’s most innovative, intrepid, and enchanting music festivals.

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Ta Blu Festival is an international music festival being organized from 6th to 9th December this year.  As a part of this festival, live concerts will take place on all three nights on Ta Blu rooftop for which musical artists and bands from all across the globe will be visiting the city.

‘The power of music is supreme and can be felt everywhere, but when it’s played live, it truly spills magic’, says Timmy Kumar, Founder of Ta Blu Music Festival.

The grand celebration of its 14 fabulous years will begin on 6th December with performance by a popular Modern Post-Rock band – As We Keep Searching followed by the blues rock band – Soulmate. The second day i.e. 7th December comes with a pretty chance to dance to the tunes of Faridkot and Tejas. The last day will acquaint you with the melodious tunes by the music band – When Chai Met Toast to be followed by the performance of Indo-Israeli artist & Qawwali maestro – Shye Ben Tzur & The Rajasthan Express.

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Ta Blu – the very name calls to mind the images of a surreal rooftop vibes, wide array of beverages, starry sky, non-stop music, crazy dancing & lip-smacking food. For 14 years, the sprawling lounge situated at one of the most genteel hotels of pink city is known for its exquisite ambiance, live music concerts & exciting events.

New Air India flights to connect Golden Triangle-Delhi-Jaipur-Agra

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December, which is a tourist’s season of Rajasthan, gets a real boon with the latest announcement by Air India for the Golden Triangle. The Golden Triangle, covering the lands of maharajas and nawabs/ mughals in the three cities of Jaipur, Agra, and Delhi makes for the must visit places in tourists itinerary.

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Now, the ‘Golden Triangle’ of Delhi-Jaipur-Agra’ will soon give much more convenience to the travellers with the start of Jaipur-Agra sector flights from December 8.

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The thrice-a-week flight will be operational on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday.

Departure- Jaipur 11am to Agra at noon.

Fare- Jaipur-Agra minimum fare is Rs 2007

Arrival- Agra 1.15 PM- Jaipur- 2.15

Fare- Agra-Jaipur is Rs 1680.

The inaugural flight has been scheduled for December 8, Friday, after which regular flights will be operational from December 11 Monday. The flight is being launched under UDAN scheme by Alliance Air. An ATR aircraft will be used for this sector.

As far as Delhi-Jaipur connectivity is concerned, Flight AI 9687 departs from Delhi at 9.55 am and arrives in Jaipur at 10.55 am while Flight AI 9688 departs Jaipur at 1.35 pm and reached Delhi at 2.35 pm.

Udaipur Wins Big at Condé Nast Traveller-Readers Travel Awards 2017

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After being declared as the ‘Best Wedding Destination’, Udaipur has got another honour. The city has been awarded as the second best ‘Favorite Indian Leisure Destination’ by Conde Nast Traveller India. Divya Thani, Editor in Chief of Condé Nast Traveller magazine conferred the award at the award function organized in New Delhi.

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The city of lakes offers much needed break to the tourists coming here. The sight of Pichhola Lake and Fateh Sagar Lake is enough to rejuvenate tired minds and bodies. This small city is a hot favourite of both national and international tourists due to its beauty and unhurried pace of life. Besides the lakes, City Palace, Jagdish Temple, Jag Mandir, Sahelion ki Bari, Bagore ki Haveli and Eklingji Temple are other popular sites of Udaipur. Whenever you feel like slowing down a little, Udaipur has to be your destination.

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Leopard Safari to Start in Jhalana Forest from Next Month

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Rajasthan is well-known for its multiple national parks. People come here to have a glimpse of elusive wild animals and migratory birds. To add to the already existing safaris, Jhalana Forest is coming up with a leopard safari. The forest in Jaipur has a good population of leopards so it was only obvious to let people see them.

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The safari will open to public from 1st of December. The cost of full day safaris is rupees ten thousand and for half day, it’s rupees five thousand for tourists. Add this leopard destination to your winter holiday list.

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