If you are visiting Jaipur between 29 October - 07 November 2019, spice up your visit and take part in the Navaratri Festival! Navaratri means “the nine nights”- the festival of worship, dance, music and fun is dedicated to Goddess Durga. The festival is an integral part of India's culture and is celebrated with great fervor and enthusiasm across India and especially in Rajasthan.
In the evening, you will be picked up from your hotel and will be taken to a popular family-run heritage hotel. The Navratri festival is one of the most sought after festivals in India and especially in the Indian state of Rajasthan. The nine-day fest of Navratri is organized every year, celebrating the nine forms of Goddess Durga. The celebration during each of the nine-days begins with the arti. During Navratri people from far and wide visit Jaipur to witness the divine celebrations and to offer prayers to Goddess Durga. There are different shrines of the Goddess, located across the state. People adorned with colorful and traditional costumes perform the Garba (form of dance done with a dandiya stick in hand) folk dance till late midnight. Later you can also join the dancers and tap your feet to the traditional Rajasthani Garba Dance. Celebrate with other families over a cup of tea, served with traditional mouthwatering festive snacks and sweets prepared by the womenfolk. Do not forget to pay an ear to the enthralling tales they share. Enhance this exotic experience by treating your tastebuds with finger licking Rajasthani cuisines. Enjoy this age old festival with the true spirit of festivity and fly back to your home with memories to last you a lifetime.