Unique Dussehra Celebration at Bay Village A 160plus years old tradition

Cultural & Theme Tours in India
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Tour description

In Bay Village of Sikar district, Dussehra is celebrated not by burning the effigies of Ravan but locals divide themselves into two groups and enact a war between armies of Ram and Ravan. Believe it or don’t the enthusiasm is so high as though a real war is being fought. Step into to a real but not so real Ramayan Yudh Bhoomi.

HighlightsLife in a 160+ year old village and how it is kept alive.Joining Ramji’s army or fight alongside Veer Hanuman.The victory is celebrated by carrying out a procession accompanied by specular fireworks.Itinerary:

On reaching Bay you will be surprised to see the village décor. Your guide from the village will share about the tradition of Dussehra and introduce you to the villageAfter a welcome drink and quick snacks, you will move towards the celebration groundYou can choose to dress up in the costumes, represent one of the armies and participate in the battle of Good (Ram) over evil (Ravana), else you can enjoy from the audience arena as the battle unfoldsAfter a couple of hours, you will head back to the village for an authentic Rajasthani Lunch. You can go behind the scenes and see the preparations and understand more about the Rajasthani cuisineAfter lunch, you can choose to relax, stroll around the village, shop at the fair or go back to the Celebration ground to witness the climax of the battleReturn to Jaipur by late evening with exquisite and everlasting memories & experience.Meals:Lunch at the villageActivities:Rural Living

What's included

  • Lunch at the village
  • Guide Charges

What's not included

  • Any items/services which are personal in nature
  • All the travel and transportation
  • Any extra expenses due to delays arising from bad weather and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Any medical expenses.
  • Any other expenses of any nature not included in the INCLUSIONS section.