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Clémentine, Travel experte in india

Clémentine, Travel experte in india

Can you hear the sound of the timpani and the zither? It’s the call to come and travel, have a change of scene and join in in the celebrations! Attending a cultural or religious festival whilst on holiday in Asia is a great way to get acquainted with the country’s culture and traditions and immerse yourself in authentic experiences.

Rajasthan in India is known for its many festivals that animate this region, the kingdom of Maharajas, shepherd and Rajput warriors. I invite you to discover this region of India during sufii or gipsy, festivals that take place in Jodhpur, or come and join me at the fabulous Pushkar fair. Buddhist festivals in Tibet, Bhutan and more generally in the Himalayas are also amazing celebrations that bring monasteries to life: sacred places full of spirituality become home to these festivals which you can join in and witness history. My advice to you is to plan your holiday to Asia around one of these most magnificent festivals to add something a little special to your holiday. You can head over to our festival calendar to see what dates would work or simply contact a Travel Expert today who will help you organise your holiday to Asia peppered with festivals.

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Cultural and religious festivals and celebrations

Cultural and religious festivals and celebrations

Cultural and religious festivals and celebrations

Festivals in Asia – when to go?

If you want to share an atmosphere of jubilation and fervour with the crowds, dance and walk among beautiful, bright colours authentically experience culture and traditions, then a religious or cultural festival in Asia is for you. We create specific tours throughout the year which quench your curiosity and take you right to the heart of these festivals for you discover these wonderful celebrations.

Cultural immersion at Asian festivals and celebrations

Whether you are travelling to Indonesia, Sri Lanka, Burma, India or a Himalayan country such as Bhutan, Nepal or Tibet, the richness of the culture is such that you can really go deep into these countries and go off the beaten track and truly immerse yourself into the lands as you interact with local people and learn about their ways and traditions. This is especially true if you attend a religious or cultural festival in Asia. Ask one of our many Travel Experts who are based in Asia and have attended these festivals themselves, to plan your tailor-made holiday to Asia around a religious and cultural festival, so you can experience something unique and beautiful. We highly recommend attending the Pushkar Fair in India which celebrates Indian heritage in a way like no other.

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7 reasons to attend a cultural or religious festival in Asia

7 reasons to attend a cultural or religious festival in Asia

  1. Participate and be part of colourful events and celebrations in Asia. There’s plenty throughout the year for you to pick from

  2. Discover and begin to understand the different local cultures that are celebrated at the festivals

  3. Discover ancestral traditions at one of the many religious festivals in Bhutan

  4. Be dazzled by the wide variety of festivals: from dancing monks in Bhutan to the contemporary music festival in the Jodhpur Fort

  5. Attend the one-of-a-kind Phuskar camel fair, not to be missed

  6. Choose to travel differently: festivals are a different way to see a country that offer unbeatable cultural immersion

  7. Don’t worry about missing out on a festival if you book with us. We’ll take care of all the logistics, you just need to have fun
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