Desert Festival Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

The 3-day Desert festival held every year in Jaisalmer, Rajasthanis a special event that the locals & tourists enjoy with great anticipation and excitement. The calm desert Jaisalmer springs to life annually during the month of February as the villagers from in and around Jaisalmer come together to celebrate the happening Desert festival Rajasthan.

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Rajasthan Tours offers online travel booking and information on tour packages that take you to this three-day jamboree that is a juxtaposition of open air folk dance performances, puppet shows, excitement, snake charmers and stalls painted with the vivid colors of gaiety and joy.

The pulsating Fire, Ghair & Ghoomar dances, colorful swirling skirts and tie and dye dupattas with lots of folk music with bedecked desert and camels stalls and tents add to the brilliant charm of the Desert festival of Jaisalmer.

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Besides the customary camel races the colorful turban tying competition and the Desert competition that marks the festivities are most highlights of this Desert festival that enlivens the Jaisalmer sands. The festival activities are held with the Sam Sand dunes and the Jaisalmer Fort as the ancient backdrops that bring to the fore the bewitching Jaisalmer charm. The camel polo and camel dance events offer you an opportunity to appreciate the camel and its sport skills. Folk songs & ballads sung by local bards fill the atmosphere with the spirit of desert romance and make a fabulous ambience that reminds you of the ancient glory of Jaisalmer.

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On the third day of the lively and animated desert festival the Jaisalmer sands are filled with a new spirit with an open air sound and light show that concludes the Desert festival with a grand finale.

The Desert festival Jaisalmer is sponsored by the Rajasthan Tourism Department and is nothing but a marvelous celebration of Rajasthan crafts and folk arts. This festival serves as an excellent platform for showcasing the creative and long standing cultural traditions of golden Rajasthan. Rajasthan Tours ensures that you get a unique opportunity to be a part of this splendid cultural gala & feel the regal magnificence of Jaisalmer, firsthand.

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Among the interesting highlights of the Desert festival the stalls and tents displaying handcrafted carpets, goods, rugs and clothing are quite interesting.