It’s commonly said that ‘travel broadens mind horizons’ and ‘sojourns transform the perception of the mind’. To unravel the reasons for historically famous and important sites, religious and other forms of tales, relics or legends. Perhaps to get a clearer impression of what really makes those places famous in the very first place.
Festivals celebrate life and heritage; eulogize bygone eras in memory that profoundly affect society in its existence. India is known as the land of festivals. For every aspect of life is celebrated with pomp and gaiety that travel alone can avail rich chances and opportunities to see and experience for oneself the beauty these festivals encompasses. Kite festival is celebrated variedly in different parts of India with hallmark inscriptions for a change of season as on golden triangle India tours.
Kite Festival Character
Kite Festival in Jaipur
Kites festival also known as Makar Sakranti is synonymous with transition in the lunar constellation on the Indian landmass. Kites are flown in various colors, shapes, textures and sizes like square, triangular and some in jigsaw or irregular shapes. The festival comes at favorable weather conditions that help in harvesting of agricultural crops like pulses. Kite festival which falls immediately after mild and foggy Indian winter celebrates the warmer outdoors and fairly warm weather. This also favors ripening of crops and the beautiful transition to spring for the abundance of flower blossoms all around. Jaipur translated to mean victory in the Hindi, is famous with the Maharajas, Forts, Palaces, Sand dunes as well as the Ranthambore tiger reserves.
Kite Festivals in Delhi
The cosmopolitan nature of the city gives it the impression of exotic unique city. Social and cultural identity is however appeals universally that each aspect plays role to build its image. Kite festival is national passion and is the first major festival in Indian festival calendar year. The presence of some of the best tourist attractions in India at Delhi like the Red Fort, Jama Masjid, Quatab Minar, Akshardham Temple, Lotus Temple, India Gate and many more gives this festival global appeal.
Kites fly in the sky from morning to evening with loud music blaring to enjoy the change in weather.
Kite Flying in Agra
Kite festival is celebrated with equal fervor on the golden triangle India tours. It’s a festival to celebrate the change of weather and start of harvest season. There are several themes that can be localized for a particular area. Though Agra is known as the home to world monuments like the Taj Mahal, Akbars Tombs, Chini ka Rauza, Fatehpur Sikri and many others it’s known to celebrate this festival in major way.
The international kite festival in the neighbor state of Gujarat draws tourists foreign and local to enjoy the warm weather, brace for summer and enjoy kite flying.