Monday 27 February 2017

Festivals in March in India, 2017

Winter Season is about to go and the month of March welcomes you with a spring twist. March is the
season that brings the joy of festival and makes people to celebrate it in their own way. So I provide you the list of various festivals that can make you to come to Incredible India and be the part of these iconic festivals.

International Yoga Festival

March 1-7, 2017 – Rishikesh

International Yoga Festival was first organized by the Government of Uttar Pradesh in 1989 and from
2001 the Government of Uttarakhand takes this responsibility. This festival is growing year after year as people from every corner of the world come to synchronize their mind, heart, body and soul.

Chettikulangara Bharani

March 3, 2017 – Chettikulangara Bhagavathy Temple, Kerala

Chettikulangara Bharani festival celebrates annually and showcases the cultural richness of the state.
The attraction of these festivals is the parade of huge decorated structures that are taken out in a
ceremonial procession. This is one of the best time to visit Kerala - God’s Own Country and becomes the part of this annual extravaganza.

Chapchar Kut

March 3, 2017 – Aizawl, Mizoram

Chapchar Kut festival is named after bamboo wherein Women’s showcase various tribal dances performances on the beats of drum. The Drum is being played by the men using the bamboo sticks. Chapchar Kut is a festival that not only deals with dance but arts, food, handicrafts that will help you to understand the culture.

Paripally Gajamela

March 3, 2017 – Paripally, Kerala

Paripally is a town in Thiruvananthapuram and Gajamela is the combination of two different words i.e “Gaja” another word for elephant and “mela” represent fair. So it is the festival of unique elephant’s pageant that heads towards the Kodimoottil Bhagavathy temple to be the part of Gajamela.

Holika Dahan

March 12, 2017 – All over India

Holika Dahan is celebrated a night before Holi by burning the devil, Holika. Days before this festival
people start gathering woods and burn than on the eve of Holi. This signifies the victory of good over


March 13, 2017 – All over India

Holi is also known as the “Festival of Colors”. Holi gets its name from Holika wherein the devil is burnt a day before Holi in order to save Prahlad by Lord Vishnu. It represents the power of Devotion over the evil. This festival is celebrated by covering everyone with different colored powder and water.

Thirunakkara Arattu

March 15-24, 2017 - Thirunakkara Mahadeva Temple, Kerala

It is a temple festival that celebrated for 10 days. The Thirunakkara Mahadeva temple is located in the heart of the Kottaym, Kerala. The major attraction of Thirunakkara Arattu festival is the all night
Kathakali dance performance.


March 24 – April 7, 2017 – Goa

Shigmotsav also known as Gulalotsav is the biggest spring festival. Just like Holi it is also a festival of color. The most popular event in the Shigmotsav is the Ghode Modni Martial Arts Horse dance.

Konkan Turtle Festival

March 27, 2017 – Velas Beach, Maharashtra

The most unique and important festival that the month of March has kept with himself is Konkan Turtle Festival. The highly endangered Olive Ridley Turtle babies make their way towards the sea.

So, Plan a trip to Incredible India by Travelsite India this march and becomes the part of these festivals. Start customizing your tour today with Travelsite India the most trusted and reliable Travel Company in India by saying Hi to +91-9911274157 or dropping a mail at for more info visit

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