Perks Of Travelling In The Month Of April
Winter has already bid adieu and now is the time when we should embrace the vibes of the summer. But before summoning our souls in the hands of summer, we have to come across spring, which has also some amazing gifts in its list to offer. During this time of the year, Mother Nature blooms into her youth and spreads an aura of vibrant colors that mesmerizes our soul. Apart from the colors of nature, India also witnesses some vivacious festivals in the month of April that signifies the cultural gaudiness of the country along with its geographical diversity. Here, we are going to introduce you to some amazing festivals in April in India, which will make you amazed.
Aoling Festival- The Tribal Gem Of India
Aoling festival is the brainchild of the Konyak tribe of the Nagaland, which was once known for headhunting tradition. But, in the course of time, the headhunting tradition faded, and now, they bestow this festival for the purpose of agriculture and farming. They celebrate this festival as soon as they are done with the sowing of the seeds and it is the time when the Konyaks relax. This festival is celebrated for 6 days and takes its most blooming shapes in the fourth day when they meet their friends and relatives and relishes the time over a feast. Konyaks dedicate the rest of the days to the elder member of the family and lend their hand in the cleaning of the village and homes. It is one of the liveliest April 2019 India festivals.
Tulip Festival- Straight From The Land Of Heaven
If you ever get the chance to witness this colorful marvel, you will be able to fathom why Emperor Jahangir considered this place as a Jannat, meaning heaven. This festival reflects the exquisiteness of the tulip flowers and celebrates their blooming. Once you head to the Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden, you will be astounded by the varieties of the colors, which you will find on the seven terraces of the garden. The colors of these tulip flowers will craft a symphony on your soul and will also soothe your nerves. Apart from the different varieties of tulips flowers like hyacinths, narcissus and daffodils add up to the charisma of this festival. You can look for numerous packages of India Tourism that will land you in the city of Srinagar where you can feed your eyes with the Tulip festival.
Celebrated in the state of Maharashtra, GudiPadwa takes place on the first day of the Hindu month of Chaitra. According to the Hindu mythology and the belief of the people, Lord Brahma created the universe during this day, and for that reason, GudiPadwa is celebrated with full enthusiasm amongst the people of Maharashtra. During the festival, people decorate their home with colorful and beautiful rangolis. One of the most important rituals or you can say the tradition of this festival is that people place something important in the entrance of the house, which is called a gudhi flag along with coconut, mango, flowers and neem leaves. All of these things are set in a silver vessel. You can opt for any Mumbai tourism packages that will take you to the city during the time of Gudi Padwa.
Gangaur is one of the most significant festivals of Rajasthan, which is dedicated to Lord Shiva and Goddess Parvati, his significant other. During the time of this festival, the whole land of Rajasthan experiences an energetic vibe and people celebrate this with the utmost zeal. Gangaur is especially significant for the women of Rajasthan because, on that day, they pray to Parvati- the Goddess of strength, beauty, and power to sanctify them with a husband whose character has the resemblance with Lord Shiva. If you can visit Jaipur during the time of the Gangaur festival, you can witness a delightful procession of women, who carry the earthen lamps called ghudilas. The procession starts from the Zanani-Deodhi of city palace and heads towards the city’s Talkatora. Upon reaching Talkatora, they place these lamps in the water, which creates a magnificent and psychedelic sight. It is one of the most vivid April month festival 2019.
If you are visiting Punjab in the month of April, it will be hard for you to stay away from vibes of the festival of Baisakhi. This festival marked its beginning when the Khalsa Panth cult was founded by the tenth Sikh Guru almost before 300 years. On this day, people visit the Gurudwaras early in the morning to offer prayers and to perform the community langad. Also, if you are someone who loves photography you will surely get some amazing pictures during the time of this festival.
If you are an ardent music lover and has an eclectic taste in Music, this festival is surely going to fascinate you. This festival signifies the glory of Lord Hanuman and is dedicated to him. Apart from mythological significance, this festival also experiences the gatherings of some of the finest musicians of India, who perform during this day. This festival starts at 07:30 in the evening and goes on until the wee hours of the day. Some of the musicians who have performed in this festival are Pt. Hariprasad Chaurasia, Pandit Jasraj, Anup Jalota, Pt. Rajan Sajan Mishra and Pt. Vishwamohan Bhat. So, if you opt for Varanasi Tourism, make sure of the fact that the Sankat Mochan festival is bound to be there in the list.
As soon as the spring enters the land of Assam, people there gear up for the festival of Bihu. During that time, they buy new outfits and spend time with their families and friends. According to their tradition, they worship cattle by cleaning them and then providing them with the goodies, which they can devour. Young boys and girls perform the Bihu dance during the time of the festival.
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