Top 5 Winter Festivals For Dec 2016

The cold breeze, lazy days, and cosy nights, yes winter has finally arrived, along with it the vibrant joy of festivity too.

Pack your bags and gear up to welcome all the winter festivals in India.

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1. Kutch Mahotsav

The carnival of art, music and dance has already started and awaits you in the vast salt desert of Rann of Kutch. Hundreds of shadows dancing under the full moon night is a sight to behold. Revive the celebration of century-old traditions at the Kutch Mahotsav 2016. A host of activities like horse riding, camel safaris, bird watching, paramotoring, archery, Giant Chess, and much more are available for the entertainment of the tourists.

Dates – 1st November 2016 – 20th February 2017
Place – Kutch, Gujarat


2. Sunburn Festival


Be a part of Asia’s largest electronic music festival Sunburn 10, which this year will be organised in Kesnand in Pune District. It is the part of the year when you can actually forget about the world and get into a state of trance. Here the party never ends. So, hold on for the ‘Sunburn AfterDark’ parties. Dance to the tune of best international DJs, Axwell, Afrojack, Mark Knight and much more. Apart from the great music and rave parties, get ready to devour on sumptuous food and unlimited drinks.

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Place – Kesnand, Dist. Pune, Maharashtra
Dates – 28th to 31st December
Some Important Events
28 Dec – Armin van Buuren, Afrojack + many more

29 Dec – Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike + many more

30 Dec – Axwell Λ Ingrosso + many more

31 Dec – KSHMR + many more


3. Hornbill Festival

Named after the most worshipped bird of the state, the Hornbill Festival is celebrated annually with much zeal in Nagaland. The festival aims to bring together the cultural harmony of the tribes and preserve and promote their cultural heritage.

People come together for this gathering and merrymaking in the form of dancing and singing. Displays of handicrafts, handloom, multi-cuisine, and local food stalls are put up. A speciality of their culture, rice beer is also made in rich amount for everyone to get enough of it. Book cheap flights and make your travel experience better.

Dates – 1st to 10th December 2016

Place – Kohima, Nagaland
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4. Poush Mela

Poush Mela is an annual fair that is celebrated with much fervour in Shantiniketan during the month of December. The fair lasts for three days and characterises the live performances of Bengali folk music performers-Bauls. These are the wandering minstrels that sing Bengali songs while playing their instrument Ektara. Be a part of this celebration of colours at Poush Mela in Shantiniketan.

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Dates – 23rd to 26th December
Place – Santiniketan, Birbhum district, West Bengal



5. Desert Festival

The barren desert of Jaisalmer comes alive with colour and celebration during the three-day extravaganza of the Desert Festival. The celebration takes place amidst the beautiful dunes of the Thar Desert in the Sam Dunes. People dress up in traditional clothes, sing, and dance on to the music that depicts the joys and tragedies of the desert. On the last day of the festival, a Rajasthani folk concert is held, which is followed by Air Force display, a cricket match, and parachute dropping.

Dates – 8th to 10th February
Place – Jaisalmer


So what are you waiting for? Leave your beds, grab the handsome cashback and be a part of winter celebration this year with your close ones!