Elephant Fesival Jaipur
Elephant Festival Jaipur 3 March
The Elephant Festival is a unique event held annually in Jaipur,
the capital of Rajasthan. Groomed to perfection, glittering in gold,
row upon row of elephants catwalk before an enthralled audience.
The elephants move gracefully in procession, run races, play the
regal game of polo, and finally participate in the spring festival
of Holi. It is festival time for the elephants.
A festival where elephants are the centre of attraction. The festival
begins with a procession of elephants, camels and horses, followed
by lively folk dancers. Elephant races, elephant-polo matches and
a most interesting tug of war between elephants and men, are all
part of this spectacular event.
How to Reach
Jaipur Airport, Sanganer is at a distance of around
11km from the city center. Indian Airlines, Jet Airways and domestivc
carriers operate regular flighta to and from Jaipur. There are direct
flights to Delhi, Mumbai, Udaipur, Jodhpur, Aurangabad, and some
other cities from Jaipur.
The train service to Jaipur is available from all
the major parts of the country. The direct connections to Jaipur
are from Bikaner, Jodhpur, Udaipur, Ahmedabad, Secunderabad, Agra,
Lucknow, Mumbai, Chennai and Calcutta.
Jaipur is well connected by road to various parts
of India. Delhi-Jaipur national highway is one of the finest roads
in India. Rajasthan roadways runs excellent regular service of AC
and Deluxe Coaches from Delhi