INDIAN FAIRS AND FESTIVALS IN NOVEMBER
Kumaon Festival (Kumaon, U.P.): Join the enchanting Kumaonis in the shadow of snowy peaks as they step into the joyous rhythms of their festival.
Pushkar Mela (Pushkar, Rajasthan): Cattle and camel trading and camel racing bring alive the desert. Devotees also throng the Brahma temple here.
Hampi Festival (Hampi, Karnataka): The magnificent ruins of Hampi come alive during this lively festival of music and dance.
Shamlaji Melo (Shamlaji, Gujarat): The Kartik Purnima Fair at this site of the renowned Vaishnav shrine where people of all castes and communities, including tribals from neighbouring districts assemble to celebrate.
Vautha Mela (Vautha, Gujarat): The tiny village of Vautha with a population of 2000 swells to 200,000 during this grand fair where pilgrims from many communities assemble in their colourful clothes for trade and festivities.
Lucknow Festival (Lucknow, U.P.): It recreates the days of the Nawabs with 10 days of Kathak dances, sarangi and sitar recitals, kite flying, cock fighting and other traditional festivities.