India is known for its incredible festivals! The world renowned Indian festival of colours- Holi brings in unique experience every year. No wonder with Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh Adityanath Yogi making efforts to popularise the traditional holi form of Lat Mar- the holi revellers including Indian and others from world over coming to different parts of India will have more reasons to cheer the holi experience.
One of royal treats this Holi on offer is to experience the festival of colors with a splash of royalty. Soak in the festive gala with some of India’s royal families at Taj Hotels Palaces Resorts Safaris authentic Rajput Palaces in Rajasthan. It surely will create memories for a lifetime.
To begin with at the Blue City of Jodhpur the Umaid Bhawan Palace is one such delightful option. Its one of the great palaces of India, perched high above the desert capital of Jodhpur, where the royal family still resides. All guests at Umaid Bhawan Palace can take part in two days of celebrations, including the lighting of the bonfire on the eve of Holi, a day of playful colour throwing and enjoying the mesmerising Gair folk dances in the peacock filled palace gardens.
The lakeside ceremonies at Udaipur is another such experience awaiting connoisseurs. At the exquisite 18th century Taj Lake Palace guests can be a part of the Holika Dahan, the symbolic burning of evil in a traditional ceremony at the City Palace joined in by the royal family. The next morning, they don Indian traditional ethnic wear to be ferried across to the Badipal Jetty to throw organic dry colours over each other with local musicians and Dhol drummers playing, surrounded by the shimmering waters of Lake Pichola.
Another option, which one should avail is to visit the Pink City during this festive time and experience from the luxury of the historic Rambagh Palace- Holika Dahan and top these experiences with sumptuous food and cultural performances. Home of the erstwhile Maharaja of Jaipur and his wife Maharani Gayatri Devi, Rambagh Palace with its rich textures, opulent furnishings and ornamental gardens exudes regal elegance.