The 5 Must See Indian Festivals To Celebrate in March

Chapchar Kut – 1 March – Mizoram

Chapchar-Kut-Mizoram

The annual harvest festival of Mizoram is the spring festival celebrated with great fervour and gaiety in in a village called Suaipui. Chapchar Kut is the most joyful festival of the Mizo and most famous among the three Kuts Chapchar Kut, Mim Kut and Pawl Kut.

Maha Shivaratri – 10 March – Haridwar

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The Grand Night festival is known as Maha Shivratri and belong to the worship of God of all gods Lord Shiva. Maha Shivaratri is one of the most important and a very sacred festival of Hindu and celebrated as a day of fasting in the honor of great god Lord Shiva. Each and Every Lord Shiva temple is crowded with thousands of devotees during the whole night and day.

Arattupuzha Pooram – 25 March – Thrissur

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The spectacular Arattupuzha Pooram also known as grand-daddy of all Poorams, takes place in front of the famous Sree Sastha Temple in the city of Thrissur. Arattupuzha is known as the meeting place of all the Gods and the temple of Sree Sastha also host the world’s second oldest festival “Devamela”. The well decorated lined up elephants are the grand spectacle of annual Arattupuzha Pooram festival.

Elephant Festival – 26 March -Jaipur

Elephant-festival-Jaipur

The Elephant Festival of Jaipur held every year during the Holi festival, usually in the month of March. Elephant Festival begins with beautifully decorated elephant along wih camels, horses and folk dancers.

Holi – 27 March – Barsana

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The Festivals of color is most popular Indian festival to celebrate in the world. It is also known Phagwah and celebrate for 10 days to 1 month in the Braj region or villages of Mathura, Vrindavan, Nandagaon and Barsana. The Braj region is the most famous and popular tourist destinations during the season of Holi and Lath mar Holi is best one.
Other major festival and events to celebrate in month of march are Shigmo festival, Gudi Padwa,Ugadi and Vishu, Parippally Gajamela, Thirunakkara Arattu,International Yoga festival,Shab-e-Miraj and Easter.