India is a land of many ironies and there are unlimited things you can do here. The diversity of its religions, colors of its multiple seasons, variety of its food and the offbeat topography, everything is in sync with its charisma and beauty. Travellers from across the globe visit India and its million shades, but the most sought-after are the festivals. Here is a list of Festivals in 2018 for your better planning and preparation.
January 14th – Makar Sankranti
February 13th – Maha Shivaratri – Shivaratri
March 1st – Holi in Vrindavan, Barsana (Most parts of north India)
April 14th – Baisakhi in Punjab and Northern India
July 14th – Puri Rath Yatra in Orissa
July 27th – Guru Purnima, all over India
August 19th – Naag Panchami in Maharashtra
August 24th – Onam in Kerala
September 2nd – Krishna Janmasthmi in Vrindavan, Mathura
September 13th – Ganesh Chaturthi- Mumbai
October 19th – Dussehrra in most parts of India
October 27th – Karwa chauth in Delhi and Uttar Pradesh
November 7th – Diwali in North India
The above are the list of Hindu festivals celebrated in India with huge enthusiasm every year. For each of these festivals, though celebrated nationwide, there are regions and sects that celebrate them with utmost zeal.
Use the information for your quick review before you start planning the year ahead.