From Bird Watching To Live Performances, Here’s All About The Upcoming Sambhar Festival In Jaipur

Sambhar Festival In Jaipur
by Anupriya Mishra

Rajasthan is a vibrant state with a rich cultural and historical past. With every city in the state offering something unique, it is indeed a traveller’s paradise. Currently, Jaipur is buzzing with festivals and activities, and there’s another fiesta that will soon hit the city. To promote tourism in the state, an upcoming festival is being organised in Sambhar Lake Town, which is also known as Sambhar Lake City. We are talking about the upcoming Sambhar Festival in Jaipur! Scheduled to take place this February, here’s everything you ought to know about this event. Read on for more details!

Sambhar Festival In Jaipur

Sambhar Festival

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Happening at the Sambhar Lake, the Sambhar Festival is an exciting three-day extravaganza that kicks off on 17th February. Jaipur district administration and the state tourism department are organising this festival together, to promote tourism in the state. The three-day festival will feature exciting programmes, such as full moon events, kite flying, camel riding, parasailing, ATV riding, birdwatching, motorcycle rally, and even a photography competition.

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Some More Highlights Of The Festival

Sambhar Festival

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Moreover, there are also plans for the Sambhar Salt Processing tour and folk programmes. Visitors can also expect to see several folk performances by local artists that will definitely keep them entertained. Offering a great opportunity to learn more about this lake, a special talk show has also been planned. This will acquaint visitors with the history and heritage of the lake while also imparting information about all the local and migratory birds found in the Sambal Area.

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About Sambhar Salt Lake

Sambhar Festival

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Did you know Sambhar Salt Lake is the largest inland saline lake in India? Yes, the entire area is covered with narrow tracks of mini salt trains. In fact, not many are aware but Sambhar Lake is the next best place to witness incredibly large gatherings of flamingos after Rann of Kutch in Gujarat. Additionally, Bollywood movies like Highway, Kai Po Che, PK, Super 30, and even Ramleela have been shot here!

Happening from the 17th to 19th of February, the Sambhar Festival in Jaipur promises to combine adventure and culture together, to make this an unforgettable experience for attendees. So, let your gang know about this, and make plans ASAP!

Where: Sambhar Lake, Jaipur District, Rajasthan

When: 17th to 19th February

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