Why go to Thailand when you can see a floating market in India? Yes, you heard it right. Not only that but at Asia’s First Floating Festival in Madhya Pradesh, you can have a memorable experience. The Gandhisagar Floating Festival 2023 has begun in full swing and has a lot to offer. Boat spa, star gazing, music, food — you name it, they have it. Here are the details of what you can do at this ongoing floating festival in India’s heartland, Madhya Pradesh.
Gandhisagar Floating Festival 2023
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The Gandhisagar Floating festival is a five day affair filled with adventure activities, music, and food. It is a place away from the noisy cities, for nature and adventure lovers. From 1st to 5th of February, the festival will be celebrated. You can enjoy live music performances, boat safaris, boat spa, and other activities. There are several workshops that you can attend, like a Naturopathy workshop, Indigenous cooking and craft, Rural and Agro tourism, Eco-marine, Tribal art and culture, Biodynamic farming, and Rock Art Tour and workshop. Besides, you can indulge in local Madhya Pradesh cuisine like malpua, rabri, poha, and much more at their food festival.
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And while talking about Madhya Pradesh, handicrafts and beautiful zari artwork are what you can think of. Here you can watch the exhibition of Chanderi and Maheshwari sarees adorned with crafty prints and embroidery.
Activities For Adventure Lovers
For adventure seekers, the tent city will continue to host activities like kayaking, trekking, zorbing and others, even after the festival is over. You can try parasailing or go on a hot air balloon ride as well. There are other land, water and air activities that you can indulge in.The Gandhisagar Floating Festival is a wonderful experience that one must not miss. They have showcased indigenous art and cuisine that you must know.
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So, don’t waste your time. Visit this festival and enjoy your life to the fullest.
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