Jaisalmer Desert Festival 2024: Rajasthan is known all over the world for its unique culture, delicious food, unique heritage and colorful festivals. Many types of festivals are organized here in January and February, because winter is the best season to visit Rajasthan.
One of these festivals is Jaisalmer Desert Festival, which is also known as Maru Mahotsav. It is a three-day festival organized by the Rajasthan Tourism Department. By participating in this festival you can enjoy many fun activities like Kalbelia dance, folk songs and camel race.
How long will the festival last?
This time the International Desert Festival of Jaisalmer is starting from 22nd February, which will continue till 24th February.
Where will Jaisalmer Desert Festival take place?
This year, most of the programs of Jaisalmer Desert Festival will be organized in Lakhmana Dunes located near Sam village.
Theme of Jaisalmer Desert Festival
Jaisalmer Desert Festival is celebrated every year with a theme. This year the theme of Maru Mahotsav is ‘Back To The Desert’. This festival, which will run from 22 to 24 February, will start with a procession at Laxminath Temple.
These programs will be special
Camel polo and camel races are the most special attractions of this festival. Apart from this, gymnasts also perform many types of acrobatics while sitting on the back of a camel.
Apart from this, competitions like tying pangri, longest mustache and Mr. Desert are also very interesting.
By coming to the festival, you can taste the wonderful flavors of Rajasthan and can also buy handmade items here.
For adventure lovers, there are many activities like hot air balloon, parachuting, zorbing ball, quad biking and many more.
You will get to see the performance of these artists
Jaisalmer Desert Festival will witness spectacular performances by Padmashree Anwar Khan Baiya, Ghazi Khan Barna, Kootle Khan, Pepe Khan, Kalbelia dancer Gulabo Devi, Punjabi Sufi singer Kanwar Grewal, Nizami Bandhu, Tagaram Bheel.