Details shared by Naveen Soni, Delhi
About elephant festival
Elephant festival is a famous annual festival celebrated in Jaipur during the eve of Holi celebrations. The festival begins with a huge procession of elephants, with their body painted with wonderful designs, and beautifully decorated with colorful clothes, variety of heavy ornaments, head plates, anklets and bracelets. The procession is also accompanied by horses, camels, chariots, musicians, folk dancers in addition to a large crowd. Elephant race, Elephant Polo, and a Tug of war between elephant and 19 people are the major attractions. The most attractively decorated elephants are awarded prizes.
Name of Fair
Jaipur Polo Ground, Jaipur
Do and Don't
Celebrate your Holi at Jaipur, enjoying the colorful elephant festival.
The festival organized by Rajasthan Tourism attracts large number of people every year.