Dhoom of Nagaur Festival
When : 1st Feb To 4th Feb, 2017
The land of Rajput kings & queens, Forts & Palaces, Camels & Sand dunes, and fairs & festivals, Rajasthan tells various tales at the same time. Colored in myriad hues Rajasthan has always been a core of attraction for everyone. This saffron culture and tradition of Rajasthan make it a lively land. And if you are on your small trip to this place then it is not possible to measure and experience the soul & essence of Rajasthan in the duration of just few days or weeks. Fairs & festivals in Rajasthan is just an occasion to introduce people from every corner of the Earth with multiple facets of its wonderful culture And when it comes to grand festivals and fairs of Rajasthan, Nagaur marks its stunning presence. It is another big fair after Pushkar and is known as Nagaur cattle fair.
Nagaur is a small township situated between Jodhpur & Bikaner. It is famous from Mahabharata time and famous as Jat (a Nagvanshi Rajput clan) land. It is the same land where Krishna devotee Meera and Abul Fazal( one of the nine jewel of Akbar) born. Nagaur district has many famous places to visit like charbhuja and Parsawanath Temple at Merta, and the Dargah of Sufi Saint Tarkin at Nagaur city. Nagaur Cattle Fair has earned huge fame, as here the best qualities of cattle are drove onto fair ground by their masters. Date for Nagaur fair: This yet another Cattle Fair of Rajasthan organized every year in the month of January-February. This is the second largest cattle fair of India which is eight days long, and claims of trading about 70,000 bullocks, camels and horses every year. Nagaur, where the fair is organized, is one of the most charming Rajput towns in Rajasthan. Entertainment programmes in Nagaur: The cattle fair doesn't mean only where cattle are being traded, rather it has all the charms which can make someone feel fascinated toward it. Among locals and tourist some entertaining sports such as, the tug-of-war, camel races, bullock races and cockfights are very popular. In other entertainment shows jugglers, puppeteers, storytellers, and campfire evenings are the show stealer. And finally, the folk music of Jodhpur during Nagaur fair is really a mesmerising experience that can be felt in entire desert region. What to Try and what to buy in Nagaur Fair: Red Chilly Market which is known as the 'Mirchi Bazaar' is the chief attraction besides Cattle trade in the Nagaur fair. Here other things which grab your attention are wooden items, iron crafts and leather accessories. Various games are organised during this four-day festival. Tug-of-war, camel races, cock fights etc. provide entertainment to the tourists and visitors. As the sun goes down, a joyous atmosphere is created by the folk musicians, whose voices echo far and wide across the tranquil desert sand. To enjoy and experience the delights of Nagaur Fair be the first to contact HI Destination Management Pvt. Ltd
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