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Fairs and Festivals of Uttaranchal

Badri Kedar Festival, Badri Kedar Festival travel, Badri Kedar Festival of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal Badri Kedar Festival

The Badri-Kedar festival, held at the holy shrines of Badrinath and Kedarnath is held in the month of June.

Gananath Mela

Located at an elevation of 2116 mts. above sea level, Gananath is 47 km. from Almora and is known for its normal landscape.

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Garhwal Festival, Garhwal Festival travel, Garhwal Festival of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal Garhwal Festival

The Garhwal Festival, held in the months of October-November, celebrates the spirit of the people of Garhwal, living in the lap of the magnificent Himalayas.

Jhanda Fair

The Jhanda Fair marks the arrival of Guru Ram Rai, the Sikh Guru, at Dehradun. In the year 1699, Guru Ram Rai built the gurudwara, Guru Ram Rai Durbar and hoisted his flag.

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Kasar Devi Mela, Kasar Devi Mela travel, Kasar Devi Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal Kasar Devi Mela

The picturesque old part of the town of Almora is the venue for a fair held twice a year during the summer and winter months.

Kavand Mela

Ten days earlier than Shivteras, during the Hindu months of Shravan & Phalgun, consequent to the months of July and August, thousands of devotees throng Haridwar

Kavand Mela, Kavand Mela travel, Kavand Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal fairs festivals
Lakhawar Mela, Lakhawar Mela travel, Lakhawar Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal fairs Lakhawar Mela

Lakhawar fair is a village fair, held throughout the months of September- October and is very well-liked in the neighboring area of Chakrata, 78 km. from Mussoorie.

Deva Mela

The annual Urs of Haji Waris Ali Shah is celebrated through the months of October-November at Deva 10 km. from Barabanki.

Deva Mela, Deva Mela travel, Deva Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal fairs festivals
Nanda Devi Mela, Nanda Devi Mela travel, Nanda Devi Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal Nanda Devi Mela

Nanda Devi Mela is a fair of great religious and cultural significance. It is held at Nanda Devi Temple in September to commemorate the memory of goddesses, Nanda and Sunanda.

Neelkanth Mahadev Mela

Located at a height of 1675 m, on a hill over Swarg Ashram, Neelkanth Mahadev is one of the most honored temples of Rishikesh.

Neelkanth Mahadev Mela, Neelkanth Mahadev Mela travel, Neelkanth Mahadev Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival
Punyagiri Mela, Punyagiri Mela travel, Punyagiri Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal Punyagiri Mela

Punyagiri Shakti Peeth (20 km. from Tanakpur) located on the top of a mountain on the right bank of the river Kali is the site for many fairs.

Shravan Mela

Jageshwar lying in the beautiful Jatganga Valley in Almora, housing one of the 12 jyotirlingas of India, is a complex of 12 temples in all.

Shravan Mela, Shravan Mela travel, Shravan Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal fairs
Somnath Fair, Somnath Fair travel, Somnath Fair of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal fairs Somnath Fair

The Somnath Fair held on Vishuwat Sankranti day is celebrated in the Shiva Temple at Masi, Almora. It is a famous fair of Pali Pachhaun.

Hanol Mela

The temple of Hanol in Chakrata, 78 km. from Mussoorie is the venue of this exotic fair called as the Hanol Mela.

Hanol Mela, Hanol Mela travel, Hanol Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal fairs festivals
Jauljibi Fair, Jauljibi Fair travel, Jauljibi Fair of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal fairs Jauljibi Fair

Jauljibi & Thal Fairs are held each year on Makar Sankranti at Jauljibi, 68 km. from Pithoragarh, at the confluence of the rivers Kali & Gori.

Kumbh Mela

India has been attracting the whole world with her rich cultural heritages and spirituality.The renowned Kumbh Mela is a unique blend of all these. Haridwar Kumbh has its importance as the last Kumbh of this century.
 

Kumbh Mela, Kumbh Mela travel, Kumbh Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal fairs festivals
Uttarayani Mela, Uttarayani Mela travel, Uttarayani Mela of Uttaranchal, Fair and Festival of Uttaranchal, Uttaranchal Uttarayani Mela

This fair is held at a numeral of places with Bageshwar, Rameshwar, Sult Mahadev, Chitrashila (Ranibagh), and Hanseshwar among others, on Uttarayani day.
 

 

More Fair and Festivals in Uttaranchal

>> Badri Kedar Festival

>> Gananath Mela

>> Garhwal Festival

>> Jhanda Fair

>> Kasar Devi Mela

>> Kavand Mela

>> Lakhawar Mela

>> Nanda Devi Mela

>> Neel Kanth Mahadev Mela

>> Punyagiri Mela

>> Shravan Mela

>> Somnath Fair

>> Deva Mela

>> Hanol Mela

>> Jauljibi Fair

>> Kumbh Mela

>> Uttarayani Mela  

 

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