Welcome to a Splash of Colors Holi and Hola Mohalla Festival 2020

An occasion of merriment and joy, Hola Mohalla is an esteemed Sikh festival that falls on the next day of Holi the famous festival of colors. Hola Mohalla is begun as a demonstration of Sikh martial arts led by the tenth Guru of Sikhs, Guru Gobind Singhji in which the participants presented a series of mock fights at the Gurudwara in Anandpur Sahib.

The main purpose behind the celebration of the Holi and Hola Mohalla festival was to inculcate a sense of solidarity and patriotism within the Sikh community and also to develop armory skills through mock battles, swordfights, and parades.

Guru Gobind Singh

Guru Gobind Singhji – Image @ flickr/punjabspectrum

Date: 9th – 10th March 2020

Suggested Tour: Hola Mohalla Ganges Tour – (8 Days/7 Nights)

Hola Mohalla is an important part of Indian festival tours that will start from 9th March to 10th March 2020. This is celebrated as an annual festival in Anandpur Sahib and draws in millions of visitors from different parts of India and abroad. The festival holds great significance for the Sikhs settled in other countries as a way to connect with their roots. Quite interestingly, the festival has become an attention stopper for the tourists with a host of entertaining activities like military battles, horse rides, poetry competitions, fairs and religious processions which give an insight into the Sikh religion.

Gurudwara in Anandpur Sahib

Gurudwara in Anandpur Sahib – Image @ wikipedia

Watching people belonging to the Sikh community dressed in their colorful traditional costumes splashing colors on each other fills the whole atmosphere with a youthful energy that uplifts the moods of the visitors. The stalls put up inside the fairgrounds are a treat for both children and adults alike.

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You can buy everything from weapons, daggers, toys to all sorts of hi-tech equipment like reflecting shades, Cameras, and LCDs at jaw-dropping prices.

The cute Nihang dolls are what you should definitely not miss buying at the stalls. The appetizing aroma wafting from the tiny kitchens set up at the campsite is ready to tempt you into having a bite of the extremely delicious langar prepared affectionately by the local Sikhs. The makeshift truck houses and tractors add a traditional village feels to the festival.

Hola Mohal Festival Tour

Images @ flickr/gaurav-agrawal

Be ready to be lured into eating piles of fried pakoras and jalebis once you sit down to have a cup of tea at the fair. The festival finally ends on the third day with a large procession carried out by the Nihangs which is followed by hundreds of pilgrims. The amazing hospitality of Sikh men and women coupled with the fun and frolic of the festival reflects a rich heritage of Sikh religion and also gives you a chance to witness the selfless service of the Sikh volunteers who always seem ready to help you with everything once you enter the fair site.

Hola Mohalla Festival

Image@ flickr/trighatia

Hola Mohalla Tour is the ultimate way to witness the rich culture, cuisine and traditions tucked in different parts of Punjab.  It also acquaints you with the finer elements of Sikh religion that are still unknown to a majority of Indians. Travel agents in India are offering special packages centering on this famous Sikh festival.

Holi in Holla Mohalla

Image @ PTI

Hola Mohalla Tour starts from Delhi, through Chandigarh, Amritsar and Anandpur Sahib, giving you enough options to explore these North Indian cities. The tour highlights the grandeur of Sikh culture and hospitality and lets you experience the distinct landscape of the Punjab region. Celebrate your Holi in a different way at Hola Mohalla in Anandpur Sahib, where food, culture, and valor come together by booking our special Hola Mohalla Tour 2020.

Date:  ( 9th – 10th March 2020 )

Suggested Tour: Hola Mohalla Ganges Tour – (8 Days/7 Nights)

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