Maverick, Multicoloured Mayhem – Holi Hai!!!

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Hmm, the sun NEVER feels so good, as it does now. Its warmth is pleasant, as nature bids farewell to monochrome and enters the season of countless hues.

Goodbye winter, welcome spring.

Spring does come with its dose of ‘spring fever.’ And nothing welcomes this season with more feverish celebrations than the Indian Festival of Colours- Holi! For those uninitiated, everyone and everything around turns into countless hues of the rainbow! From Rangpanchami in Maharashtra to Lathimaar Holi in Uttar Pradesh, the festival itself takes on different tints is the various states of the country.

Pssst, between you and me, there’s no other festival that people look forward to with such zeal!  Holi is THE official, universal excuse to play with colours and splash water at each other, and well, generally get messy. Believe it, this is one time it is normal for you to spoil your clothes, colour your hair, or have paint your face! 😉

Let the shades of spring sweep you away and let loose the child within! March 2015, from 5th to 8th, celebrate in our hospitable environment. As India explodes in a kaleidoscope of colours, make the most of our stay packages at The Lalit properties.

Colour has always been an intrinsic part of Rajasthan, and Holi is no different. True to the tradition of Rajasthani royalty, The Lalit Jaipur brings alive the heritage of Holi festivities with the auspicious Dhulandi Puja at the Central Courtyard. Enjoy the whirls and twirls of special folk dances of Kacchi Ghodi, Kalbelia, Ghoomar and Chari; before getting caught up in the exuberant celebrations of Holi.

If you haven’t planned that Rajasthan trip yet, do it NOW with our Carnival of colour package for a truly amazing Holi experience. Come, the Pink City beckons!

Speaking of Rajasthan, Holi in Udaipur is definitely a one-of-kind experience. Step into spring at The Lalit Laxmi Vilas Palace Udaipur, bejeweled with the rang of a royal Holi. Experience the Holi halla with grand pre-Holi festivities and a sumptuous Holi Lunch.

If bhang’s not your thing, and nature is your intoxication, then this one is for you (though we recommend you to try our Holi special bhang thandai too)!

How about spending a canoeing or a kayaking Holi? Colour your Holi-day weekend with the hues of nature at The Lalit Spa and Resort Bekal. Our Holi Hideout Package entitles you to a host of adrenaline boosting activities like fishing, nature walk and foot reflexology sessions in addition to the gulal, gujiyas and gaiety!

Looking for a wholly different Holi this year? Celebrate with the candid colours of exotica at The Lalit Temple View Khajuraho. Enjoy the iridescent colours of our Holi Hungama package with traditional welcome tikka and aarti, puppet show and a scintillating sound and light programme on the evening of March 5, 2015; and of course, grand Holi celebrations the following day.

Do you love to eat? Or live to eat? Here’s calling all foodies!

The Lalit Chandigarh, The Lalit Grand Palace Bangalore and The Lalit Great Eastern Kolkata offer a mouth-watering array of dining options, with the culinary connivance of our chefs.

Linger longer on the Holi weekend at The Lalit New Delhi with a 30% discount on the second night; while The Lalit Mumbai makes your stay sweeter with sweet savouries and late checkout.

How could we forget Goa? One of India’s most sought after destinations, Goa has a Bacchanalian personality. Carefree and carnival-esque has always been associated with this seaside paradise. However, Holi brings out another side of Goa– colour, carnival and communities come together to be celebrated as Shigmotsav.

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