Travel Calendar (June 2014)
Sindhu Darshan Festival, Leh
Sindhu Darshan Festival is celebrated on the banks of river Sindhu every year and invites a large number of tourists from different parts of the world. Artistes from different regions take part in the various cultural programmes organised at the festival.
June 12 - June 14
Log on to: leh.nic.in
Sao Joao Feast, Goa
This date marks the feast of St John, the Baptist. On this day, young men around Goa jump into wells to retrieve gifts thrown in by villagers. In Siolim, the village in north Goa’s Bardez taluka, colourful boat races are organised in waterbodies of the area.
June 24 - June 24
Log on to: www.goatourism.gov.in
Ganga Dussehra, Varanasi
This one-day festival is celebrated because it is believed that on this day, goddess Ganga descended on earth from heaven. The occasion is marked with celebrations, holy dips and performance of religious rites.
June 08 - June 08
Log on to: www.up-tourism.com
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