Holiday diaries: Travel calendar for May-June 2015
Escape to Ooty this summer and make most of Ooty Summer Festival...
Summer Fest, Ooty
Escape to Ooty this summer and make most of Ooty Summer Festival.
The attractions include a spice show at Gudalur, a rose show at the Ooty Rose Garden and a fruit show in Coonoor. Other activities include cultural events and boat racing.
Log on to: www.ootytourism.in
May 02 to May 24
Ganga Dussehra in Varanasi
The Ganga Dussehra festival is celebrated to mark the time when the Ganges is said to have descended to earth according to Hindu mythology.
A large number of pilgrims congregate along the sacred river, to bathe in it and worship it.
Log on to: uptourism.gov.in
May 28 to May 28
Sindhu Darshan Festival, Leh, Ladakh
The Sindhu Darshan festival is a celebration of Sindhu or Indus, one of the longest rivers in the world.
The festival aims to project the river as a symbol of communal harmony in India. It promises a kaleidoscope of Indian culture and performing arts.
Log on to: www.lehladakhindia.com
June 01 to June 03