Winters (November - March) is the best time to visit Jaipur and other parts of Rajasthan. Summers are extremely hot, and sightseeing isn't a very joyful experience. Monsoons, on the other hand, are quite hot and humid which isn't an ideal time to visit too. January is an excellent time to visit Jaipur because of the Kite Festival and also the Jaipur Literature Festival that's held around this time. Sometime in the month of March, Jaipur witnesses the Elephant festival, just a day before Holi. Apart from these, there's Diwali, Teej, Ganesh Chaturthi, and the Gangaur Festivals celebrated with extreme zeal and vigour.
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The International Kite Festival is an annual event that takes place on Makar Sankranti in the city of Jaipur. The festival attracts enthusiastic kite fliers from different parts of India to enjoy the delight of kite flying. It is one of the most colorful festivals and is marked by much amusement and excitement. Held on the occasion of Makar Sankranthi, the Kite Festival of Jaipur takes place in January every year. Various kite flying competitions are organised at the Polo ground of Jaipur where the festival is hosted. If you want to experience a glorious sight of thousand kites, make sure to catch a glimpse of the lanterns at night.
Widely famous by the name 'Jaipur Elephant festival' the festival produces a most spectacular of scenes for the onlookers. Elephants are decorated with all their finery for this festival. It offers the perfect opportunity to see these majestic creatures in all their glory as they parade in front of you, for being adjudged the best dressed elephant.
The Jaipur Literature Festival is one of the biggest literary festivals that allows you to interact with a diverse mix of renowned writers, thinkers, leaders, entertainers and all the eminent personalities from around the world. This prominent literary festival is held in January every year in the pink city of India-Jaipur. in January every year in the pink city of India-Jaipur. With a modest beginning in 2006, JLF as it is proudly called, today witnesses around 1 lakh attendees annually in its five days event.