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Unique Dussehra Celebration at Bay Village: A 160+ years old tradition      Sikar

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Overview

While watching Ramayan, did you ever feel like joining Ramji’s army or fight alongside Veer Hanuman. Well, believe it not, you can get this experience in a small village near Jaipur, Rajasthan. Rajasthan’s also got to show some experiential ‘Bay’.

In Bay Village of Sikar district, Dussehra is celebrated not by burning the effigies of Ravan but locals divide themselves into two groups and enact a war between armies of Ram and Ravan. Believe it or don’t the enthusiasm is so high as though a real war is being fought. Step into to a real but not so real Ramayan Yudh Bhoomi.

The two armies fight a long battle with Ram’s army emerging as the winner. The victory is celebrated by carrying out a procession accompanied by specular fireworks.

The grand procession has 24 tableau depicting different manifestations of God. It’s like watching a live high-quality slideshow of series of events.

The Village has crafted its own unique identity the way Dussehra is celebrated here. The tradition is an enthralling 160+ years old and is still kept alive. The celebrations cut across different religions, age groups and everyone participates with many thrills, sportiveness.

 

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Highlights

  • Life in a 160+ year old village and how it is kept alive.
  • Joining Ramji’s army or fight alongside Veer Hanuman.
  • The victory is celebrated by carrying out a procession accompanied by specular fireworks.

Meals: Lunch at the village

Activities: Rural Living

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Itinerary

  • Introduction to tradition of Dussehra

    On reaching Bay you will be surprised to see the village décor. Your guide from the village will share about the tradition of Dussehra and introduce you to the village
  • Enjoy a little treat

    After a welcome drink and quick snacks, you will move towards the celebration ground
  • Indulge in the Dussehra Festival

    You can choose to dress up in the costumes, represent one of the armies and participate in the battle of Good (Ram) over evil (Ravana), else you can enjoy from the audience arena as the battle unfolds
  • Authentic Rajasthani Lunch

    After a couple of hours, you will head back to the village for an authentic Rajasthani Lunch. You can go behind the scenes and see the preparations and understand more about the Rajasthani cuisine
  • Relax , stroll, shop or go back to the Celebration

    After lunch, you can choose to relax, stroll around the village, shop at the fair or go back to the Celebration ground to witness the climax of the battle
  • Adieu

    Return to Jaipur by late evening with exquisite and everlasting memories & experience.
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Pricing

  • Starting From INR 1500 Per Person. Min Batch Size – 4 pax

Inclusions

  • Lunch at the village
  • Guide Charges

Exclusions

  • Any items/services which are personal in nature
  • All the travel and transportation
  • Any extra expenses due to delays arising from bad weather and unforeseen circumstances.
  • Any medical expenses.
  • Any other expenses of any nature not included in the INCLUSIONS section.

Cancellation policy

  • 50% Refund if cancelled 15 days before the trip start date.
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