The Desert Festival is a spectacular cultural event that includes camel races, turban tying, a moonlit concert, and the longest mustache competition. Where can you go wrong?
Where: Jaisalmer, India
When: February, annually
Places to Stay: Jaisalmer hotels
Held each February in the walled golden city of Jaisalmer, the festival lasts three days long, and is filled with lots of fun activities including parades, folk music, camel rides. There are also unusual camel attractions including a camel tug of war, camel decoration, camel polo, and camel dances.
Other attractions include the crowning of Mr. Desert, the longest mustache competition, fire dancing, puppet shows, a turban tying competition, snake charmers, and more.
To get to the Desert Festival, you can take a camel safari or ride an SUV from Jaisalmer.