Taking place every January the Pongal harvest festival is one of the biggest annual harvest celebrations in Tamil Nadu. This festival provides a wonderful opportunity to see rural Tamil Nadu life at its best and to learn of the many legends behind this celebration.
The Pongal harvest festival is one of the biggest annual harvest celebrations in Tamil Nadu. Lasting for three days, cattle races enliven the village festivities, and community meals are held to give thanks for the harvest, with a special 'porridge' being made for the cows. This festival provides a wonderful opportunity to see rural Tamil Nadu life at its best, and to learn of the many legends behind this celebration.
Kerala is famed for its warm and welcoming people and where the pace of life can be as languid as the backwaters, while South India is renowned for its Hindu art and architecture.
8 1/2 hours (New Delhi)
Emirates & Jet Airways
GMT+5 1/2 hours
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