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Sunday, February 13, 2011

Surajkund Mela...Awesome Trip

Place : Surajkund in the north Indian state of Haryana.
Time : First fortnight of February
Duration : 15 days
Highlights : Displays colourful traditional crafts of India.

At this Crafts Mela, you can find the finest handlooms and handicrafts of the country. Beneath thatched roof platforms, master craftsmen carefully display the finest of handlooms and handicrafts from all over the country. The event is so colourful and rich in experience, that it has witnessed many tourists returning to be a part of the mela over and over again. The highlight of this mela is that the best craft products from all across the states of India are displayed at a single place where you can not only just feel them but also purchase them.

Jugglers, drummers, puppet shows, camel safaris, kite flying and folk dances will be presented during the day, while the evenings promise to be a culturally rich affair.

Besides shopping to your heart's content, you can also witness beautiful, colourful folk dances and also savour delicacies of various states of India. Be it Kerala's Dosa or Gujarati Dhokla or Punjabi Rajma-Chawal or Sikkim's Momos, you get it all here.

Reaching Surajkund -

Surajkund lies in the Faridabad district on the Delhi - Agra national highway. Surajkund is 8 kms from South Delhi. Special transport link the Mela ground to major bus stops in Delhi, Gurgaon and Faridabad towns.