Duration: 05 Nights / 06 Days.

Destination : USA, Delhi, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Pushkar, Jaipur, Delhi

Price : USD 1220/ EURO 1,085

Rajasthan International folk festival is well-known as the Jodhpur folk festival. It was first held in 2007. The Jodhpur Riff Festival Oct 2023 will bring a huge number of performers and musicians from all corners of the globe in one place. Each year, in October, over five days, RIFF celebrates the various musical legacy and creates new sounds through the creative collaborations by a seasoned lover of folk music and folk art.

Jodhpur Riff Festival Dates

Jodhpur RIFF Festival 2023 starts on  26 October 2023, and ends on 30 October 2023.

What We Offer:

✓ 05 Nights stay at top class hotel with breakfast and taxes 25/30 OCT (Park Plaza, Devi Bhawan, Lord Inn Plaza or Similar).
✓ RIFF festival entry passes for 26, 27, 28, 29 & 30 for 02 Person.
✓ Two ways airport pick up and drop (APT – HTL – APT).
✓ One day local sightseeing in Jodhpur with guide.
✓ All applicable Govt taxes.

About Jodhpur RIFF Festival

About Jodhpur RIFF Festival

Jodhpur RIFF will feature shows by some of the most renowned musicians from the local Rajasthan communities, who are able to perform spectacular headline acts every evening on the stage master as well as sharp dance rhythms. The event will surely keep the party going until midnight at the Club Mehran. Daytime-long interactive sessions for school children, tourists, and families are set in front of the stunning background in the Fort.

The Fort is home to many legendary warriors, is a representation of the royal life and their martyrs as well as a fascinating historical significance of Rajasthani culture. And at this highly anticipated moment, when the Mehrangarh Fort gets dressed to celebrate each year’s Rajasthani International folk festivals, the gardens, yards, and rooms are decorated with lights and flowers to commemorate music.

In this festival, every part of the festival has a distinct theme such as intimate, dramatic serene, or spiritual. People can take a stroll through the lush gardens of a chokeslam, exploring these walls and reveling in the gorgeous cities of Jodhpur. The fort can also be visited to view the Maharaja’s collection of guns including books and manuscripts, tiny paintings, and vibrant artworks.

JODHPUR RIFF FESTIVAL OCT 2023 Tour Plan :-

DAY 1 :-Arrive Jodhpur
Day 2 :- Jodhpur (Riff Festival)
Day 3 :- Jodhpur (Riff Festival)
Day 4 :- Jodhpur (Riff Festival)
Day 5 :- Jodhpur (Riff Festival)
Day 6 :- Depart Jodhpur

Tour Cost :-

1. BASED ON 08 -10 PERSONS TRAVELING TOGETHER
USD 1200 PER PERSON LAND COST ON TWIN SHARING BASIS. USD 0070 PER PERSON FOR FLT DELHI/JAISALMER WITH 15 KG LUGG + 07 KG HAND LUGG.
USD 1220 PER PERSON TOTAL
2. BASED ON 05-07 PERSONS TRAVELING TOGETHER
USD 1335 PER PERSON LAND COST ON TWIN SHARING BASIS
USD 0070 PER PERSON FOR FLT DELHI/JAISALMER WITH 15 KG LUGG + 07 KG HAND LUGG.
USD 1405 PER PERSON TOTAL
3. BASED ON 04 PERSONS TRAVELING TOGETHER
USD 1380 PER PERSON LAND COST ON TWIN SHARING BASIS. USD 0070 PER PERSON FOR FLT DELHI/JAISALMER WITH 15 KG LUGG + 07 KG HAND LUGG.
USD 1450 PER PERSON TOTAL

Tour inclusion :-

  • Total 16 Nights hotel accommodation on twin sharing basis.
  • Daily Breakfast at the hotel.
  • One Welcome Dinner in Delhi at local restaurant.
  • Last day on 26th Feb, hotel for wash N change***for 04 hrs only.*
  • Air-conditioned vehicle with driver during the tour.
  • All Transfers & sightseeing as per tour programme.
  • Local Tour guide during the sightseeing.
  • One time monument Entry fee during the sightseeing.
  • Rick show ride in Old Delhi.
  • Bishnoi Village Safari with Lunch.
  • Elephant Safari at Amber fort in Jaipur.
  • One farewell dinner in Jaipur at local restaurant.
  • One domestic flight Delhi/Jaisalmer with 15 Kg Lugg + 07 kg hand Lugg.
  • All applicable govt. taxes.

Tour exclusion :-

  • Lunch/Dinner or any type of meal or Drink.
  • Welcome & farewell Dinner are without hard drinks.
  • International flight ticket/Visa etc.
  • Any type of personal expanses during the tour.
  • Anything which is not mentioned in Inclusions.

TOUR PROGRAMME:

*23 Oct: Depart from USA*

 *24 Oct: Onboard*

 *25 Oct: Arrive New Jodhpur*


Arrive in at early morning.

 Meet and assist at the airport and transfer to the hotel.

 1. Hotel Check-in time: 12:00 Hrs

 2. Hotel will be booked 24 Oct.

 

On arrival check in to your hotel.

Day free for your independent activities (No Transport).

 

We organize welcome dinner at a local restaurant (Vehicle will be

 available for this).


Night stay in Delhi.

 

25 Oct : Arrive Jodhpur

Jodhpur

When you reach Jodhpur airport, you will be met by our driver and vehicle.


Jodhpur city was the capital of the former Marwar kingdom and is a city with a vibrant and magnificent history (Hotel check in time 12:00 Hrs.)

 

After then you have Jodhpur local sightseeing with guide.

Night stay in Jodhpur.

26 Oct : Jodhpur (Riff Festival)

Jodhpur

On Day 2 you will soak up in the rich culture and sounds of Jodhpur Riff 2023, with multiple programmes, take place during the days and nights over the next four days. The programmes has not yet been announced for 2023.

But, last year there are many amazing performances given by the Sufi legends like Sawan Khan Manganiya and International fusion by Ross Daly and DJ Dolphin Boy and also the interesting talks and the introductions on several local instruments.

Riff programme start from 07:30 Am till Night.

 

27 Oct : Jodhpur (Riff Festival)

On Day 3 you will also enjoy the Jodhpur Riff festival and experience the amazing cultural and traditional programmes.

Riff programme start from 07:30 Am till Night.

 

 28 Oct : Jodhpur (Riff Festival)

Jodhpur

Jodhpur RIFF offer a stage to the region’s amazingly talented but largely unheard folk musicians. Enjoy this amazing and vibrant festival with your dear ones.

Riff programme start from 07:30 Am till Night.

 

29 Oct : Jodhpur (Riff Festival)

This day you will also going to enjoy the amazing Jodhpur Riff Festival.

In this festival more than hundreds of artists create amazing stage performances, which represent the music heritage of the state.

Riff programme start from 07:30 Am till Night.

 

 30 Oct : Depart Jodhpur

Jodhpur

On 30 October 2023 the early morning event till 08 Am.

Breakfast will be at hotel, after then checkout and drive to airport to connect flight for onward destination.

 Note:During your stay in Jodhpur you can choose to stay at few top hotels on supplement cost basis.

Suggested Hotel List

✓ Ajit Bhawan Palace
✓ The Raas
✓ Taj Hari Mahal
✓ ITC Welcome Hotel
✓ Radisson
✓ Taj Umaid Bhawan Palace Hotel.

History Of Jodhpur RIFF FESTIVAL

History Of Jodhpur RIFF FESTIVAL

It is important to note the historical significance of the site Mehrangarh Fort is the symbol of pride and glory of Rajput rulers. It still is a stronghold for their heritage and their legends. The fort was built to perfection, with a hint of Mughal and Rajputana architecture on a hill that is 400 feet above the ground. Mehrangarh Fort is an example of a bold and impressive structure that dates back to the past.

In its 16th year of existence, Jodhpur RIFF has transformed into India’s most prestigious roots music festival. It’s an independent, non-profit event run by Bhatia under the direction of Mehrangarh Museum Trust, Jodhpur.

The Maharaja of Marwar HH Maharaja Gaj Singh is the main sponsor of this festival and Sir Mick Jagger the frontman of the rock group, known as the Rolling Stones, is its international patron. Every year Bhatia as well as his crew of volunteers tour the country to showcase the talent that could be displayed at the festival. The festival has been recognized by UNESCO as a platform for people to promote sustainable development and creativity.

Pabuji Phach, Maand, and Panihari are three different forms of folk music that tell the stories of the past period in the most melodious surs and ragas. These styles of music define the rich history of the Rajasthani folk tradition, making it a significant part of India’s culture. The festival aims to keep the art of folk and the music that is Rajasthan alive and well. In this festival experience famous folk artists such as Dare Kahn Manganiyar, Chiranji Kanji, Anwar Khan, Shamsuddin, and Pampa Khan Manganiyar.

Apart from the legends, one will also get to listen to young artists like singer Jayateerth Mevundi and banks such as Asia Manga, Sondorgo a Hungarian Band, and Bixiga 70 which is a Brazilian music group. Additionally, Rajasthan is regarded as the heart of folk festivals in India.

Rajasthani folk dances like Ghoomar, Kalbeliya, Bhavai have received world-class recognition. These are traditional dance forms that have been preserved and developed by professional dancers who live in Rajasthan.

Highlights of Jodhpur RIFF Festival Oct 2023

Highlights of Jodhpur RIFF Festival

Rajasthani artists:- There are a lot of Rajsthani folk artists such as Chiranji Kanji, Shamsuddin (Maand) and musicians Kamaycha Ghewar and Dare Khan Maganiyar and the singer Anwar Manganiyar have been invited to perform a spectacular performance.

The “Living Legends” series will also feature four legends: Lakhs Khan Manganiyar Kadae Khan Lang (Sindhi Sarangi and Vocals), Pampa Khan Manganiyar (Shehnai and Murli) and Sawn Khan Manganiyar (Sufi).

Jayateerth Mevundi: – One of the best vocalists to emerge out of the Kirana Gharana. He is an expert in his Santvaani (words of saints) and Daasavani (words of devotees) traditional music from Karnataka and Maharashtra is a major attraction at Jodhpur RIFF.

Sondorgo:- It’s a band from Hungry. The group plays lesser-known serb-croatian music that is played by the communities who live on the banks of the Danube river. Danube and the Gypsy and Balkan tracks from all over the world. They perform a variety of styles of music using 17 instruments.

Davy Sicard:- Davy Sicard is from the island of La Reunion. Sometimes called the”Maloya” mastermind”.

Robust:- It will include master percussionists along with Ben Walsh. He is an expert percussionist from Australia.

 Maru Tarang:- It’s an Australian Rajasthani music group that includes Jeff Lang and Bobby Singh from Australia as well as sin Lang and Bhungar Manganiyar from Rajasthan.

Bixiga 70:- It is among the most adored modern instrumental music groups in Brazil. Their music is heavily influenced from Africa as well as Brazil and consists of Samba and Reggae as well as electronic ethnic carimbo and jazz.

Interesting Facts About Jodhpur RIFF FESTIVAL

Interesting Facts About Jodhpur RIFF FESTIVAL

It is a charitable non-profit partnership initiative of India’s two largest heritage trusts, the Mehrangarh Museum Trust as well as Jaipur Virast Foundation. It is in conjunction with Sharad Poornima which is the brightest full moon night in India. Jodhpur RIFF is home to a number of breathtaking concerts as well as other events each year within and around the Mehrangarh Fort.

Jodhpur Riff promises the most captivating performances by performers from both the local and international scenes. The performances begin after sunset, and the heartwarming and soulful tunes begin to echo through all corners in the Mehrangarh Fort. The crowd is amazed by the spirit of Rajasthan music and culture.

Every kind of musical instruments such as sitar, table, violin, and mridangam. along with classical dancers from across the country participate in this traditional musical event.

If you are planning to visit other cities as well during your visit to India, write to us in detail and we can plan your complete trip as per your specific requirements.

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