Ever stepped in to the valley of flowers and felt as fresh as new bud petal?  Well to experience one and get awestruck, India celebrates different flower festivals every year. One can glance through most beautiful flowers that add beauty to the nature. Take a guided tour to explore these fascinating flower festivals in India.

Dasara Flower Show, Mysore, Karnataka

One of the biggest festivals celebrated in Mysore. One can spot numerous roses and orchids in several varieties. Musical fountains and the arrangement of the flowers keep the visitors engaged. Events like food festival, art exhibitions, kite festival, elephant processions and many other events are hosted here at the same time.

Venue

Nishad Bag (Kupanna Park)

Best time to visit

September – October

Lalbagh Flower Show,Bengaluru, Karnataka

One of the famous flower shows in India. Lalbagh Botanical Garden presents different type of replicas in the majestic garden’s glass house. The creativity of building replicas of grand palaces, monuments, royal soldiers, elephants and horses using different shades of flower is worth watching. The floral arrangement of the garden keeps the visitors mesmerized.

Venue

Lalbagh Botanical garden

Best time to visit

January and August

Rose Festival, Chandigarh

The city is admired for its natural beauty grown here. Two gardens host the rose festival also known as the festivals of garden. One can spot different varieties of roses with lovely fragrance of these roses and colors. The eatery and drinks are always cheerful which adds positivity to the environment. One can also join the competition for photography and landscaping these roses, the best ones are selected and awarded.

Venue

Zakir Hussain Rose garden and Leisure Valley

Best time to visit

February

International Flower Festival, Gangtok, Sikkim

Northeast never fails to embrace its visitors, whether it’s breathtaking views of snow capped mountains or splendid wealth of flora and fauna. The festival celebrated here puts on different species of rare orchids, rhododendrons, gladioli and roses. It also displays some of the plants like ferns, herbs, cacti, climbers, creepers and more. Food festival and river rafting is also organized to keep the tourists and the people attending this festival merry.

Venue

State capital – Gangtok east

Best time to visit

March-April

Tulip Festival, Srinagar

The festival manages to draw attention of members visiting to this garden. The garden boasts of millions of tulip flowers with different shades. The garden gives a view varied color carpet. The backdrops of snow capped mountains add beauty to the tulip festival. As a part of Spring Festival, cultural shows, boat races and cuisines are the other highlights of the festival.

Venue

Indira Gandhi Memorial Tulip garden

Best time to visit

April

The Flower Show, Ooty, Tamil Nadu

One of the famous hill stations in India, also celebrates the flower shows at the Botanical garden. The garden displays varieties of potted plants, cut flowers, tropical fruits and vegetables. The garden includes flower arrangements, Rangolis, bonsai, Japanese flowers and many others. One can participate in the events in groups. Rose shows and other flower shows are also conducted in nearby rose garden.

Venue

Government Botanical gardens

Best time to visit

May

Get Ready to Explore the Floral Treasures of India