There is no end to the magical travel moments to be found at the world’s most phenomenal festivals. From midsummer pagan rituals and camel beauty pageants to crazy street carnivals, leg rowing races and even Ernest Hemingway’s favorite fete, celebrations across the globe offer a unique way for adventurers to experience a country’s culture, cuisine and spirit. This year, go behind-the-scenes of these time-honored traditional celebrations with Kensington.
(Berlin, Frankfurt, Munich)
Celebrate all things Bavarian, at the world’s largest fair: Oktoberfest in Munich! A contemporary festival, with a deep history dating back to the early 1800’s, Oktoberfest has come to define autumn in Germany and it is truly a once in a lifetime celebration. Splurge on dumplings, sausage, roast chicken, and of course world famous Oktoberfest beer. Join in the party between Sep 19th and Oct 4th in 2015.
(Beijing, Xi'an, Guilin, Shanghai)
Surround yourself with dancing, red dragons, and glowing lanterns. Learn about the Chinese tradition of passing "Red Envelopes" from one generation to the next, and gaze in awe at the monumental fireworks displays as you celebrate Chinese New Year! The festival will be held on Feb 19th 2015.
A private tour of Tokyo and Kyoto during one of the most desirable seasons in Japan. Tour should be taken between mid-March and mid-April for best chance of seeing the Cherry Blossom's!
(Yangon, Inle Lake, Bagan)
Cruise the waters of time back to a tradition evocative of Southeast Asia centuries ago with a pilgrimage to Hpaung Daw U – otherwise known as Myanmar’s leg rowing festival. This year it will be held between October 30th and November 6th.
(Delhi, Agra, Jaipur, Pushkar, Udaipur, Mumbai)
Our finest and most complete tour of northern India. Combining the most exclusive hotels, most exotic sights, with the personal attention of your own private guide, vehicle and chauffeur.
This tour features the famous Pushkar Camel Fair which runs from the 18th of November to the 25th of November, 2015.
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