The colorful and vibrant festival Holi is celebrated to commemorate the divine love between Radha and Krishna. It is one of the most important festivals celebrated in India which marks the beginning of Spring and the celebration brings great joy among people. Just like every year, Holi is around the corner and so must be the excitement and planning to celebrate it with your loved ones.

If you’re looking for a place to celebrate Holi in India, here’s a list of our top places where you could be with your loved ones:

Sterling Agra:

As Mathura is the birthplace of Lord Krishna, Holi is celebrated in a glorious way in Agra. This festival of colors is celebrated mostly for two days just like in any other regions of India where the first day is called Holika Dahan. In the night of Holika Dahan, people gather around bonfires as a belief to burn away the evil demon Holika. The next day is Holi where people celebrate with authentic regional food along with traditional sweets, colors and music. If you plan to celebrate Holi in Agra, you can expect lots of fun and memorable experiences.

A stay at Sterling Agra will let you experience the Mughal grandeur. If you stay there during Holi, you can also enjoy these activities with your family and friends:

  • Dry Color play @ Rooftop with DJ
  • Braj ki authentic Thandai
  • Brunch

Here are the details:

  • Price: 599 + GST per person
  • Time Period: 10th March 2020 – 10.30 A.M to 03.30 P.M Hrs

Special notes/highlights:

  • Food & Beverage Recipe is based on Holi theme
  • Interested Guest will be provided with organic dry colors at Roof Top
  • Bollywood Holi music
  • Thandai served traditionally
  • Brunch at Restaurant

With these set of activities and special offerings by Sterling Agra, your Holi 2020 would be a happening one indeed.

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Sterling Manali:

In Manali, the actual Holi celebrations start a day before the actual Holi holiday and last a day more which makes it 3 days. So for those who love Holi, you could celebrate it for three days in Manali.

While you enjoy your travels and Holi celebrations in Manali, here are the details for Holi celebrations at Sterling Manali where there will be colors and music:

Date: 09th March, 2020

Time: 12.00 to 1.30 pm

Gear up for these activities if you are at Sterling Manali:

Activities                                                              Timing

Pebbles Painting                                                09:30 – 10:00

Rangoli Making Competition                         10:00 – 11:00

TT match                                                               11:30 – 12:30

Pool Table Match                                               14:00 – 15:00

Fun Games                                                           15:00 – 17:00

Karaoke                                                                 17:00 – 18:00

Bon-fire with DJ                                                  19:00 – 21:00

A decadent Holi menu:

  1. Special welcome drinks to be served at the restaurant
  2. Regular buffet setup with the addition of desserts & snacks
  3. Happy hrs. from 12 Noon to 7.30 Pm
  4. Special offer on beer Bucket buys 2 get one free
  5. Private Dining with a bonfire in open-air @ Rs 4000 Per couple

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Sterling Kufri:

If celebrating Holi around picturesque mountains is something you’d love to do, then you should plan to book your stay at Sterling Kufri. Kufri is located in the Shimla district and is one of the most popular tourist attractions. Here too, Holi is celebrated with great zeal by lighting bonfires and playing with colors. And if there’s snowfall, you can even play Holi with snow!

Here are the details for Holi celebrations in Sterling Kufri where there will be colors and music of course:

Date: 10th March, 2020

Time: 10.00 to 1:00 pm

Menu :

  • Thandai -4 different flavors
  • Gujia’s – 4 different colors
  • Homemade namkeens (3 varieties)

Here are a few exciting activities for Holi that you could be a part of:

Activities                                                Timing

Glass Painting                                       09:30 – 10:00

Rangoli Making Competition           10:00 – 11:00

Pool Table Match                                11:00 – 12:00

Fun Games                                             15:00 – 16:00

Karaoke                                                  18:00 – 19:00

Bon-fire with soft Music                   19:30 – 21:00

A decadent Holi menu:

  1. Dinner Buffet setup with the addition of desserts & snacks
  2. Happy hrs. from 12 Noon to 7.30 Pm
  3. Special offer on beer Bucket – buy 2 get one free
  4. Bonfire in open-air @ Rs 2500 Per couple

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Sterling Lonavala:

Surrounded by beautiful green valleys, Sterling Lonavala is the perfect place for a quick getaway to celebrate the vibrant festival of colors of Holi.

Sterling Lonavala will be hosting the Holi event for two days. Here are the details:

9th March 2020 – “Let’s Play Holika Dahan !!!”

“Let’s Play Floral Holika Dahan  !!!” by the banquet porch

10th March 2020 – “Holi Dhamaka”:

  1. “Holi Dhamaka” celebrations with Rain Dance
  2. Natural colors
  3. DJ with Soft beverages, Thandai and live counter

So, get in the fun mood to celebrate Holi at Sterling Lonavala.

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Sterling Mussoorie:

Located at the edge of the cliff from where you can see the Doon Valley, Sterling Mussoorie can be the perfect place to celebrate Holi for all the nature lovers.

At Amphitheater in Sterling Mussoorie, get ready to witness the most fun Holi party which will be held between 11 am to 1 pm.

Here are a few details of the Holi event:

  1. Entertainment: Dry organic colors with DJ and Fun games (team-building activity, rangoli contest and tug of war).
  2. Food: During the Holi event, you’ll be served varieties of gujiyas, sweets and thandai at Amphitheatre. As for dinner on the 10th of February, it will have a Holi based theme which will be served at the restaurant consisting of food varieties found across Kashmir to Kanyakumari.

The guests will be welcomed with Dhol and Manjira with flower petals. So, book your stay with Sterling Mussoorie and have a truly amazing Holi.

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Sterling Dharmshala:

Perched on the edge of the Himalayas and surrounded by beautiful cedar forests, Dharamshala is popular for its Tibetan culture. This calming place is also home to Dalai Lama. The city of Dharamshala too celebrates Holi with high spirits and smearing colors on each other. You will even spot foreigners celebrating Holi with the locals.

Upon your arrival at Sterling Dharamshala, you’ll be given a special welcome drink along with aarti and tikka. The food will have a theme of colors of India as you’ll be offered different delicacies.

Here are a few activities set up for Holi at Sterling Dharamshala:

  1. Rangoli Making Competition
  2. Holi Celebration with colors & Music
  3. Art & Crafts Activity ( 200 + Tax Per Person)
  4. Kharota Village Trek ( 1000+ Tax Per Person )
  5. Traditional games
  6. Bonfire & Fun Games

SPA offer:

Couple massage and get 1 facial or pedicure complementary

So get ready to play Holi with all your energy and get a spa post that to end your celebrations in the most relaxing way.

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Sterling Nainital:

One of the most popular hill stations located in the state of Uttarakhand, Nainital is a beautiful place to enjoy the festival of colors. Here, Holi is celebrated in different forms like Khadi Holi, Mahila Holi and Baithki Holi along with folk music which is celebrated as per the unique Kumaon traditions.

Sterling Nainital is located very close to the famous mango shaped Naini lake so while you celebrate Holi here, a trip to this lake can also be done.

Here is a list of activities you can enjoy during your stay at Sterling Nainital:

  • Rangoli Making  Competition – 10 am
  • Theme drawing competition – 10.30 am
  • Holi Celebration with colors & Music – 11 am
  • Traditional games – 2 pm
  • Singing competition (karaoke) – 7.30 pm

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Which of these places would you want to celebrate Holi 2020 at?

Wherever you decide, remember there’s Sterling Resorts in each of these locations to give you the best experience while you plan a vacation to celebrate Holi.