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Basant festival celebrations in Lahore.

Culture of Pakistan: Basant Festival

Basant festival is celebrated with utmost vigor and enthusiasm in Lahore. The festival ensues flying of colorful kites during the Spring season and is celebrated by both Indians and Pakistanis.

History of Basant

Basant is celebrated in full vigor and enthusiasm in various major cities of Punjab.

Basant, also referred as the festival of kites, is a centuries old cultural tradition celebrated in Punjab. A book published by Aman Ullah Khan Arman in 1959 quoted Basant as a seasonal festival celebrated in unity with no religious bearings or restrictions. The Festival of Kites is celebrated in  February in herald of Spring. There is an old Aryan tradition wherein people during Basant festival wear yellow colored dresses, as the color indicates mustard blossom during Spring. According to a famous Indo-Pak poet, Kalidasa, Basant is celebrated to welcome blossoming flowers, flowing rivers and unity.

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World Tea Tours.

Tea Adventure Travel: World Tea Tours

Tea junkies rejoice! Prepare yourselves for tea tours arranged for you to enjoy. You can relish in tea plantations spread across acres, exclusive nature walks and learn interesting historical facts about tea and its origins. Tea tourism has emerged recently with people exclusively asking for tea tours to revitalize. Tripkar brings you a list of places for you to explore the wonder of tea plantations around the world:

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