Holi 2018: How to Celebrate Holi Alone
If you are alone on Holi 2018, here are some tips to celebrate it.
| Published: March 1, 2018 2:44 PM IST
Published: March 1, 2018 2:44 PM IST | Updated: March 1, 2018 2:44 PM IST
India and a whole bunch of enthusiastic Indians all over the world will celebrate Holi 2018 with great zest on March 2. The Festival of Colors is one of the most vibrant days of the year. Groups of friends and family members come together on the day of Holi to greet each other with bright colors and sweets. However, if you are alone in India on the day of Holi, you might be wondering what the best way to celebrate Holi is. (ALSO SEE Holi 2018 Long Weekend: Best Places to Visit in India) You may be skeptical about stepping out on the streets all by yourself, and rightly so. While Holi is a great festival to witness Indian culture and celebrations, it can also get a bit risky on account of perverts who use this as an opportunity to grope people. So, here are some tips on how you can celebrate Holi 2018 alone.
Make friends with a family and celebrate Holi with them
While celebrating Holi with a group of unknown men or women may go sideways, you are better off getting to know a family and celebrating Holi with them. People are usually well-behaved when they are with their family. DO READ Holi 2018 Travel Advisory: Beware of Perverts If You’re New To the Holi Scene in India
Attend a Holi party which has security guards to keep things in order
Many metropolitans have Holi parties planned with enough security to keep things in order. You can attend one of these parties (you still have to be alert though). CHECK OUT Holi 2018 Celebration in Maharashtra: Vibrant Photos of Holi in Mumbai and Other Cities
Be with fellow travelers and look out for each other
Many travellers are fascinated with Holi and want to check out the celebrations. It is better to be with a group of fellow travellers while entering these Holi celebrations than to be just by yourself.
Take a trip to someplace quiet where Holi is not a big deal
Mawlynnong in Meghalaya
And if you are not too keen on celebrating Holi the messy way, you can celebrate it by taking a trip and going away from all the hoopla! While Holi is huge in northern India, there are several places in south India and northeast India where it is quiet and nobody cares about the festivities. You can visit one such place. Consider these offbeat places to visit.
Enjoy yourself but be safe and sound! Happy Holi!