Ganesha Chaturthi is a Hindu festival celebrated on the birthday (rebirth) of Lord Ganesha, the son of Lord Shiva and Parvati. The festival is celebrated with great pomp and fervor in the states of Maharashtra, Goa, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Odisha and Chhattisgarh. Mumbai, the city of dreams and hopes is fully ablaze with the preparation of a grand celebration. The common belief that Lord Ganesha bequeaths his presence on earth during this mighty festival unites a large number of people who forget everything to display their adoration for this most superior God.
The celebrations of Ganesh Chaturthi usually fall between 19 August and 20 September. Tourists from India and abroad will definitely find themselves enamored by the affluence and luxury surrounding Mumbai. This is the time to discover the transformation in India where lengthy religious ceremonies lead way to hours and hours of shopping, fun and good wishes for every other person. The various hotels in Mumbai give exciting offers to the tourists. People coming from other states in India and other countries can feel the colors of Ganesh Chaturthi mingling well with their hopes. With easily available car rentals, the tourists can take a sojourn at any shopping mall or sea side restaurant and paste the memories of these celebrations in the canvas of their lives forever.
Since Ganesha is also hailed as the God of Wisdom, prosperity and Good fortune, the leading brands in electronics, fashion, home and kitchen appliances put forward the most tempting and economical offers during this festival. People from all sections of society are benefitted with these offers. So next time if you plan holidays to Mumbai, make it during the highly favoured time of Ganesh Chaturthi. Zoomtra.com allows you to blend yourself with the brilliance that marks these celebrations by planning out a wonderful excursion of the cities rapt in professing their love to the great Ganesha.