The infamous Indian summer is turning up the heat, making it the perfect time of year to head to the hills!
Mount Abu is a beautiful hill station in Rajasthan. The tourists and the native’s alike head here to take a break from the smoldering summer blaze. Mount Abu is probably one of the few places in the state of Rajasthan that endowed with lush foliage and a variety of flora and fauna. Besides being a summer getaway, every year ‘SUMMER FESTIVAL’ is celebrated in this mystifying and beautiful city, which is also known by names such as “Hill Of Wisdom”, “Saint’s Pinnacle” and “Olympus Of Rajasthan“.
Though the place can be visited at any given time of the year, but Summer or Winter Festival of Mount Abu has its own fascination.
Mount Abu, the only hill station in Rajasthan, hosts the annual Summer Festival commencing from the day of Buddha Poornima. This year the 2 day festival starts from today that is 3rd and 4th of May, 2015
How to Reach:
Udaipur (185km) is the nearest airport while Mount Abu railway station is about 28 km from the city. Regular trains connect Mount Abu with cities such as Ahmadabad and Jaipur. Taxis, jeeps and excellent bus services connect the mountainous town with the rest of the state and cities in Gujarat.
The gorgeous setting of Mt. Abu with its rocky hills and placid lakes forms an apt venue for this exuberant show. In addition to the various performances, many competitions are also being held like Mataka Race, Tug of War Horse, Race, tourists can enjoy the natural beauty of this hill station with its pleasant climate.
Refresh yourself in the tranquil surroundings of Nakki Lake and enjoy the summer festival a lovely harmony of color and rhythm in scenic environs.