Winter Festival 2017 at Mount Abu Rajasthan

Mount Abu known as the summer capital of Rajasthan is the only hill station in the entire North West India. The Winter festival is held in Mount Abu during the last week of December, annually. It is jointly organised by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and the Municipal Board of Mount Abu.Here is Some Information about Winter Festival at Mount Abu Rajasthan.

Location: Mount Abu Rajasthan India
Date: Dec 29  to Dec 30   2017
Nearest Railway Station: Abu Road Station
Nearest Airport: Udaipur Airport(185 Km)
Main Attraction: The colorful culture and picturesque locations are the main attraction of the festival.

More Information about Mount Abu Winter Festival

Every year more then three million national and international tourists visit mount abu enjoying its scenic beauty, rich flora & fauna as well as the marble art of Delwara Jain temples and Winter festival.Over the years, the Winter Festival has attracted several local as well as foreign tourists.The Mount Abu Wnter Festival is a three day long festival that emphasizes the beauty of the hill station and the hospitable culture and tradition of the region.

The celebrations generally begin with a ceremonial procession which starts from the RTDC Hotel Shikhar and proceeds further in the hill station. The procession gets together and ends at Nakki Lake Chowk, this is followed by folk and dance performances by troupes from Rajasthan, Gujarat, Haryana and nearby states. The festival closes with a grand finale display of amazing fireworks. 

Another great attraction of the festival is the floating of large number of lamps on the Nakki Lake. This particular practice is known as Deepdaan. The very sight of numerous lighted lamps floating in the river will be a treat to the eye.

History of the Winter Festival Mount Abu

The Winter Festival in Mount Abu, Rajasthan also has a rich history. It was the joint initiative of Municipal Board of Tamil Nadu and the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation to start this festival. The festival was started off as way to provide the much needed break to citizens from the monotony of every day life.

General Information about Mount Abu

Population: 30,000
Area: 25 Sq. Km.
Altitude: 1220 Meters.
Temperature : Summer 33.3 °C to 23.3 °C
Winters 23.3 °C to -2 °C
Rainfall : 153 to 177 mm.
Languages : Hindi, English, Gujarati, Rajasthani

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