If you’ve been planning a visit to Mount Abu, it has to be now!
Except from being an excellent picturesque hill station in the North Western part of India, it also holds an annual winter festival in the month of December. A beautiful amalgamation of culture and heritage from all across Rajasthan, this winter festival stands out for bringing the best of people and talent to the forefront.
It is jointly organised by the Rajasthan Tourism Development Corporation and the Municipal Board of Mount Abu.
When: 29-31 December, 2018
What to expect: The festival begins with a procession to the Nakki Lake where, towards the evening, hundreds of diyas are set afloat in the water. The rest of the three days feature concerts, fireworks display, cricket matches, and much more. You can also shop for authentic handicrafts and eat some really delectable Rajasthani food here.
Festival highlights: Folk dance performances such as Ghoomar and Sufi Kathak, poetry reading, hot-air-ballooning and kite-flying.
The Winter Festival in Mount Abu is a standout amongst the most well known celebrations in Rajasthan.