Are you still not able to make up your mind for new year destination? Well, we have a great idea for you. Why don’t you check out the Mount Abu Winter Festival this year?
Mount Abu is a splendid hill station in Rajasthan that has a lot to offer to its visitors.Get away from the maddening parties,and plan a trip to the picturesque and hilly Mount Abu. Make sure you get the reservation right now along with the accommodation to enjoy this festival to the best. Do not forget your woollen clothes and camera.
Dates: 29th December 2015 to 31st December 2015
What is so special about this festival?
Mount Abu Winter Festival is one of its kind because it would give you a glimpse of the hospitality of Rajasthan and its cultural values.
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The festival carnival begins at Hotel Shikhar which is an RTDC hotel. It voyages through the hill station with lots of people joining the procession.
Ultimate destination of this procession is Nakki Lake Chowk.
Events in the festival
Numerous diyas are left in the Nakki Lake during this festival. The sight of gleaming earthen lamps is totally mesmerising for the visitors. You even get to enjoy the Rajasthani folk dances along with traditional dances from Gujarat, Haryana and other states in its vicinity.
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To mark the end of this festival, there are lots of fireworks too. Other events include water sports, rowing competitions and cricket matches. Colourful outfits of the Rajasthani people add to the vibrance of this festival.
Easy accessibility of Mount Abu through roadways and railways make it a pocket friendly tour. You can even plan a road trip to Abu or take a flight. It is really a travel destination that can be enjoyed the best, regardless of your budget. You get numerous accommodation options too
Places to visit in and around Mount Abu
Dilwara temples and Crocodile Park are the main sightseeing places in Mount Abu. Don’t forget boating in Nakki Lake. If you are interested in hiking and trekking, you can even get personalized trekking packages from Mount Abu and explore the villages and wildlife sanctuary of Mount Abu. Binocular is a must for birdwatchers.
Whenever you plan a visit to Mount Abu, make sure you include Udaipur too in your itinerary. You can even visit Ambaji, Nathdwara and Ranakpur if you wish to give a spiritual touch to your vacation. All these places are hardly an hour or two hours drive away from Mount Abu.
So what are you waiting for? Make this trip happen , plan now, and have a great start to a wonderful new year.
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