Mount Abu Summer Festival

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Country and Region IndiaRajasthan
Type of Festival Dance, Music
Location of Festival Mount Abu, Rajasthan, India
Festival Contact Information

Mount Abu Summer Festival
c/o Rajassthan Tourist Information Bureau
Commerce House
2, Ganesh Chandra
Kolkata 700 013 India

Festival Description

Organised in the only hill station of Rajasthan, this is the coolest place at this time of the year. Folk dances and a general atmosphere of gaiety prevails in this tiny hill resort and the tourist has ample time to relax and enjoy himself. The Festival begins with the singing of a ballad which is followed by folk dances. Sporting events such as the boat race on the Nakki lake add variety to the festival.

Festival Dates May 15 - 17, 2011
Festival Links

http://www.rajasthantravelguide.com/rajasthan_fair_festivals/summer_festival.html

Practical Info:

Getting there:
  • By Air
    The Udaipur district is the nearest airport to Mount Abu, 185 km away. Tourists can easily opt for various road transport facilities available at the airport for reaching Mount Abu. A number of domestic airlines have their scheduled flight to Udaipur, which connect the city to the major cities in the country.
  • By Road
    Mount Abu is well-connected by roads, as it is in close proximity to National Highway No. 8 and 14. A small roadway connects the city to National Highway No. 8, which in turn connects it to major cities like Jodhpur and Delhi. There is also a good network of roads making it accessible to other important places in the state. With good road conditions you can also travel by private car or taxi.
  • By Train
    The railway station at Abu Road is a two-hour drive from Mount Abu and is well-connected to the rest of the country through a number of trains. It is a major stoppage for a number of important long-distance trains of the Western and Northern Railways.

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