Every year, thousands of tourists and travelers flock to Mount Abu for enjoying summer festival and escaping from high heat and humidity as well. If you too want to watch and enjoy it this year, then days are too near as the festival is going to take place for three days, starting from 23rd till 25th May, 2013. Booking for hotels, tour packages and for other things have been started. So, don’t wait and make your booking as soon as possible.
This three day carnival is organized by Rajasthan Tourism every year during Buddha Poornima in Mount Abu, which is the only hill station in Rajasthan. This outstanding and beautiful hill town serves as an ideal location for the summer fair because of its rocky terrain, serene lakes, pleasant atmosphere and attractive places. The summer festival starts with a ceremonial procession from the RTDC Shikhar Hotel and finally gathering at the Nakki Lake Chowk that is followed by best regional folk performances by local folk artists and performers.
This carnival offers a great time to local, national and international tourists and visitors to relax, enjoy and entertain themselves with the outstanding folk dances, events, competitions and other common activities happening all around. The second and third day of the festival is more attractive and exciting as all the events and sports organized between these two days. The Sham-e-Qawwali is one of the special attractions of this fete. It is a musical show, which fascinates visitors with narrations by famous qawwals from different parts of the country. The melodious classical and folk music of Rajasthan and Boat race on Nakki Lake are the main highlights of the festivals. Apart from this, the festival also offers a look of the tribal & village life of the state.
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