Hill Station of
the Rajasthan in a festive mood with the Summer Festival,
held every year in the month of June. The steep rocks,
tranquil lakes, picturesque locations and the pleasant
climate of Mount Abu make it an ideal location for the
festival. The three-day festival is a feast of folk and
classical music and a window to the tribal life and
culture of Rajasthan.
The festival begins with the singing of a ballad which is
followed by folk dances which enthral the spectators.
Sporting events such as the boat race on the Nakki lake
add variety to the festival.
The Sham-e-Qawwali is a much-awaited musical extravaganza,
as renowned qawwals from all over the country can be heard
regaling the audience. The grand finale of the festival is
a display of dazzling fireworks which adds to the
Udaipur (185 kms.) is the nearest airport. Abu Road (29
kms.) is the nearest railway station. Taxis and buses are
available from both the airport and the railway station.
There is also a good network of bus services connecting
Mount Abu to important places like Ahmedabad, Udaipur,
Jodhpur, Jaipur etc.