Mount Abu is a fascinating
hill station, serving as a source of comfort from the sultry dessert climate of Rajasthan. Endowed with a variety of flora and fauna in the land of deserts, it
is the state’s only hill station standing at a height
of 1722 metres above sea level. This mystical alluring city is studded with a colourful mix of vast stretches of green
forests, serene lakes, and effusive waterfalls.
Embraced by lush green hills of
the Aravalli range, Mount Abu appears to be no less than a wonder in this desert
state.Mount Abu is undoubtedly a favourite tourist attraction that allows you to revel amidst panoramic vistas, all year round. Other than its scenic beauty, Mount Abu is also popular for the flamboyant celebration of Winter Festival.This sleepy hill station comes alive during the Winter Festival held in December every year. Let us explore the wonders& extravagance of winter
Mount Abu Winter Festival History
Winter festival in Mount Abu
salutes the rich culture and tradition of the princely state.This festival is
the joint initiative of Municipal Board of Tamil Nadu and the Rajasthan Tourism Development
Corporation. The sole motive behind this winter festival celebration is to
ensure that citizens take a break from everyday monotony &relish the extra vaganza.
Mount Abu Winter Festival details
The Winter Festival in Mount Abu
is a rare combination of cultural vibrancy, scrumptious cuisine, intriguing
handicrafts against a scenic backdrop. Already a hit with the tourists, it is a
three-day extravaganza that endeavours to bring together craftsmen and
performers from the nook & corners of the entire state. However, this is
just the tip of the iceberg.
Things to do in winter festival 2019
Winter festival 2019 is all set
to enthrall audiences with a mixed bag of fun. The plethora
of fascinating competitions & eventsscheduled during the carnival include:
5.Poetry reading sessions,
6.Mesmerizing Cultural Programs
Winter Festival offers an amazing opportunity to shop for authentic handicrafts,
relish lip-smacking Rajasthani food,and admire magnificent sights with
embellishing decorations, lights & spectacular fireworks.
Lighting Lamps on the Nakki Lake
The Mount Abu Winter Festival celebration begins with a grand procession by local authorities, accompanied by
stunning performances by local talents. This procession originates from Hotel
Shikhar and culminates at the Nakki Lake Chowk in the evening. On Nakki Lake
hundreds of earthen lamps are set afloat in the water as a form of reverence.
This ritual is called Deepdaan. This
mesmerising site forms a visual treat &photographer’s delight.
During the three
days of celebration, the spectacular fireworks in the evenings astonish the
crowd with its magnificence in the background of the serene lake.
Mount Abu Winter Festival 2019 dates:
Winter Festival is
celebrated during the last week of December. Winter festival 2019 is scheduled from 29th
December to 31st December 2019.
festival has risen up to the world platform for the three main reasons. These
·The colourful culture and
·The exotic location.
these, cultural activities, enthralling sports &competitions also
add to the exuberance of the festival. With the
New Year just around the corner, head towards this city of scenic beauty.
Witness the ecstasy of this Winter
Festival 2019, along with relishing the natural abundance, culture,
history and architecture of this Alpine rich destination.