Mount Abu, the paradise of Rajasthan. The road to paradise has never been easy and this one is no exception. Bumping along an uneven road, hitting your head against the smooth roof of a deluxe bus you need to close your eyes and revive the temptations of your destination. Conjure up the lushness of Mount Abu, which all tourist guides announce is ‘the paradise of Rajasthan’.
As the anticipation of the approaching destination heightens one doesn’t mind the shaking bus quite that much and as you turn the final curve into the city, greeted by large hoardings of different hotels, all promising better deals than the other, Rajasthan little jewel puts its best foot forward. The shops on both sides of the road are glitteringly alive, as late as 10 p.m. on a winter night and the residents of Mount Abu mob you in welcome. Well not exactly the residents it turns out, they are all touts for hotels but they make you feel welcome. In case it is a winter trip that you are planning, one can just arrive in Abu, at any time of the night or day; employ a wheelbarrow, which will take your luggage all over Abu for few rupees while you check out a place to stay. This is, in fact the best time to visit if the cold does not bother you too much (it is usually warmer than a Delhi winter). All hotels are available at half rates and the best of rooms can be yours for a rate that suits your budget.
The best time to visit Abu is summer. The only real slope train station in Rajasthan, Attach Abu is actually additional compared to just a summer escape. Its stunning range of beautiful Dilwara Jain temples or WATS, dating again for the 11th -- 13th centuries, makes it a preferred pilgrimage center. People in the traditional manner growing their own food & producing Rajasthan traditional shoes and clothes. Special features include the Rajasthan sand pot, the Marvadi turban, and corn chapattis and curries that are delicious to eat. Villages are often trapped in a cycle of poverty. Children are half-starved, and contact with the outside world is limited. Folk dances and a general atmosphere of gaiety prevail in this tiny hill resort and the tourists have ample time to relax and enjoy.
The summer festival of Rajasthan is a feast of folk and classical music and a window to the tribal life and culture of Rajasthan. The Summer Festival of Rajasthan features dance forms like the ballads, Gair, Ghoomar and Daph folk dances, which enchant the spectators with their grace and variety. The hospitality of the people, their lively culture and exotic location make this summer festival a memorable experience during your tours to Rajasthan. This summer festival of Rajasthan is one of the most popular fairs and festivals of Rajasthan.