Mount Abu, a tiny hill station in Rajasthan, and also is one of the sensational hill stations of India. This beautiful town is the only hill place in the state, and is situated in the lap of the Aravali mountain range. It is spread over an area of 22-26 km and located an altitude of approx 1215 meters above the sea levels. Mount Abu is filled with outstanding lakes, sunset & sunrise points, waterfalls, temples, rivers and dense forests. For these amazing attractions, it is popular among tourists.
Often, large numbers of tourists or visitors come here from Gujarat, Delhi, and nearby parts of Rajasthan to get relief from summer heat, and enjoying the pleasant weather and cool climate of the place. It is mainly renowned for internationally acclaimed Dilwara Temples, which are a group of Jain temples made from white marble. These temples were built during 11th and 13th century AD. Another popular attraction here is Achalgargh fort that is an old fort, and built by Rana Kumbha of Mewar in the 14th century, is a must visit spot here. Other exquisite and top-notch tourist’s attractions here are Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Nakki Lake, Gaumukh Temple, Guru Shikhar (highest peak on the Mount Abu), Trevors Tank, Adhar Devi Temple, etc; don’t forget to explore these places during your Mount Abu Tour.
In transportation area, Maharana Pratap Udaipur Airport, Dabok (Udaipur) is the closest airport to this hill station. While, the nearest railway station is Abu Road, just 30 km away from Mount Abu. It is also well connected to all major places by bus, and regular buses travel to this beautiful hill station of Rajasthan from Jaipur, Udaipur and Ahmedabad. Unmetered taxis are the main transportation within the town. There are several affordable resorts and hotels to suit every pocket can be obtained in Mount Abu.
Best time to visit – people love to visit here in summer.