Explore the hill station of Mount Abu in Rajasthan

Best places to visit in Mount Abu, Rajasthan

Explore Mount Abu, the gem of Aravalli Hills and the only hill station in the heart of Rajasthan.

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5 top tourist places to visit in Mount Abu

The only hill station in the desert state of Rajasthan, Mount Abu is among the most popular tourist destinations in IndiaMount Abu Tourism is sure to familiarize you with all the popular places here, such as the Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary and Honeymoon Point Mount Abu Rajasthan. Unlike other cities of the state, this city provides its tourists an utter respite from the scorching heat of Rajasthan. A Mount Abu tour surely offers something unique for everyone who visits. It is a perfect place to enjoy the adventure as well as eco-tourism. This Mount Abu travel guide aims to offer all the information a person needs to know before traveling to this city. Make sure to take along a Mount Abu map when going on a sightseeing spree by yourself. Alternatively, one can also take a Mount Abu Sightseeing bus.

One of the most favored summer destinations in India, Mount Abu is popular not just amidst the Gujaratis and Rajasthanis but visitors from around the world. Often referred to as ‘an oasis in the desert’, its heights are home to a number of rivers, lakes and evergreen forests that have made it a hit destination among honeymooners. In addition to the scenic beauty of the city, Mount Abu tourism takes you deep into the rich cultural heritage of Rajasthan housing numerous forts and historical sites. No matter how long you come here for, your trip to Mount Abu will undoubtedly be a memorable one. 

Best time to visit Mount Abu

October through February remains the ideal time to visit Mount Abu. Winter months, especially December and January, make the hill station in Rajasthan very popular among the honeymooners and families. Although there is no snowfall in Mount Abu in winter, the weather remains pretty cold. Summer is another time of the year to visit Mount Abu to catch a break from the heat. Just make sure to find out the best season for Mount Abu tourism before going.

Best Places to Stay in Mount Abu

From luxurious honeymoon resorts to budget guesthouses, there is a range of differently priced hotels in Mount Abu for travellers. Cama Rajputana Club Resort, Aranya Village Hill Resort, The Manek Manor, Hill N You Resort, and Humming Bird Resort are some of the top resorts in Mount Abu. Tourists can also find budget hotels in Mount Abu near the Nakki Lake and Bus Stand area. 

Best Places to Eat in Mount Abu

Both vegetarians and non-vegetarians have plenty of options when it comes to restaurants in Mount Abu. Rajasthani, Gujarati, North Indian, and continental cuisines are easily available in Mount Abu. Jodhpur Bhojanalaya, Mulberry Tree Restaurant, Sankalp Restaurant, Cafe Shikibo, Mayur Restaurant, and Arbuda Restaurant are popular places to eat in Mount Abu. Chacha Cafe, On the Rocks Bar & Cafe, King's Food, and Jaipur Palace are best options to try street food in Mount Abu.


Mount Abu with its word-class tourist facilities with hotels ranging from budget class to three star and heritage provides a great holiday escape and honeymoon attraction. It lies in the Aravalli mountain range at an approximate elevation of around 1,220 meters above sea level, with its highest point being ‘Guru Shikhar’ which is at a height of 1,722 meters above sea level. A famous to from here known as sunset point is good to view the sun set. The sun set at the eve time looks very beautiful and seems like the sun is hiding behind the mountains for some time and will come back again in the morning time. Located in the Sirohi district, the city is surrounded by a diverse flora and fauna. The town also boasts of its wildlife sanctuary which makes your Mount Abu trip incomplete without visiting it. 

Besides the wildlife sanctuary, a tour to Mount Abu travels you through a number of Hindu temples and shrines with some of them being Adhar Devi Temple, Gaumukh Temple, Vashisht Ashram, Parshavnath Ji temple and Raghunath temple. The city is also famous for its Jain temples that are believed to be as old as 1000 years. Moreover, for the adventurer in you, Mount Abu also offers many activities one can indulge in. From camping and horse riding to boating and balloon rides, there are endless things to do in Mount Abu. You can try activities like trekking and hiking. You can also go for more activities including horse riding, hiking at the numerous dense trails that abound the region, gazing at the scenic peaks of the mountain range from various vantage points, or opt for a relaxing boat ride. 

This Mount Abu tourist guide will assist you to fully explore the paradise city of Rajasthan what all it has the best to offer.

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By Air

The nearest airport to Mount Abu is Maharana Pratap Airport also known as Dabok Airport of Udaipur, which is located at a distance of 176 kilometers from Mount Abu. The airport is well-connected with Indian metro cities. Regular flights connect the airport to important Indian cities such as Jaipur, Mumbai, and Delhi. You can book a cab or a taxi to go to Mount Abu from the airport.

For tourists coming from other countries, the nearest international airport is in Ahmedabad, which is the second nearest airport to Mount Abu after Dabok around 221 kilometers away. From there, one can either opt for a bus, a train or a cab as per his/her convenience that is easily available.

By Train

Mount Abu does not have a railway station. To reach the hill station by train you have to get down at the nearest railway station to Mount Abu which is Abu Road railway station located at a distance of just 28 kilometers from the main city. The station at Abu Road lies on the main connecting rail network between the two big metropolitans, New Delhi, and Mumbai. Trains to a number of major stations such as Bangalore, Hyderabad, New Delhi, Chennai, Ahmedabad, Pune, Mumbai, Jaipur, Dehradun, and Trivandrum operate from here.

Some of the popular trains are Porbandar Express, Jodhpur Express, Ajmer Express, Bikaner Express, Ranakpur Express and Ala Hazrat Express. From this place, one can opt for state transport service usually running at a frequency of an hour. Taxi on private and sharing basis are available too.

By Road

Being the only hill station in the state, Mount Abu has a good network of roads. The nearest national highway is NH 14 at a distance of 24 kilometers from the hill station. Having a national highway in the vicinity leaves you with numerous road transport facilities. Mount Abu has motorable roads that connect it smoothly to several major cities like Delhi, Bundi, Udaipur, and Ajmer.

Taking a car or bus is the best way for those thinking about how to reach Mount Abu from Abu Road. One can opt to self-drive which should be a pleasant journey. Also, there are many state government buses that operate regularly to and from Mount Abu for all the neighboring destinations such as Udaipur, Jaisalmer, Jaipur, Ahmedabad, Baroda, and Delhi. In addition, there are a number of private bus operators also through which one can get to Mount Abu.

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On an average, 3-4 days in the city should be enough for one to explore the top destinations of the city.

Dilwara Jain Temple, Achalgarh Fort and Village, Nakki Lake, Guru Shikhar, Mount Abu Wildlife Sanctuary, Sunset Point and Adhar Devi Temple are some of the major tourist attractions of Mount Abu.

There are multiple options to commute within the city Mount Abu, Abu Darshan buses being the most common that run in the morning and afternoon. However, private taxis and auto rickshaws are also available.

Winter season is the best time to visit Mount Abu. Although, due to its height the weather is not extremely hot during summers as well. September to March are ideal months to visit this hill station.

You can try delicious dishes at Mulberry Tree Restaurant, Hotel Sher-e-Punjab, Mayur Restaurant, Jaipur House Restaurant, Arbuda Restaurant, Sankalp, and the Chacha Cafe, to name a few eateries in the town.

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