Know about Amazing cool splendid and adventurous Summer Holiday at Mount Abu: Rajasthan Hill Station

Mount Abu, the home of world famous Dilwara Jain Temples is the only but most visited hill station of Rajasthan state from the central India. 22 km long by 9 km wide rocky plateau Mount Abu has Guru Shikhar [1722 meters] as the highest mountain peak. History states that Mount Abu was home of Gujars migrated from Arbuda mountain region in the ealy sixth century. In the Puranas refrence of Mount Abu appears as Arbudaanchal. Acoording to mythological faith this is the place where serpent “Arbuda” has saved life of Nandi [Bull of Lord Shiva].

Cooling summer breezes, greenery and vegetation has generated fame of green oasis for the small but picturesque hill resort Mount Abu, which is also famous for magical sunrise and sunset.

Mount Abu tour is also ideal for learning about folk music, dances, wildlife, tribal and Rajput culture. Mount Abu with Adhar Devi Temple, Guru Shikhar, Shri Raghunathji Temple, head quarter of Brahamkumari’s and Dilwara Jain temples is a popular pilgrimage destination in the central India.

Nakki Lake is the among the star tourist attraction of Mount Abu tourism. Mount Abu Wildlife sanctuary established in the year 1960 is also attracting tourist inflow. Among the Dilwara Jain temples , Vimal Vasahi temple, built in 1021 AD by Vimal Shah and dedicated to the first of the Jain Tirthankaras is the prime focus of tourist on Jain Pilgrimage.


Vital Tourist Information : Mount Abu

Location :
Mount Abu, solitary hill station of desert land Rajasthan is located in the Aravali range covering an area of 25 sq. km towards the state boundaries of Rajasthan and Gujarat.

Mountain Range : Aravali Range

Altitude : 1720 Meters

Near By City : Mount Abu

State : Rajasthan [India]

Region : Central India

Famous as / For :
Jain Pilgrimage - Dilwara Temples
Summer Holiday in Desert Land - Green oasis
Heaven of Trekkers

Weather & Climate :
Mount Abu is famous as the green Oasis in the desert is renowned for the most pleasant weather conditions in the Rajasthan.

Temperature :
Summer : Max. 34°C Min. 23°C
winter : Max. 20°C Min. 0°C [ at winter peak night temperature drops down even to (-)8°C]

Tourist Season :
Feb to June months are the peak tourist season for Mount Abu Travel. September is also good time for those willing to enjoy rain showers and luxuriant green surroundings.

Spoken Languages :
Hindi - Rajasthani - English

Souvenir / Shopping :
On the Mount Abu tour visitors can look for shopping of handicraft and textile items for taking back home as the tour souvenir.

Trekking/Excursions :
Mount Abu with more than 17 Nature Trails is considered as the heaven of trekkers. some of famous trails are Achalgarh- Bhrigu Ashram [2km], Arna –Chhipabri [5km], Bridal Path [6km ], Craigs Path [2km], Guru Shikar – Utraj Oriya [6km], Tiger Path [8km] and Trevor’s Tank [6km] etc.

Fair & Festivals :
Fairs and festivals of Mount Abu are the feast for the lovers of traditional folk dances and music. Summer Festival [held in June], Gangaur Festival and Patotasav [held in March- April] are the tourism oriented, religious and famous festivals.

Travel Tips :
Mount Abu trekking trails are not just the paradise for the adventure tourism lovers but also gateway to natural sight seeing and opportunity to learn about wildlife in Rajasthan, tribal and Rajput culture of the region.

Must Visit Places :
Art Gallery - Delwara Temples - Gaumukh Temple - Honeymoon Point - Nakki Lake - Shri Raghunathji Temple - Sunrise & Sunset Points

Tourist Spots/Attraction :
Tourist Spots : Achalgarh Fort - Art Gallery - Guru Shikhar - Honeymoon Point - Nakki Lake - Sunrise & Sunset Points - Trevor's Tank
Religious Places : Delwara Temples - Gaumukh Temple - Shri Raghunathji Temple

How To Reach Mount Abu Rajasthan [India]

Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station :
On the train journey Mount Abu is accessible by Mumbai-Ahmedabad-Jaipur-Delhi rout. Abu road about 20 km away is the nearest railway station.

Road Travel / Bus Route :
Mount Abu is best accessible on road travel. There are regular and frequent bus service operational from Udaipur and Ahmedabad for reaching Mount Abu. Buses are also available from all major cities of Rajasthan and Delhi. Tourists also have option of hiring a taxi or tourist vehicle.

Air Travel / Nearest Airport :
Mount Abu don't have air terminus of own. Udaipur [185km] and Ahmedabad [220 km] are the nearest airport for domestic flights for air travel to Mount Abu.